MIKHAIL HARAMATI – ALCHEMY
Paintings & Video
Opening: Tuesday, September 24, 6-9pm
Duration: September 25-28, Tuesday-Saturday 2-7 and by appointment (free entry)
Sacramento-based visual artist Mikhail Haramati’s solo exhibition presents a series of paintings that take wastewater treatment plants as subject in order to render visible a major unseen process that facilitates modern life. At 7pm, a short artist talk about environmental policy and art with Mikhail Haramati, Ulrike Franzke (Berliner Wasserbetriebe) and artist Federico Hewson will take place.
OPEN CALL FOR ART: UNREAL DESIRES
In times where the borders between the physical and the virtual are becoming increasingly blurred, the group show Unreal Desires explores the imbrication of technology, desire and erotica.
Artists working with performative and participatory projects, ephemeral installations, durational art pieces and other art forms are welcome to submit their work for the exhibition, taking place October 23-27th 2019 at SomoS. Deadline: September 22nd 2019, 6pm.
SOMOS BERLIN ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE OPEN CALL 2019/2020
NEW RESIDENT ARTISTS
SomoS is happy to welcome several new artists to its Berlin Artist-in-Residence Program 2019.
Spanish mixed-media artist Iria do Castelo works on installations which depict a grotesque fantasy world, uncovering the hidden tensions of human psychology.
Rexy Tseng was born in Taipei, Taiwan, he works as a painter and installation artist in the USA. Tseng is interested in depicting the nuances of contemporary human relationships. Supported by the Taipei City Government Department of Cultural Affairs, he is staying at SomoS for three months, developing a series of works based on the concept of neighbors.
Shraddha Borowake is a multimedia artist from Pune, India, who studied art in the Netherlands. For the duration of her 3-month artist residency, supported by private sponsors, Borowake will continue her art project “Garb-Age.”
Mikhail Haramati is an American painter based in Sacramento, CA, USA, who draws inspiration from her memory and her own photographs, thematizing often unseen environmental processes.