Posts Tagged ‘Alexandra Baumgartner’

THE WEEK, December 03 – 09, 2012

Monday, Dec. 03, 2012 ARTMENT-BERLIN “GYNAECEUM” – ALEXANDRA BAUMGARTNER, BEATRIZ CRESPO, SU LING GYR, FLORENCE REIDENBACH Exhibition: Dec. 03-09, 2012 Opening Hours: 2-6pm each day Meineke Straße 6 (click here for map) Wednesday, Dec. 05, 2012 NEUE NATIONALGALERIE “Die Büste der Nofretete” – HANS-PETER FELDMANN Exhibition: Dec. 06, 2012 – Jan 06, 2013 Opening Reception:… Read more »

GYNAECEUM: A week inside an intimate Space

Alexandra Baumgartner

Post by Monica Salazar – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.

GYNAECEUM, historically a place of domestic seclusion (some would say “shelter”) from the outside world for women (wives, daughters, slaves), also served as a platform where they shared their desires and intimacies, as well as where they talked amongst themselves in a language of their own.
In an investigation of the GYNAECEUM, four young women…[read on…]