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Germane Mission

by Bryndís Björnsdóttir
An unanswered question a day keeps the doctor away or something on those terms. The apple, if you will, of art seems to be the never-ending meditations on its existence, value, and purpose in the form of the unanswered question: What is art? Curator René Block hits us up with this query once again with , a cooperative exhibition between TANAS and n.b.k. in Berlin. The exhibition serves as a farewell gesture to TANAS, a non-commercial project space, as it closes its doors after its five years... [more]
Posted by Bryndís Björnsdóttir on 10/2/13

Social and Political Inspection

          Neuer Berliner Kuntstverein presents the work of Hartmut Bitomsky for the first time in an art institution. Bitomsky is considered one of the most outstanding German filmmakers today, and enjoys an international reputation. He has made more than 40 films, some of the best known include the films of his Germany trilogy: Deutschlandbilder (Pictures of Germany, 1983), Reichsautobahn (1985), and Der VW Komplex (The VW Complex, 1988). He was awarded the Grimme-Preis... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 9/21/10

An Uncomfortable Heritage

by E-Slant Team
        Anetta Mona Chişa (Prag) und Lucia Tkáčová (Bratislava) arbeiten seit 2000 zusammen und verfolgen weiterhin auch Einzelkarrieren. In ihren Gemeinschaftsarbeiten thematisieren sie Geschlechterverhältnisse sowie die Rolle als osteuropäische Künstlerinnen in einer westlich dominierten Kunstwelt. Mit Videos, Installationen, Textarbeiten und Performances brechen sie Konsumerwartungen und setzen Reflexionsprozesse über Genderfragen, Kunstmarkt und Kunstmachen in Gang. Ausstellung und... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 1/18/09
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