Posts Tagged ‘Berlin’

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9TH BERLIN BIENNALE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

by Vanessa Gravenor An excess of images, inebriated with shine, a hat on fire, make America great—again. We are all familiar with these image products—commercial narrative arches that manipulate us to feel empathetic consumption. Yet, what happens when you curate this type of Internet culture, cat meme galore, into a Biennale whose excess begins to[…]

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Pier Review // Issue 02

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TROY BRIGGS // OR GALLERY, BERLIN

by Ann Meisinger Sending and Seeing The description for shutter shudder ep.1 begins by telling the reader that Chicago artist Troy Briggs has placed a light bulb somewhere in Berlin, and that the bulb is listening. Wherever the bulb is installed (its location is never disclosed) it is connected to a website where anyone, anywhere[…]

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MISTAKES HAVE HIDDEN INTENTION // DEVENING PROJECTS + EDITIONS

by Hiba Ali Disruptions, fissures, and cracks figure largely in the press release for Mistakes Have Hidden Intention, currently on view at devening projects + editions. The work involves the act of displacement through the arrangement of forms. The artists featured in the exhibition are all affiliated with Scotty Enterprises, a gallery project in Kreuzburg,[…]

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Sammlung Boros // Highlights

by Stephanie Cristello While in Berlin, I was fortunate to gain access into Sammlung Boros, an incredible collection of contemporary art owned by Christian and Karen Boros.  As an exhibition context, the space provides one of the most interesting paradoxes I’ve seen.  Built in 1942 by Nazi architect Albert Speer, the WWII building has been[…]