Between Love and Madness: The Art of Mexican ‘Micro’ Comics
Presenting a selection of works from a collection of more than 1,400 ink on paper comic drawings, these works were originally published in comic books from the late 1960s and early 1970s. This will be the first time these original drawings have been publicly presented in the nearly fifty years since their creation.
Opening reception and lecture: December 7, 6-9pm
Open December 8–28, 2017, 2-7pm
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.
Announcing the Winner of the Young Painter Prize 2017 – Alexei Gordin
Estonian visual artist Alexei Gordin is the winner of the 2017 Young Painter Prize, uniting Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian young artists under 30. As part of the generous prize package supporting the development of young Baltic artists’ careers, Gordin will also receive a residency in one of SomoS live/work studios in August and September of 2018. SomoS congratulates Alexei Gordin and all of the other finalists and is looking forward to getting to know Alexei when he arrives at SomoS later next year.
Syed Shoaib Mahmood
Aske A. Hvidtfeldt
Chueh Chiao Han
Todd Reece Johnson
NEW RESIDENT ARTISTS
Australian artist and university lecturer Todd Reece Johnson will join us for a three month project-based Artist Residency, beginning December 2017. Johnson employs inventive analogue techniques to investigate the malleability of the photographic image. In Berlin, he will produce and present a photographic project and exhibition, “Fossils.”
November/December 2017, video artist/curator/researcher Kang Jungsuck (Korea) will spend time at SomoS researching a new exhibition project he is planning in Seoul.
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