OPENHAUS 26/03/2015

Open Studios, Screenings and Presentations

Tour from 7.30 pm
Screenings from 9.30 pm

Entrance: Free

Participating artists from the Residency: Steven Cottingham, Matthew Crookes, Jan Körbes, Julie Trudel.

In the context of the Openhaus, the exhibition 'DEVOUR! Social Canibalism, Political Redefinition and Architecture' will be presented in the Main Hall. Find out more about the project here.

Screenings from the festival Ojo Al Sancocho in Bogota, Colombia will be shown. More information here.

Steven Cottingham - But what of the lies we forgot we told but still believe to be true

Steven Cottingham - But what of the lies we forgot we told but still believe to be true

'But what of the lies we forgot we told but still believe to be true' is a project that deliberately blurs the identity of the intended recipient. Sentiments are composed and directed to an individual who could be either a lover or an elected politician. The same words address both.

Julie Trudel

Julie Trudel

Abstract painter Julie Trudel will open the door to her studio, where she is currently experimenting with dotted patterns on Plexiglas and other plastic grounds. Those test pieces are the very beginning of a new project about the deformation of patterns by the curving of the panels.


Photo: Tests in the studio

Jan Körbes - Pixel Pallets at Silo City Berlin

Jan Körbes - Pixel Pallets at Silo City Berlin

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.


Matthew Crookes

Matthew Crookes

Sometimes it’s better not to go out actively seeking ‘art’. Just relax, think beautiful thoughts, and savour the evening.

Perhaps you’ll have an ‘art’ moment, perhaps not. If you do, try and hold onto how you felt when that moment came to you.

If not, there’s always plenty to contemplate, a conversation to eavesdrop, a cool evening to walk home through.