The Psychology of Art Making – Magalie Guérin The Psychology of Art Making – Magalie Guérin

The Psychology of Art Making - Magalie Guérin

SomoS is pleased to welcome French-Canadian painter Magalie Guérin (1973) to its Artist-in-Residence program. The Chicago-based artist joins SomoS May-July 2018 in Berlin, where she will conduct visual, intellectual and emotional research f ...

Loneliness Online – Sergey Melnitchenko Loneliness Online – Sergey Melnitchenko

Loneliness Online - Sergey Melnitchenko

In the photography exhibition presented by SomoS Art House in Berlin, Sergey Melnitchenko (b. 1991, Ukraine) shares his series titled “Loneliness Online.” The series is a sociocultural research on pathogenicity in social networks, caused by ...

CYCLE – collective sound performance / workshop CYCLE – collective sound performance / workshop

CYCLE - collective sound performance / workshop

Saturday, May 12th 2018, 6-9 PM, SomoS hosts “CYCLE,” a collective sound performance/workshop, exploring electromagnetic fields. Drones can be found in all ethnic and spiritual articulations, as well as in the sounds of nature a ...

Memory, History & Identity – Introducing Anahita Norouzi Memory, History & Identity – Introducing Anahita Norouzi

Memory, History & Identity - Introducing Anahita Norouzi

SomoS is pleased to introduce interdisciplinary artist Anahita Norouzi to its Artist-in-Residence program. She will join our residency program May-June in Berlin to work on her project “They Are Neither Dead Nor Alive: A Study on the Deform ...

Routine & Happiness – Mari Nagem & Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger Routine & Happiness – Mari Nagem & Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger

Routine & Happiness - Mari Nagem & Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger

The stick and the carrot make the world go round. In their duo show, Routine & Happiness, artists Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger (Chile) & Mari Nagem (Brazil) contrast the dutiful monotony of everyday life with a quest for the idea o ...

Un_Becoming – Open Call for Art Un_Becoming – Open Call for Art

Un_Becoming - Open Call for Art

Un_Becoming Organized by SomoS Arts House Deadline: May 31st, 2018, 18:00h Application fee: None Eligibility: artists working in any mediumFor the “Un_becoming” group exhibition, taking place October 23-28 2018 at SomoS Art Ho ...

Anna Laing-Fraser: Interview Anna Laing-Fraser: Interview

Anna Laing-Fraser: Interview

Cassidy Hart spoke with artist, designer, and SomoS Artist-in-Residence Anna Laing-Fraser about her love of typography, her process moving from paper to digital, and her work in Berlin. Her project, Building Characters, exploring the connec ...

Anne Frobeen – Energetic Shapes Anne Frobeen – Energetic Shapes

Anne Frobeen - Energetic Shapes

SomoS is pleased to introduce Anne Frobeen to its Artist-in-Residence program. She will join our residency program April-June 2018 in Berlin to expand on her recent work exploring sensory needs in contemporary urban life. Anne Frobeen is an ...

Sound of Routine Sound of Routine

Sound of Routine

SomoS is pleased to introduce Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger to its Artist-in-Residence program. He will joins SomoS March-May 2018 in Berlin to concentrate on new work that critiques the expectation of instant gratification in today’s society ...

Artificial Landscapes and Human Interventions Artificial Landscapes and Human Interventions

Artificial Landscapes and Human Interventions

SomoS is pleased to introduce visual artist Mari Nagem to its Artist-in-Residence program. She will join us from March until May 2018 in Berlin to concentrate on new work that explores her own interpretation of the cultural conditions surro ...

Anastasia Leonova – Glocal Artists in a Heterotopic Berlin Anastasia Leonova – Glocal Artists in a Heterotopic Berlin

Anastasia Leonova - Glocal Artists in a Heterotopic Berlin

SomoS is pleased to welcome Anastasia Leonova for a 6-month curatorial residency, culminating in a themed group exhibition entitled “Berlin Heterotopias.” Leonova comes to Berlin from Ukraine for six months of intensive networking and rese ...


EXHIBITION
 
Routine + Happiness — Mari Nagem & Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger
Open 16.05.2018 to: 26.05.2018 2-7pm
 
The stick and the carrot make the world go round. In their duo show, Routine & Happiness, artists Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger (Chile) & Mari Nagem (Brazil) contrast the dutiful monotony of everyday life with a quest for the idea of happiness, employing such techniques as video, sound art, multimedia, painting and installation.
 
Loneliness Online – Sergey Melnitchenko
 
For this exhibition at SomoS, Sergey Melnitchenko (b. 1991, Ukraine) shares his series titled “Loneliness Online.” The series is a sociocultural and aesthetic research on pathogenicity in social networks, caused by the social psychological trauma of isolation.
 
Curated by Anastasia Leonova
Curatorial Essay by Anastasia Leonova & Brooke Mason Cheney
Opening: June 6, 6–9pm
Duration: June 7–16, Tues-Sat 2–7pm
 


OPPORTUNITY
 
Un_Becoming – Open Call for ArtOpen Call for Art
 
For the “Un_becoming” group exhibition, taking place October 23-28 2018 at SomoS Art House in Berlin, the SomoS curatorial team is calling for submissions for performative projects and ephemeral installations as critical and radical responses to the following themes:
• The overlapping of sexualized and gendered bodies with technology.
• The intersections between transhumanism and/or critical posthumanism with technology, pornography and eroticism.
• Dystopian and utopian perspectives on our technologically mediated view of sexuality.
 
Deadline: May 31st, 2018, 7pm. more->
 


LITERARY PODCAST
 
Listen to an audio/text excerpt of Artist-in-Residence writer/educator Angela Flury‘s novel-in-progress Berlin Cards & Crimes. Her text takes up themes such as translation, our multilingual world, psycho-geography and the genre of the Berlin novel.

 

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE 2018


Magalie Guérin
Anahita Norouzi
Anne Frobeen
Anna Laing-Fraser
Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger
Mari Nagem
Anastasia Leonova
Syed Shoaib Mahmood
Todd Reece Johnson
Kang Dasom
Cho Hyan Soo
Seung Joon Choi

 


NEW RESIDENT ARTISTS
 
Chicago-based French-Canadian painter Magalie Guérin (1973) joins SomoS May-July 2018 in Berlin, where she will conduct visual, intellectual and emotional research for the development of her abstractions. After absolving a residency at the Marfa Texas Chinati Foundation, Guérin will continue her work in Berlin, curious to see how the difference in landscape and cultural context will affect her work.
 
Interdisciplinary artist Anahita Norouzi will join SomoS’ residency program May-June in Berlin to work on her project “They Are Neither Dead Nor Alive: A Study on the Deformed Bodies” which looks at the body as a political artifact which the power has control to mark, train, and punish: how does the state control and discipline the body through its institutions–prison, hospital, and school? Norouzi (04/06/1983), who is originally from Iran and now lives between Iran and Montreal Canada, has developed an interdisciplinary approach, incorporating video and performance in her recent projects.
 
Curator Anastasia Leonova comes to Berlin from Ukraine for for a curatorial residency of intensive networking and research, leading towards a final exhibition project that will explore what it means to be a local artist operating in a globalized and interconnected culture.
 
Visual artist Mari Nagem joins SomoS from March until June 2018 to concentrate on new work that explores her own interpretation of the cultural conditions surrounding our desire to be happy and the ways we strive to express that to other people in our day-to-day life or through social media.
 
Sound-artist and painter Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger joins us March-June 2018 to concentrate on new work that critiques the expectation of instant gratification in today’s society while exploring the interruption of routine.
 
An artist, designer, and researcher working at the intersection of behavioral research, ergonomic design and sculpture, Anne Frobeen spends April-June 2018 in Berlin to expand on her recent work exploring sensory needs in contemporary urban life.

ADDRESS
 
SomoS
Kottbusser Damm 95
10967 Berlin
Email: somos@somos-arts.org
 


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