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Category Archives: art

A FEW WORDS

Things we should think about for the next coming months and years via “Revolutionary Letters #14″ by Diane Di Prima.

NULL STERN HOTEL

No real estate, no walls and no roof – Hotel Null Stern – the only star is you. Reservations are available for the 2017 summer season.

Space Refugee

Halil Altındere, 3 Cosmonaut Family Costumes (2016), Muhammed Ahmed Faris with Friends I-II (2016); exhibition view Space Refugee, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, 2016, photo: Jens Ziehe. Courtesy the artist and PİLOT Gallery, Istanbul.
‘Halil Altındere developed the Space Refugee project for Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, which in the light of European defense against immigrants and at some [...]

THIS HAPPENED AND IS IN MY LIFE

Do not miss: mighty Chris Johanson from bright and sunny Los Angeles coming over for his first exhibition in Berlin, like, ever. Curated by our friend Aaron Rose for his exhibition series The Conversation.
Chris Johanson
Imperfect Reality with Figures and Challenging Abstraction
17 September – 23 December 2016

The Conversation
Potsdamer Straße 68
3rd Courtyard
10785 Berlin

First Music Video

This is probably the first music video ever. Before youtube. Before MTV. Before color, too: Len Lye’s 1958 ‘Free Radicals’

THE FLOATING PIERS

For three weeks, you can walk across water on bright orange ribbons to the island San Paolo on Lake Iseo in Italy, in the latest project by Christo (and the first he realised since the death of his partner Jeanne Claude). Sounds great to us: ‘Those who experience The Floating Piers will feel like they [...]

TATE & SWITCH

Tomorrow will see the public opening of the new annex to the ever-growing Tate Modern, named Switch House, extending the already vast space of the Tate by another 60%. Of course it looks splendid, built as it is by the Tate’s longterm collaborators Herzog & de Meuron, and for those of us who can’t go [...]

UNREALIZED

In an era of conceptual art, it’s ironic  that not all concepts are consummated. Bringing them to light, if not life, Hans Ulrich Olbrist with Julieta Aranda, and Anton Vidokle has created a Agency of Unrealized Projects (AUP), an archive of “the forgotten projects, the directly or indirectly censored projects, the partially realized projects, the misunderstood projects, [...]

DARK MOFO

Dark Mofo.
A festival somewhere over the rainbow.
10-21 June
Hobart
Australia

MONO.KULTUR #40: EDMUND DE WAAL

Dear Friends,
we’re not quite sure what happened with that last year, and if anybody has seen it, please let us know. In the meantime, we are proud to return from our involuntary hiatus with a splendid new issue – mono.kultur #40, no less – with the wonderful British ceramicist, artist and writer Edmund de Waal.
Edmund [...]