Topic: Installation

Collage-like painted depiction of human relations by Taiwanese painter Rexy Tseng.

Rexy Tseng

Rexy Tseng (Taiwan, 1986) is an internationally active visual artist who works primarily with the media of installation and painting. In Tseng’s art we can see two ways of working that share similar concerns: installation and painting. In the installations, the artist uses technology to cast an ironic and playful gaze at human relations within […]

The flyer image for the Un_Becoming exhibition shows a digitally decomposed image of a nude human figure.

Un_Becoming

The Un_becoming group exhibition, taking place October 23rd – November 3rd, 2018 at SomoS Berlin (coinciding with the Berlin PornfilmFestival) interweaves dystopian and utopian perspectives on our technologically mediated view of sexuality and society.

A reflected, symmetrically distorted image mage of media-artist Jonas Blume, gazing dryly into the camera.

Jonas Blume

Jonas Blume is a Berlin-based conceptual video and installation artist. His art is centered around the theme of the relationship between online and offline self, and how existence in each realm spawns a multidimensional identity that is neither entirely virtual, nor limited to IRL (in real life) personae. When an individual can exist as multiple […]

Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger

Joaquin Margulis Luchsinger was born in Santiago, Chile in 1990. He graduated with maximum distinction from Escuela de Artes Visuales de la Universidad Finisterrae. Luchsinger’s work is driven by constant use of and experimentation with sound. He divides his artistic production into two lines of work: Looking for the sound through the object and applying […]

The Beholder

Within “The Beholder” group exhibition, organized in conjunction with the acclaimed PornFilmFestival Berlin, SomoS Art House presents performative projects and ephemeral installations as critical responses to the notions of erotic fantasy, consumption of images, and the spectatorship and voyeurism of sexuality in our mediated society. “Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder” is a […]

Screen saver forest wallpaper pasted in a gallery

Erin Mitchell – Uncanny Valley

In her installation Uncanny Valley, American Multi-media artist Erin Mitchell transformed SomoS’ exhibition space into an immersive installation that physically recreated the idealized natural imagery of screensavers and desktop wallpapers. Bringing the digital into the analog realm in a literal way, Mitchell encourages us to question our relationships with personal technology and redefine our perspectives and movements within these two often competing realities.

Neues Dasein

Neues Dasein – Virtual Reality and New Ways of Being

Between June 23-25, 2017 SomoS presents the group exhibition “Neues Dasein” in which four international artists, Isabel Ramos (UK), Anais Hazo (FR/USA), Miriam van Beurden (NL), and Kalle Kuikkaniemi (FIN) set up immersive performative installations to explore concepts surrounding the self, human interaction and simulation. Through (virtual) reality simulations, the “Neues Dasein” group show celebrates […]

Kama Sokolnicka

Kama Sokolnicka

SomoS Artist-in-Residence Spring 2017, visual artist Kama Sokolnicka was born 1978 in Wroclaw, Poland. She works in painting, drawing, collage, video, books, and site-specific installations. Poetically incorporating various fields of reference in her work, ranging from cosmology to philosophy and sociological syndromes, Sokolnicka’s conceptual metaphysical approach makes use of the principles of collage and montage, […]

Anais Hazo

Anaïs Hazo

SomoS Artist-in-Residence Anaïs Hazo was born 1989 in Paris; Hazo lives and works between Paris, Berlin and New-York. She considers the broad variety of her chosen media (drawing, photography, installation…) as a whole that she uses to focus on life and reality. In between fine arts and design, she has been working in many creative fields: […]

Introducing New SomoS Artist-in-Residence Isabel Ramos

SomoS is happy to welcome visual artist Isabel Ramos (UK) to its Artist-in-Residence program. The young artist works across disciplines, employing and combining mediums such as video, VR, performance, choreography and installation. Ramos uses the body to explore its position and traces in our increasingly accelerating technological age. She develops solo projects as well as […]

Isabel Ramos

Isabel Ramos

Visual artist Isabel Ramos works in a multi-disciplinary way, employing and combining mediums such as video, New-Media, VR, participatory performance, choreography and installation. Ramos uses the body to explore its position and traces in our increasingly accelerating technological age. She develops solo projects as well as working as part of the UK based “Keiken Collective.” […]

Sadie Weis

Through the fusion of found objects, natural elements, and scientific mediums, Sadie Weis creates interactive and immersive installations. The US artist has been based in Berlin for many years, and it is here in her studio that she developed her singular technique of metamorphizing objects through a self-developed crystallization process. Influenced by the occult, the […]

Graham Guy-Robinson

Graham Guy-Robinson is a British artist, based at KARST, an artist-run space in Plymouth, UK and member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors. ‘Indeterminate Object,’ a sculpture from his ‘Temporary Fence’ series is installed at Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London. The artist is currently in receipt of an Arts Council England Research and Development Grant. […]

Custom Paradise Open Call

Open Call: Custom Paradise

Open Call: ‘Custom Paradise’ Exhibition October 2016 Custom Paradise Open Call 2016 Organized by SomoS Art House Deadline: August 31, 2016 Application Fee: none Organized in conjunction with the acclaimed Porn FilmFestival Berlin, now in its 11th year, SomoS Art House is calling for submissions for performative projects and ephemeral installations as critical responses to […]

SomoS: Merijn Hos & Guillaume Kashima

Merijn Hos

In the frame of the 2016 Pictoplasma Festival, artist and illustrator Merijn Hos presents his “I’m Ghost” Installation at SomoS in a duo show together with artist Guillaume Kashima.

Detail view Nándor Angstenberger's Infinitus wall sculpture, showing a miniature world inside a block of styropor.

Nándor Angstenberger

In his installations, wall pieces and sculptural work, Nándor Angstenberger demonstrates the principle that the most fantastical vision can be based on the accumulation and inventive combination of the most mundane elements. In their masterfully controlled expansiveness his elaborate sculptures and installations convey worlds evolving from within themselves, ideas grown into accumulating and ever expanding matter.

Overlooking I - Ink Agop

Overlooking I – Ink Agop

Berlin-based Japanese multimedia artist Ink Agop‘s solo exhibition “Overlooking I” at SomoS Art House is founded on the performances she developed and recorded during her 2014-2015 ComPeung Artist-in-Residency at Chiang Mai, Thailand, on the theme of Shamanism. This project accumulates in the “Overlooking I” installation, consisting of video projection and kinetic sculptures made out of […]

Larissa Fassler

Larissa Fassler participated in the 2013 SomoS’ group show Allgemeinplätze + Nahaufnahmen, which by and large took its cue from her work: the poetic, private experience of public urban and architectural space, and an obsessive, quirky old school interpretation and mapping of some of its aspects. We shape architecture, then architecture and dystoptian surroundings shape […]

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Betty Böhm

Betty Böhm was born in 1979 in Reutingen and lives and works in Berlin. For the exhibition, Tropicana 404, on display at SomoS in January and February 2015, Betty presents work from her multidisciplinary series “The Royal Hawaiians”, which she created in 2014, following her experience at the eponymous hotel in Baker, California. Böhm describes […]