In his solo exhibition “A short trip from Disneyland to the Sublime,” visual artist Syed Shoaib Mahmood searches for sculpture’s essence between the mental and material.
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.
September 14th 2018, SomoS presents Anamnesi, an interactive and controversial performance combining elements of dance-theater, performance art, live music, and visual art, in which the audience is called to participate. The reminiscence, also called Anamnesis from Ancient Greek ἀνάμνησις, (literally, a “lifting up of the mind”) stems from Plato’s philosophy and consists of the idea […]
Syed Shoaib Mahmood (India) works with mixed media, language, installation and sculpture. Incorporating aesthetic and philosophical questions, his art works serve as visual metaphors for relationships between people.
Feb. 1st 2016 SomoS presents the event HYPERNATURAL SOUNDS #2, “Unheard” around philosophy and sound, feat. performances and a panel discussion by a.melodie, Marco Donnarumma, interspecifics. Curated and moderated by Pedro Lopes & Desiree Förster.
A video-supported lecture in by artist/activist/theoretician Pedro Bustamante (PHD candidate, Superior Technical School of Architecture, Madrid) as part of SomoS’ Unclean project. The theme “Uncleanliness” is of great interest to Pedro Bustamante. He thinks that it needs to be discussed in the broader phenomenon of the sacrifices or the “scapegoat mechanism” as René Girard put […]