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Photo report: Trip to Berlin Gallery Weekend 2018 and Cologne

(Above) Detail from the K, inaugural show dedicated to exploring the work of East German designer and exhibition-maker Klaus Wittkugel. K, A Year with P. Krishnamurthy on Ebersstrasse 3 (Schöneberg) is a workshop for exhibition-making led by designer, curator, writer and educator Prem Krishnamurthy, co-director of the multidisciplinary design Wkshps, which extends his previous exhibition space and ‘mom-and-pop’ P! based in New York between 2012-2017. The project is organised in collaboration with KW Institute for Contemporary Art. All photos: Latitudes.

 (Above and below) Claudia Comte's ‘When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth’ at König Galerie's St Agnes, Berlin. 

 (Above) ‘ARTHUR JAFA: A SERIES OF UTTERLY IMPROBABLE, YET EXTRAORDINARY RENDITIONS’ at the Julia Stoschek Collection

(Above) Loris Gréaud at Max Hetzler.

 (Above and below) Lawrence Weiner and Manfred Pernice in the old/new venue of Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin. 

  (Above and below) Nevin Aladağ's ‘Mustrop’ exhibition at Wentrup, Berlin. 


(Above) Andro Wekua at Spruth Magers. The gallery concurrently presented exhibitions by Senga Nengudi and Kara Walker. 

 (Above and two below)  Ibrahim Mahama at DAAD Galerie, Berlin.


 (Above and below) Views of the exhibition ‘Neolithic Childhood. Art in a False Present, c. 1930’ at Haus der Kulturen der Welt.

 (Above and two below) View of ‘Hello World. Revising a Collection’ in the central nave Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin.

 (Above and below) One of the most interesting sections of the expansive Hello World. Revising a Collection’ exhibition, was ‘Colomental. The Violence of Intimate Histories’ curated by Sven Beckstette and Azu Nwagbogu. The curators commissioned four artists (Joël Andrianomearisoa, Peggy Buth, Astrid S. Klein and Dierk Schmidt) to produce work critically reflecting on the lack of contemporary art holdings of the National Galerie on the connections between African countries and Germany. Above Peggy Buth's work tracking the display and inventories in colonial museum revealing their historical narratives and representations. Below works by Joël Andrianomearisoa.
Very happy to finally be able to see this object in the flesh: "Nuage articulé" one of the most beautiful Surrealist objects firstly executed in 1937 with dry natural sponges by the German-Austrian-Mexican artist Wolfgang Paalen.
 (Above and below) Olivier Laric's ‘Year of the Dog’ at Tanya Leighton, included the European debut of his latest animation video ‘Betweenness’ (all 2018), alongside ‘Hundemensch’ a group of pigmented cast resin anthropomorphic sculptures.

 (Above and below) Becky Beasley's ‘Depressive Alcoholic Mother’ show at Galeria Plan B.

  (Above and below) AA Bronson + General Idea, 1968–2018, ‘Catch me if you can!’ exhibition at Esther Schipper.

  (Above and following two) Mariana Castillo Deball's ‘das Haut-Ich’ at Galerie Barbara Wien, taking the tonalpohualli calendar and the deity Xipe Totec as a starting point.

 (Above and below) Haegue Yang's installation ‘Silo of Silence – Clicked Core’ in the Boiler House space at KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art in Berlin’s Neukölln district. 

Berlin skyline from KINDL's second floor.

 (Above and below) ‘Defying Gravity’ exhibition by Swiss artists Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs occupying the two floors of the Maschinenhaus (Power House) at KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art, gathering photographs, 16mm films, sculptures and new installations from the past decade.

 4h train to Cologne. The 2017 edition of "KölnSkulptur #9" titled ‘La fin de Babylone’ added new works by Andrea Büttner, Claudia Comte, Jan Kiefer, Eduardo Navarro, Solange Pessoa, Lin May Saeed, Teresa Solar and Pedro Wirz to the existing collection; and was curated by Chus Martínez. Above and following seven photos.

 (Above and below) ‘Pumping Station’ (2017) by Teresa Solar.
  (Above) ‘The Nordic Cactuses’ (2017) by Claudia Comte.
  (Above) Michael Sailstorfer (helicopter) and Mark di Suvero.
  (Above) ‘Untitled’ (2017) by Solange Pessoa.
  (Above and below) ‘Schale’ (2017) by Andrea Büttner.
 (Above) ‘Pagliaccio non son’ (2011) by Jimmie Durham. 
(Above) ‘Garten’ (1997–1999) by Peter Fischli and David Weiss. 
(Above) Pathway into the park.
 (Above and below) View of ‘Games of Decentralized Life’ exhibition by Simon Denny at Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, around Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. 

 (Above and below) View of the exhibition ‘The Superman’ by Alex da Corte on view the at Kölnischer Kunstverein. 

(Above) Beautiful 1950s architecture of the Kölnischer Kunstverein. 

 (Above and following) View of Haegue Yang's mid-career retrospective ‘ETA 1994–2018’ at Museum Ludwig in Cologne. In this room ‘Series of Vulnerable Arrangements’ are displayed alongside ‘Seven Basel Lights’ and ‘Medicine Men’.

 (Above) ‘Mountains of Encounter’ and ‘Sol Lewitt Upside Down — K123456. Expanded 1078 Times. Doubled and Mirrored’.
(Above) Installation ‘5, Rue Saint-Benoît’.

  (Above) View of the first solo exhibition ‘ DAS – IST — DAS?’ in Germany by Ana Jotta at Temporary Gallery, Cologne. Curated by Regina Barunke and Miguel Wandschneider.



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'The Last Newspaper' available for purchase and distribution from Motto in Berlin

Image: Motto Distribution announcement.

'The Last Newspaper' exhibition catalogue is now available for purchase (€15, to buy email [email protected] ) as well as for distribution from Motto Berlin.

'The Last Newspaper' was a hybrid exhibition inspired by the ways artists approach the news and respond to the stories and images that command the headlines. Co-curated by Richard Flood and Benjamin Godsill, the exhibition was held at the New Museum, New York, from 6 October 2010 to 9 January 2011.

Alongside the exhibition, a number of partner organisations, including Latitudes, used on-site offices to present their research and stage public dialogues. ‘THE LAST POST’ / ‘THE LAST GAZETTE’ / ‘THE LAST REGISTER’… was an 12-page free weekly newspaper and an incremental exhibition catalogue edited during a 10 week editorial residency byLatitudes .

This published record, designed by Chad Kloepfer and Joel Stillman, is the surrogate catalogue of The Last Newspaper. Featuring over 100 contributors, including essays and interviews with participating artists, the compilation also brings together articles and special features around an expanded selection of work that addresses the news, the newspaper, and its evolving form and function.

Motto Berlin, a store dedicated to magazines, books and self published printed matter. Various presentations and publication launches take place every month.

Motto Berlin
Skalitzer Str. 68, im Hinterhof
10997 Berlin
U1 Schlesiches Tor
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6th Berlin Biennale 2010 'What is Waiting Out There'

All Photos: Latitudes | www.lttds.org

The 6th Berlin Biennale is on view between 11 June and 8 August at the following venues:
Berlin-Mitte:
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Auguststraße 69, 10117 Berlin
Alte Nationalgalerie / Old National Gallery (Museum Island), Bodestraße 1–3, 10178 Berlin

Berlin-Kreuzberg:
Oranienplatz 17, 10999 Berlin
Dresdener Straße 19, 10999 Berlin
Kohlfurter Straße 1, 10999 Berlin
Mehringdamm 28, 10961 Berlin

Exhibiting artists:
Bernard Bazile (*1952 in Tulle/France), Mark Boulos (*1975 in Boston/USA), Mohamed Bourouissa (*1978 in Blida/Algeria), Olga Chernysheva (*1962 in Moscow/Russia), Phil Collins (*1970 in Runcorn/Great Britain), Minerva Cuevas (*1975 in Mexico City/Mexico), Shannon Ebner (*1971 in Englewood/USA), Nir Evron (*1974 in Herzliya/Israel), Marcus Geiger (*1957 in Muri/Switzerland), Ion Grigorescu (*1945 in Bucharest/Romania), Friedl vom Gröller (Kubelka) (*1946 in London/Great Britain), Nilbar Güreş (*1977 in Istanbul/Turkey), Petrit Halilaj (*1986 in Skenderaj/Kosovo), Marlene Haring (*1978 in Vienna/Austria), Cameron Jamie (*1969 in Los Angeles/USA), Sven-Åke Johansson (*1943 in Mariestad/Sweden), Thomas Judin (*1982 in Frankfurt am Main/Germany), George Kuchar (*1942 in New York/USA), Andrey Kuzkin (*1979 in Moscow/Russia), Thomas Locher (*1956 in Munderkingen/Germany), Adrian Lohmüller (*1977 in Gengenbach/Germany), Armando Lulaj (*1980 in Tirana/Albania), Renzo Martens (*1973 in Sluiskil/The Netherlands), Adolph Menzel (*1815 in Breslau, † 1905 in Berlin), Avi Mograbi (*1956 in Tel-Aviv/Israel), Henrik Olesen (*1967 in Esbjerg/Denmark), Roman Ondák (*1966 in Zilina/Slovak Republic), Marion von Osten (*1963 in Dortmund/Germany), Ferhat Özgür (*1965 in Ankara/Turkey), Margaret Salmon (*1975 in New York/USA), Hans Schabus (*1970 in Watschig/Austria), Michael Schmidt (*1945 in Berlin/Germany), Ruti Sela (*1974 in Jerusalem/Israel) & Maayan Amir (*1978 in Hadera/Israel), Gedi Sibony (*1973 in New York/USA), John Smith (*1952 in London/Great Britain), Michael Stevenson (*1964 in Inglewood/New Zealand), Sebastian Stumpf (*1980 in Würzburg/Germany), Ron Tran (*1972 in Saigon/Vietnam), Danh Vo (*1975 in Saigon/Vietnam), Marie Voignier (*1974 in Ris-Orangis/France), Vincent Vulsma (*1982 in Zaandam/The Netherlands), Anna Witt (*1981 in Wasserburg am Inn/Germany), Pleurad Xhafa / Sokol Peçi (both *1984 in Albania).

Curated by: Kathrin Rhomberg

www.kw-berlin.de
www.berlinbiennale.de


Photo tour of galleries, studios, project spaces during BB6.

Berlin galleries, project spaces, studios... June 2010

Alexej Meschtschanow at Klemm'sAlexej Meschtschanow at Klemm's


Jimmie Durham at Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch
Jimmie Durham at Barbara Wien Wilma Lukatsch


Rethinking Location at Sprüth Magers
'Rethinking Location' at Sprüth Magers


Kirstine Roepstorff at Peres Projects
Kirstine Roepstorff at Peres Projects


Heike Kabisch at Chert
Heike Kabisch at Chert


Christina Mackie at Supportico Lopez
Christina Mackie at Supportico Lopez


Rudolf Stingel at the Neue Nationalgalerie
Rudolf Stingel at the Neue Nationalgalerie


Haegue Yang at Barbara Wein Wilma Lukatsch Schöneberger Ufer space
Haegue Yang at Barbara Wein Wilma Lukatsch Schöneberger Ufer space


Rubén Grilo at Maribel López
Rubén Grilo at Maribel López Gallery


Michael Buthe at Reception
Michael Buthe at Reception


Mehr Teppich / More Carpets at Isabella Bortolozzi
Mehr Teppich / More Carpets at Isabella Bortolozzi


Self-Consciousness at VW VeneKlasen/Werner
'Self-Consciousness' at VW VeneKlasen/Werner


Archive Kabinett
Archive Kabinett


Mladen Stilinovic talk at Salon Populaire
Mladen Stilinovic talk at Salon Populaire


Studio visit with Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson
Studio visit with Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson


Studio visit with Haegue Yang
Studio visit with Haegue Yang


Lara Favaretto at Klosterfelde
Lara Favaretto at Klosterfelde


John Smith at Tanya Leighton Gallery
John Smith at Tanya Leighton Gallery


Vlassis Caniaris at Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch
Vlassis Caniaris at Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch


Tue Greenfort at Johann König
Tue Greenfort at Johann König


Jessica Rankin and Sara Barker at Carlier | Gebauer
Jessica Rankin and Sara Barker at Carlier | Gebauer


Sofia Hultén at Konrad Fischer Galerie
Sofia Hultén at Konrad Fischer Galerie


Voices from Silence Truths Unveiled by Time at Galerie Opdahl
'Voices from Silence Truths Unveiled by Time' at Galerie Opdahl


Minimum Maximum at Zak | Branicka
'Minimum Maximum' at Zak | Branicka


Ion Grigorescu at Galerija Gregor Podnar
Ion Grigorescu at Galerija Gregor Podnar


Christina Andersseon at Galerie Nordenhake
Christian Andersson at Galerie Nordenhake


Simon Dybbroe Møller at Galerie Kamm
Simon Dybbroe Møller at Galerie Kamm


João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva at Galerie Kamm
João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva at Galerie Kamm


Liam Gillick at Esther Schipper
Liam Gillick at Esther Schipper


Franz Ackermann at Neugerriemschneider
Franz Ackermann at Neugerriemschneider


Wilhelm Sasnal at Johnen Galerie
Wilhelm Sasnal at Johnen Galerie


Videodrome at Autocenter
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All photos: Latitudes | www.lttds.org

New Berlin Galleries: Feinkost & Maribel López Gallery


Two friends of Latitudes are opening their own galleries in Berlin: Feinkost and Maribel López Gallery.

Feinkost opened at the end of September with a show with work by the bulgarian artists Luchezar Boyadjiev. Tomorrow they will inaugurate their second show titled 'The Art World' with works by Ad Reinhardt, Alan Phelan, Balthasar Burkhard, Ben Gavin, Charles Gute, Christian Jankowski, IRWIN, Luchezar Boyadjiev, Matthieu Laurette, Pablo Helguera, Rainer Ganahl, REP Group, SOSka Group, et al.


On December 15th, Maribel López Gallery will open her space with the show 'Game Over Expanded' by Barcelona-based artist Francesc Ruiz.

"Francesc Ruiz (Barcelona, 1971) deploys an array of ‘possible’ fictions, laden with irony and bordering on delirium, which encompass multiple horizons of escaping from and re-inventing reality. His ink drawings alternate with other media, such as installations of black-and-white photocopies glued to the wall, videos and sculptures.On this occasion, in a new series of drawings and an installation, Francesc Ruiz tackles one of his recurring themes—his interest in places of consumption. These spaces enable him to develop narrative exercises charged with unexpected potential for action."

Francesc Ruiz was present at such recent exhibitions as Existencias, MUSAC, León (2007); Où? Scènes du Sud: Espagne, Italie, Portugal, Carrée d’Art – Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes (2007), Registros y hábitos. Máquina de tiempo/imágenes de espacio, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona and CGAC, Santiago de Compostela (2006).

Feinkost (Aaron Moulton & Mette Ravnkilde)
Bernauer Straße 71 - 72
13355 Berlin
T. +49 (0)172 1849732
info[at]galeriefeinkost.com

Maribel López Gallery
Holzmarktstrasse 15-18
S-Bahnbogen 54
10179 Berlin
T: +49 (0) 30 200 54 530
info[at]maribellopezgallery.com

Founded in 2005 by Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna, Latitudes is a curatorial office based in Barcelona, Spain, that works internationally across contemporary art practices.

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