PETER NENCINI WERKBOXES
A new edition of Peter Nencini's Handwerk is currently exhibted in Berlin at Direktorenhaus. These works are a prelude to a larger show in September. Nencini says: "I'm showing thirty boxes... The boxed variant pieces have grown, with markmaking of granular character. Both to magnify surface and to dispense with textual information in favour of something mute." [...]>
PICNIC IN FORET NOIR 7PM 22.06.10
Inspired by Olaf Hajek?s illustration Foret Noir the ?Picnic in Foret Noir? starts with the opportunity to meet the artist himself who will be signing copies of his beautiful book ?Flowerheads?, which will be interpreted by PLAYberlin. Bring snacks and come to the Discursive Picnic with UNWETTER, and you can even weave a picnic blanket with the Action Weaver. Join us, this event is free. [?]>
STUDIO GORM OPENING 7PM 10.06.10
Direktorenhaus will host Studio Gorm´s camp installation as one of DMY International Design Festival Berlin's Satellite exhibitions. Studio Gorm's work will be accompanied by a series of surreal kitchen instalations at the Opening, at Direktorenhaus this Thursday June 10th, 7pm. [...]
ILLUSTRATIVE OPENS DIREKTORENHAUS
On May 28th, 2010 the Direktorenhaus will be opened a new art space in Berlin, an experimental laboratory for Gesamtkunstwerk, the synthesis of the arts. Traditional crafts will be combined with analogue techniques and digital media, and will not be limited to their own aesthetics but also seen as experimental formations with both social and asocial connotations. The exhibitions in the Direktorenhaus play cat and mouse preconceptions; they mark the opening of a space in Berlin, where art, craft, design, music and life come together. [...]
See Photo Gallery
The fourth issue "CRAFTPOETRY" has it all: Nick Clements broaches the issue of Re-Enactement, the aftermath of historical occurrences and their artistic exploitation, Julie Kogler analyses the rise of the surreal-pop-artists of the last decade while Basar Önal speaks about designing time. Last but not least Julian Waite explains the meaning of his ghost story as well as the terminus performance illustration. [...]
The current issue features 3 outstanding artists: Olaf Hajek, Hellen Jo and Luis Dourado.
Especially Olaf Hajek is experiencing a particularly exciting spring: Firstly the appearance of his first monograph published by Gestalten Verlag, and following this his solo show at the Direktorenhaus in Berlin. Opening: 28 May 2010.