Pushing at the limits of imagination, the “Futureless” group exhibition, taking place between April 2-18 at SomoS, presents the myriad possibilities of queer/feminist futures within our increasingly digitized and ecologically precarious planet.
With her solo exhibition Emanations, Alannah Louët initiates a multilayered discourse involving feminism, occultism and history.
Canadian filmmaker Magenta Baribeau is author of feminist documentaries about childfree women and nonparents and the ongoing societal prejudice they face.
For the upcoming “Futureless” group exhibition, taking place between April 1 and 9 at SomoS Berlin, the SomoS curatorial team is calling for ephemeral installations, durational art pieces, performative lectures/projects as well as discourse-based work and other art forms that deal with topics related to queer/feminist futures.
In her solo exhibition titled “Spiegel/반사!,” Korean visual artist Black Jaguar uses performance, fashion, video and drawing to deflect misogyny.
SomoS Artist-in-Residence October-December 2019 Black Jaguar is a South-Korean feminist activist and multidisciplinary artist, whose work is strongly rooted in the political aim of identifying and subverting patriarchy. Her art encompasses performance, photography, fashion and drawing, which she brings together with a bold, expressive and disruptive style.
Anastasia Manole is the avatar of Bucharest-based Gabriela Mateescu, a feminist artist who works with performance, video-performance, installation, and drawing.
The Vaginal Arts Ensemble is a feminist arts collective, active in Athens and Berlin, who unite thought and action about sexuality, gender and patriarchy.
London-based Irish interdisciplinary artist Alannah Louët’ explores the relation of the occult to female history, Catholicism’s violent record, and female autonomy and labor.
In times where the borders between the physical and the virtual are becoming increasingly blurred, SomoS’ Un_Real Desires group show explores the effects of the imbrication of technology, desire and erotica.
Shraddha Borawake is a visual artist from Pune, India. In her multifaceted work, she traces the complexities of the relations and entanglements between objects, people and histories.
SomoS hosts the 80th edition of the Scope Sessions Artist’s Talk and Media Salon, presenting artists Sofia Crespo & Florence Razoux. Discussed will be topics such as the relation between Art & Science, Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Sustainability in Science & Art, Biopolitics, Queer politics and Feminism.
Cinema Conversación LGBTQ* #4 Screening & Artist Talk Featuring Lily Scherlis, Nora Smith and Anna-Lea Schmitt For the fourth edition of the Cinema Conversación LGBTQ* series of film screenings/artist’s talks, taking place Friday, January 11th 2019, 7pm, SomoS proudly presents an evening of queer cinema and conversation, curated by Zsombor Bobák. Presenting the work of […]
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 to the screen.
In the 77th edition of the Scope Sessions, taking place at SomoS, artists Kate Chen and Mila Chiral demonstrate and discuss their work.
Summer 2018, South African print- and performance artist Alessandré Petzer took part in SomoS’ Visiting Researchers Residency. As a multidisciplinary artist, her work spans media such as etching and photography, and also imbues performative elements to sculpture, painting and printmaking.
Casey Jenkins is an Australian performance-, installation- and community engagement artist exploring concepts of intimacy and identity.
November 2nd 2017, 1-8 PM, SomoS presented ‘Waste Not,’ a durational performance piece by internationally-acclaimed artist Casey Jenkins as she concluded a condensed 2-month residency at SomoS. Jenkins presented a slow-build durational performance and installation over the course of 6 hours, culminating (at 7pm) with a 10-minute audience participation segment and, finally, a short artist […]
Elena Tejada-Herrera is a trans-disciplinary artist that was born in Peru and is known for her work in performance-, social- and multidisciplinary arts. Her work promotes the participation of the public, employing different art disciplines as well as non-artistic practices into the artwork. These means have been, among others, paint, drawing, video, sculpting materials and […]
Founded and curated by Genefer Baxter, HERspace is a festival series that presents emerging and leading women artists in the Philadelphia, Miami, Los Angeles, and Berlin areas.
September 30th, 7-9pm, SomoS hosts a multimedia experience led by current Artist-in-Residence Amphi:Tryon as she concludes an intensive two-month residency at SomoS. Central themes to Amphi’s past and present work include the unique relationship between art, politics, and spirituality as they are framed within a feminist, post-colonial context. The continuation of her novel-in-progress, the medium […]
Writer and visual artist Amphi/Tryon joined SomoS for a residency August/September 2017. During her Berlin sojourn, Amphi worked on her writing and prepared a reading and exhibition, exploring the relationship between art, feminism, politics, and spirituality.
Jezella Pigott is a visual artist specializing in drawing, video, and installation. Her practice draws on the history of female anthropology.
A feminist tentacle porn workshop by Lo-Fi Cherry during the 9th annual PornFilmFestival Berlin, 2014.