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Monthly Archives: May 2015


Don’t forget to join us tonight for the launch of our new issue with Terre Thaemlitz! (Due to come back from the printers this afternoon… Phew!)


Chains in porcelain, brains in paraffin, bones in clay. French artist Rachel Labastie skillfully uses material to comment on the tension between body, violence, human nature and aspiration. See her talk about the importance of fire and the appearance of things here.


Dear Friends,
the month of May is packed with revolutionary street fairs, birthday parties, gallery openings, and we’re about to add yet one more event to the happy mix, because spring is in the air: we’re excited to invite you to the launch party of our forthcoming issue, mono.kultur #39, featuring none other than electronic producer [...]


For New York Magazine’s annual television issue, Italian illustrator Giacomo Gambineri creates a zany catalogue of the year’s most memorable moments on the tube. A Where’s Waldo? of primetime specials, where everyone is Waldo, the smaller pictures reveal a more depressing portrait of pop culture. Just look, and you’ll find that sex and violence direct the [...]


With just under a week to go, the organisers of First Coat are confident it will be bigger and better with 61 artists, 30 large-scale murals and one installation to transform Toowoomba’s CBD in just three days. Artists from as far as California, the Netherlands, New Zealand and all around Australia will be in Toowoomba [...]

Deep Gold

So much gold floating around the web these days: This Tumblr, this mix (23 mins into it!), this new set of emoticons, this “New Thing On The Wrist”, and last but not least, this wild flick called “Deep Gold”.


A lot has happened with British architect David Adjaye since our issue #14, as shown in the major retrospective Form, Heft, Material that is still on display at Munich’s Haus der Kunst until the end of the month. And if you can’t make it there in time, it is accompanied by a beautiful catalogue which [...]


Indeed: final days of preparing mono.kultur #39 for print, out later this May. It’s going to be a hard one.


Besides techno, regardless of the genre, Berlin is an important spot for international music scene as well. Unerhörte Musik is one of the engrossing events in the field of New Music that has been taking place in BKA Theater every Tuesday.  Today, the concert series –  founded in 1989 – is hosting Trio Cimbalarchi Berlin. Eniko Ginzery [...]

Up on the toe, the air is thinner

Haleh Redjaian’s works on paper, textiles, and site-specific wall installations seek to embody Rumi’s provocation not only to become more inquisitively perceptive of the imperfect grids of daily life, but also to twist and break conventional patterns in order to reveal previously unknown gateways.

Redjaian creates ornamental forms by adopting the language of drawing in multiple [...]