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.
Between June 9 and July 18 2020, SomoS presents the exhibition Meme Paintings by South-Korean painter Jiyeon Kim, who explores ways of representing the individual in our digital era.
Paul Piccione is an emerging multidisciplinary artist who took part in SomoS’ Un_Real Desires exhibition, whose work focuses on issues facing the Australian Queer community such as the body and gender politics, historical trauma, hegemonic masculinity and queer empowerment.
Berlin based German multimedia artist Marcel Schwittlick is a participant in SomoS’ 2019 group exhibition Un_Real Desires. His work is largely concerned with digital culture and chances for alternative kinds of communication. As both a programmer and artist, he believes that the technological world and art world are intertwined and connected. In keeping with this […]
Anastasia Manole is the avatar of Bucharest-based Gabriela Mateescu, a feminist artist who works with performance, video-performance, installation, and drawing.
An interview with Australian multimedia artist Corinna Berndt at the occasion of her solo exhibition “Streaming Data Is The Ultimate Trust Exercise With The Moon/” presented at SomoS Berlin, August 2019.
The solo exhibition Streaming Data is the Ultimate Trust Exercise with the Moon by visual artist Corinna Berndt (AUS/DE) culminates her three-month artist residency at SomoS by exploring the aesthetics of digital mis-translation.
South Korean painter Berry Kim celebrates individuality and expression of character through colorful mixed-media paintings, drawings, sculptures, and wearable art.
Within the framework of Vorspiel 2019, the official yearly preliminary program leading up to the Berlin Transmediale, SomoS Art House presents a day of performance art curated by Zander Porter of XenoEntities Network. The presented performances explore the topic of technological tools as prosthetics; interpreting them as enabling-devices for performance and for identity construction within the performative space.
In the photography exhibition presented by SomoS Art House in Berlin, Sergey Melnitchenko (b. 1991, Ukraine) shares his series titled “Loneliness Online.” The series is a sociocultural research on pathogenicity in social networks, caused by the psychological effects of isolation. In this solo presentation curated by Anastasia Leonova, Melnitchenko casts a cool gaze on his […]
Elly Clarke was born 1976 in London. As a performer, photographer and curator she is interested in the changing face, experience and role of the physical object and body in our increasingly digitally-mediated and experienced world. She explores this theme through photography (analogue & digital, mobile phone pictures & screen grabs) video, performance, audio, music, […]
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.
Erin Mitchell is a mixed-media artist based in San Francisco, who takes part in a 3-month-residency in SomoS from June-September 2017. Fascinated with the idealization of nature as illustrated by computer screensavers and desktops, Mitchell will set up an immersive installation at SomoS, called “Uncanny Valley.” Erin Mitchell Her art piece will turn the gallery […]
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 […]