Isca Greenield Sanders

Isca Greenield Sanders

Nowadays social networks can offer a costumbrist portrait of different contemporary lives across the globe. Sixty or seventy years ago, when neither Instagram nor Facebook existed, photographies and slides were the media to document the holidays. The amount of snapshot was limited to the reel and you didn’t know what to expect from that until the development of the film was done. Surprises like overexposure or fingers that shouldn’t be there came out. Isca Greenfield Sanders plays with nostalgia and is inspired by anonymous pictures of American leisure culture from the last…

Exhibition: Little Boy’s Luminous Legacies (new, clear, atomic narratives)

Exhibition: Little Boy’s Luminous Legacies (new, clear, atomic narratives)

Atomic technology, nuclear energy, and post-apocalyptic scenarios. The exhibition Little Boys luminous legacies at Lothringer13 Halle present various narrative and explorations of the atomic. The Atomic Age was also accompanied artistically offering different narratives that become visible the invisible. The atom as a measure, as a part of something bigger, and a unit of a total, is the protagonist of this exhibition, that explore propaganda, terrifying stories, and monsters like Godzilla. Curated by Dr. Daniel Bürkner and Jörg Koopmann, the gallery Lothringer13 Halle presents the works of Benten Clay, Michael Danner,…

Exhibition: Christoph Niemann

Exhibition: Christoph Niemann

You can look at the sky and see only clouds, or you can lift your head up and see animals, persons, Gods and all sort of objects. Even by taking a walk on the street you can see pieces that become faces on the subway or trees that say hello. You just need to have some imagination to deconstruct everyday images and create some new. This is what happens to the graphic artist Christoph Niemann. His gaze goes beyond what is established and convert everyday objects in stories adding his…

Installation: Raster-Noton White Circle

Installation: Raster-Noton White Circle

Raster-Noton was founded in 1996 as a record label and nowadays has grown to become a platform and a network that covers the overlapping border areas of pop, art, and science, as themselves say. Apart from their main music projects, they are also responsible for publications and installation works, always with an experimental approach. Productions which play with different textures, sounds, images and more. The label celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016 with a special work of art called the Raster-Noton White Circle. This light and sound installation, which can be visited at the museum Lenbachahus…

Exhibition: Blind Faith

Exhibition: Blind Faith

Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art is the new exhibition at Haus der Kunst. Connecting the concepts of cognitive and visceral, and playing with ideas like religion, faith, veracity, and opinion, the exhibition shows the works of 25 artists: Ed Atkins, Kader Attia, Olga Balema, Melanie Bonajo, Mariechen Danz, Cécile B. Evans, Andrea Éva Győri, Benedikt Hipp, Nicholas Hlobo, Marguerite Humeau, KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch and Debo Eilers), Hanne Lippard, Wangechi Mutu, Otobong Nkanga, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Jon Rafman, Mary Reid Kelley, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Raphael Sbrzesny, Jeremy Shaw,…

Free entry to the exhibitions at Haus der Kunst

Free entry to the exhibitions at Haus der Kunst

Money doesn’t need to be a problem to enjoy culture and art. As somebody said once, all the beautiful things are free. Haus der Kunst opens its doors for free every first Thursday of the month from 18 h to 22 h. A good opportunity to visit all the temporary exhibitions or the museum’s archive. Also, you can have guided tours, some of them in English, for just 3 euros. Some of the exhibitions you can visit the Thursday 2nd of August are, Vivan Sundaram, Der Öffentlichkeit or Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and…

Peter Lindbergh: From fashion to reality

Peter Lindbergh: From fashion to reality

“The women are more important than the clothes” is a statement that Peter Lindbergh said many years ago. For him, photography is not about products, is about humanity. As a recognized photographer in the fashion world during the 90s, he was in part responsible for the top model’s phenomenon during these years. Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford or Christy Turlington were some of the models that pose in front of his objective. Black and white photographies composed his works, with an unusual simple beauty, without any tricks,…