Blog post by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Friday, Apr. 20, 2012.
Franziska Holstein has a thing for the seventies. Her large-scale diptych vibrates with geometric lozenge-like forms in that decade’s favourite semi-tone colours: washed-out blues, dirty greys, pinks and oranges.
Blog post by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Sunday, Mar. 25, 2012.
Found windows, photographic fragments, fields of mark-making and an eerie soundtrack come together to a rather unsettling effect at Galerie im Turm. Artist Carla Mercedes Hihn has teemed up with composer Sebastian Zidek to create an installation which confronts the viewer with nebulous images and associations
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…]
Blog post by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Thrusday, Mar. 15, 2012.
Since moving to Berlin, how often have you heard someone say: „Berlin… the city is just so historic, so meaningful, so, you know…?” New Eckkneipes sport the ubiquitous Boxi flea-market chic, Plattenbauten are all of a sudden spots for destination-tourism, even such horrific GDR memento-moris as the watch-towers to imprison its citizens have become mere film-set props.
Article by Jeni Fulton in Berlin // Jan. 16, 2012
Can an artist dictate the terms of social collaboration, or does he remain a recording device for situations he himself initiates? The Berlin-based artist Christian Jankowski asks this question repeatedly…[read on…]
Article by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012.
Out of the black is a truly unusual exhibition. Rather than simply showing a series of well-chosen works, curator Lauren Reid’s first solo Berlin exhibition takes apart the medium of video.
Article by Jeni Fulton // Nov. 12, 2011.
“I think”, a wearied collector asserted upon exiting the tents, “that the baby has just grown too big.” Founded in 2002, Frieze showcases, in its own words, “the world’s most innovative artists, presented by the world’s most exciting…[read on…]
Blog entry by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Friday, October 14, 2011.
A moiré pattern is an interference pattern created when two grids are overlaid at an angle. Christian Schwarzwald utilises this phenomenon to create intricate patterns in charcoal and acrylic on paper…
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Article by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011.
Cult author Douglas Coupland is showing a selection of digital collages at Werkraum Berlin, a Prenzlauer Berg project space. In conversation, Coupland is affable, riffing on global developments since the publication of his era-defining text Generation X, and how the contemporary psyche is defined through its addiction to connection…[read on…]
Article by Isabel Lewis – in Berlin; Saturday, Sep. 17, 2011.
The exhibition of the two American performance artists Allison Fall and Madeline Stillwell opened last Friday at galerie OPEN by Alexandra Rockelmann and is presented in partnership with Berlin Art Link. Curated by Jeni Fulton the exhibition is fittingly entitled ANTINOMIES: GEGENSÄTZE…[read on…]