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Category Archives: Kreuzberg

NATIONAL IDENTITY

In the so called multicultural streets of Berlin, say, in this cacophony of nations,  – eating Pastel de Nata after several encounters with Eastern melodies reverberating through the neighbour’s window – how is German identity formed? Recalling the notions of nation-state, how othering continues? Who is ‘the nation’?Where/who is the margin? Starting from this Friday, [...]

MONO.PUNKT #21: ART KREUZBERG

Kreuzberg has been our home since the very early days of mono.kultur, so of course we won’t say no to an invitation to participate at the annual Art Kreuzberg where the closed doors of artists studios and other cultural spaces miraculously open. Come and visit us at our friends’ space Erd im Feuer, a former [...]

The Gonz Goes Berlin

Anyone who’s ever been into skateboarding knows Mark Gonzales aka The Gonz, who happens to be a (dyslexic) poet and artist as well, and not even going into details about all the other (skate-related) things happening in Berlin this week, there’s going to be a photo exhibit (see flyer below) dedicated to the man who [...]

JENNY JENNY

Berlin based artist Tobias Zielony (born in 1973 in Wuppertal) is one of the most discussed German photographers of his generation. In a major one-man show, the Berlinische Galerie will exhibit his latest project Jenny Jenny (2011–13) and the series Trona (2008).
About the exhibition (from the website of Berlinische Galerie): For more than ten years [...]

#OCCUPYGEZI SUPPORT

#Occupygezi attracts more and more support from all over the world. Berlin residents can show solidarity tonight by joining the fundraising event Weeboogie 4 Istanbul, with musical support by Juke Ellington, Salute and Paul Pre. Resist with music and pizza!
Weeboogie 4 Istanbul
At Chesters / 10 pm
Glogauer Str. 2, 10999 Berlin

TACO

Vatos-Tacos is a taco truck in Berlin that is being run by two music producers.  Besides delicious tacos and quesadillas in Tex-Mex style, cassettes or vinyls chosen by the owners turn the world into a better place. Almost every Thursday the vibe of the truck changes a little bit with the music of good musicians [...]

Tomorrow: Beak> In Berlin

Almost forgot to mention this: Geoff Barrow’s insanely banging group Beak> is going to go wild at Berlin’s Bi Nuu club tomorrow night!

Pilgrim Marketing Plan Rebuttal: Take Seven

The hard sounding peoples, ain’t nothing can’t get between us
Dances received from the splash signals so to swim in
Magical places we get and with the shiny women
Win our idle pink girl, our bodies by wraith division
The moonlight and donnin’ cloud glistenin’ glazed, that we giftin
Every sound, we trying to mash and attention
We bung the latest [...]

GLASWEGIAN VISITORS

This years Master of Fine Art graduates at the Glasgow School of Art, take their exhibition Don’t Leave Me This Way to Berlin. Since the Art School in Glasgow has spawned some of UK’s most important artists, we highly recommend to see the show:
GSA. MFA International Show 2012: Don’t Leave Me This Way
Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien
Mariannenplatz [...]

STORYBOARD #02 / STORE OF THE MONTH: MOTTO / BERLIN

In our second contribution to the current issue of Japanese Huge magazine, we talk about a store that we know very well indeed:
Motto is more than just a bookstore – it is a treasure cove for printed ephemera. Screen-printed artist books published by bedroom ventures in editions of a few hundred copies, handmade notebooks from [...]