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DOMINIONS

by Devon Caranicas
Dominions is a collaborative installation from Berlin-based Julian Charrière and Andreas Greiner.  Having collected mold samples from various locations throughout their respective home countries of Switzerland and Germany, the artists are now breeding the microbes in large glass vitrines throughout PROGRAM's gallery. These architectural petri dishes range in height and placement throughout the exhibition space, an obvious nod to their topographic origin, while the bacteria they contain have... [more]
Posted by Devon Caranicas on 9/19/11
Meurtriere

Picking up the PIeces

by Ana Finel Honigman
    Harvard Design alumni Carson Chan and Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga conceived their Program (http://www.programonline.de/) non-profit project space in Berlin as a critical forum for examining the significance ofarchitecture. For each exhibition, artists engage the special character of the spacious white-walled ground level of the former Russian-owned Hotel Newa to explore the space's identity as a gallery and, by extrapolation, the gallery's relationship to Berlin. For "Immediate... [more]
Posted by Ana Finel Honigman on 8/1/09
Traces

Cleaning up

by Ana Finel Honigman
While creating “Surface Values” Eemil Karila learned that the cleaning lady with whom he was collaborating on the project had previously been a nurse in the Ukraine. She did not want her name to be listed in the show’s press material because she did not want her current occupation to be revealed to her family at home.  But her marks on the gallery’s floor are what transform the space from an empty dark room into a haunting work of art. For his first solo show in Berlin, the... [more]
Posted by Ana Finel Honigman on 3/21/09
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