[artinfo] press release - new art quarter (fwd)
Thu, 30 Aug 2001 14:53:30 +0200
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From: "[iso-8859-1] B=FCroFriedrich" <email@example.com>
Subject: press release - new art quarter
B=DCROFRIEDRICH CHOUAKRI BRAHMS BERLIN C/O ATLE GERHARDSEN
GALERIE MAX HETZLER
Thursday, August 30 2001:
Berlin's newest Art Quarter
opens its doors at Jannowitzbr=FCcke in the
S-Bahn Arches 46-50
After =92Mitte' and =92Zimmerstrasse' at Checkpoint Charlie, the Berlin
art scene moves into its third and latest quarter, the S-Bahn B=F6gen -
train arches - at the Jannowitzbr=FCcke. The new address for
international contemporary art is located on Holzmarktstrasse 15-18 -
close to Alexanderplatz, right next to the Spree River.
In the S-Bahn Arches 49-50, B=FCroFriedrich will set up its permanent
residence in continuation of its participation in the second Berlin
Biennial of this year. B=FCroFriedrich's international exchange program
that began in 1997 will be continued at this new location with the
exhibition 4 FREE, the third part of City under the Sky, a
collaborative project with the DAAD and the Hamburger Bahnhof. This
project explores the intersections of art, science and politics.
Asking more than 20 international artists to show their works in the
four arches, 4 FREE focuses on aesthetic survival strategies in
particular. The exhibition opens on October, 6, at the weekend of the
Art Forum Berlin. 4 FREE will be accompanied by the symposium
Freedom's just another word that will take place in November.
Mehdi Chouakri moved from Paris to Berlin in 1996, opening his
gallery in the Gipsstrasse. He is leaving the Scheunenviertel to move
with his new gallery partner Edzard Brahms into the
S-Bahn Arch 47. The inaugural show will present an installation by
the Berlin-based Italian artist Monica Bonvicini and will be opened
on September, 7.
Galerie Max Hetzler is opening an additional space in the
S-Bahn Arch 48 for international contemporary art and will begin by
showing videos from the Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra. The opening is
c/o Atle Gerhardsen is moving his gallery from Oslo to Berlin and
will be located next to Chouakri Brahms Berlin. He starts with an
exhibition by the Berlin-based Swedish artist Annika Str=F6m,
contributing to the diversity of the Berlin art scene. The opening is
We look forward to welcoming you to our new space and will soon send
detailed information on the 4 FREE program.
visting address until the end of September:
=09Gipsstrasse 5 second floor
=09Berlin - Germany
=09tue - sat 2.00 - 9.00 p.m.
=09sun 2.00 - 4.00 p.m.
=09P.O. Box 640137
=09D - 10047 Berlin