Exhibitions

UPCOMING

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János Fodor
Opening| September 13, 2014, 7 pm
Exhibition
| September 13 - October 25, 2014
Opening Hours
| Wed - Sat, 2-6 pm
abc gallery nights
|September 17, 2014, 7-10 pm


Grimmuseum is pleased to present „Overmorrow“, a solo exhibition by Hungarian artist János Fodor (1975) from September 13 until October 25. With the presentation of Fodor's early works, the exhibition will give an overview of his oeuvre while newly produced works are functioning as a snapshot of his current practice. Often his works relate to cultural products, such as the art-historical repertoire or scientific theories. In addition, objects from popular culture, design and fashion are part of his work and as „readymades with a twist“ that reveal their distortion at second glance. His pool of themes is inexhaustible as well as his formal realisations through sculptures and objects, painting, prints and photographies. The exhibition will present a collection of works that is dedicated to Fodor's idea of „finding better questions to well-known answers“.



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Ada Van Hoorebeke | ABC Berlin, September 18-21, 2014


Ada Van Hoorebeke creates conceptual, anti-monumental works in which the manual work process, traditional techniques, such as batik dyeing processes and materials like textiles, wood and clay are in focus. With her work Gedankengang (Am laufenden Meter) Van Hoorebeke presents a new installation consisting of 150 connected ceramic tiles that expand through the space. On the backside of the tiles are scratched drawings as visualizations of her spontaneous, intuitive thoughts. The title Gedankengang can be taken literally since the two essential and interlinked aspects of the sculpture are named: one the one hand „Gang“ (= walk) which refers to the artist flattening the tiles by walking on them, describing the physical movement, the progress; on the other hand „Gedanken“ (= thoughts) as the sequence of thoughts in images that are inscribed in the backside of the tiles. Through the possiblity of taking apart the installation in 150 segments, its materiality and its existence as an object becomes distinct.





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Elise Florenty & Marcel Türkowsky | screening THE SUN EXPERIMENT (ETHER ECHOES) | ABC Programm, Berlin, September 19, 3pm


In their new experimental film The Sun Experiment (Ether Echoes) Elise Florenty and Marcel Türkowsky accompany a young Ukrainian women who participates in an electro-telepathic experiment entering a trance state and embarking on a mental journey. The voice off-screen describes the scene:
“Somewhere near the Black Sea, in a post-Soviet mining town. A very young woman prepares to undergo an electro-telepathic solar experiment via an _excitator_, in a do-it-yourself version of Cold War parapsychic experiments. The sun_s radiation is transformed into electrical energy stimulating the layers of her consciousness and causing an explosion of memories multiplying it into diverse characters, activities and timeframes. Collective visions nested one inside the other.”
As in their previous films, their words set the tone, the ambition is elevated. The aim is a meditation on History, but with small-scale means, dedicated to the most modest materiality. Dust, rug, salad bowl, hourglass, glass vial, dance steps, caps, etc., chime out a tangible world, but one grasped as if on the verge of disappearing. The camera stays close to what it shoots, making felt the thickness of elements as if they were as labile as the electric current or the stuff of dreams, for example. Even the commentaries, those ghostly voices off, are swept up in a dreamlike haze that refuses the limits of real space. This sun experiment, which is never blinding, leads us to a celebration of the languor of abandonment rather than of conquest (the famous Victory over the Sun).







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publications

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WE ARE NOT A MUSEUM

167 mm × 240 mm,
400 pages,
500 black and white illustrations,
texts in english
ISBN 978-3-943514-12-4

With the publication „We are not a museum“ we look back on two years of intensive and manifold production in the Grimmuseum. The catalogue contains a detailed, richly illustrated documentation of the numerous exhibitions, performances and sound installations in over 50 projects and over 400 artists.

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FEATHER THROAT

32 Page booklet,
released May 2011, Berlin.


Volume II. Featuring the work of 13 kindred spirits: Jan Anderzén, Francesco Cavaliere, Daniel Gustav Cramer & Haris Epaminonda (Infinite Library), Michele Di Menna, Invernomuto, Caitlin Mociun, Les Ramsay, Dan Rees, Marc Richter, Anneli Schütz & Dagmar Weiss, Nathalie Shepherd, Marcel Türkowsky, and Philip Wiegard.





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HENRY FLYNT 2011 CONCEPT ART 50 YEARS

by Henry Flynt and C.C Hennix
52 pages B/W A5

The Edition “Henry Flynt 2011 Concept Art 50 Years” published by GRIMMUSEUM
on the occasion of the exhibition “7 Homotopies (How One Becomes The Other)”
Curated by Francesco Cavaliere & Marcel Türkowsky





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I WALK IN THE FOREST AS IN A TEMPLE

by Elsa Salonen
48 pages (28 colors, 20 b/w), 21 x 21 cm
2012, English

This booklet documents two exhibitions and the related research from 
Finnish artist Elsa Salonen (www.elsasalonen.com). 
Finnish folk religion, spirituality, nature and cultural traditions are themes 
for Salonen's paintings, drawings and installations, all documented in the catalogue. 





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NEVER ODD OR EVEN

by Mariana Castillo Deball
Size varies, max. 170 × 240 mm 30 Covers, 24 b/w, 6 color English/Spanish/Portuguese/French ISBN 978-3-00-035970-5
Volume II is an anthology of 30 dust jackets of non-existing books.
Never odd or Even is a project by Mariana Castillo Deball with contributions by Mario Bellatin, Koen Brams, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Santiago da Silva, Tim Etchells, Carla Faesler, Dario Gamboni, Dora García, Moosje Goosen, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Pascale Montandon, Irene Kopelman, Adriana Lara, Pablo León de la Barra, Jesse Lerner, Juana Lomeli, Valeria Luiselli, Raimundas Malašauskas, Antoni Muntadas, Sophie Nys, Manuel Raeder, Eran Schaerf and Eva Meyer, Sergio Taborda and Heriberto Yépez. Published by BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE on the occasion of the exhibition NEVER ODD OR EVEN at GRIMMUSEUM, Berlin and Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde. Curated by Solvej Helweg Ovesen and co-produced by GRIMMUSEUM, Berlin.


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NUDISM

A5 36 pages colour indigo print HP7500
This pubblication was made in occasion of Whistle, Minotaur! 09 "Nudism, A Furious Undressing", an exhibition curated by Francesco Cavaliere and Marcel Turkowsky at GRIMMUSEUM, Berlin. It contains works by Benjamin Altermatt, Massimiliano Bomba and Xavier Garcia Bardon. "Nudism, often referring to an alternative to "Naturism", the free speech movement of the body becomes a starting point for a series of upcoming episodes. This viewing assumes to move a sense closer to a free and furious experience in a multi dimensional space. A polyphonic story told becomes more of a panoramic view than an attempt to reach a heterogeneous form."





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ONE OF OURS

Edition of 100
3 panel fold out serigraph cover (Exterior metallic silver / Interior Blue),
deckled edge,
20 Colour pp. 28 x 23 cm

‘One of Ours’ published on the occasion of the Javier Perés Solo Exhibition ‘One of Ours’ at GRIMMUSEUM.•
Published 2012 by anteism





about

GRIMMUSEUM gUG is a project space dedicated to the support of artists, located in the premises of the former Luise Grimm Museum in Kreuzberg. Over the last three years we have worked in over 60 projects with more than 400 international artists and upcoming curators. Regarding the difficult situation for Berlin-based artists, we re-defined our institutional structures in order to support our artists in a more sustainable and effective way. Lately, we present primarily solo shows and support the exhibited artists on all levels: from financing the production of new works; the curatorial organisation of the exhibition at Grimmuseum; as well as the representation on art fairs, documentation and publications.

GRIMMUSEUM gUG ist ein Projektraum, angesiedelt in den Räumlichkeiten des ehemaligen Luise Grimm Museums in Kreuzberg, der sich im Besonderen der nachhaltigen Förderung von KünstlerInnen widmet. In den letzten drei Jahren haben wir in mehr als 60 Projekten mit mehr als 400 Künstlern, Künstlerinnen und Kuratoren zusammengearbeitet. In Hinblick auf die prekäre Situation für in Berlin ansässige Künstler, haben wir seit einem Jahr unsere institutionellen Strukturen verändert, um eine nachhaltige und effektive Unterstützung zu ermöglichen. Wir zeigen nun vorrangig Einzelausstellungen und unterstützen die präsentierten Künstler auf allen Ebenen: Das geht von der Finanzierung neuer Arbeiten, über die kuratorische Organisation der Ausstellung im Grimmuseum bis hin zu Messepräsentationen, Publikationen und der Dokumentation.





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Press

FAIRS



Ada Van Hoorebeke
| ABC Berlin | September 18-21, 2014

25.04-27.2014
ART BRUSSELS
Artist: Andrès Galeano

05.02-09.02.2014
ART ROTTERDAM
Artist: Ada Van Hoorebeke

30.08-02.09.2013
ALT_CHP / Copenhagen alternative Fair
Artist: Christopher Kline

16. - 19.05.2013
PLATFORM PROJECT AT ART-ATHINA
Artist: Ada Van Hoorebeke

17. - 21.04. 2013
ART BRUSSELS/ First Call
Artists: Francesco Cavaliere, Ada Van Hoorebeke, Christopher Kline

15. - 17.02.2013
SUPERMARKET – STOCKHOLM INDEPENDENT ART FAIR
Artist: Andrés Galeano

13. - 16.09.2012
PREVIEW BERLIN ART FAIR
Artist: Christopher Kline




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