Marcia Vaitsman – Spielraum Marcia Vaitsman – Spielraum

Marcia Vaitsman - Spielraum

Between June 26-29th 2019, SomoS hosts Spielraum by Spring/Summer 2019 Artist-in-Residence, US-based Brazilian artist Marcia Vaitsman. Spielraum presents playable artworks that highlight the importance of cooperation and empathy, usable in ...

Orphaned Memories Orphaned Memories

Orphaned Memories

Group exhibition presented as part of the official program of the 48 Stunden Neukölln Festival. 15 – 22 June 2019, 2-7pm Opening: Friday, June 14th 2019, 6-9pm It is impossible to retain a past thought, to seize a future thought, and even ...

B-LA Connect Festival – SomoS Hosts Nothing Special B-LA Connect Festival – SomoS Hosts Nothing Special

B-LA Connect Festival - SomoS Hosts Nothing Special

Featuring Mark Flores, Julienne Fusello, William E. Jones, Anthony Miserendino, Jeff St. Andrews, Frank J. Stockton, Willa Wasserman June 4-9, 2-7pm (June 2-3 by appointment) Opening Reception: Saturday, June 1st, 2019, 6-9pm BL-A Tour 1 Ne ...

Sophie Morrow Sophie Morrow

Sophie Morrow

Sophie Morrow (1993) is an artist from Melbourne, Australia, whose multidisciplinary approach focuses on sexual identities, the language of desire, and performativity. Drawing from influences such as Julia Kristeva’s Desire in Language: A S ...

Ivetta Sunyoung Kang Ivetta Sunyoung Kang

Ivetta Sunyoung Kang

Ivetta Sunyoung Kang is a Montreal-based South Korean multidisciplinary artist working across film, video, video installation, A/V performance and expanded cinema. She extends these disciplines with philosophical and phenomenological inquir ...

Marcia Vaitsman Marcia Vaitsman

Marcia Vaitsman

Marcia Vaitsman, PhD, is a multi-disciplinary artist born in Brazil and currently based in New Jersey, USA. Her key interest is in the practice of games as perceived experiences, and how games relate to art. This she will explore through th ...

Dongyan Chen Dongyan Chen

Dongyan Chen

Dongyan Chen (Singapore) is a Chinese-born, London-based multidisciplinary artist. Previously a painter, Chen currently uses techniques such as sound, installation, photography, video, and drawing in her work. Dongyan Chen is interested in ...


PROGRAM

 
MARCIA VAITSMAN – SPIELRAUM
Solo exhibition featuring one-on-one sessions with the artist
Opening: June 25th 2019, 6-9pm
June 26th – June 29th 2019, 2-7pm
 
In her solo exhibition Spielraum, SomoS Artist-in-Residence Marcia Vaitsman, PhD, explores the relation between games, art and collaboration. Presented are hand-made playable conceptual art pieces that Vaitsman has developed during her Berlin sojourn. Personal playing sessions with the artist can be booked during the exhibition.
 


THE CABARET IS A PRISON / THE CABARET IS A PARADISE
Performative Lecture by Alison Matthews
Wednesday June 26th 2019, 8:00pm (doors at 7.30pm, entry free)
 
Performance artist, writer and researcher Alison Matthews returns to Berlin to perform the culminating work from her time as SomoS Artist-in-Residence early 2019. Taking place in the space of neighboring artist residency and art space GlogauAIR, Matthews’ performance delves into the transformative ability of the written song.
Venue: GlogauAIR, Glogau Str. 16, 10999 Berlin
 


SOMOS BERLIN ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE OPEN CALL 2019

Marguerite Harris, light experimentation session, SomoS, August 2018
Aritst-in-Residence Marguerite Harris (Paris) working at SomoS, August 2018

Applications for SomoS Berlin Artist-in-Residence Program 2019 are now accepted. Inquiries for specific periods are welcome and residents will be accepted on a rolling basis. More information ->

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE 2019

 


NEW RESIDENT ARTISTS
 
SomoS is happy to welcome several new artists to its Berlin Artist-in-Residence Program 2019.
 
Cindy Arrieu King, PhD (US) is a writer specializing in poetry, creative writing and individual short fiction works. An Associate Professor at Stockton College, USA, she will use her one month residency at SomoS to produce 2 short stories, working through themes of independence, perceptions of the past, and the limitations of dependency.
 
Corrina Berndt (Australia) is a multi-media artist who approaches the concept of the video screen as an experimental space, exploring experiences in relation to the body. Her artistic mediums span sculpture, collage and video.
 
Jameson Grant is a painter based in Baltimore, Maryland, USA whose work represents a casualist, personal reinterpretation of classic painting tropes.
 
Casey Tang (b. 1984, NY) is pursuing a Masters of Science in Art, Culture and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Complex relational theories between nature, the social and the technological frame Tang’s research, which he applies to create actions, experiences, objects and installations.
 
Sophie Morrow (1993) is an artist from Melbourne, Australia, whose multidisciplinary approach focuses on sexual identities, the language of desire, and performativity.
 
Marcia Vaitsman, PhD, is a multi-disciplinary artist born in Brazil and currently based in New Jersey, USA. Her work and research explore the aesthetic and ethical dimensions of games.
 
Dongyan Chen (Singapore) is a Chinese-born, London-based fine artist and illustrator. Chen explores the making and reconstructing of memories and dreams through sound, installation, photography, video, and drawing.
 
Ivetta Sunyoung Kang is a Montreal-based South Korean multidisciplinary artist. She is interested in the “dead memories” imprinted in found analog film footage. She appropriaties these in her art while subverting the initial commercial purpose of the material.
 

CONTACT

 
SomoS, Kottbusser Damm 95, 10967 Berlin

somos@somos-arts.org

 


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