Article by Sarah Gretsch, Photos by Conor Clark in Berlin // Oct. 07, 2013
A ten-minute walk from S-Bahn station Pankow-Heinersdorf, behind rows of quaint German houses with front gardens, I find the studio…[read on…]
Interview by Sarah Gretsch and Anna Russ – in Berlin; Monday, Aug. 19, 2013.
Situated on Potsdamer Straße among galleries like Krome and Thomas Fischer is the bright, young face of LSD Galerie
. But LSD is not like its nearby counterparts; it marks the beginning of a growing trend in galleries adopting artist-run…[read on…]
Post by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Friday, Jul. 26, 2013.
Massive strokes of thick, oily color frame squirming lines of neon pink, blood red, heavy aqua blue, and acid green as a pair of human legs jutting out in a moment of triumph. Where little moments…[read on…]
Article by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Friday, Jul. 19, 2013.
, the current show at the Saatchi Gallery
in London, adds its name to the slue of shows taking thematic cue from materiality (On Paper
at Galerie Eigen + Art
and Works on Paper
were two openings just within the last month in Berlin). Beyond names alluding to material…[read on…]
Article by Sarah Gretch – in Berlin; Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
In a world of hierarchies and borders, art is a way of reeling in, containing this chaos, placing symbols in objects of sensual and ideological power. As a universality of forms, art integrates perspectives in exposing, studying, and perhaps explaining this peculiar state of things…[read on…]
Article by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Friday, Jun. 28, 2013.
Recently on our radar: Fire Station Artists Studios
, an artist residence program in Ireland. For twenty years Fire Station has subsidized residential studios that provide self-contained, secure living and working spaces for professional visual…[read on…]
Article by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2013.
As I enter the courtyard of Aqua Carré Berlin
, I am greeted by the hum of dozens of voices and a jolt of vibrating windows. The source: two guys in black maneuvering a table of records spinning long, monotonous tones. Thirty-one Berlin-based artists’ works scatter the space––everything from sculpture, to painting and drawing, to photography…[read on…]
Article by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Friday, Jun. 21, 2013.
Bpigs Portfolio Viewing is back. It’s the fourth year of the event that brings together 12 curators from all kinds of backgrounds to review your art. 25 artists’ portfolios will be seen and discussed by curators in 10 sessions of 12 quick minutes. This speedy pace strips artist networking and portfolio review down to its bare bones….[read on…]
Article by Sarah Gretsch in Berlin // June 19, 2013.
re.act.feminism #2 is a continually expanding, temporary, and traveling performance archive. Making stops throughout six European countries from 2011 to 2013, it will be coming to Berlin at the Akademie der Künste from June 21 to August 18. Re.act.feminism presents feminist, gendercritical, and queer performance art by over…[read on…]