Posts Tagged ‘Despina Stokou’

Exhibition // Despina Stokou’s Installation Paintings

Berlin Art Link Discover, Art Work by Despina Stokou; courtesy courtesy the artist and Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin, photo by Uwe Walter

Blog post by AJ Kiyoizumi – in Berlin; Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014.

Despina Stokou‘s work has been compared to Jean-Michel Basquiat’s in that they both execute colorfully layered paintings that operate at both minute and distanced viewpoints. But Stokou’s current show at Eigen + Art Lab is memorable in that viewing her painted works is like an archaeological dig through our collective knowledge of recent popular culture, and involves…[read on…]

THE WEEK March 31–April 06

HELDART “William Copley S.M.S., William Copley S.M.S.” – HELDART/SAADANE AFIF Exhibition: Apr. 03 – May 07, 2013 Opening Reception: Thursday, Apr. 03; 6-10pm Kurfürstenstraße 37, Berlin (click here for map) EIGEN + ART LAB Solo show – DESPINA STOKOU Exhibition: Apr. 03 – May 10, 2013 Opening Reception: Thursday, Apr. 03; 5-9pm […]


Berlin.Status [2]

Article by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Thursday, Jun. 06, 2013.

Berlin.Status [2] is the second survey by Künstlerhaus Bethanien of the city’s current artistic tendencies and trends. Over a year ago Berlin.Status [1] showed artists born between 1973 to 1980, but this year the crowd gets younger, featuring a set of artists between 1978 to 1984. Curated by Sven Drühl and Christoph Tannert, this show…[read on…]

THE WEEK, Apr. 22-28, 2013: Gallery Weekend

Ignacio Uriarte - "Sonderzeichen"

Ignacio Uriarte – “Sonderzeichen”; insitu Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2013 ETHALL Group Show by BECKER-HISBERG-REINERT, ANA GARCIA-PINEDA, MARTIN VITALITI Opening Reception: Wednesday, Apr. 24; 6pm Brunnnenstraße 65 (click here for map) AJLART “The City Is Wilder” – ROBERT MONTGOMERY Exhibition: Apr. 26 – Jun. 15, 2013 Opening Reception: Wednesday, Apr. 24; 9pm Kater Holzig, Michaelkirchstraße 23… Read more »


Despina Stokou

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Despina Stockou
by Sarah Gretsch // Apr. 22, 2013
Tucked away on the top level of a massive GDR architectural gem near Alexanderplatz, the studio of artist Despina Stokou greets us with the anticipated…[read on]

Pamepero Appartment Re-installed

The original Appartment, Berlin

Blog post by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Friday, Oct. 15, 2012.

A hallmark for many artists and art enthusiasts who moved to Berlin in the second half of the ‘noughties,’ Pampero Appartement was a weekly exhibition, party and ‘vokü’ (Volks Küche) in a former brewery building off Prenzlauer Allee until 2010. .. [read on…]

bigs: Adopt a Project membership

Sept. - Oct. issue bpigs cover by Witte Wartena Berlin Art Week, 2012

Blog post by Evanna Folkenfolk – in Berlin; Monday, August 20, 2012.

Attention art world: pigs is all grown up and in Berlin!
It also has a catchy new acronymical name—Berlin Independents Guide, or bigs
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Open Call for Speed Portfolio Viewing

2. Portfolio Viewing at L40

Article by Anna Russ // May 04, 2012
On Sunday, May 20 from 1–4:30pm bpigs will present the third edition of Speed Portfolio Viewing at Verein für Kunst und Kultur am Rosa Luxemburg Platz in the L40 building. Based on the structure of speed dating,…[read on]


BMW Guggenheim retreats from its Kreuzberg hotspot

Informative meeting at Artitude about the BMW Guggenheim Lab; photo: Despina Stokou

Article by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Saturday, Mar. 24, 2012.

The BMW-sponsored Guggenheim „urban research“ lab found the Wrangelkiez area in Kreuzberg a little too hot for its liking. Citing police warnings regarding possible attacks with “Farbbeutel” (paint-filled bags) and rotten eggs, the mobile building skulked off to find another, less lefty-anarchist sodden area…[read on…]


Dear Gallery: A note from Despina Stokou

By Clare Ros // Mar. 04, 2011
Dear Gallery, please don’t fuck up my chances of success by failing to promote me (my work) properly. Be bold dear Gallery, be open minded, be generous, be fair! Be tolerant with me, be understanding, be helpful![read on]