Journal

Urban Nature - We are not alone. This city is full of life.

Article

We encounter the city's life on every corner, while shopping, on the street or on the train. Even when we are supposedly alone at night, we never are. There is always a light burning in some house. Sometimes we can see a shadow behind a curtain. A person sitting on the sofa or preparing…

Drawing Weeds with Zheng Bo

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The Chinese artist Zheng Bo is connected to Taoist thinking not only in his life but also in his works. His commissioned work "Drawing Weeds Practice" was exhibited in Berlin at the project space Kurt-Kurt and in the allotment gardens of Habsburg-Gaußstraße as part of the exhibition…

Leviathan: A Capitalocene Beastiarium

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Leviathan: A Capitalocene Beastiarium is a research-based exhibition project, which unpacks “human nature” and “law of nature”, inspired by Thomas Hobbes book Leviathan (1651)1 and Capitalocene, a concept coined by Jason W. Moore and Donna Haraway.

Art or Adverts

Article

Artistic interventions in the public space of Berlin's neighborhood Kreuzberg

Zheng Bo. How can we think beyond human exceptionalism?

Interview

Zheng Bo’s biography and artistic practice give insight on his experience between the U.S., mainland China, and Hong Kong. Experiencing different political environments, he developed a practice oriented towards social engaged art and nearly a decade ago added a main focus on botany…

Experience and Participation: Mathias Kessler’s conversational impulse

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From Dada to more recent socially engaged artwork, the twentieth century has seen a radical transformation in the role of the viewer. No longer just the passive spectator of an exhibition, the visitor has become a co-producer of the work, and sometimes even the medium itself.

Veronika C. Dräxler: Renewing Self. The ritual principles

Article

Is entering an art exhibition or watching a performance sometimes similar to stepping into a church?

Goslar Kaiserring Stipendiat - Andreas Greiner - Einführungsrede von Bernard Vienat

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Als Teil einer neuen Generation von ökologischen Künstlern zeigt Greiner, dass Kunst Information verdichten und neue Arten von Darstellungen finden kann, die die Betrachter prägen. Anders gesagt, Andreas Greiners Ausstellung ist eine Möglichkeit die durch die Informationsflut ausgelöste…

Hunter Longe

Interview

Social and economic issues are not directly the subject matter, but they form the physical boundaries within which I can be creative - Hunter Longe in interview

Dominique Koch

Interview

How efficient is art as a tool for the production of alternative forms of knowledge?

Shirin Yousefi

Interview

Interview "Soft Rains / Futurs Incertains"

Thomas Moor

Interview

We can’t really credit science for fixing something it ruined, unless... - Thomas Moor in Interview

"This Is Not Water" - Hydropower Conflict Centre in Times of Green Paradox

Article

In her work "This Is Not Water", the artist Carolina Caycedo addresses the local effects of large-scale hydropower projects in South America. But how is this renewable energy source treated in times of the "Anthropocene"?

Carolina Caycedo

Interview

Will There Come Soft Rains? - with Carolina Caycedo