Posts Tagged ‘Sarah Gretsch’

Review // Simulated Places: (n)on site at km temporaer

Simon Deppierraz - "untitled" (2013); photo: Joe Goergen

Article by Sarah Gretsch, photos by Joe Goergen – in Berlin; Monday, Jun. 10, 2013.

In the late 1960s a form of art later coined “land art” sprung up from the newly formed circles of minimalism. With artist Robert Smithson and his work Spiral Jetty at its forefront, land art brought the problems of space, borders, and manufactured versus spontaneous creation to artistic dialogue. Today Smithson’s theory of site versus nonsit, is still…[read on…]

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…]

Vanishing Point. An interview with United Visual Artists (UVA)

UVA - "Vanishing Point" (2013), exhibition view at The Olympus OM-D: PHOTOGRAPHY PLAYGROUND

Interview by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

United Visual Artists (UVA) has been described as a practice, a collective and as an art and design studio. From installation specific to large-scale permanent works, each project is different, blurring borders between mediums, making classification impossible. Individual works bring together members from a variety of disciplines, traversing the realms of architecture, sculpture, live performance, and digital…[read on…]

“(n)on site” at km temporaer

Daniel Schwarz - "juxtapose" (2012)

Blog post by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

Intertwining technology and art can mean anything from pushing the aesthetic boundaries of multi-media art forms, exploring technological capabilities, or exposing the conceptual relationship between technology and the individual or society.[read on…]

Jen Gilpin

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with DSTM
by Sarah Gretsch // May 13, 2013
White walls, lustrous black floors, touches of dark wood and flecks of gold. Music in the background fluctuates from death metal, to classical, to guitar-strumming folk…[read on]

BLINK // Jose Romussi, Dancing Strings

Blog post by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Friday, May 10, 2013.

The works of Jose Romussi are a form of artistic intervention that combines a particular craft with a repurposed image. With a strong background in embroidery, Romussi creates works with thread that bear a distinct duality between old and new, production and hand-made….[read on…]

A Gallery Weekend Snapshot

Article by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2013.

Gallery Weekend Berlin came and went, and with it the pushing through the crowds, the vague art historical references in attempts to impress your not so artsy friends, and debating whether or not to pick up that hundredth press release. But its concept remains: one weekend when galleries plan to have their biggest, most diverse crowd, and thus bring their very best of…[read on…]

Alice through the key hole

Blog Post by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Sunday, Apr. 28, 2013.

British artist Martin Butler calls his new home base in Berlin a playground for artists and art. He rejoices in its two airports, three opera houses, and more liberal culture than his former residence in Italy…[read on…]

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]

REH Kunst: “Re-Made//Re-Used”

Article by Sarah Gretsch, photos by Benjamin Busch – in Berlin; Monday, Mar. 18, 2013.

With seven different artists all inhabiting a space that can be literally folded up and easily transported on the back of a truck, you would likely expect cramped chaos when entering REH Kunst. Instead, it is more reminiscent of a camping trip as a kid, welcomed by the smell of fresh wood…[read on…]

A room that was never meant to be

Jodie Carey; photo: Benjamin Busch

Article by Sarah Gretsch, photos by Benjamin Busch – in Berlin; Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2013.

A place, a space, a moment overflowing with whimsy. The place: the prominent former city-center Postfuhramt, which until last weekend housed C/O Berlin. The space: a room tucked away in the clouds, above the daily-treaded exhibition rooms. The moment: right in time for the closing…[read on…]