Exhibition during 48 Stunden Neukölln
Dongyan Chen, Ivetta Sunyoung Kang, Elena Amabili
15th – 22nd June 2019, 2-7pm
Opening: Friday, June 14th 2019
Group exhibition presented as part of the official program of the 48 Stunden Neukölln Festival.
VIDEO DOCUMENTATION WORKSHOP FOR ARTISTS
With Ivetta Sunyoung Kang
June 22nd 2019, 1-5pm
For the Video Documentation Workshop for Artists we are calling artists and creatives of any form who wish to document their work through video! On June 22nd 2019, Montreal-based South Korean multimedia artist and SomoS artist-in-residence Ivetta Sunyoung Kang will host a workshop at SomoS on how to document your artwork through the means of video and the moving image.
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 daily 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
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. Berndt’s artistic mediums span sculpture, collage and video.
Jameson Magrogan is a painter based in Baltimore, Maryland, USA whose work represents a casualist, personal reinterpretation of classic painting tropes. 2014 Magrogan received his BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore.
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. Marcia’s work is rooted in the theme of migration, and how both the body and the mind cope with disorientation.
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.