Wednesday, May 05, 2010

6th Berlin Biennale

Berlin Biennale

Michael Schmidt
Untitled, 2010 (from the series "Frauen", 1997–1999)
Photographs in public space

6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
11 June – 8 August 2010

KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststraße 69
D-10117 Berlin
The 6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art announces the participating artists, the venues, and accompanying events.

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Bernard Bazile (*1952 in France), Mark Boulos (*1975 in Boston/USA), Mohamed Bourouissa (*1978 in Blida/Algeria), Olga Chernysheva (*1962 in Moscow/Russia), Phil Collins (*1970 in Runcorn/Great Britain), Minerva Cuevas (*1975 in Mexico City/Mexico), Shannon Ebner (*1971 in Englewood/USA), Nir Evron (*1974 in Herzliya/Israel), Marcus Geiger (*1957 in Muri/Switzerland), Ion Grigorescu (*1945 in Bucharest/Romania), Friedl vom Gröller (Kubelka) (*1946 in London/Great Britain), Nilbar Güreş (*1977 in Istanbul/Turkey), Petrit Halilaj (*1986 in Skenderaj/Kosovo), Marlene Haring (*1978 in Vienna/Austria), Cameron Jamie (*1969 in Los Angeles/USA), Sven-Åke Johansson (*1943 in Mariestad/Sweden), Thomas Judin (*1982 in Frankfurt am Main/Germany), George Kuchar (*1942 in New York/USA), Andrey Kuzkin (*1979 in Moscow/Russia), Thomas Locher (*1956 in Munderkingen/Germany), Adrian Lohmüller (*1977 in Gengenbach/Germany), Armando Lulaj (*1980 in Tirana/Albania), Renzo Martens (*1973 in Sluiskil/The Netherlands), Adolph Menzel (*1815 in Breslau, † 1905 in Berlin), Avi Mograbi (*1956 in Tel-Aviv/Israel), Henrik Olesen (*1967 in Esbjerg/Denmark), Roman Ondák (*1966 in Zilina/Slovak Republic), Marion von Osten (*1963 in Dortmund/Germany), Ferhat Özgür (*1965 in Ankara/Turkey), Margaret Salmon (*1975 in New York/USA), Hans Schabus (*1970 in Watschig/Austria), Michael Schmidt (*1945 in Berlin/Germany), Ruti Sela (*1974 in Jerusalem/Israel) & Maayan Amir (*1978 in Hadera/Israel), Gedi Sibony (*1973 in New York/USA), John Smith (*1952 in London/Great Britain), Michael Stevenson (*1964 in Inglewood/New Zealand), Sebastian Stumpf (*1980 in Würzburg/Germany), Ron Tran (*1972 in Saigon/Vietnam), Danh Vo (*1975 in Saigon/Vietnam), Marie Voignier (*1974 in Ris-Orangis/France), Vincent Vulsma (*1982 in Zaandam/The Netherlands), Anna Witt (*1981 in Wasserburg am Inn/Germany), Pleurad Xhafa / Sokol Peçi (both *1984 in Albania).



KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststraße 69, 10117 Berlin

Alte Nationalgalerie / Old National Gallery (Museum Island)
Bodestraße 1–3, 10178 Berlin


Oranienplatz 17, 10999 Berlin

Dresdener Straße 19, 10999 Berlin

Kohlfurter Straße 1, 10999 Berlin

Mehringdamm 28, 10961 Berlin


La monnaie vivante / The Living Currency / Die lebende Münze
17.–19.6.2010, 7.30 pm–00.30 am, HAU 1, Stresemannstraße 29, 10963 Berlin
After Pierre Klossowski, staged by Pierre Bal-Blanc for the 6th Berlin Biennale and realized in cooperation with Hebbel am Ufer (HAU) and Centre d'art contemporain de Brétigny (CAC Brétigny).
With performances and works by Marie Cool Fabio Balducci, Robert Breer, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Ceal Floyer, Simone Forti, Prinz Gholam, Jens Haaning, Sanja Iveković, Jiří Kovanda, Teresa Margolles, Roman Ondák, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Gianni Pettena, Pratchaya Phinthong, Santiago Sierra, Annie Vigier & Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan), Franz Erhard Walther, Franz West, Artur Żmijewski, amongst others; and with scores by Cornelius Cardew and Christian Wolff, played by Jean-Jacques Palix.

Searching for the Post-Capitalist Self
e-flux journal #17, Summer 2010, guest-edited by the artist and curator Marion von Osten, as her contribution to the 6th Berlin Biennale in cooperation with e-flux journal.
With texts and conversations by An Architektur / Massimo de Angelis / Stavros Stavrides, Manuela Bojadzijev / Serhat Karakayali, Antke Engel, Jesko Fezer, Tom Holert, Judith Hopf, Isabell Lorey, Sebastian Luetgert, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Marion von Osten / Fahim Amir / Eva Egermann / Peter Spillmann and Florian Zeyfang.

The Berlin Biennale is organized by KW Institute for Contemporary Art and funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation.

The exhibition Menzel's Extreme Realism is curated by the American art historian Michael Fried at the invitation of Kathrin Rhomberg in collaboration with the Alte Nationalgalerie / Old National Gallery and the Kupferstichkabinett / Museum of Prints and Drawings of the National Museums in Berlin.

The project George Kuchar was realized in collaboration with film scholar Marc Siegel.

KW Institute for Contemporary Art
6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art

Auguststraße 69
D-10117 Berlin

Further information:
Denhart v. Harling . T +49. 30. 243459. 42 .

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