Posts Tagged ‘Alison Hugill’

The Anthropocene Series // California über Alles

Article by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Tuesday, May 07, 2013.

Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) opened their two-year research study ‘The Anthropocene Project’ in January of this year. The project proposes the Anthropocene–the ‘age of mankind’–as our current geological epoch, in which it is now widely believed that humanity forms nature. The Anthropocene model suggests that the Earth’s current geo-processes are primarily…[read on…]

FUTURE RUINS: Call for Proposals

Future Ruins: Obsolescence & Inoperativity

Blog post by Angela Connor – in Berlin; Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

Curators Dan Dorocic and Alison Hugill are inviting artists to participate in their exhibition FUTURE RUINS: Obsolescence & Inoperativity from May 23-25, 2013 in the former grain silo at the Bergen Arkitektskole (BAS), Norway.[read on…]

Istanbul Design Biennial

Article by Alison Hugill, photos by Jana Koschack – in Istanbul; Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.

The weekend of October 13th marked the opening of the first Istanbul Design Biennial in the Beyoğlu district of Turkey’s largest city. Working from the theme ‘Imperfection,’ the curators Emre Arolat and Joseph Grima developed two separate exhibitions highlighting over 100 projects by…[read on…]

Sinta Werner

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit Sinta Werner
by Alison Hugill // Oct. 15, 2012
Opposite Stattbad Wedding – one of Berlin’s community swimming pools turned nightclub and exhibition space – stand several former warehouse buildings…[read on]

Anthony McCall : Five Minutes of Pure Sculpture at Hamburger Bahnhof

Anthony McCall at Hamburger Bahnhof; photo: Chloé Richard

Article by Alison Hugill, photos by Chloé Richard and Olivier Toggwiler – in Berlin; Friday, Jun. 22, 2012.

British artist Anthony McCall began working with ‘solid light’ films in the 1970s. His simple projections, emphasizing the sculptural qualities of light beams, were at this time exclusively projected horizontally. The artist used a standard 16-mm cinema projector to transmit 2-dimensional drawings onto a wall. The dark gallery rooms, filled with…[read on…]

Avenida del Progreso – DIANA ARTUS at Galerie Metro

Hannah Beck-Mannagetta,Diana Artus

Article by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Thursday, Jun. 07, 2012.

Diana Artus’ black and white photographs of cityscapes and architectural facades have a spectral, haunting quality from the start. Yet her technique of creasing, folding, reproducing and adding dimension to her recent works intensifies this element, making the buildings protrude and furrow into uncanny forms…[read on…]

Davide Balliano: DOGBITE

Article by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

The space at Berlin Kreuzberg’s Delloro Contemporary Art, run by Italian gallerist Rolando Anselmi, is a radiant setting for any exhibition: the fortress-like doors of this third-floor warehouse loft open onto an exquisite white space, with multiple floor-to-ceiling windows dispensing light from either side…[read on…]


Blog post by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Sunday, May 27, 2012.

BERLIN ART LINK proudly announces its 2012 media partnership with SCOPE. With over 45 art fairs spanning more than a decade, SCOPE is a premier showcase for emerging international contemporary art. SCOPE have presented the most innovative galleries, curators and artists around the world at their fairs and carried out non-profit initiatives that push the boundaries of art, design, music and fashion. [read on…]

Die Grosse Weltausstellung: ‘The World is Not Fair’

raumlaborberlin: “Die Grosse Weltausstellung: The World Is Not Fair”, pavilion in progress

Article by Alison Hugill, video production by Dan Dorocic and Alison Hugill in Berlin; Saturday, May 19, 2012.

Amid debates over future uses for the soon-defunct Tegel airport, and on the eve of the 2012 London Summer Olympics, architectural collective raumlaborberlin and three-theatre ensemble Hebbel am Ufer (HAU) have joined forces to critically reinterpret the meaning of the traditional World Fair…[read on…]

FIFTY / FIFTY: Melissa Fisher & Teresa Aversa at SlaM

Teresa Aversa

Blog post by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Wednesday, May 9, 2012.

The space at Sur la Montagne (SlaM) Gallery on Torstrasse is split down the middle, with the work of Toronto-based artists Melissa Fisher and Teresa Aversa exhibited on either side. Aversa’s ‘Untitled (Flower Portraits) – an ongoing series of photos of fake flower bouquets, taken in cemeteries around Toronto and developed at Walmart – cover the walls adjacent to the gallery entrance. [read on…]

“On the Road” Series: Berlin-based artist, Hannes Bend shows at Miami’s Charest-Weinberg Gallery

"Eclipse" (2012), installation view at Charest-Weinberg, Miami

Blog post and photos by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Thursday, Apr. 26, 2012.

Miami’s Charest-Weinberg Gallery is currently host to ‘Eclipse’, an exhibition by Berlin-based artist Hannes Bend. In 1972, the Broward Artificial Reef Inc. Company (BARINC) began dumping car tires off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, in the hopes that they would foster marine life through the introduction of a manmade reef. Comprised of close to 2,000,000 tires today [read on…]