During Berlin Art Week 2019, Maria Berríos and Lisette Lagnado, two of the curators of the 11th Berlin Biennale, invite to a joint tour through the exhibition ›exp.1: The Bones of the World‹.
14 SEP 2019, 2—4pm
11. Berlin Biennale c/o ExRotaprint
Bornemannstraße 9, 13357 Berlin
In Berlin’s Kulturforum the Nationalgalerie will present the group exhibition › Micro Era. Media Art from China‹. The two artists Cao Fei (*1978) and Lu Yang (*1984) asked the artists Fang Di (*1987) and Zhang Peili (*1957) for a dialogue. From documentary film images, and the adapted use of classical film language to the aesthetics of Japanese Anime, the works of this exhibition focus on and explore the relationships between mind, body and technology—with media art. As part of the framework program a curator's tour with Anna-Catharina Gebbers and Victor Wang will take place on 11 SEP 2019 from 4pm to 4.45pm.
Curator’s tour 11 SEP 2019, 4pm
Exhibition 5 SEP 2019—26 JAN 2020
Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin
The modern buildings in Anna Fiegen’s paintings portrait an urban atmosphere, upholding a deceptive appearance. The second glance uplifts the illusiveness and the viewer ascertains the vanished buildings. The artist’s architectures are solitaires, positioned in an isolated no man’s land. The beholder finds himself on the urban fringe. Anna Fiegen uses this uncertainty as a calculated concept, placing common objects in an incongruous scenery she composes a new illusive world with memorability, as the artist finds her motifs preponderantly in Berlin.
Exhibition 7 JUN—18 OCT 2019
GASAG Kunstraum im GASAG Kundenzentrum
Henriette-Herz-Platz 4, 10178 Berlin
The photographers, artists, organizations and publishers open their doors this weekend and invite to exhibitions, presentations, performances, lectures and book presentations on the grounds of the Fahrbereitschaft. Participants: Yosuke Amemiyan, Black Flamingo, Michael Danner, Mario Fischer, Goldrausch, Anna Herms, Tonio Kröner, Sarah Lehnerer, Sophie Macpherson, Michael Maria Müller & Moira Bushkimani, Marit Neeb, Rory O' Connor, Saskia Oidtmann, Ariel Reichmann, Robin Resch, Christopher Roth, Annette Rünzler, Anna-Sophie Springer & K-Verlag, Sabine Springer, Wolfgang Stahr, Theodoros Stamatogiannis, Rudolf Stüssi, David Zink Yi, a.o.
14 SEP—15 SEP 2019, 12pm—7pm
Herzbergstraße 40—43, 10365 Berlin
In his first solo exhibition in an art institution in Berlin, Tobias Rehberger (*1966) takes complete possession of Haus am Waldsee and changes it spectacularly. For the first time ever, his intensive use of paper becomes visible—a material developed 2000 years ago in China. As usually, his work sets new standards for what art could be. In addition to drawings and watercolours from the early 1990s, diary-like collages and series of large-scale computer prints, the exhibition also features three-dimensional works, in which the sculptor last sold his authorship to termites.
Opening 5 SEP, 7pm
Exhibition 6 SEP—17 SEP 2019
Haus am Waldsee
Argentinische Allee 30, 14163 Berlin
Filip Zorzor presents two works, directly opposite one another. The depth of space of figurative painting from past centuries, which he both admires and overcomes, is paraphrased in the older work. This work is contrasted in the younger work created to mark Trump’s election, which deals with racial segregation and lynching.
The Marc Sinan Company presents a transmedia concert event. Oksus is Marc Sinan’s musical road movie through Uzbekistan; the film is about cultural treasures and their repression or destruction by globalization along the historical River Oxus to the Spree.
Spreehalle Pop Up 2019! 12 SEP 2019
7pm doors open and exhibition opening Filip Zorzor
20pm concert Oksus with the Marc Sinan Company
from 9.30pm Pop Up Party
Reinbeckstraße 16, 12459 Berlin
By mixing his own compositions with various live-recorded sounds at Kottbusser Tor, the composer and percussionist Eli Keszler transports the reality behind and underneath what is captivating our sight on towards the rooftop of a carpark. The site-specific sound performance addresses our auditory and visual perception of social and architectural reality. What happens if our experience of this reality is changed by foregrounding its auditory component rather than its visual one? How is that further related to the human capacity of empathy, participation and care?
Performance 15 SEP 2019, 4pm (Entry from 3pm)
Disappearing Berlin by Schinkel Pavillon
Parkplatz X-berg Parking
Skalitzer Strasse 134A, Zugang über den Hinterhof
We warmly invite you to join Exgirlfriend founder and director Elena Feijoo for an informal tour of our current exhibitions, ›Noisy Ghost‹ by Jeremy Bolen (USA) and Ben Murray (USA) & ›Die Versteinerten‹ by Aaike Stuart (NL) and Esteban Rivera (COL). Both exhibitions are located in the Exgirlfriend gallery space during Berlin Art Week.
Opening 6 SEP 2019, 7pm
Tour 15 SEP—9 NOV 2019,
Lankwitzerstrasse 14, 12107 Berlin
In an old carpark, where no cars had ever been, twelve artists show their works which were created in dialogue with the space itself. The title of the exhibition ›Hinterm Wald‹ (Behind the Woods) requests a fresh beginning with what is given. Since 2017 Kunstraum Potsdamer Straße has shown works of student artists. Hinterm Wald is a series of exhibitions which discover special places through an artistic lens. It is curated by artist Aiko Shimotsuma and philosopher Frederik Wellmann.
Artists: Friedrich Andreoni, Ben Dabush, Kurt Fritsche, Joshua Gottmanns, Johannes Jakobi, Lukas Liese, Conrad Müller, Anja Neumann, Lorenz Pasch, Jaqmar Venthel, Aiko Shimotsuma.
Opening 11 SEP 2019, 6 pm
Exhibition 11 SEP—15 SEP 2019, 12—6 pm
Kunstraum Potsdamer Straße
Potsdamer Straße 61/63, 10785 Berlin
»This is a gift is a film about the artist Daniel Spoerri. Actually, it's a film about a perception of Daniel Spoerri: a film almost without Daniel Spoerri, who is mostly portrayed by a child—to say nothing less than that everything in life continues, even if you die in between.« Anja Salomonowitz
Screening 14 SEP, 11.30am
at art berlin
On the occasion of the 50th years anniversary of Aldo Tambellini's legendary Black TV, the Italian-American multimedia pioneer presents a new installation realized by re-editing and combining hundreds of hours of his experimental mixed-media works in a site-specific Electromedia environment. Born of a complex, stratified experience, in which the images became a further subject in the critical investigation of the American social and political reality, Black TV generates a pervasive atmosphere of the process-level perception by which we experience the media environment, a monumental operation of aesthetic synthesis of the Intermedia era.
Opening 12 SEP 2019, 7pm
Exhibition 11 SEP—15 SEP 2019, 2pm—8pm
Acud Macht Neu
Veteranenstraße 21, 10119 Berlin
Fabian Knecht presents his installation >Isolation (52°33'44.1"N 14°03'12.8"E)< in Buckow, Märkische Schweiz. He has been working on this series for about three years: He situates white exhibition spaces in the landscape and uses them to frame urban or >natural< scenarios as he finds them, without any further manipulation. The framing makes nature appear surreal and artificial and yet its complexity could never be staged.
Opening 7 SEP 2019, 12pm
Exhibition 7 SEP—22 SEP 2019, 11am—6pm
Fabian Knecht und alexander levy, Berlin
Fischerberg 11, 15377 Buckow
busch is a biannual, print publication and offline plattform that amplifies and liberates creative voices around the world. Each print issue is a multidisciplinary exploration of a single word theme, selected in alphabetical order, beginning with B(usch); the final product is an amalgamation of viewpoints which reflect on the multiplicity of meaning. The magazine launch at Avus Tribüne is accompanied by a group exhibition of artists presented in the magazine. New works by Gabriel Rico, Annique Delphine, Avoidstreet, Alejandra Hernandez, Thy Tran and many more will be exhibited.
Opening 10 SEP 2019, 7 pm
Exhibition 11 SEP—15 SEP 2019, 11am—6.30 pm
Messedamm 23, 14055 Berlin
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles, the artist Mia Florentine Weiss will transform the main nave of the Nikolaikirche into a universal ›Way of the Cross‹ through a large-scale installation of a walk-in cross. Entering the installation, visitors will encounter a physical experience, one in which their own weaknesses, identities and questions are confronted, pushing them to the limits of perception. The cross will be set upon the model of a hill amassed from topsoil originating in each European state. The artist will collect the soil from every of the 47 European countries. The soil will be integrated into the installation continuously throughout its duration.
Opening 5 SEP 2019, 5 pm
Exhibition 6 SEP—24 NOV 2019, 10am—6 pm
Nikolaikirchplatz, 10178 Berlin
In the exhibition series >im Atelier Liebermann< the Stiftung Brandenburger Tor takes a close look at the studio in contemporary art. With >Hot Set<, the video artist Bjørn Melhus provides for the first time insights into the creation process of his works and thus poses the question: What is the studio of a video artist? The exhibition presents unpublished material, photos, drawings and outtakes from almost three decades.
Exhibition 23 AUG—20 OCT 2019
Mon, Wed—Fri 10am—6pm, Sat—Sun 11am—6pm
Stiftung Brandenburger Tor
Max Liebermann Haus, Pariser Platz 7
For the duration of three weeks, ‘Tracks in a Box’ becomes a center for artistic guided tours: a pop-up gallery, a discursive space and a living archive. It offers a program of audio walks, self-guided explorations, and performative tours by Berlin-based artists. The exhibition explores what an archive and a library of ephemeral, participatory and performative artworks could look like. As a space for collective research, it hosts a series of conversations with artists and thinkers reflecting on the intersection between the ephemeral and the material.
Opening 6 SEP 2019, 7pm
Exhibition 7—27 SEP 2019, 10am—6pm
CLB Pop-Up at Stadtterrasse
in AUFBAU HAUS at MORITZPLATZ
Prinzenstr. 85C, 10969 Berlin
«I lift my eyes up unto the mountains. Where does my help come from?» (Psalm 121)—Mountains are places of longing—and places of confrontation. In the Holy Scriptures they are places of epiphany as well as idolatry. The Berlin based artist Sven Drühl focuses on mountains as construction: In his paintings, he cites, samples and comments well known picture-icons, bringing forth utopian landscapes, which trigger our imagination all the more.
Performance 15 SEP 2019, 12pm
Exhibition 6 SEP—27 OKT 2019
St. Matthäus-Kirche im Kulturforum
Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin
The question, how ideology and architecture interrelate, lies at the centre of Romanian artist Vlad Nancă’s work, who is the recipient of the KVOST stipend 2019. Nancă uses architectural structures, reliefs, ornaments and mosaics to establish connections: between present, past and imagined future as well as between the former GDR and his home country. For example, the world-famous >Weltzeituhr< really exists twice—once on Alexanderplatz in Berlin and as a replica in the small town of Falticeni in north-eastern Romania.
Opening 10 SEP 2019, 7pm
Exhibition 11 SEP—14 DEZ 2019
Leipziger Strasse 47, 10117 Berlin
Together with the five performers Renen Itzhaki, Jan Rozman,Kareth Schaffer, Martina Garbelli, Nasheeka Nedsreal, visual artist Yvon Chabrowski restages postures and movement patterns she collected from media images. In the performance, concretely recognizable poses intertwine with new abstract moments. Recapitulating traditional gender roles and stripping them of their essential significance, Chabrowski creates a performative space for thought and action.
13 SEP, 6pm with Daniel Niggemann
14 SEP, 7pm with Paula Marie Kanefendt
Exhibition 10 SEP—15 SEP 2019
Uferstraße 23, 13347 Berlin
Der Ausstellungsraum dispari&dispari ist für zwei Monate Schauplatz für Szenarien, die für das dritte Kapitel von 42theFloor / The Shadow Exploded, eine Reihe von Kurzfilmen von Ulrika Segerberg, geschaffen werden. 42theFloor / The Shadow Exploded geht von dem Horrorfilm Carrie aus (Regie: Brian De Palma, 1976, nach dem Roman Carrie von Stephen King, 1974). Das fortlaufende Mixed-Media-Projekt vereint Medien und Materialien, die Teil der jüngeren Praxis von Ulrika Segerberg waren: Installation, Skulptur, Video, Ton, Musik und Text. Das an den Horrorfilm erinnernde Set wird Requisiten und Kostüme enthalten.
Opening 14 SEP 2019, 6pm
Exhibition 14 SEP—17 NOV 2019
Böhmische Straße 11—12, 12055 Berlin
E-Werk Luckenwalde is a new Kraftwerk and Kunstzentrum opening on 14 September 2019. For the first time in 30 years the building's power will be turned back on by electricity provider Performance Electrics gGmbH and the inaugural contemporary art programme will be unveiled. Featured artists include Nicolas Deshayes, Lucy Joyce, umschichten and performance programme >Power Night<, curated by London's Block Universe featuring Nora Turato, Nina Beier and Rowdy SS.
Opening 14 SEP 2019, 4pm
Exhibition SEP 2019—MÄR 2020
Rudolf-Breitscheid-Str. 73, 14943 Luckenwalde
Lukas Müller's show >Eclipse Of The Thumb< deals with different works made from varying materials: some of them will incorporate found objects, which create an interrelation between them. Together, they compose an installation which deals with the topic of childhood in a multi-faceted way. For this reason, Müller has spent time with a neighbour’'s boy in Frankfurt and tries to integrate the thoughts of the boy while playing into his works in order to avoid the usual practices of an artist at work. The purpose of this installation is to examine how works of art which were created in a playful manner can still be able to reach a deeper level of thought.
Opening 12 SEP 2019, 6pm
Exhibition 13 SEP—12 OKT 2019
Fri—Sat 12pm —6pm
Goebenstraße 22, 10783 Berlin
Philosophy and science have dealt with human existence for the most part. Until recently, no one thought that technology could also be an organism. The ecosystem of all invented things. A system that wants to grow, to multiply, to be free, to expand the space, to be omnipresent, to become something beautiful, to increase its complexity, to adapt itself to nature, to accelerate evolution and to play the infinite game.
Opening 12 SEP 2019, 7pm
Exhibition 13 SEP—9 NOV 2019
Freiraum in der Box
Boxhagener Straße 96, 10245 Berlin
»What is my idea of a picture, what is it rooted in and how can or must a picture be in order to do justice to this idea? In the course of recent years, the idea of a picture as an open but at the same time distanced and unstable opposite has grown so that neither the penetration of the eye from outside makes it submissive, nor does it try to manipulate this exteriority. Such a picture would be an emancipated, responsible and aporetic picture. And that can only be, in turn, the visual assertion, which poses the question, which is located at eyelevel, which is sensitive, aloof and simple, but not completely transparent and not assimilable. « Jan Wawrzyniak in conversation with Ulrike Kregel: Thus far and no further. In: Jan Wawrzyniak, Broken and Lost—Drawing, Ed. by Museum Wiesbaden, Kerber 2007
Opening 12 SEP 2019, 7pm
Exhibition 13 SEP—9 NOV 2019
Wed—Sat 2pm—7pm, Sat—Sun 11am —7pm
and by appointment
Gneisenaustraße 33, 10961 Berlin
An audiovisual installation by Uwe Gössel, Wolfgang Menardi, Niclas Reed Middleton, Mark Polscher, Bernhard Siegl und Sven Sappelt. ›Bodenproben Berlin‹ reflects the elusive history of earth and humankind in relation to the end of the last ice age in Berlin-Brandenburg 12.000 years ago. Elements of the installation are film shots, an 8-channel-composition, a spatial orchestration of geological and scientific objects and text.
Opening 13 SEP 2019, 7pm
Exhibition 13 SEP—3 NOV 2019
Galerie im Aufbau Haus am Moritzplatz
Prinzenstraße 84.2, 10969 Berlin
Young Boy Dancing Group was initiated in 2014 as a mercurial dance collective with initially no name and an ongoing alternating cast. Since 2016 the group is titled young boy dancing group an is run by Nicolas Roses, Maria Metsalu and Manuel Scheiwiller. At each presentation they work with 2-5 local performers. The work ranges from videos, fashion, sculptures and at its core live performances which are often structured improvisations infl uenced by post apocalyptic scenery, acrobatics, posthumanism and DIY aestehics and methods.
Opening 14 SEP, 8pm
Ruine der Franziskaner Klosterkirche
Klosterstraße 73a, 10179 Berlin
Andy Kania’s images offer a glimpse into a world of bizarre urban realities. His photography deals with »from the real abraded pictures« (Barthes) that mirror the conditions of the social outsiders he depicts. Yet, by creating a sense of intimacy in the tension between grotesqueness and beauty, Kania manages to satisfy the voyeuristic reflex and nurture an essential and urgently-needed social empathy.
Opening 6 SEP, 6pm
Exhibition 7 SEP—15 SEP 2019
Wed—Fri 6pm—8pm, Sat—Sun 4pm—7pm
Raum für drastische Maßnahmen
Oderstraße 34, 10247 Berlin
The Kühlhaus Berlin will open its doors to let art and nature meet. At the exhibition ›About Nature‹ more than 40 artists from all over the world will impress visitors, showing how unique, beautiful and fragile the nature of our one and only planet is. The nature conservation organisation invites you to join them on an artistic voyage of discovery through the world of NABU’s projects. Concerts, readings, talks: the festival offers a full programme in addition to the exhibitions.
Opening 11 SEP, 17.30 Uhr
Exhibition 11 SEP—21 SEP 2019, 1pm—7pm
Luckenwalder Straße 3, 10963 Berlin
The exhibition addresses the theme of young art in a very special way: 25 paintings by artists who were young in the early 1980s will be juxtaposed with 25 works by young painters of today.
Among the young positions of the past are Werner Büttner, Walter Dahn, Rainer Fetting, Leiko Ikemura, Martin Kippenberger, Albert Oehlen, Thomas Schütte, Rosemarie Trockel. Among the emerging artists from today are Tom Anholt, Kamilla Bischof, Amoako Boafo, Emmanuel Bornstein, Peppi Bottrop, Jenny Brosinski, Andrej Dubravsky, Aneta Kajzer, Robert Muntean, Sophie Reinhold, Antony Valerian.
Opening 11 SEP, 5pm
Exhibition 12 SEP—9 NOV 2019
Tempelhofer Damm 2, 12101 Berlin
With the blog “Pieces of Berlin”, founded in early 2010, Reischauer has found his very own, unique perspective on one of the world’s most interesting and marvelous cities – and, above all, its inhabitants. Approaching the average citizen with a restrained and unagitated attitude, relying on the incorruptible view of his analogue vintage camera, the artist attempts to lay out and capture a profile of Berlin’s everyday life in its entirety, thereby documenting both the current bustle and the constant change of this exciting metropolis. For the viewer, this allows a whole new, different and unexpected angle to look at a city we all seem to know so well.
11 SEP 2019, 6pm
Oranienburger Straße 69, 10117 Berlin
This exhibition reflects upon a paradigm change, a new conditio humana in which the digital world will become a more significant reference point for the construction of personal reality than the physical world.
Exhibition 11—15 SEP 2019
Opening 10 SEP, 7pm
Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin
Installation for the film „Liberté" by Albert Serra.
1774, shortly before the French Revolution, somewhere between Potsdam and Berlin. Madame de Dumeval, the Duc de Tesis and the Duc de Wand, libertines expelled from the puritanical court of Louis XVI, seek the support of the legendary Duc de Walchen, German seducer and freethinker, lonely in a country where hypocrisy and false virtue reign. Their mission is to export libertinage, a philosophy of enlightenment founded on the rejection of moral boundaries and authorities, but moreover to find a safe place to pursue their errant
games, where the quest for pleasure no longer obeys laws other than those dictated by unfulfilled desires.
The Villa Schöningen will present an installation of the movie in the garden during the Berlin Art Week.
11—15 SEP 2019
Special opening times Berlin Art Week noon—6pm
Opening 15 SEP, 11am
Villa Schöningen GmbH
Berliner Straße 86
A New Jerusalem ist eine Virtual-Reality-Installation, die den Geist der prophezeiten Stadt verkörpern soll. Die Installation zeigt eine schöne und beleuchtete Metropole, die auf den architektonischen Beschreibungen der Offenbarung basiert. Sie kann aus zwei Perspektiven erlebt werden. Die Zugrunde liegende Struktur des Neuen Jerusalems wird ausschließlich aus dem Text der Offenbarung generiert. Dieser wird in eine Datencodeform übersetzt und in dem virtuellen Raum wiedergegeben. Die imaginäre Stadtlandschaft wird zudem auch aus aktuellen Google Maps Daten konstruiert. Die Installation regt den Betrachter zum Nachdenken über die gegenwärtige Gesellschaft an, wenn uns die Versprechen von ›einem neuen Himmel und einer neuen Erde‹ (Offb. 21.1) erwarten.
Installation 11 SEP—15 SEP 2019, 1pm—7pm
Opening 11 SEP, 6pm
Kopernikusstrasse 14, 10245 Berlin