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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 [...]

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 [...]

THE PYGMALION EFFECT

As the holiday season is coming to an end, we are still looking for reasons to stay or even to go back to some of our favorite spots this summer. Cyprus for instance has not only a multilayered history, but also an eclectic contemporary art scene. Part of it is Neoterismoi Toumazou, a former novelty [...]

ATONAL ‘15

Tonight opens this year’s Berlin Atonal festival in the wondrous Kraftwerk, filling the space with electronic and experimental music, installations and screenings.

Berlin Atonal
19-23.8.15

Kraftwerk Berlin
Köpenickerstr. 70

BLOCKBUSTER FAIL

The German blockbuster-directer Roland Emmerich has just released a trailer for his new movie Stonewall, and it’s been already discussed controversially, particularly about its lack of authenticity. Just to quickly recap: The Stonewall Riots were a series of protests in 1969 against the police by the LGBT community in New York after a police raid in [...]

POLICING OF OUR BODIES

Terre Thaemlitz has commented on the changes to Japan’s controversial Fuueihou law via a statement on her website. The post responds to the “Declaration On the Future Of Japan’s Club Culture”, signed by 40 Japanese DJs on the same day that the 67-year-old law was officially changed by the Japanese government. She argues that it has “no purpose other than [...]

Snowden Memorial (removed)

Street art going “museum-quality” sculpture: Artists secretly installed an Ed Snowden monument in Brooklyn Park. But officials were quick to remove it.

ART WATCHING

After a long sleepy winter break Art lovers can finally start planning their full-on gallery opening tours. For this weekends waverers in Berlin the ultimate must-see show tonight is the group exhibition at Micky Schubert. The opening of  her new space in Berlin’s Tiergarten area starts with a performance of the Glasgow-based artist and the former [...]

mono.ride

Oh yes, the new data-enhanced Rapha Pro collection looks like a crooked mono.kultur logo in motion. And in case you don’t care about riding, you can also sit, of course. Or take the train, tonight.

EMPATHY WITH THINGS

Mark Leckey, Circa 87, 2014 (Courtesy: Galerie Buchholz)
Although his oeuvre spans little more than 15 years, British artist Mark Leckey (born in 1964) is already considered a reference for a young generation of artists. After his studies he withdrew from the art world for nearly a decade. In 1999, with the video Fiorucci Made Me [...]