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Look, all this is fraud

  In der Ewigkeit kann nichts werden und nichts ist jemals vorbei; all die Möglichkeiten… los, verabschieden wir uns aus diesem faulen Deal. Wir müssen vergessen, was der Korridor der normalen Abweichungen fasst. Wir müssen vergessen, wo unser zugewiesener Platz ist. Wir müssen vergessen, was…

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Jala Wahid – Shahmaran

Shahmaran, Kurdish snake goddess, possesses eternal life and wisdom of ages. Legend tells of a young man who stumbled upon an underground cave. Disoriented, his eyes fell upon a beautiful creature in the sultry half-light. She had the body of a snake and the head…

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Max Schmidtlein – Pflaumi

Ist es eigentlich ein Allgemeinplatz, zu behaupten, dass Malerei – gute zumindest – immer so ein bisschen bescheuert ist? Wahrscheinlich. Dann wieder: Wie sonst denn bitte? Wie sonst denn bitte soll man, wenn man ein Bild malt, mit dieser dämlichen Vermessenheit und diesem Größenwahn umgehen,…

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Ulrike Buck
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Марина we are thinking how to better translate „suspension“ to russian Ulrike what is the option Марина is it just something hanging in the air you mean, or a state? Ulrike yes, it hangs or hovers

it is the state of hanging / flying / hovering…

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GORGEOUS GEOBROWSING

Moritz Ahlert, Katja Aufleger, Bureau d’Études, Emily Eifler, Jenny Odell, Hanny Oldendorf, Alsino Skowronnek & Hans Hack Kartografie war in ihrer langen Geschichte noch nie so allgegenwärtig. Durch neue Medien werden heute mehr Karten produziert und genutzt als jemals zuvor. Sie dienen der wissenschaftlichen, technischen,…

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L. A. should die vor Glück

Hi Jagoda, hi Felix, It will take a bit more time for me to finish the text for ‚L.A. should die vor Glück‘. With our artists list in mind I already have a concrete idea. Micro Celebrities 2 was about the interior and the accumulation…

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Jan Hoeft – Deep Within a Muddy Radioactive Wasteland

Vermeidliche Leere kennzeichnet die ersten Schritte in die aktuelle Ausstellung von Jan Hoeft. Lange, weiße, organisch geformte Röhren biegen sich von der Decke Richtung Boden. Knapp 30cm über dem Boden tragen diese Stangen die Neonlampen, die kurz vorher noch an der Decke gehangen haben. Einzig…

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Politics – Carina Bukuts

Dezember 2016. Alle großen Zeitungen ziehen ihr Resümee über das vergangene Jahr und beschreiben es als ein Gewitter an Ereignissen, das das Fundament unserer politischen Ordnung erschütterte. Diese Jahresrückblicke veröffentlichen Zeitungen wie die Süddeutsche Zeitung schon seit Jahren – ähnlich den Kommentaren, die Politiker oder…

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VICTORY LAND – Ein Rückblick von Silke Weber

‚Schließe dein leibliches Auge, damit du mit dem geistigen Auge zuerst siehest dein Bild.‘ (Caspar David Friedrich) ‚Something lingers in me until I have to remake it from memory to capture why it fascinates me‘ (Jeff Wall)   Die Serie ‚Victory Land‘ choreografiert foto-dokumentarisches Material…

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Stefan Vogel – Notiz von Leonie Pfennig

Brutstätten und andere Schwärmereien Eine Ausstellung in der Galerie Gisela Clement, Bonn kuratiert von Johanna Adam 20. Januar – 2. März 2017 “Haben Sie Höhenangst?” fragt die Galeristin beim Betreten der Ausstellung, in einem Vorraum zum imposanten Architektenhaus am westlichen Ende von Bonn. Noch nicht,…

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Lito Kattou, Fighting with the Sun

At the core of Lito Kattou’s practice are sculptures. The sculptures she produces often seem to be relics while acting as potential weapons or armours, whether they are made out of metal or textiles. For Fighting with the Sun, the artist places four thrones at…

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Marlene Stark – Watercolours

Stretch and shape, reaching out for the desired object, holding none. There is an abyss between my extended limbs. The skin is permeable, the flesh is porous. Containers of powdered sweat are stored on the inside. Crystals of salt have ossified into a an image,…

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New series REVIEWISH #01 – By Karim Crippa

Highlights of CONDO, London Two weeks ago, the second edition of CONDO in London opened to the public. The concept: 15 of the city’s most edgy, young and up-and-coming galleries would offer (parts of) their spaces to 21 edgy, young and up-and-coming galleries from other…

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Rites de Passage at Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler

Slavs and Tatars is a faction of polemics and intimacies devoted to an area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia. The collective’s work spans several media, disciplines, and a broad spectrum of cultural registers…

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Chambers A User’s Manual – Chapter II

      Alle Bilder: Neven Allgeier  PASSE-AVANT ist ein Kollektiv, welches von Carina Bukuts und Sonia Knop 2016 gegründet wurde, um Ausstellungen zu konzipieren und Positionen zur gegenwärtigen Kunst- und Kulturlandschaft zu formulieren. Auf ihrer Website schreiben sie Essays, Interviews und Reviews darüber. Chambers…

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Mortal Sequence curated by Heather Guertin

Brennan and Griffin is excited to present Mortal Sequence, an exhibition curated by New York based artist, Heather Guertin with work by Whitney Claflin, Rebecca Gilbert, Steffani Jemison, Bradley Kronz, and Kayode Ojo. The sculptures, paintings and video featured in this exhibition are made with…

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„Retrospective“ by artist Lukas Hofmann

Retrospective On the 3rd of December the various levels of the Trade-Fair Palace of the National Gallery in Prague, as part of the wider exhibition Against Nature: Young Czech Art Scene and in collaboration with Are Events, acted as the setting for the 23-year-old Saliva,…

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WORKHOSE

through formal and conceptual affinities, proposes intertwined expressions of four artists; Maja Čule, Jenni Knight and TARWUK (Bruno Pogačnik Wukodrakula and Ivana Vukšić).Together they construct a language that is in continual renewal.     Silvershed Space 354 Bowery New York  

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Laura Schawelka – Useless Twin

The work of Laura Schawelka speaks to photography as an impartial medium: ultimately the camera does not care what is important and what is not. Under its undiscriminating gaze, overlooked secondary objects are recorded with the same detail and importance as the objects or subjects…

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Places and hearts – #2 ≈ 5, Cologne

Hermes Villena, Vincent Schneider and Georg Barringhaus are the hearts behind the project space ≈ 5, Cologne. You’ll find the space open 24/7 in the underpass U-Bahnhof Ebertplatz. Together we realized the exhibition „Cornelia Baltes – Eclipse“ and had an amazing time during the Art…

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Paul Maheke

For his first solo exhibition in Berlin, Paul Maheke quotes philosopher Luce Irigaray “In me everything is already flowing,” as it appears in Astrida Neimanis’ text Hydrofeminism: Or, On Becoming a Body of Water. Hydrofeminism—which is an exploration of our biological commonality and its roots…

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Klappe eins, Affe tot … KUNSTSAELE Berlin

KUNSTSAELE Berlin is pleased to present “Klappe eins, Affe tot…“ [“First Mark, Monkey Dead”], an exhibition of selected works from the sammlung Bergmeier, from the 17th of December 2016 to the 4th of February 2017. The exhibition – a renewed overview of the collection for…

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Charlotte Herzig

Studiolo is pleased to present the solo-show of Charlotte Herzig titled Stanchezza Passegera. For her first solo show in Italy, the artist creates an encounter between five unedited works made of different aesthetic and temporal matrices; a window into her recent artistic journey composed of…

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“Pooland“ by Markus Liehr

In this year’s November I went to Los Angeles for a month to develope my latest project called “Pooland“. My plan was to draw the pools in Hollywood hills, but nobody let me in. I sent an email to David Hockney, if I could draw…

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Marja Marlene Lechner

Ein Schmetterling alleine, Schmetterlinge in einer Gruppe. Einer gehört nicht dazu, aber gehört dazu. Monolog. Ich bin die Stimme, ich bin die Stimme, ich bin die Stimme aus deinem Kissen. The artist, The artist. The artist is observing himself. The world. The world. Mein Zimmer,…

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Self Build by Claire Tolan

Berlin’s M.I/mi1glissé recently launched a new website, put together by artist and BCR host, Claire Tolan. The project was started in the middle of this year with the aim of bringing M.I/mi1glissé’s various activities together, in a self-termed “artist-built system”. Their first publication is also…

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Just to say hi – PPROMOTION

Ppromotion is proud to invite: Gioia Di Girolamo, Ivan Divanto, Matteo Liberi and Maurizio Vicerè Vice for a group show in their space at 4 Rue Merlin, Paris. This is the second moment of a larger three parts project which saw the first time at…

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John Roebas // PAID POSITION (THE COMPROMISE OF GRIEF)

TILE project space is pleased to present PAID POSITION (THE COMPROMISE OF GRIEF), a solo presentation of John Roebas and the first project belonging to a TILE’s new research program. The project has been developed for one year through an intense correspondence between the artist…