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Mono no aware

5 Mar – 2 Apr 2022
Mono no aware, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, 2022The title of the exhibition “Mono no aware” (物の哀れ) comes from Japanese and cannot be clearly translated into other languages. The expression is often described as the “pathos of things,” an awareness of the transience of things, which leads to an increased appreciation of the moment. In particular, it is used in connection with nature,[...]

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bis hierher und nicht weiter . this far and no further

17 July – 30 Aug 2020
Sharon Paz, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein TiergartenAs a prelude to the Moabit art festival Ortstermin 20, the exhibition bis hierher und nicht weiter . this far and no further calls for a critical engagement with developments in contemporary society, politics, culture, and ecology. The exhibition features work by artists and performers who explore physical and geopolitical borders, investigate the dynamics of[...]

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Watch Your Bubble!

9 May – 23 June 2018
The interdisciplinary art exhibition and conference Watch Your Bubble! deals with bubbles as knowledge formations and metaphorics for phenomena of self-identity on an individual and social level. Crossing the disciplinary boundaries of philosophy, social psychology, neuroscience and aesthetics, the project considers the complex emergence mechanisms of social and personal identities as constitutive processes of demarcation[...]

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unfin(n)ish|ed

27 Oct – 25 Nov 2017
Finland, the most sparsely populated country on the edge of Europe, is celebrating 100 years of independence in 2017. For centuries it was part of the Swedish Empire and then, among other things, as an autonomous Grand Duchy, part of the Russian Tsarist Empire until independence. Finnish culture has absorbed these influences from Western Europe[...]

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Corriger la Fortune

27 Jan – 11 March 2017
Kunstwerke von: Astrid Klein, Peggy Buth, Martin Peter, Claudia Annette MaierSince the early 1980s, Cologne-born Astrid Klein (*1951) has been one of Germany’s defining artistic personalities and has received numerous important awards for her innovative works. Significant for her extensive oeuvre, which has been presented in numerous national and international exhibitions, are large-format photo collages, paintings, sculptures and monumental installations. The focus is always on[...]