25.5 – 31.10.2019
Playground – for accepting your mortality
Ruine der Franziskaner Klosterkirche
Katrīna Neiburga & Andris Eglītis with Jānis Noviks
Against a background of traditional ideas about the Garden of Eden, alchemy, and the ancient desire to extend life, this exhibition and performance program held in monastery ruins addresses the myths of “paradise” and utopias of immortality.
Curated by Dr. Ute Müller-Tischler and Solvej Helweg Ovesen.
16.6 – 13.10.2019
100 Years Since the Opening of the Berlin Art Academy for Women
Birgit Bellmann, Charlotte Berend-Corinth, Alke Brinkmann, Ines Doleschal, else (Twin) Gabriel, Hannah H.ch, Ellen Kobe, Coco Kühn, Lotte Laserstein, Seraphina Lenz, Petra Lottje, Marg Moll, Doramaria Purschian, Cornelia Renz, Emy Roeder, Karin Rosenberg, Fiene Scharp, Erna Schmidt-Caroll, Maria Slavona, Elisabeth Sonneck, Gertrud Spitta, Milly Steger, Gaby Taplick, Elisabeth Voigt, Ute Weiss Leder, Elisabeth Voigt
An exhibition to mark the opening of the Berlin Art Academy for Women 100 years ago featuring works from Berlin women artists—12 taking a classically modern perspective, and 14 with a contemporary approach.
5.7 – 29.9.2019
Maki Na Kamura und sieben Bilder
The work of Maki Na Kamura presents a fascinating approach to contemporary painting. The artist describes herself as a representative of post-traditionalism, an art movement defined by her as following the modern. In her painting, she synthesises figuration and abstraction, transferring and transforming traditions through the prism of the 21st century.
17.7 – 15.9.2019
Louise Rösler (1907-1993)
Pictures and Pages
Galerie Parterre Berlin
Louise Rösler opposed the humanitarian catastrophes of her time—which affected her personally in the most painful way—with positive, sensual thinking at all costs. She didn’t withdraw from the world but reflected its visual and atmospheric onslaught in total and with no impulse to interpret any of it morally. (Quote: Katrin Arrieta)
In cooperation with Museum Rösler-Kröhnke, Kühlungsborn
21.7 – 29.9.2019
Neuheiten und Rezepte (Innovations and Formulas)
Mies van der Rohe Haus
Daniel Buren, Sabine Boehl, Günter Fruhtrunk
When Bauhaus was founded 100 years ago, everything had to be new. The artistic avant-garde of the time developed countless innovations in art and architecture—open-plan layouts, non-representative concepts in painting, monochrome surfaces, and membrane-like walls. The new was seductively pure, stunningly beautiful, and suggested a return to an imagined beginning. These newly developed concepts were subsequently reformed over and over again, dogmatically and without mercy. The artists managed to develop formulas to escape the fantasies of novelty. This exhibition features works from three generations of artists that are representative of how this theme was dealt with.
26.7 – 14.9.2019
Geheimnis und Faktum (Secret and Fact)
Galerie Alte Schule Adlershof
Isabelle Borges, Robert Seidel, Achim Maaz, Sador Weinsčlucker, Paul Wesenberg
Current changes in the processes of perception, and conceptions of reality that can be derived from them, are up for debate. Only the interpretation of perceptions allows for a conceptual framework to emerge that makes it possible to assess the aesthetic applications of new technologies.
Curated by Christoph Tannert
3.8 – 15.9.2019
Zwischen Ausgängen (Between Outputs)
galerie weisser elefant
Vanessa Farfán, Moritz Frei, Lilian Robl, Daniele Sigalot, and Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt with the Archive of Anonymous Draftspeople, the Archive of Thwarted Expectations, and the Mail Art Archive by Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt and Robert Rehfeldt, and the Werkbund Archive –Museum of Things
Collected artworks, projects, and objects reflect the moments of expectation that arise between situations and their resolutions, the outputs of these situations.
Curated by Julia Heunemann.
9.8 – 27.10.2019
Marlene Zoë Burz, Lisa Premke, David Reiber Otálora
Our entire life-reality is determined by a multitude of economic, ecological, political, social, and societal structures. By organizing these environments, we construct systems to make the complex interrelationships of these structures comprehensible. Within these fragile constructions lies the ongoing potential of semantic transformation.
9.8. – 20.9.2019
Nadja Schöllhammer – Wandler (Converter)
Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten
Drawing, cutting, burning, gluing, and collaging are processes that Nadja Schöllhammer uses to transform drawing from its two-dimensionality into multi-layered and baroque-like large-scale installations.
9.8 – 26.10.2019
Brigitte Wengoborski & Sabine Pfeifer — Eine Welt (One World)
“One World” brings together two artists who share a deep respect for nature. In the fourth inclusive exhibition of the Galerie Kulturhaus, pastels, oil paintings, watercolours, and prints by Spandau-based Brigitte Wengoborski are brought into a dynamic interplay with works by poet Sabine Pfeifer.
10.8 – 22.9.2019
Galerie im Saalbau
Thilo Droste, Saeed Foroghi
An over-sized conference table, designed specifically for the location, unfolds through the space like a delineation of the gallery. The table functions as both an invitation to a round-table discussion and as a barrier that excludes viewers. There should (seemingly) be mounted emblems and trophies; it is a place where (world) maps might get reshuffled. The artists thematize the questioning of established power structures with a physical, spatial experience.
11.8 – 21.9.2019
Schoeler.Berlin – Kunsthaus für alle
Thomas Fißler, Andreas Troggisch, Edgar Zippel
Ophthalmologist and former owner of the building, Dr. Schoeler, is the namesake of Schoeler.Berlin and the patron of the AUGE exhibition. It is a show examining perception, what we see, and what we want to see.
17.8 – 29.9.2019
vier x drei: bauhaus
projektraum alte feuerwache
Anna Borgman, Ines Doleschal, Susanne Piotter, Haleh Redjaian
Painting, architecture, and urban planning were the male dominated domains of Bauhaus, based on the notion that women had neither spatial intellectual capacity nor original creative powers. In this exhibition, four Berlin-based women artists critically rethink these classifications and make reference to the (still) virulent role stereotypes operating in the fine arts system.
22.8 – 9.10.2019
Regine Kuschke & Roswitha Schaab
In her pictures, Regine Kuschke dives into the unfathomable, often hidden sides of the human soul to reveal dreams and the ego’s shadowy other side through figures. Roswitha Schaab deals with appearances of everyday life through sculptures and prints. The works are developed through an interaction between the materials selected and impressions of reconstructed memories.
22.8 – 6.10.2019
zwei drei vier
Cihangir Gümüştürkmen – Painting and Objects
Galerie Historischer Keller
Berlin-based, Izmir-born artist, comedian, and dancer, Cihangir Gümüştürkmen, moves elegantly between the epochs and disciplines of art as well as between the contrasting cultures that have determined his life. He samples motifs from a wide variety of sources, breaking with convention along the way.
23.8 – 17.1.2019
Förderpreis Junge Kunst
Youth Art Award
A joint project of the Centre Bagatelle Art Association and the municipal galleries of the Reinickendorf district
Berlin University of the Arts students working in painting, drawing, graphics, and photography were eligible to enter the award as part of the joint exhibition project of Centre Bagatelle and the Rathaus Galerie. The award ceremony took place during the exhibition opening on 22.08.2019. Nine artists selected by the jury are to be featured in a group exhibition at the Rathaus Galerie.
23.8 – 20.10.2019
Revier – Photographs by Daniela Friebel
HAUS am KLEISTPARK I Projektraum
Daniela Friebel hunted Berlin for nightingales during nocturnal expeditions, then returned to photograph the locations in daylight. The images reveal areas that otherwise receive little attention and reflect the term “revier” (territory) in multi-layered ways. The photographs are presented as an installation with sound.
24.8 – 6.11.2019
The Process of Becoming – The Temporal Dimensions of Sculpture
Galerie im Körnerpark
Martin Erik Andersen, Anna Borgman, Katja Bjørn, Thomas Feuerstein, Heine Klausen, Morten Stræde, Andrea Winkler, Gloria Zein
“The Process of Becoming” challenges the classical concept of sculpture. Time is used as a sculptural material on an equal basis with steel, plastic, video, and the living human form. A common element between the works is an emphasis on the working process, an openness to the unfinished, and multiplicity of temporal layers.
24.8 – 15.9.2019
Valeska Peschke – Vulkan Umstülpen (Volcano inverted)
Galerie im Körnerpark
The five-metre high, inflatable, walk-in sculpture located in the park takes its cues from Rem Koolhaas’ EU-Barcode. With her European volcano, the artist makes reference to alternative concepts of home, territory, and borders—to a global rather than a national way of thinking; Europe as a volcano, as friction between different cultures: eruption, awakening, uncharted territory.
25.8 – 27.10.2019
Transformationen. Von der Vielschichtigkeit der Wirklichkeit (Transformations. On the Complexity of Reality)
Kommunale Galerie Berlin
Isabel Kerkermeier, Betina Kuntzsch, Marianne Stoll
The process of transformation opens up new perspectives. Betina Kuntzsch constructs an immaterial reality with digital video drawings, which connects with Isabel Kerkermeier’s aim of radically dissolving linear structures. Marianne Stoll’s relief collages are also based on deconstruction.
30.8 – 20.10.2019
Der Apfel. Eine Einführung. (Immer und immer und immer wieder)
The Apple. An Introduction. (Over and over and over again.)
Galerie im Turm
Antje Majewksi & Pawel Freisler with Piotr Życieński and Anja Fiedler /Apfelschätze
The apple is presented as an example of biodiversity loss. The familiar, traditional fruit is the basis for discussions of market dynamics and critical questions on nutrition, resilience, and climate change. Tree plantings and workshops further extend the project into urban space.
Curated by Lena Johanna Reisner
31.8 – 13.10.2019
Michael Fischer-Art – Die Welt im Tagebuch (The World in a Journal)
Galerie Kulturhaus Karlshorst
An exhibition of paintings and sculptures that feel like a travel diary. 49-year-old Michael Fischer-Art has created projects and images in over 100 different countries. He keeps a sketch book on hand constantly to record his experiences and things that happen.
30.8 – 15.12.2019
Hanna Hennenkemper & Cathy Jardon – Graphite and Neon
GalerieETAGE im Museum Reinickendorf
The graphic works of Berlin artist Hanna Hennenkemper often have a sensual presence and are striking in their clear, formal language. In contrast, Cathy Jordon takes the traditional framed canvas of painting as her starting point. Her works are variations in elemental forms, lines and grid-like patterns.
30.8 – 9.10.2019
subversiv – HAUS am KLEISTPARK 2019 Art Prize Exhibition
HAUS am KLEISTPARK
Norbert Bauer/Ralf Tekaat, Nadja Bournonville, Astrid Busch, Yvon Chabrowski, Eva Dittrich, Janine Eggert, Myriam El Haïk, Jens Hanke, Frank Jimin Hopp, Stephanie Keitz, Christin Lahr, Patricia Morosan, Brigitte Waldach, Jonas Wilisch, Andrea Winkler
A group exhibition presenting works by the nominees for the HAUS am KLEISTPARK Art Prize 2019. The €5000 award was created to support and promote professional Berlin-based artists. The jury was chaired by Dr. Stefanie Heckmann.
31.8 – 27.10.2019
Okka-Esther Hungerbühler – Die faule Nuss (The Bad Nut)
Okka-Esther Hungerbühler transforms the Schwartzsche Villa into a haunted castle. Inspired by fairy tales and films, she sees her robotically-controlled sculptures as elemental phenomena. An aesthetic nonchalance in materials—paper maché, glitter, plastic wrap—makes them seem alien. Hungerbühler presents the sculptures, as she has done frequently, alongside and in dialogue with paintings.
1.9 – 27.10.2019
Wandelhalle – Auf den Spuren von Sebalds Austerlitz (On the Trail of Sebald’s Austerlitz)
Kommunale Galerie Berlin
W.G. Sebald’s novel Austerlitz tells the story of Jacques Austerlitz, who was sent to England by Kindertransport at the age of five during the war. As he rediscovers his past, Austerlitz takes a journey through time and space. Karen Stuke followed this journey with her pinhole camera and re-describes the places in the Austerlitz story in her own way. Curated by Norbert Wiesneth.
4.9 – 17.11.2019
Lukas Heibges: Herr M. – Justizfall eines Fälschers (The Legal Case of a Counterfeiter)
Photography / Mixed Media
Kommunale Galerie Berlin
Herr M. describes the life of a counterfeiter, offering insights into both his personality and his legal case. Using image fragments, the artist thematizes existing controversies between humanity and justice, and questions our ideas of morality and justness.
4.9 – 1.11.2019
Painting, Sculpture, Video
rk – Galerie für zeitgenössische
Tine Benz, Wolfgang Flad, Elisa Haug, Susanne Kohler, Matthias Moravek
WILDNIS features the works of five artists who examine the term “wilderness”—in all its different meanings—through various media. The common starting point for all the works is an aesthetic approach to “wilderness” that invokes something wildly rampant, strange, unutilized, uninhabited, and unexpected.
4.9 – 6.11.2019
Matthew Burbidge & Andrea Pichl
studio im HOCHHAUS
Each artist presents different perspectives on installation and sculpture. The juxtaposition and togetherness open up possibilities and allow similarities to be highlighted.
5.9 – 10.11.2019
periphic – Photographs by Christoph Schieder
GALERIE im TEMPELHOF MUSEUM
Influenced by an interest in contemporary Scandinavian photography, Christoph Schieder focuses on urban landscapes with an alienating aesthetic. In this series of dark-grey toned work, the artist is concerned with change and stagnation, with the inner dichotomy of conflicting desires on the spectrum of permanence and endings.