Anna Laing-Fraser – Building Characters Anna Laing-Fraser – Building Characters

Anna Laing-Fraser - Building Characters

SomoS Art House präsentiert eine Ausstellung und ein Künstlergespräch mit der Artist-in-Residence-Künstlerin Anna Laing-Fraser. Anna Laing-Fraser untersucht in ihrem neuesten Projekt Building Characters den strukturellen Zusammenhang zwisch ...

Behavior and Authenticity

Open call by SomoS Art House, Berlin, for artist’s working with installation, (durational and/or participatory) performance, multimedia, sculpture, 2&3D works, text, spoken word, and other techniques that are inspired by their reflection on authenticity, subjective reality, behavioral patterns and performativity of the self. Open call DEADLINE EXTENDED to: April 21st 2018 18:00h. more ->

Building Characters – Anna Laing-Fraser
Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 from 6–9PM, SomoS Art House proudly hosts a work presentation with artist talk by SomoS Artist-in-Residence Anna Laing-Fraser. Within her latest project, Building Characters, the designer explores the structural relationship between both typography and architecture through her own personal style. For the presentation Laing-Fraser demonstrates and displays a variety of up to date characters she has designed towards her final alphabet. A special edition of a popup book based on the three-dimensional relationship between letters and buildings will be presented for the first time as well.

Sensing the Perfumer: Geza Schoen
Thursday, May 3th 2018, 7-9pm, SomoS hosts “Sensing the Perfumer,” a meetup and artist talk organized by Smell Lab, featuring Berlin-based independent perfumer Geza Schoen.
Dedicated to olfactory experimentation, Smell Lab was co-founded in 2015 by olfactory artist Klara Ravat. As a non-commercial project, it has established itself as a platform for olfactory art and inter-disciplinary practices that relate to scent as a medium for expression and communication.

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.


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

Designer Anna Laing-Fraser. She joins SomoS February-April 2018 to concentrate on new work that explores the relationship between typography and architecture.
Curator Anastasia Leonova comes to Berlin from Ukraine for for a six months 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 May 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-May 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 will spend April-June 2018 in Berlin to expand on her recent work exploring sensory needs in contemporary urban life.

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