SomoS Artist-in-Residence Marcia Vaitsman, PhD, is born in Brazil and currently based in New Jersey, USA. The multi-disciplinary artist is interested in games as perceived experiences, and how they relate to art.
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 […]
r/evolving was a 2018 exhibition of work and documentation of performance projects in Germany by American artist Lara Salmon, a SomoS resident.
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 […]
Ukrainian curator Anastasia Leonova cooperated with SomoS during her 2018 curatorial residency, that culminated in a themed group exhibition about Berlin Heterotopias.
2017 Open Call for Art in support of non profit organization Hangar 1’s efforts to engage refugee communities through a variety of projects that focus on art and education.
Charity art exhibition/auction in which non profit organization Hangar 1 presented artworks that the children and woman who attend their workshops at the Berlin Tempelhof Refugee Center produced exclusively for the event, along with works by local Berlin artists.
A storytelling and fundraising dinner by non-profit help organization “Give Something Back to Berlin” at SomoS with Food-art by female Afghani refugees.
Christian Vagt’s 2016 Softex Series consists of fifteen large scale photographs which depict refugees and their guards, beyond the fences of the “Softex” refugee camp in Greece.
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 […]