TINSEL ANGELS – SOPHIA ZARDERS
Opening Reception: November 13th 2018, 6-9pm
November 14-17, 2018, 2-7pm, and by appointment.
SomoS is proud to present Tinsel Angels, a solo exhibition of paintings, illustrations and animation, by current Artist-in-Residence Sophia Zarders. Zarders has created emotional self-portraits that reflect a deep infatuation and respect for religious imagery and pop culture, alluding to her experience as a Black American in Berlin with the anticipation of returning to a tumultuous land.
LINDA POST – HERE
Opening Reception: November 20th 2018, 6-9pm
November 21 -24, 2018, 2-7pm, and by appointment
SomoS is proud to present Here, a solo exhibition by current Artist-in-Residence Linda Post (US). “Here! builds upon the artist’s psychogeographic exploration of Berlin’s creative and intellectual history, following unseen paths and discovering forgotten spaces. This creative research forms the basis of an immersive interactive installation employing video and software, that interlinks the present and the past.
CINEMA CONVERSACIÓN LGBTQ* #3
Sian Williams – Church & Other Dirty Words
December 14th 2018, 6:30 pm
For the third edition of the Cinema Conversación LGBTQ* series of screenings/artist’s talks, SomoS presents the cinematic poem Church & Other Dirty Words by Sian Williams: A queer-feminist take on adapting a collection of queer poetry by Brad Cohen to the screen.
SOMOS BERLIN ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE OPEN CALL
WINTER SPRING 2019 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. Earliest availabilities are December 2018 and January 2019. Visiting Researchers/Academics/Writers’ periods are minimally 1 month; Artists’ periods minimally 3 months. More information ->
Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger
Syed Shoaib Mahmood
Todd Reece Johnson
Cho Hyan Soo
Seung Joon Choi
NEW RESIDENT ARTISTS
SomoS is happy to welcome several new artists to its Berlin Artist-in-Residence Program this Fall.
London-based multidisciplinary artist Ming Lu employs techniques such as photography and performance, examining social and cultural expectations from a female perspective.
The techniques used by Angus McCullough (New York) range from video, writing, music, performance, assemblage, architecture, to the occult. During his residency in Berlin, he aims to create work that challenge our notions of “time.”
Californian artist Sophia Zarders is an illustrator and comic artist who combines diverse media. Her main project during her stay, is to write and illustrate a multi-media graphic novel.
Multimedia artist and educator Linda Post (Texas) joins SomoS from September 2018. She is working towards an interactive installation containing video, sound, and performance. This residency takes place within her sabbatical year.