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Don’t miss out on the immersive exhibitions at C/O Berlin Foundation on until September!

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The charitable foundation C/O Berlin is an exhibition venue for photography and visual media, displaying the work of renowned artists and supporting children, youths and adults on their journeys of discovery though today’s visual culture. Founded by a photographer, designer and architect in 2000 the foundation has developed into a unique institution that has achieved widespread public acclaim, offering a cultural programme with international standing. At present the foundation is hosting three temporary exhibitions, running until September 23rd, that should not be missed! Uncover the finer details in our app here!

Wim Wenders – Instant stories

Wim Wenders is a German award-winning director, filmmaker and artist whom is regarded highly in contemporary German film and is considered a pioneer of New German Cinema. Between the 1960s and early 1980s Polaroids were Wenders’ visual notebook, capturing thousands of exclusive personal shots from a variety of settings such as film sets, portraits of celebrities, friends and his travels around the globe. The insightful exhibition, Wim Wenders – Instant stories, presents a selection of around 240 Polaroids from his collection and is making it’s first and only stop at C/O Berlin! Accompanying the exhibition will be pieces from films in which Wenders used instant photography as part of the film narrative. Wenders’ work has been displayed worldwide in multiple museums and in 2012 he and his wife founded the Wim Wenders Foundation in Dusseldorf. The exhibition is presented in collaboration with said foundation and The Photographers Gallery London.

The Polaroid Project

Polaroids allow us to capture those natural and spontaneous moments in time within an instant, the charm of this and the speedy processing of the photos made Polaroids incredibly popular. World-renowned artists experimented with them and thus shaped an era through their interpretation of instant photography. The Polaroid company was founded in Boston in 1937 by physicist Edward Herbert and the brand plays a significant role in photographic and cultural history, despite the move toward digitalisation and Polaroid’s eventual insolvency. The brand has returned under the name The Impossible Project with products rebranded as Polaroid Originals indicating the comeback of instant photography. The C/O Berlin is presenting the exhibition The Polaroid Project which explores the phenomenon of the Polaroid and a unique look at collections in the US and Europe, including pieces from David Hockney, Robert Rauschenberg, Chuck Close, Guy Bourdin and more. Discover the different approaches artists such as Andy Warhol used and their experimentation with camera’s, ranging from the classic SX-70 to large-format Polaroids used to create interior details, landscapes and still-lifes.

Stefanie Moshammer. Not just your face honey

The winner of the 2018 C/O Berlin Talent Award, Stefanie Moshammer, was born in Vienna in 1988 and her work is now being displayed in the solo exhibition Stefanie Moshammer. Not just your face honey. Moshammers photographs are intriguing and captivating, using different media that highlights the complexity of our contemporary perception. Fascinatingly she develops her own photographs using Google Maps, film footage, video, fictional shots and images from her imagination, creating new forms of documentation that touches on central photographic themes such as what is reality? What is fiction? This series inscribes the exploration of subjects such as love, illusion, identity, control and surveillance in visual form.



Explore the work of EVA & ADELE over the last 25 years in their reflective exhibition.

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The exhibition space at me Collectors Room in Berlin Mitte is for private art collections, where visitors can find their path to art. On display until the 27th August is the work of artist-couple EVA & ADELE over the last 25 years, under the exhibition title L’AMOUR DU RISQUE. Since 1991 EVA & ADELE have been living together in order to question perspectives, concepts and relationships that are frequently taken for granted. They have created a common conceptual artwork in that, when in the international art world, they must be together, dressed the same and always smiling and define themselves as coming from the future living a radical shared existence to embody their vision for a new definition of gender roles. Their concept of FUTURING displays both courage and audacity in   conveying with energy their ideas to the wherever they appear in the world.

The exhibition therefore explores the concepts which underly the pair’s art and imagery through a comprehensive selection taken from some of their most important groups of work, consisting of various media such as drawing, painting, photography, video, sculpture as well as self-made costumes. These illustrate the transgressive artist existence of EVA & ADELE, the concept also includes objects that have been crafted specifically for the exhibition such as a perfume from Grasse, France and a signed wristwatch by Swatch. A large part of the exhibition focuses on their international work, the extravagant WINGS Costumes from 1992, 1995 and 1997 together with the video works which are based on them and for the very first time all of the costume logbooks will be displayed which consists of 162 sheets! Incredibly within this collection EVA & ADELE have meticulously recorded each outfit a long with its matching pairs of stockings, handbags, umbrellas etc. EVA & ADELE live their performance 24/7 with no beginning and no end every day, proclaiming that ‘Wherever we are is a museum’. This exhibition presents a huge array of their immersive and thought-provoking work, if visiting Berlin before it ends it is definitely worth a visit.

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Discover the intriguing exhibition now on at Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas until September 2nd

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The Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas located in Madrid is one of the oldest museums in the city and is a captivating place, illustrating the evolution of industrial or “minor arts” such as ceramics, glass and textiles. Beginning life as a research and learning facility rather than for tourism, it now houses around 40,000 pieces with emphasise on 16th and 17th centuries with a significant number of Arabic world items.

Currently the museum is housing the dual exhibition los díez en los campos expandidos. Diseño de producto y poesía visual, until September 2nd. Presented is the work of the Díez formed by Madrid based brothers, the industrial designer Javier Díez and interior designer José Luis Díez in which objects from the field of product design collaborate with pieces of visual poetry. Beginning their careers as designers the brothers developed products which complied with the standard binomial form and function. Later however they started to rehearse with self-commissioned artefacts in order to generate objects linked to visual poetry playing with their forms and meaning. They have employed a dual dissociation of tasks reaching high levels of quality, establishing an isolated and relevant event in the Spanish design scene in which it has not been well received to “artistize” the products or cross disciplinary boundaries until recently. Curated by Juli Capella visitors can explore the two creative facets of the Madrid studio Diez.

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Explore the work of artist Stephan Dillemuth being displayed at Lenbachhaus

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The Lenbachhaus museum in Munich is currently showcasing the captivating exhibition from German artist and professor Stephan Dillemuth. A former student of the Art Academy in Munich and Dusseldorf Art Academy, Dillemuth works with an array of mediums such as videos, installations, performances and paintings. Intriguingly the root of the artist’s work revolves around his questioning of the role that artists play in the industry and within society. Using the term ‘bohemistic’ to describe his open-ended research method, he explores a range of artistic life such as the German life reform movement, Munichs Bohemia just before the turn of the century and the institution of the art school to uncover their meaning. On display are the current sculptures from the artist as well as early pictures dating from 1979-1984.

Visitors may notice throughout the exhibition two motifs that Dillemuth has used in many contexts, the goat and cogwheel. The cogwheel has appeared in his work over the past 17 years, standing for a small cog in the big machine of the system. The goat on the other hand may represent the artists alter ego or ally. These two subjects come together in the installation The Goat Carousel and is both a personal and systematic object, projecting various works Dillemuth created in the 80’s while in Chicago. One area of the exhibition showcases three examples of work from his time as a student at Dusseldorf, a period when he began painting his so-called Bavarian Paintings in 1979. The paintings are based on regionally specific kitsch postcards of couples and children in traditional dress, which are still in print today.

Lenbachhaus will be housing the exhibition until September 9th, photos and a more detailed insight into the story of Stephan Dillemuth and the displays can be found in the CloudGuide app!



Take a trip and discover the wonderful world of primates at the Museum of Natural Sciences

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This immersive exhibition, running until August 26th, allows visitors to explore the diverse range of primates that the world offers, through lively and artistic taxidermy, atmospheric lighting and natural décor. The exhibition, created by the Belgium Museum of Natural Sciences and in partnership with the Parque de las Ciencias (Grenada), allows you to get up close with primates to gain a sense of their power, agility and intelligence. Displays are skilfully designed through the use of natural scenes of which these species were once a part of, allowing the imagination to run wild, no doubt kids will be amazed at what they see and so works great as a family day out. Interactive activities for the whole family such as digital games and incredible imagery will transport visitors into the world of primates, providing knowledge and insight into these incredible animals.

Thanks to the thorough layout of the exhibition visitors will feel as though they are being taken on a journey, escaping their day to day life to explore the world of more than 60 species. It is a chance for individuals to really appreciate these primates by discovering their behaviourisms, how they live, communicate and use tools to obtain food. The exhibit gives us, their close relatives, a thorough understanding and awareness into how we can ensure they remain a significant part of this planet for years to come. It should be noted that the specimens presented were not killed for the exhibition or taken from their natural habitat.

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