Archiv des Autors: philippkoch

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author and curator, specializing in literature and writing on visual arts

What to do on Gallery Weekend?

First and Foremost, for Gods sake make it a Contemporary Art Weekend. The Galleries, especially the participating bunch that has this oeconomical edge to pay the fees, are not necessarily the providers of what is hot and what´s not. With … Weiterlesen

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The Miracle on Danziger Straße

  To run a project space for contemporary art is one thing. To have the balls to take on a task like that on your own after your co-founders opted out is quite another. When you hold out for six … Weiterlesen

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Proverbs

A Game of Words  

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8th Berlin Biennale, Third Notions

After my exploratory excursion into the far, far west, what rests to be discovered in this years Biennale is it´s „historical“ centre, the Kunstwerke for contemporary art in Auguststraße, Berlin Mitte. The catalogue states, that after intervening in the setting … Weiterlesen

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8th Berlin-Biennale. Second Thoughts

After the Haus am Waldsee, as a reasonable proposal for starting the walk through all three exhibition sites of this years Berlin-Biennale (find the article here), I want to take you down some tube stations to Dahlem-Dorf (Dahlem-Village, if you … Weiterlesen

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8th Berlin- Biennale. First look.

I was fortunate enough to have the possibility of attending the press preview of this years 8th edition of the renown Berlin-Biennale, that is even more than usual scattered around town. Besides of the traditional nukleus of the Kunstwerke for … Weiterlesen

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Prints, baby!

Thirty years are a long time in the art business, especially in Berlin, where – with our contemporary view – everything seemingly started in the nineties. Surely that is not true and Berlin has been the Hub for visual and … Weiterlesen

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