Posts Tagged ‘Alena Sokhan’

Open Call for Artists // A New View on Childbirth

Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

The Birth Rites Collection is putting out an open call for submissions to its Bi-Annual Competition for New Works 2015. It accepts (and encourages) works in a variety of mediums – from photography to paintings…[read on…]

Exhibition // Shifting into a Different Motion at Tanya Leighton

Oliver Laric at Tanya Leighton Gallery (2014), installation view, photo courtesy of the gallery

Article by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Saturday, Dec. 06, 2014.

Immediately upon walking into Tanya Leighton Gallery for Oliver Laric‘s solo show, the viewer is confronted with confusion: in the main room stands either one work or three very similar, though distinctly different works. I found out later that it is even more complicated…[read on…]

Exhibition // Glitches in the Web Cam: Petra Cortright at Société Berlin

Petra Cortright, Petwelt, at Societe Berlin 2014

Article by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.

Unexpectedly projected onto the white walls of a gallery space of Société Berlin is a scene familiar to most of us: the charismatic washed out tone and upward angle of a webcam recording, a private house with a pretty girl in the frame, walking, prancing and making different …[read on…]

Announcement // Looking Ahead to Contemporary Istanbul

Contemporary Istanbul, Sait Zaimkeles, "anatolia has an owner/the last Haitian" (2012), oil on canvas, photo courtesy of Contemporary Istanbul

Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.

Contemporary Istanbul (CI) is a major international art fair that takes place annually in Istanbul each November, bring to the city artists from around the world and offering its rich art culture to visitors and citizens. With 108 galleries and…[read on…]

Exhibition // Walking Around the Centre at Zhong Gallery

Zhong Gallery, "Migrants I" (2014), installation view, photo courtesy of the gallery

Article by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Tuesday, Nov. 04, 2014.

On one of the small side streets of Mitte, just off Auguststrasse, is an unfortunately rare sight in Europe: a contemporary art gallery founded and run by Chinese owners. Zhong Gallery‘s project manager Lu Mei explains…[read on…]

Exhibition // Grasping at the Present at Eigen+Art Lab

Manuela Kasemir's Gezeiten 04, at Eigen-Art Lab 2014

Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Thursday, Oct. 29, 2014.

Eigen-Art Lab is very experimental: in everything from its location in a former Jewish Girls’ school, to its choice of shows and unlikely artistic pairings. The gallery’s energetic curiosity…[read on…]

Exhibition // Heads : Shapes and Surfaces of Eva Maria Salvador

Eva maria Salvador's Kopfe series at ACUD projecktraum 2014

Blog post by Alena Sokhan – in Berlin; Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

Köpfe at ACUD Macht Neu is an exhibition that offers glimpses into artist Eva Maria Salvador’s ongoing, ever-changing oeuvre, in stark photographs and gestural paintings over prints. In this show Salvador confidently presents works that are neither whole nor finished…[read on…]