single-exhibition.php

Stadt als Ornament

faws-content-single-exhibition-connected-list-one-entry.php

No War No Vietnam

24 Aug – 6 Oct 2018

faws-content-single-exhibition-connected-list-one-entry.php

Stadt als Ornament

4 July – 11 Aug 2018

faws-content-single-exhibition-connected-list-one-entry.php

Watch Your Bubble!

9 May – 23 June 2018

faws-content-single-exhibition-connected-list-one-entry.php

Waldarbeiten

16 Mar – 28 Apr 2018

faws-content-single-exhibition-connected-list-one-entry.php

dark days in paradise

26 Jan – 3 Mar 2018

faws-content-single-exhibition-detail.php

4 July – 11 Aug 2018

Mariel Poppe, Sencer Vardarman, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Tatjana Fell, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Mariel Poppe, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Mariel Poppe, Tatjana Fell, Sencer Vardarman, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Tatjana Fell, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Gabriele Worgitzki, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Gabriele Worgitzki, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Juliane Duda, Fernando Niño-Sánchez, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Tatjana Fell, Jörn Gerstenberg,Inken Reinert, Birgit Schlieps, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Jörn Gerstenberg, Inken Reinert, Foto: Michael Zeeh

Artists: Juliane Duda, Tatjana Fell, Jörn Gerstenberg, Fernando Niño-Sanchez, Mariel Poppe, Inken Reinert, Birgit Schlieps, Sencer Vardarman, Gabriele Worgitzki

Opening:

Wed 4 July 2018, 7 pm

Introduction: Veronika Witte
itinerant interlude #15311: Abu Hajar-Mazzaj, syrian rap

The exhibition “City as Ornament” brings together nine positions of contemporary art with a broad media spectrum that explore the city as a phenomenon of social interaction. They negotiate the specific patterns and interconnections of historical, cultural, political and social events and discourses in urban space. Special attention is paid to the possibilities of individual and community participation as well as to the effects of urban life on its actors.

Referring to the current history of Berlin, to overlaps of different lifestyles and to linguistic and cultural diversity, Fernando Niño-Sanchez’s installations and objects abstract urban life into complex symbols. The video installations and photographs by Gabriele Worgitzki deal with the speeds of cities, in which the time of the protagonists and their places passes asynchronously: A rapidly changing urban space houses people who seem to have fallen out of time and yet have been shaped by it. Juliane Duda’s photographic works focus on traces of change in converted buildings; buildings that seem strangely out of place. Mariel Poppe, on the other hand, comments on urban dynamics using model building blocks that form spatial ornaments when assembled into modular architectures. Drawings, photographs and objects become the sculptural material for an installation with which Birgit Schlieps addresses increasingly lost inner-city wastelands and their spatial potential. Jörn Gerstenberg’s prints testify to the artist’s fascination with urban dissolution. Between fantasies of growth and images of decline, both problems and possibilities of living together in the city appear. Inken Reinert shifts the question of past visions to interiors that remain rather hidden and asks with subtle irony about possible new constellations of GDR residential culture.

Tatjana Fell also questions the structures of order and reference at the limits of visibility. By means of resonances, reflections and transparencies, her photographic works explore the transformations of individual and social influence on the city. Finally, Sencer Vardarman’s long-term artistic study deals with political, religious and geopolitical influence: in his home city of Istanbul, power games in this regard can be seen in the increasing loss of buildings and the changing course of the coastline.

With the kind support of the district funding of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. The project “itinerant interludes” is supported by the Initiative Neue Musik.

Connected events: