Topic: Memory

Spanish painter Carlos Herraiz working at the seaside, allowing the elements to shape the look of his canvas.

The Result Is What Remains, Rather Than What Is Created

Spanish painter Carlos Herraiz speaks about his work process and his fascination with the physical effects of the process of aging. The interview was conducted Spring 2020 as a virtual studio visit as part of SomoS Virtual Residency Program, in which artists tell how they are dealing with the lockdown situation.

Portrait of Berlin-based South-Korean artist Jiyeon Kim speaking about her work, sitting in her atelier.

From Selfie to Story

In this SomoS artist interview, we present South-Korean artist Jiyeon Kim who divides her time between Seoul and Berlin. She speaks about portraiture in the digital era, and the relation between online images and real life painting. The interview was conducted during Kim’s artist residency at SomoS early 2020, and published at the occasion of her solo exhibition Meme Paintings, June 9th until July 18th 2020.

PALA Talk: Jeanno Gaussi

Within the public program of PALA Lab – Collective Affairs, a laboratory for collaborative and participatory artistic practices initiated and curated by Zona Dynamic / Vincent Chomaz & Eliza Goldox, SomoS hosts and artist talk with Jeanno Gaussi. Jeanno Gaussi was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. Initially focused on film and video art, her work now […]

Anahita Norouzi: de- +‎ patterned: A Space In-Between

June 27-30th 2018, SomoS Art House Berlin presented the multimedia exhibition from Iranian-Canadian artist Anahita Norouzi titled “de- +‎ patterned: A Space in-between.” In this presentation, the artist draws from her own personal archive of memories, texts, and family stories to revisit and at times revise the historical events surrounding the Iranian Revolution and the […]