Topic: migration

Lara Salmon performing in a pink colored space.

Lara Salmon

Lara Salmon (1987) is an artist from San Diego, California, who works and lives in Los Angeles. She received her BA from the University of California Berkeley and her MFA from Claermont Graduate University. During her studies at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, she was introduced to Performance art. This medium became central to […]

Lara Salmon performing in a pink colored space.

Lara Salmon

SomoS is pleased to introduce Lara Salmon to its Artist-in-Residence program. The Los Angeles-based artist joins SomoS residency program June-August 2018 in Berlin to expand on her performance work centering on the relationship between longstanding communities and recent migrants to the city. Observing how different cultures are learning to live together, Salmon focuses her project […]

Christian Vagt - Softex

Softex – Christian Vagt

From 2-12 November 2016 SomoS presents Berlin-based photographer Christian Vagt’s “Softex” Series. It consists of fifteen large scale photographs which depict refugees and their guards, beyond the fences of the “Softex” refugee camp in Greece. The exhibition will be accompanied by an artist talk about the refugees’ situation and its reflection in photography and other […]

Satellite – Sima Zureikat

Adorning the balconies of many migrational households in Germany, the satellite dish is often an immediate signifier of buildings with high Turkish or Arab residents. While many migrational households rely on satellite programming to maintain a connection with their native culture, from the street view outside, the image of the satellite studded facade is commonly […]