The THRESHOLDS programme at Collegium Hungaricum Berlin

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 18:15

On the occasion of Berlin Art Week, MOMENTUM, the Platform for Time-based Art, and the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, in partnership with TRAFO (Center for Contemporary Art) are presenting the Tresholds programme from September 20 to 22 2013 at the Moholy Nagy Gallery in the Collegium Hungaricum.

Thresholds is a programme of interdisciplinary performances, exhibitions, and discussions on the theme of Thresholds: Crossing Borders between Video, Performance, and the Visual Arts.

Over the course of the weekend it will be screened a collection of contemporary international video and performance art. The Thresholds programme brings together the works of several artists including Eric Bridgeman, Osvaldo Budet, Nezaket Ekici, Doug Fishbone, James P Graham, Mariana Hahn, Zuzanna Janin, Jarik Jongman, Mark Karasick, Hannu Karjalainen, Janet Laurence, Hye Rim Lee, Gabriele Leidloff, Sarah Lüdemann, Map Office, David Medalla, Tracey Moffatt, Traveling Souls, TV Moore, Fiona Pardington, Martin Sexton Sumugan Sivanesan, Shonah Trescott and Mariana Vassileva.

The opening will take place on Friday at 7pm. At 8pm Nezaket Ekici will stage a live performance, re-enacting her performance video installation TUBE (2008), based on the painting from Otto Dix untitled Anita Berber.

Address: Dorotheenstraße 12, 10117 Berlin


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“No More Heroes Anymore”, Salon Hansa at Kreuzberg Pavillon

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 14:38

On the 21st of September 2013 at 5pm Kreuzberg Pavillon is hosting the show “No More Heroes Anymore” to mark the twentieth anniversary of the art fair Salon Hansa. The final show is curated by Hansa Wißkirchen and the exhibition will run for exactly one day.

The Salon Hansa opened for the first time in 1993. The locations of the art fair are variable: Düsseldorf, Cologne and right now Berlin. The aim of Salon Hansa was to present four exhibitions each year with new works from contemporary artists.

The group exhibition “No More Heroes Anymore” brings together the works of more than 50 artists. You will also be able to enjoy live performances by Markus Keibel (18:30) and Saskia Buwert and her band Frantic Ground (21:00).

The following artists participate in the event : Olivia Berckemeyer Armin Boehm, Sascha Boldt, Saskia Buwert, Björn Dahlem, Pia Dehne, Björn Dressler, Agathe Fleury, Tine Furler, Nico Glaenzel, Marc Gröszer, Markus Günther, Uwe Henneken, Gregor Hildebrandt, Christian Hoilchen, Daniel Kannenberg, Shila Kathami, Markus Keibel, Werner Kernebeck, Sven Kierst, Alexander Klenz, Franziska Klotz, Svenja Kreh, Mischa Kuball, Alicja Kwade, Anne Langenkamp, Sjoerd van Lankveld, Zoe Claire Miller, Elke Nebel, Jurgen Ostarhild, Lea Pagenkemper, Heiko Pfreundt, Ed Piper, Hannu Prinz, Maximilian Rödel, Susanne Roewer, Moritz Schleime, Pola Sieverding, Thorsten Solin, Katja Strunz, Ronald Versloot, Alessandro Vitali, Regine Müller Waldeck, Björn Wallbaum, Hansa Wißkirchen, Markus Witwers and Michael Wutz.

Address: Naunynstrasse 53, Gartenstudio (U1 Kottbusser Tor), 10999 Berlin


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Berlin Art Week 2013

Monday, 16 September 2013 15:43

The Berlin Art Week was established in 2012, this year the second Berlin Art Week will take place at several venues in Berlin from September 17 to 22 with an exciting programme.

The berlin Art Week has become a significant international event for art collectors, artists and art institutions. This event highlights the growing importance of the arts market in Berlin and strengthens the city's status as a centre for art.

During six days the Berlin Art Week will present the whole range of Berlin art at ten participating institutions, including the Akademie der Künste, the Berlinische Galerie, C/O Berlin, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, the Nationalgalerie, the Verein der Freunde der Nationalgalerie, the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) and the Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK).

Moreover several important art events will take place such as the two art fairs "abc - art berlin contemporary" and "Preview Berlin Art Fair". Hundreds of galleries and artists participate to the event and will present numerous outstanding exhibitions, and also new artistic position. Opening receptions, discussions, and performances will also take place.

A highlight of Berlin Art Week 2013 is the project untitled Painting Forever! which is a cooperation of Berlinische Galerie, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, KW Institute for Contemporary Art and Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. For the first year of this collaboration, the four institutions involved have chosen painting as the focal point. The opening of Painting Forever! will take place on September 17, all four venues will be open from  6pm-9pm.


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The show “MEANS TO AN END” at Kreuzberg Pavillon

Friday, 13 September 2013 17:48

“4 artists - 5 cities - 4 boxes - 1 van”, Hannah Cooke, Benedikt Dichgans, Jan Erbelding and Grazyna Rogusky are touring with their conceptual show MEANS TO AN END in Baden-Baden, Ulm, Hamburg, Berlin and Leipzig. They will perform in Berlin at Kreuzberg Pavillon on Saturday 14th, 2013 at 8pm.

The special feature of the show is the fact that the four artists are not trying to hide the before and after of the exhibition. On the contrary, transport, packaging, setup and dismantling and exhibiting itself it are part of the show. The show's setup will thus happen in presence of the audience.

The artists are on a big tour with custom-made boxes that contain and are part of their works. The boxes are actually the initial point of their work and they will remain in the exhibition as their inherent part.

Address: Kreuzberg Pavillon, Naunynstrasse 53, 10999 Berlin

U1/U8 Kottbusser Tor


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“Promote Diversity” party at Berghain/Panorama Bar

Thursday, 12 September 2013 17:32

The world-famous Berlin nightclub Berghain is hosting on Tuesday 12th of September 2013 at 8pm a “Promote Diversity” party.

“Promote Diversity” supports the idea of diversity everywhere, values like equality on all levels and tolerance. The movement is born after recent laws in Russia against “homosexual propaganda” which authorize oppression of lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender people and their supporters.

Worldwide a lot of clubs take part under the motto »Promote Diversity«, New York’s Output, Munich’s Harry Klein, Paris’ Rex Club, Zurich’s Heaven Club, San Francisco’s Holy Cow and many more. On Tuesday night in Berlin, Berghain with the Panorama Bar supports the protest. The entire admission charge of the party will be donated to the globally active “All Out” organisation which is a charity supporting global LGBT right.

A good way to summarise the campaign is the message shared by the club’s in-house record label Ostgut Ton “Equality and tolerance are basic values that the club and music scene has always supported. Sometimes we have to remind ourselves that the level of freedom we have achieved cannot be taken for granted, be it here or elsewhere.”

Line up : Ades Zabel (gmf), Aerea Negrot (bpitch ctrl), Andre Lodemann (best works), Balzer & Hossbach, Ben Klock (klockworks), Bianca Checker, Biggy Van Blond (gmf), Boris (ostgut ton), Cormac (wetyourself!), Dasha Rush (fullpanda), Ellen Allien (bpitch ctrl), Finn Johannsen (hard wax), HGR (tresor), Hops (hard wax), Jennifer Cardini (correspondant), Jessamine (://about blank), Johanna Knutsson (klasse rec), Karin Park LIVE, La Fleur (watergate), Lakuti (uzuri), Marcel Dettmann (mdr), Marcel Fengler (ostgut ton), Mischa (Hard Wax), Miss Italia (tresor), nd_baumecker (freundinnen), Nick Höppner (ostgut ton), Norman Nodge (ostgut ton), Paula Temple (r&s), Portable (perlon), Resom (://about blank), Rødhåd (dystopian), Ryan Elliott (ostgut ton), Sebastian Wilck (watergate), Seth Troxler (visionquest), Spencer Parker (rekids), Steffi (klaxon), Tama Sumo (ostgut ton), Tobi Neumann (cocoon), Virginia (ostgut ton), Voin (blitz), White Collar Boy LIVE.

Address: 70 Am Wriezener Bahnhof; Friedrichshain; 10243 Berlin; Germany

Price: 20, 50€ concert & party with KOKA / Party only 10€ minimum donation


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