Proof of Work is a group exhibition organized by Simon Denny in dialogue with Distributed Gallery, Harm van den Dorpel, Sarah Hamerman and Sam Hart, Kei Kreutler, Aude Launay, and Anna-Lisa Scherfose. The exhibition brings together works engaged with the culture around cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and blockchain as a possible new infrastructure for money, computing, and organizing. This includes artwork made by crypto builders, crypto experiments built by artists, and paintings and drawings that resonate with cryptocurrency but predate the invention of Bitcoin. Proof of Work takes its title from the consensus algorithm used in blockchain and cryptocurrencies. A protocol for curating designed by Denny has distributed decisions regarding the inclusion of artworks and artists across a group of artists, curators and technologists. Parallel to the exhibition, the aggregator/journal NewModels.io (Caroline Busta, Lil Internet, and Daniel Keller) will facilitate a conversation series.
8 SEP—21 DEC 2018
For its 20th anniversary, Red Bull Music Academy opens its doors at the historic Funkhaus. On display will be an art exhibition curated by Johann König as well as the work of Berlin design studios New Tendency and KStar. Expect music, tours, panels and workshops with Johann König & Haiyti, KitschKrieg, Marco Passarani, Steffi & Benjamin Damage, Matias Aguayo, Tatsuya Takahashi, Maximilian Rest & Christoph Hohnerlein, as well as a concert by Tony Allen & Jeff Mills.
26 SEP 2018, 4pm
The guided tour lasts one hour and deals with a topic that connects the work of 5 artists. The 5 artists and a curator are going to be present.
Exhibition 23 SEP 2018—4 OCT 2018
Opening 22 SEP 2018, 6pm
Guided tour 30 SEP
1.30pm Alma Alloro, Performance
2pm Yeongbin Lee, Performative concert "U6 Friedrichstraße, zweite Treppe"
3pm THING— "Objects acting strange" with Tomke Braun
Element.a Project is a non-profit association from Paris that proposes to artists of all disciplines to work together for six weeks to create a collective art piece. With the participation for this third edition EA.3 BERLIN 2018 : Marta Antinucci, Laure Catugier, Nathalie Novain, Aleks Slota and Marie Takahashi with the following disciplines : dance, viola, performance, photography and Sculpture. This project is supported by The Clément Foundation and the French Institut.
Through this process, we seek to highlight the link between artists, to understand their influences, and to find what unites them in creation. We wish to open up the dialogue to all forms of artistic expressions and to highlight their complicity and their osmosis. Influenced by the experiences of John Cage and Rauschenberg who unveiled the possible bridges between the arts, we open ourselves to transversality. Animated by this desire to go beyond borders, each project will be in a new territory adding a unique instant to this moment of creation. Thus we go beyond the existing division of art, to give shape to "something else" beyond these disciplines.
24 SEP 2018, 8pm
29 SEP 2018, 4pm
Marta Antinucci and Catalogue Presentation of EA.3 BERLIN 2018
Chrystèle Moulun Casanova
During Berlin Art Week, the oil painting 'The Frontier People - Oliban' by Uwe Henneken can be experienced in a new dimension at the Boros Collection. Through Augmented Reality, the image conceived as two-dimensional work, is extended into space creating a fusion of analog and digital worlds. The ARt Lab Oliban is part of the art project 're:imagine Street ARt', which can be seen at four other locations in Berlin.
Exhibition 31 AUG—12 SEP 2018 (with registration)
Special opening hours Berlin Art Week (without registration):
26 SEP 2018, 10am—6.30pm
30 SEP 2018, 3pm—7pm
BERLIN MASTERS is a talent show and promotion platform for Berlin artists and takes place annually during BERLIN ART WEEK. In addition to the exhibition, the TOY Berlin Masters Award art prize worth 10,000 euros is awarded. The TOY BERLIN MASTERS AWARD is donated by art collectors Monique and Max Burger and is dedicated to the memory of their son Yves Biggoer-Burger (1988-2011). The TOY BERLIN MASTERS AWARD is part of the "TOY Cap Projects - do something that matters in memory of a loved one".
Exhibition 24 SEP—07 OKT 2018
Opening and award ceremony 24 SEP 2018, 6pm
Berlin Masters Foundation
This year, the second edition of the exhibition series ROOMS is going to take place in a former iron factory on the outskirts of Berlin. The organizers of this year ́s edition are Alina Mann, Natalie Bergschwinger, Marleen Franke with HNTRLND, and the Solar Panel Art Series. In addition to oil paintings, some artists are planning room installations and video contributions. „The challenge,“ according to Alina Mann, „is to give each artist his room in a bigger room. We are also very happy that we have found such an impressive and inspiring place like the former iron factory.
Exhibition 22 SEP—30 SEP 2018, 11am—6pm
Opening 21 SEP 2018, 6pm
Art is always autonomous. It defines its environment, follows its own self and connects. The exhibition provides a multi-faceted overview of the artistic creation in Berlin through the organized association of local artists. BOTTOM UP, known as a method from sociology and as a contrast to TOP DOWN, describes the process of self-organization in social systems - a process, in which the union of the individual is concluded as a whole: induction instead of deduction. 30 individual positions are brought together in the spacious rooms of Kühlhaus-Berlin in a museum dimension. The works are connected not only through the mutual selection of the participating artists, but also through unanimous insistence in art. Bottom up, touch down! Artists: Axel Anklam, Fritz Bornstück, Bram Braam, Tatjana Doll, Thomas Draschan, Sven Drühl, Carola Ernst, Berta Fischer, Wolfgang Flad, Heike Gallmaier, Philip Grözinger, Jana Gunstheimer, Thomas Henninger, Okka-Esther Hungerbühler, Leiko Ikemura, Fee Kleiss Jakob Lena Knebl, Karsten Konrad, Jerry Kowalsky, Kalin Lindena, Sandra Meisel, Sebastian Meschenmoser, Jan Muche, Manfred Peckl, Thomas Rentmeister, Ashley Hans Scheirl, Anja Schwörer, Thomas Zipp
Exhibition 26 SEP—30 SEP 2018
Opening 25 SEP 2018, 7pm
Focus Kazakhstan: BREAD & ROSES is an exhibition of four generations of Kazakh women artists. This show comprises work in a wide-range of media by 20 artists created from 1945 to the present. The works that these great grandmothers, grandmothers, mothers, and daughters of contemporary Kazakh art have produced reflect the melting-pot of ideas and influences between east and west arising from Kazakhstan’s history of tumultuous political and social change.
Exhibition 26 SEP—20 OCT 2018
Opening 25 SEP 2018, 7pm
Symposium 30 SEP 2018, 3pm
Robert Patz did an “archaeological” search, to explore the company group of GASAG from an artistic perspective. The pipe system passes the city underground and supplies more than 340.000 home connections. Inspired from drawing plans of this structure, the artist developed large-format graphics, with which he interprets the network of relationship between city, inhabitants and company group. An abstract field of work is conveyed: Besides the highly diversified infrastructure of gas flows, the network of the GASAG-subsidiary NBB is sensually experienced.
Exhibition 14 JUN—12 OCT 2018
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the November Revolution, Haus am Lützowplatz presents an exhibition with works by Robert Barta, Julius von Bismarck, Mariechen Danz, Tracey Moffatt, Bettina Pousttchi and Katja Strunz. The exhibition project is about the creation of a resonant space between past and present in which the visitors locate themselves as critical contemporaries.
Exhibition 14 SEP—18 NOV 2018
Opening 13 SEP 2018, 7pm
Haus am Lützowplatz
The current exhibition at the Michel Majerus Estate features a looped composite video compiled by Jordan Wolfson, drawing from the personal archive of Majerus and merging encounters, observations and casual documentation from Majerus’ life and surroundings. The recordings, created between 1998 and 2002, offer insights into a multitude of outlooks, influences and ideas that occupied Majerus during a period of artistic consolidation and increasing renown. The videos acknowledge Majerus’ omnivorous approach to media and creation, and highlight his original vision, which continues to inspire both Majerus’ peers and a new generation of artists.
Special opening hours Berlin Art Week:
26 SEP—30 SEP 2018, 11am—8 pm
Guided Tours with registration
26 SEP—30 SEP 2018, 11am and 2pm
Michel Majerus Estate
The first retrospective of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha in Berlin
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (04 March 1951 – 05 November 1982) was an artist, director, and writer. She was born in South Korea during the Korean War. In 1963, she and her family moved to the United States; the emigration from Korea would prove fateful to Cha’s sense of mission. She studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and over a ten-year period in the 1970s, she received four degrees in Comparative Literature and in Art. Tragically, in November of 1982, Cha was murdered in New York City. Despite the brevity of her life, she created a rich core of conceptual art that revolves around the notion of loss.
Exhibition 21 SEP—17 NOV 2018
Opening 20 SEP 2018, 7pm
Kulturabteilung der Botschaft der Republik Korea
Leipziger Platz 3
Zero (Weak Fist) is an international project of the italian artist Patrick Tuttofuoco that was selected with the first edition of the call ITALIAN COUNCIL 2017. The light installation, which will be exhibited at the same time in two historical sites in Rimini and Bologna, is a symbol for openness and hospitality in dialogue with the surrounding architecture.
28 SEP 2018, 6pm
Opening Installation Patrick Tuttofuoco
Finissage Michelangelo Pistoletto. Spiegelungen und Widerspiegelungen
Italienisches Kulturinstitut Berlin
Join the Retune Festival 2018 on the evening of September 27th for the amazing performance night. The site-specific sound installation "Gorillas" by kling klang klong will be premiered at silent green Kulturquartier. The installation explores the ephemeral quality of sound and turns the courtyard of Silent Green into an evolving soundscape. Following this, Rainer Kohlberger will invite for some immersiveness, with an A/V performance of noise, drones and stroboscopic lights, that unfolds a sense of the infinite. We will finish the evening with a drink, or two at the bar.
Event 27 SEP 2018, 7.30pm
The project Metonimias, consists of about 20 artworks that the German-Mexican artist Luis Carrera-Maul has developed from a series of processes during the last years in various stages and moments.This exhibition suggests a number of interpretations, such as a new understanding of the relationship between art and science, Buddhist meditation and the randomness of the performing arts, aleatority and the origin of the universe, the origin of forms, art as object, art as experience, etc.
15 AUG—5 OCT 2018
Event 27 SEP 2018, 7pm
Botschaft von Mexiko in Deutschland
Transmediations in the Digital Age
Transformations between literature, language and media art in a global, digital context. Artists: Jonas Blume, Manja Ebert, Ditte Ejlerskov, Ornella Fieres, Carla Gannis, Rindon Johnson, Bianca Kennedy, Christine Sun Kim, Grace Sungeun Kim, Yoonhee Kim & Saebom Kim, Sabrina Labis, Aron Lesnik, Maryna Makarenko, Sarah Oh-Mock, Kristina Paustian, Eva Pedroza, Julia Charlotte Richter, Anna Ridler, The Swan Collective, Clarissa Thieme; Curators: Manja Ebert, Tina Sauerländer und Peggy Schoenegge.
Exhibition 20 SEP—14 OCT 2018
Opening 20 SEP 2018, 7pm
Opening Lines: Sketchbooks of Ten Modern Architects, an exhibition drawn from the Drawing Matter collection, with additional loans from selected architects, is dedicated to architectural sketchbooks in practice and on display.
Exhibition 30 JUN—7 OCT 2018
Tchoban Foundation. Museum for Architectural Drawing
In 1999 the development of the arthouse Torstraße 111 started - as an interdisciplinary cooperation from artists all over the world - to a creative non commercial platform in Berlin Mitte, that offers affordable art workspaces, supports current art projects in its own gallery spaces and sets impulses into a sustainable urban space development. We are looking forward to your visit to our current exhibition UNDER BLUE SKIES located in our gallery spaces in the front building, the backyard and in the old carriage depot - an art ruin that has been excavated in 2009.
Exhibition 23 SEP—13 OCT 2018
Opening 22 SEP 2018, 4pm
Torstraße 111 - Forum für zeitgenössische Kunst Berlin e.V.
In times of never ending work load, influenced by modern technology and wireless communication, the 21st century has elevated work to an almost religious realm while giving birth to 24/7 availability including home-, away- and on-the-go modes, eroding if not eliminating the traditional connection between work and space. In the context of most jobs, the office — traditionally a work space — has seized to exist or is slowly disappearing from our everyday lives. Concurrently the perceived limits of work, culture and leisure have blurred. It is happening everywhere and nowhere, always and never. IT’LL ALL WORK OUT is dedicated to this field of tension: Work and the corresponding space formerly known as the office. An ancient relic, if you will. What takes place is playing with identities, titles and status. The notion of who is occupying the space and in what capacity is also unclear. What's clear is that many artists are filling the space with their work, and hence giving it it's purpose. Is it interior design? Is it business? Is it art? Is it work or leisure? We don’t know. But it’ll all work out.
Exhibition 26 SEP—30 SEP 2018
Opening 26 SEP 2018, 6pm
27—30 SEP 2018, 12pm—4pm
The non-profit plattform presents in its 10th exhibition 42 new artists, including master students from the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, UdK Berlin, HGB Leipzig and the Royal Institute of Art Stockholm, and artists from the Netherlands, Chiba and Romania. The historical building also offers space for 90 Artworks of the Collection, including Christian Awe, Martin Denker, Roey Heifetz, Roman Lipski, Joseph Marr und Tina Winkhaus an many more.
Exhibition 15 SEP—30 SEP 2018
Opening 15 SEP 2018, 3pm
Matinée with artist talk 22 SEP 2018, 3pm
FOYOU opens the gates to its creative universe for the fifth time and presents a group exhibition, featuring the works of around 60 artists. The exhibition space is a maze-like, impressively morbid 500-square-metre space with an industrial aura - the perfect setting for a breathtakingly diverse selection of photos, installations, paintings and sound art. The exhibition also presents events such as readings and musical evenings. Guided tours with artists can be arranged upon request.
Exhibition 28 SEP—5 OCT 2018
Opening 28 SEP 2018, 7pm
Mo, Tu, Thu 6pm—10pm
Marienburger Straße 16
The Catholic Church will be participating in the Berlin Art Week this year for the first time. In the completely emptied cathedral, St. Hedwig's will be exhibiting the expansive installation "Glowing Gore", consisting of one vertical and 16 horizontal light and mirror sculptures, by the internationally renowned artist Rebecca Horn.
Exhibition 27 SEP—11 NOV 2018
Opening 26 SEP 2018, 8pm
Admission starts at 6.54pm, sunset
"Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" is the title of an essay by Linda Nochlin (1931-2017) from 1971. The American art historian examines the institutional hurdles responsible for the massive underrepresentation of female artists in the art world. The SALOON, the network for women working in the Berlin, Hamburg, Viennesse and Parisian art industries, together with Performing Encounters, uses Nochlin's ideas as an opportunity to raise public awareness of women in the art of the past decades. In short lectures, SALOON members introduce topics and personalities that have helped shape the art scene of their respective time, but in the history of which little or no consideration has been given.
Talk 27 SEP, 8pm
In `Beyond The Rubicon` by Lauren Moffatt, the viewer encounters seven sculptural objects suspended in a confined gallery space. The sculptures are distorted 3D renderings of bodies created by scanning moving images from film and television. As visitors virtually touch these objects, the sculpture fractures into digital fragments. Moffatt`s work raises provocative questions about materiality and preservation in the virtual while addressing the role of digital media in relation to access, memory and the archive.
Exhibition 28 SEP—30 SEP 2018, 11am—7pm
Opening 28 SEP 2018, 11am—6pm
Opening reception 28 SEP 2018, 6pm
Käthe-Niederkirchner Str. 32
Bestruction stage III "The world we think we thought how it would be and become." An exhibition about the construction, deconstruction and reconstruction of the ideas, hopes and dreams of the human being. This is the third exhibition in a collaboration between >top Schillerpalais (Berlin) and Studio 44 (Stockholm). Studio 44 was founded in 2003 as an artist-run, non-commercial space for contemporary art. They organize international shows. Eight of their 25 members are represented in this show.
Exhibition 28 SEP—30 SEP 2018
Opening 27 SEP 2018, 8pm
There are buildings along Berlin’s railways our eyes are so accustomed to seeing, we no longer register them. The project “Along the Lines”, through multimedia installations at these interlocking towers, seeks to pull travelers out of their daily routine. After all, what was yesterday abandoned will be a space for art tomorrow.
Exhibition 24 SEP—4 NOV 2018
Opening 25 SEP 2018, 7pm with discussion
»Kunst und Zug: Die Reisenden als Zuschauer« at DB mindbox
Various S-Bahn stations
Anlässlich der Berlin Art Week öffnen am 23.September bereits zum dritten Mal die Künstler*innen der Uferhallen ihre Ateliers. Das unter Denkmalschutz stehende Gelände im Wedding ist einer der größten Kulturstandorte Berlins – mit Ateliers, künstlerischen Werkstätten, Kleingewerben wie auch dem international renommierten Pianosalon Christophori. Vor mehr als 10 Jahren entstanden, muss nun auch dieser Standort um seine Zukunft fürchten. Dem entgegen setzen die Künstler*innen mit ihrer Ausstellung ihr Engagement und ihr Können. Zum Auftakt der Berlin Art Week am Sonntag den 23.09. sind auf dem Areal an der Panke von 16 - 23 Uhr folgende Programmpunkte geplant: UFER OPEN mit circa 90 Uferhallenkünstler*innen und Gästen: Ausstellung in der Halle, Offene Ateliers, Skulptur und Videoarbeiten im Außenbereich, Eröffnung im Projektraum Botschaft, Musik, Food und Drinks
24 SEP—26 SEP 2018
Opening 23 SEP 2018, 4pm
Guided tour 26 SEP 2018, 12pm
meeting point Cafe Pförtner
In light of Berlin Art Week KPM Berlin has created the KPM+ ARTHUB and transformed the porcelain manufactory into a place where art and design, tradition and modernism meet and interact. Together with the artists’ collective Klebebande, Studio Mark Braun, photographer Oiver Blohm, drawer Stefan Marx and illustrator Zeloot KPM Berlin invites enthusiasts of the arts and friends of the brand to an exciting and vibrant evening and offers them the opportunity to explore the present artists and their KPM Berlin inspired KPM+ pieces.
28 SEP 2018
ART vs DESIGN Impulse Talk, 7pm
Live Musik by Frank & Friedrich + After Party, 8pm
Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin
Berlin Art Week Gallery Night, 28 SEP 2018
Open house, 6—9pm
Matinee, 30 SEP 2018
Open House, 11am
Artist talk: Jorinde Voigt im Gespräch, 12pm
Resonanzen: musical dialogue, 1pm
LABORa protestant service (experimental), 6pm
Emma Adler is the recipient of the Berhard-Heiliger-Grant and her multi-media installation “Δ/δ (delta/delta) ll” is currently on show at Kunsthaus Dahlem. The central point of inquiry in Adler's practice is the fake, specifically conspiracy theories and the different layers of reality they bring into question. Fact and fiction. Simulation and (Dis)illusion. Baudrillard rolls his eyes as REΔLITY SHOW sneaks a peek into politics, to which the idea of conspiracy is no stranger.
Exhibition 30 SEP 2018, 12pm—5pm
Bernhard-Heiliger-Stiftung im Kunsthaus Dahlem
Exhibition 25 SEP—10 NOV 2018
Opening 28 SEP 2018, 6pm
Art Mûr Berlin
Hessische Str. 9