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Archive for November, 2007

Pic of the day: Ghostbuster

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How about a public space concert composed for 8 musicians playing this wonderfull instrument?

(This guy in front of my window really gave me a hard time today.)

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November 29th, 2007 at 12:06 am

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Blib festival

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I would love to go to the blib festival NYC next weekend. I just love 8-bit sound, e.g. bitshifter . Probably I did spend to much time on my C64 back in the days.

I still have to improve on my recently bought nanoloop sequencer for gameboy classic. First audio sequencing software I ever used.
Pump up the volume!

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November 27th, 2007 at 10:23 pm

Parcel art!

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Call for participation. Nice concept!

This part I like best :-)

“We would like to point out, that all pieces of work will be displayed in the exhibition in the »Bishkek Art Center« (possibly in the Bishkek Museum of Fine Arts). The exhibition will be opened on 29 March 2008. All parcels or letters, including contents, as installation or object, will be displayed according to the instructions of the artists. …”

via Marikke , thx!

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November 27th, 2007 at 10:15 pm

Skulpturenpark Berlin

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Skulpturenpark Berlin do have interesting public space exhibitions (and also made my Sanbox Berlin project possible, thx!)


NOVEMBER 2007 – Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum

Wednesday 28th of November 7:30 pm

The Lecture will take place in the atelier and exhibition space of the artists
Neue Grünstrasse 20 Berlin-Mitte
Subway Stop U2 Spittelmarkt.

Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum is a project by five artists who founded KUNSTrePUBLIK e.V. Matthias Einhoff, Philip Horst, Markus Lohmann, Harry Sachs and Daniel Seiple. Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum is located on an urban wasteland which was formerly the “Mauerstreifen,” the military zone within the Berlin Wall. It remains vacant to this day. With approximately 5 hectares of open lots, it offers a vast space and unique history to host various socio-cultural activities. Modecentrum, a former fashion center, sits on the southwest boundary of this area. On the third floor, KUNSTrePUBLIK e.V. has rented an 800 square meter hall with windows which face this vacant land. Rather than encouraging “plop art” or following the tradition of many open-air museums, Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum is interested in sculpture as a process that has the potential to reveal and critique the social, historical, and structural contexts provided by the site. It is not interested in placing objects into an already cultivated urban or park landscape.

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November 26th, 2007 at 11:09 pm!! beta – Bremen, 20.10.2007

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BNC in Bremen has organised a city tour questioning role of city planning an PR. And they laser tagged :-)

An einem Abend im Oktober zieht!! nach Anbruch der Dunkelheit an verschiedene Plätze der Stadt. Alle diese Orte prägen das Leben in der Stadt. Mit Projektionen, Geschichten, Licht- oder Toninstallationen etc. interpretiert und verändert!! die ursprünglichen Funktionen und Bedeutungen dieser Koordinaten städtischen Lebens temporär…..”


pics on flickr

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November 26th, 2007 at 8:53 am

Urban hacking

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Nice urban intervention by Mexican artist ,Gilberto Esparza. Urban Parasites
via Jonah

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November 21st, 2007 at 3:06 pm

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I am not the typical gallery visitor but on friday I went so see the opening of a group exhibition at gallery Gregor Podnar at a brand new ‘gallery-mall’ Lindenstrasse 35, Berlin Mitte. Why don’t they have a big checkout counter downstairs in the lobby? ;-)

I love Ariel’s very nice understatement like untitled airplane (in the clouds?).

Some more pics on flickr.

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November 20th, 2007 at 6:34 pm

“re:place” conference and “9 evenings” exhibition at tesla

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I went to re:place media art history conference last week, listening to some panels and talks. I did like the poster presentations, in Pechakucha style ( 10 presenters in 1 h) a lot. A 2,5 h panel with 4 panelists is sometimes quite long. But over all I got some interesting insights in media art history.
On Saturday I met Eva de Groote from at Tesla to take a look at the “9 Evenings Reconsidered: Art, Theatre, and Engineering, 1966” exhibition, originaly shown at MIT.
It was great fun to see today, in the era of the end of media art, the very beginning, the original equipment and beautiful movie documentations of 1966.

“9 evenings reconsidered: art, theatre, and engineering, 1966” at Tesla
opening hours:
10.11 through 02.12.2007
tues through sun, 6 pm – 10 pm

More pics of re:place conference and 9evenings exhibit on flickr.

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November 20th, 2007 at 3:22 pm

International Festival: "On the Town" screening

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I would love to see that movie screening tomorrow, but I couldn’t get a cheap flight to NYC any more ;-)
I met Tor Lindstrand at Ars07, we had an interesting panel discussion on PublicSpace-DigitalSpace relation together with Stefan Dösinger and Mirjam Struppek.
I like the work of International Festival, the mixture of theater, performance and any kind of space a lot.

Screening at
Storefront for Art and Architecture
17.10. 2-4 PM

Find more details on the flyer.

As part of PERFORMA07, New York’s second biennial of new visual art performance, International Festival takes on the monumental task of re-shooting the entirety of On The Town (98 minutes), Stanley Donen’s seminal 1949 dance film featuring Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, and others, in order to produce an inter-textual fiction engaging with the spatial and social geographies of New York City.

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November 16th, 2007 at 6:28 pm

Exhibition "Like to Like"

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Ariel Schlesinger invites everybody to join the opening of the group exhibition “like to like” he is part of.

Opening Friday. 16 November 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Galerija Gregor Podnar
Lindenstr. 35 | 10969 Berlin

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November 15th, 2007 at 7:03 pm