OPENHAUS 26/11/2015


26 Nov 2015 | 18:00

Open Studios, Screenings, Installations and Performances

Guided Tour at 8 pm.

Panel Discussion with urban anthropologist. Dr. Kathrin Wildner starting at 6 pm - as part of ZK/U's ongoing exhibition “Enqelab Street ‪#‎Urban‬ Hegemony Project”

Participating artists are: Charlotte Åberg, Jérôme Chazeix, Mattias Eliasson, Gertrūda Gilytė & Justina Jokūbaitytė, Stine Gonsholt, Johna Hansen, Jan Körbes, Alessandra Lualdi, Sarah Lüdemann, Verónica Troncoso, Byungseo Yoo, Youngjoo Yoo and Olya Zarapina.

Free entrance.

Food and drinks will be available!
Special menu by Knedl:
-Kasknedl with Austrian Bergkäse
-Spinachknedl
Served with cabbage and tomato salad

 

 

 

Alessandra Lualdi

 

Sidewalk Listener

We will think and talk about Moabit from the experiences of local people.

Byungseo Yoo

 

Parallel Moabit , Phase ZK/U (P.M.P.Z.)

 

P.M.P.Z is a Night gathering project to bring new audiences to ZK/U.

The project consists of various collaborations between visual artists and musicians, film makers and a Chef.

P.M.P.Z is a serial practice seeking to extend its potential as post emerging art spot in Berlin (Moabit) and ZK/U.

Charlotte Åberg

 

“Imagine the city”

The project “Imagine the city“ describes the feeling of both being present and absent, and the anonymity that can arise in a big city. A video shows a journey through Berlin and is projected on human bodies. Which are our own images and expectations of the city, and which are projected on to us? The performance group “Triola” is specially invited for this event, with a sound piece based on audio from the city. The performance starts at 21.00 and the duration is 20 minutes.

Jérôme Chazeix

 

Cratera

During his artist-in-residency in March - April 2015 in ArtBase Helgeland 66°N, Jérôme Chazeix produced a participatory project named CRATERA.

He was working with ten pupils (9-11 years old) of the performance group of the school Ura Barneskole, Sandnessjøen, Nordland, Norway.

Originally, CRATERA was a theater play, with videoprojections and childrens performances. In focuss there is an old traditional norwegian song that has been rewritten by Chazeix and the children. Cratera, is a constructed myth, half man, half women, hypothetical godhead, she/he connects the mountains, the sea and the sky with special powers in an stunning rural landscape on the coast near the polar circle.

In ZK/U, Cratera figure will be played and embodied within a “total installation”. Through the combination of different mediums, such as costume, music, poems, and videos (dance and song), the works will invite the spectator to enter a specific world and being transported within a particular atmosphere. By a process of "crystallization", the different works will combine together forming a "cosmos" organised according to a complex and accurate scenario.

Johna Hansen

 

A pause in process

work in progress

 

My studio seek transformation

to host

a landscape for serving

copying functions of a kitchen

 

It might still be empty

by the time you come

But you’ll be invited in

for a bite of what is there

Mattias Eliasson

 

LIMINAL HYMN

Soon the creeping sensation is back again with only one way out. Exhaustion takes over everything, the surrounding increases its intensity and eyes must close to enter the inner world with its luring labyrinths. The contradiction is clear, the outside is standing still and the inside is haunted.

Olya Zarapina

 

<S42/S41> + <S1/S7>

Berlin from the comfort of the SBahn. A photo-filmic projection reflecting on perceptions of a city from one outsider's perspective. Work in progress.

Sarah Lüdemann

 

*Emotional shebang, bang, bang*

Poetic brutality and hedonistic logic. A psycho-surrealistic plane of total emotion and calculated analysis. Sarah Lüdemann’s sculptures are manifested in video works, drawings, performance and objects and always begin at an autobiographical, an emotionally ambivilent place. She often uses found or used materials, the shabbiness of which she combines with painstaking accuracy. All works display a tension of polar opposites (“Only at these shrill cusps at which we cannot escape ourselves anymore do we actually encounter ourselves.”); and bear some sort of obsessive repetition in gesture, quantity or time span.

Within her artistic research Lüdemann studies human manifestations in all their functioning and non-funtioning systems, especially with regards to neuro plasticity, religion, rites and myths, pornography, psychology, metaphysics, linguistics and mythology.

Stine Gonsholt

 

CONTINUUM - (work in progress) HD video, 23 minutes, 2015

CONTINUUM: a continuous non-spatial whole or extent or succession, something that keeps on going, changing slowly over time.

The work is about mobility, a state of movement leading from past to the present and into the future.

Verónica Troncoso

 

The resistance of the languages

The sounds archive have allowed me to connect and expand the borders of resistance. To reflect in how it is possible to turn the past into the present is one of the focus of my project. The transmission and the transfer of the memory of the fight to build a dialogue that goes beyond the time, borders and realities and opening further discussions on the utopia - its purpose and its ability to coexist into the language that transcends the same language and is sound to speak of a single action: the resistance.

The resistance of the languages is a collective work space where everybody is able to have an experience of  what resistance means.

Youngjoo Yoo

 

Café Achteck_part 2.

No matter what it means, no matter when it was built, no matter what it was designed for, no matter whether it is a monument or a public toilet, the thing is that inside of it has been renovated and modernised in 2001. Therefore, it's not the same any more with what it was meant to be.

Therefore the nature and purpose of it has changed.

As the weather has changed my relationship with place has also changed. So I want to revisit the place.

 

The Museum of Useless

What is useful and what is useless?

According to the Oxford dictionary,

"*useful: 1. that can help you to do or achieve what you want, 2. good, of the right

*useless: 1. not useful; not doing or achieving what is needed or wanted, 2. not very good at sth, not able to do things well"

Interestingly, there is only one word between "useful" and "useless" in the dictionary: it is "usefulness". In fact these two words are located quite closely.

Gertrūda Gilytė & Justina Jokūbaitytė

 

Streaming spirituality (on-going project)

In the cyber-space of prediction online psychics were asked about future of the whole mankind.

Jan Körbes

 

SILO CITY

Mobile house experiment on 13m2 built from an old grain silo and many re-used materials. Working example of mobile architecture in public space.


As a contraposition to the standard perception of architecture and as a reaction to a dynamic life as garbage architect and international 3D troubleshooter, I developed a dynamic and mobile living structure from a grain silo and a selection of local waste materials. Various simple but logical technical systems enable the silo to be almost independent of civilization, e.g. the shower which works on 5 liter circulated water. In order to look from a different angle at the standard way of living, I started to live with my daughter in the experimental house, which we moved to Berlin at the end of july 2013. The 'silo city' project in Berlin questions the general dynamics in housing and public space, inviting contrasting groups of society to experience the other side of mobility and architecture, from doctors to lawyers, through workers and gardeners to politicians and musicians.