Look out NYC, because Berlin is the real city that never sleeps! Get ready for a non-stop party this weekend with a performance from Dead Skeletons at Katerholzig, exhibitions at Kaleidoskop and KWADRAT, and the month-long Maze festival at West Germany. Few things go better together than art, music, and alcohol…and we have plenty of each! Check out our list of events and art tours to start planning your crazy weekend!
Thursday September 20, 2012
Dive head first into the bizarre world of Dead Skeletons! This audio-visual trio from Iceland gets set to tear up the stage at one of the best venues in Berlin, Katerholzig! So get ready because the doors open at 9pm. And believe me, you do not want to miss this underground sensation’s performance.
Expand your intellectual horizons! The unique film series with a presentation of 30 new documentaries from around the world with a special focus on Brazilian films on art in collaboration with the Instituto Moreira Salles in Rio de Janeiro.
UK Artists Samantha Taylor and Suzanne Hutton present an exhibition at Museum Lichtenberg dealing with the re-use of everyday materials emphasizing the potential harmony between the natural and man-made worlds. Get ready for large scale installations and dramatic, architectural sculpture using industrial materials.
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Friday September 21, 2012
Immerse yourself in a massive video installation at Kaleidoskop by Edel O’ Reilly and Paul Harrington. The exhibit deals with the relationship between technology and humanity and will be streamed live to Ireland and iceland opening night!
We have heard some pretty out there stuff here at BAPS…but fictional artists? The global group exhibition of “fictional” international artists, documentale, comes to Berlin with a joint exhibition with the artist group Special X at Forelle this Friday!
Fourteen artists present their work in the lush, botanical setting of Gärtnerhof Velten. Ranging anywhere from sculpture to photography, do not miss this dynamic exhibition starting at 7pm!
The fifth night of this month-long experimental music festival kicks off with a presentation by Toronto artist, Aidan Baker entitled “THE EXTENDED AMORPHOUS DRONE FOR MULTIPLE HEADS.” If you want to find out more about just what exactly the Maze Festival is all about, check out our review here.
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Saturday September 22, 2012
Come celebrate bar/art space Ori’s fifth year anniversary with an exhibit by the Ori artists: Coka, Franziska Puhlmann, Friederike Vogel, Janina Schütz, Lisa Hain, Luise Steukart, m i r u, and Oliver Parzer. There will be photography, installations, and of course–good music and strong drinks!
You know you can always count on art space/bar Urban Spree for a good time! This Saturday you are invited to a wild party celebrating the finissage of street artist klone‘s solo show “NEW LAND” with drinks, dancing, and of course, good music! So tell your flatmates not to wait up, because this party is going all night!
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