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Screening at The Pink Flamingo Art House

‘Greatest Hits’ will be shown this weekend at a screening at the Pink Flamingo Art House, a feminist squat in the suburbs of Paris. The event is a collaboration with the Trashxploitation Film Festival and curated by Andreea Macea.

Trashxploitation Neuilly Pleasure Edition

Sunday, August 17th

3-8pm

The Pink Flamingo

48 avenue du Chalet

93360 Neuilly-Plaisance

rsvp here


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Oli Watt & Brandstifter - "b.o.w.s. with frenz"
02. August – 22. September 2019
www.walpodenakademie.de

Weitere Öffnungszeiten: Montags 17-19 Uhr
21. + 22. September 14-19 Uhr sowie nach Vereinbarung mit brandstifter@kunstzwerg.net

Oli Watt ist derzeit Artist in Residence in Krems Niederösterreich, eine AIR Exchange Kooperation mit der School of the Art Institute of Chicago (S.A.I.C.) an der er Drucktechniken lehrt. 2019 hatte Oli Watt den Aktionskünstler Brandstifter nach Chicago eingeladen, wo dieser in Watts free range Gallery die Ausstellung Brandstifter Lost & Found in Chicago realisierte und beide ein gemeinsames Druckprojekt mit Fundstücken (CREATIVE CHILD GAMES) unter dem Namen B.O.W.S. starteten. In der Ausstellung in der Walpodenakademie zeigen beide aber nicht nur gemeinsame und eigene Arbeiten aus Chicago (Siebdruck, Holzschnitt, Video, Readymades) sondern haben auch illustre Freunde wie Karen Constance (Chocolate Monk, Brighton), GOTT30 (Gruppe Scheiße, Mainz) und Annelies Kamen (Crybaby, Berlin) eingeladen. Eine Ausstellung des Mainzer Kunstvereins Walpodenstraße 21 e.V.


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Residency at ACRE (Artists’ Cooperative Residency & Exhibitions)

from July 1st - 14th 2019 I’ll be in Steuben, Wisconsin at the ACRE residency, working near and with some amazing artists and trying not to get lyme disease again.


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HELP (Is anyone an artist?)


a new performance by Kelly Lloyd with Elizabeth Ravn and Annelie Andre

organized by Annelies Kamen for Crybaby
June 13th, 2019
6:00-6:30pm


beginning at:
Genthiner Str. 36
10785 Berlin

Crybaby is happy to present this performance as part of When The Hunger Starts - Project Space Festival Berlin 2019 kindly supported by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.

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When talking about the relative importance or value of art, why is art set against the things we need to survive? Because you can't eat a painting, does that mean it’s a useless fetish object for the bourgeoisie? Artists are the first to admit that if there was a choice between funding a hospital or an art museum, we'd all choose the hospital... but... what if art could save lives? HELP (Is anyone an artist?) is a mobile performance which will explore what it looks like when art tries to save a life.

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The project space festival interviewed me on the topic of feminist projects spaces - click here to read it.

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Residency at Vermont Studio Center

from March 31st - April 26th 2019 I’ll be an artist in residence at Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT - starting work on a new project about falling on my ass.


 
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The Body is a Thing Among Things

visiting artist talk at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

March 27th, 2019 - 12:15

I’ll be chatting about my recent work, jokes and power, printmaking and punchlines.


 
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Ain’t No Use

opening March 22nd, 6-10pm

and March 23rd by appointment

@ Crybaby

Genthiner Str. 36

10785 Berlin

crybabyberlin@gmail.com

“Rather like wishing to hammer a table together tidily, meticulously, with a craftsman's skill, and at the same time do nothing. But not so that they could say: 'Hammering is nothing to him,' but rather 'Hammering is real hammering to him, and at the same time it is nothing too,' which would of course make the hammering become even bolder, even more resolute, even more real, and, if you like, more crazy."

The exhibition ‚Ain’t No Use’ presents a collection of works that engage with the question of utility - inverting the attributes of functionality and through modification or commentary relating to their surrounding environment.

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»einen Tisch mit peinlich ordentlicher Handwerksmäßigkeit zusammenzuhämmern und dabei gleichzeitig nichts zu tun und zwar nicht so, daß man sagen könnte: >Ihm ist das Hämmern ein Nichts<, sondern >Ihm ist das Hämmern ein wirkliches Hämmern und gleichzeitig auch ein Nichts<, wodurch ja das Hämmern noch kühner, noch entschlossener, noch wirklicher und, wenn du willst, noch irrsinniger geworden wäre.«

Die Ausstellung „Ain’t No Use“ versammelt Arbeiten, die sich mit der Frage nach Nutzbarkeit auseinandersetzen, Funktionszuschreibungen umkehren und sich mal modifizierend, mal kommentierend auf den sie umgebenden Raum beziehen.


with

Lotta Bartoschewski

Olga Jakob

Dargelos Kersten

John Schulz

Erin Woodbrey

organized by Samantha Bohatsch & Annelies Kamen

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SWITCH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

at Roodkapje, Rotterdam

with

Marnix Sixma, Manouk Moreau, Kim Schonewille, Vince Talbot, Reynaert Vosveld, Elif Ozbay, Riane Pater, José Andrés Aguayo Herrera, Rossella Nisio, Valentina Shasivari, Carlijn Olde Beverborg, Willem de Haan, Nabeel Muhammad Khan, Lucy Cordes Engelman, Łukasz Horbów, Wednesday Kim, Jonathan Kelham, Bernardo Zanotta, Mrinalini Singha, Mischa Lind, Vera Mennens, Jack Thomosn, Annelies Kamen, Nikos Kostopoulos, Rebecca Slee & Yeltsiny Stroop, Philemon Mukarno, Kristyna Markovicova, Etto Bubu, Ciska Meister, Wynona Bakker, Rient van de Crommert, Thomas Galvan, Reinilde Jonkhout, Ryan Cherewaty, Myrte van der Molen, Malgorzata Kozlowska, Laura Elcere, Mar Sudac and YesPinkPink & Jutu

Roodkapje
Delftseplein 39, 3013AA Rotterdam, Netherlands
January 26. 7pm - 12am

more information here

RSVP on facebook here


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Image: Katrin Heydekamp, Shelter (detail)

THE CENTER OF MINIMUM DISTANCE

Fri 21. December 2018, 8-11 pm / 20:00 - 23:00 Uhr
Kreuzberg Pavillon | Naunynstraße 53 | 10999 Berlin


Sonya Schönberger | Annelies Kamen & Almut Schwacke | Katrin Heydekamp | Alexander Norton | Dana Engfer | Alisa Berger


Where do our stories begin? How does it feel to live in an urban environment and not owning this very place anymore? Why has it become so important to travel and live in a hotel when you are broke? Are we ever going to explore the fluidity and uncertainty of our travels in sympathy of finding something that could be easily mistaken for nothing? Are we getting so easily attracted to a place where the meaning of our beliefs collapses? Can the viewer, embrace the absurd next to the void or does the set of our actions already lie outside the rules of the game?

On occasion of the last exhibition this year, Kreuzberg Pavillon shows a range of video works from its recent cooperation with FAQ, accompanied by a reading by Alexander Norton.

more information here

RSVP on facebook here


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Meet Your Critics

at FAQ - Bremen

MEET YOUR CRITICS is a curatorial game for an indefinite Number of visitors to a group exhibition, whose critical vote is obtained until at the end of the evening only one of the works shown will be on view. The time interval in which all participants are questioned and thus new juries are constantly created is calculated from the total duration of the exhibition, which is divided by the number of participating artists.

MEET YOUR CRITICS has been tested since 2016 at Kreuzberg Pavillon as a curatorial game, in various variations, and further developed in collaboration with other project spaces, most recently this year, at the invitation of the Goethe Institute in Prague, at Berlinskej Model in collaboration with Viktor Czech. For the Bremer project space FAQ, MEET YOUR CRITICS has specially compiled a selection of video works.

Initiated by Lisa Schorm & Heiko Pfreundt / Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin in collaboration with FAQ.

This exhibition has been made possible with the support of Konzept Monitor and the Senator für Culture Bremen

Ana Baumgart & Ina Schoof
Alisa Berger
Mit Borras
Tsai I Chieh
Matthew Crookes
Dana Engfer
Kathrin Heydekamp
Annelies Kamen & Almut Schwacke
Carolin Klapp
Kristov Knörzel
Rebecca A. Layton
Rick Niebe
Laura Pientka
Sonya Schönberger
Puck Schot
Anna-Lena Völker x Ariane Litmeyer
Daniel von Bothmer
Carla Warneboldt

FAQ
TOR4, Am Güterbahnhof
28195 Bremen

Friday, November 30th 2018, 7 pm

19:00-20:00, Preview / No votes
20:00-00:00, Exhibition hours / votes tallied

more information here

RSVP on facebook here


 
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Archipelago - Goldrausch 2018

September 23 - October 14, Thursdays-Sundays 14:00-19:00

In the exhibition Archipelago – Goldrausch 2018 the Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt presents the work of this year’s fifteen project participants. The image of the archipelago refers to groups of islands that can be found around the world in all oceans and on all latitudes in various constellations.  It mirrors the diversity of the group and their practices. At the same time, the theme of the exhibition also points to the loose network structure of the overall project, which is constantly developing and which, in 2018, is taking place for the 28th time.  Since 1989 it has been supporting women artists by imparting career-relevant knowledge within the framework of a one-year continuing education programme. In addition to the creation of a website and a catalogue, the programme includes the organisation of an annual group exhibition, which this year brings together 15 exciting individual positions in the Reinbeckhallen.

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Opening: September 22nd, 6pm

Reinbeckhallen

Reinbeckstraße 17

12459 Berlin

On the evening of the opening there will be a shuttle bus running from Alexanderplatz, across from the Park Inn Hotel, at 17:15, 18:45 and 20:15 - returning from the Reinbeckhallen at 19:30 and 21:00. In the bus you can hear an audio piece created by Samantha Bohatsch, Soline Krug, Yeongbin Lee, Silke Schwarz and myself.

To reserve a place on the shuttle bus, send an email to office@goldrausch-kuenstlerinnen.de with your preferred departure time. 

RSVP on facebook here

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CURATOR TOUR as part of Berlin Art Week

on September 30th at 15:00 you can join a tour of the exhibition with curator Tomke Braun, artistic director of the Kunstverein Göttingen, on the topic 'THING - objects acting strange' where Alma Alloro, Gisele Gonon, Agne Juodvalkyte, Aneta Kajzer and I will be discussing our work. 

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installation views:


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Thanks, I'll Be Here All Week

part of Proud to present - at fffriedrich

Friends in Frankfurt - I'll be in town on Monday 16.7.2018 for the simultaneous opening and closing of my one-night-only show, Thanks, I'll Be Here All Week

It's part of a week long series of solo shows at fffriedrich. Come check me out on Monday night (and come back every night for a brand spanking new exhibition)

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Alte Mainzer Gasse 4-6
Frankfurt, Germany 60311

Monday, 16.7.2018 18:00-23:00

RSVP on facebook here

Exhibition text here, written by Klara Hülskamp

Installation views below ->

 
 

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Instant Interior

as part of Ortstermin Moabit, 2018

I will have work in Instant Interior, an upcoming one day exhibition, along with my fellow Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt artists, as part of the programming for the Ortstermin Moabit festival. Stop by our pavilion at Händelallee 1, 10557 Berlin on June 2nd between 15:00-20:00 to get the first glimpse of this year's Goldrausch group - plus also drinks, snacks and our sparkling company. 

more info on Ortstermin Moabit here

Participating artists:

Alma Alloro
Lotta Bartoschewski
Samantha Bohatsch
Lena Marie Emrich
Anna Fiegen
Francisca Gómez
Gisèle Gonon
Agnė Juodvalkytė
Aneta Kajzer
Annelies Kamen
Soline Krug
Yeongbin Lee
Tomoko Mori
Kate-Hers Rhee
Silke Schwarz


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Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt

I'm very excited to announce that I have been selected for this year's Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt here in Berlin. It's an honor to be part of this network that includes some of my favorite working artists. I am looking forward to spending this year with the 14 other women-who-make-stuff  in my cohort, culminating in a group exhibition in September 2018. Of course, more information to follow -

in the meanwhile, check us out on the internet here, facebook here or on instagram @goldrausch_kuenstlerinnen


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I have a dining room like a mausoleum


solo show at Free Range, Chicago IL
September 25th - October 20th, 2017

Opening reception

Sunday, September 24th, 6:00pm
Free Range
3257 West Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL

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Installation views:

 

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Printmaking Special Residency at Arquetopia, Puebla

For the next four weeks (Jan 23 - Feb 28, 2017) I'll be in Puebla, Mexico as an artist in residence - working on a project about women artists making jokes and how to make fun of stuff with an etching press. I'm joined here by three other artists:

Anika Todd, George Dimitrov and Amira Rahim

Soundtrack to the residency:


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Artist Talk // 45 Minute One-Liner

As part of the programming for the next GlogauAIR Open Studios coming up this weekend, I'll be giving a talk about my work, about humor and about not knowing the names for things. 

Joining me in this topic will be the artist duo Sam Hatfield & Fiona Skelton. Please join us this Saturday, December 10th at 4:30pm at GlogauAIR, Glogauerstr. 16, 10999, Berlin.

more information here

RSVP on facebook here.


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Open Studios in the Dessauerstr. 24

All are welcome to drop by Dessauerstr. 24, Berlin between 17:00-22:00 on Friday, November 4th to see some work and drink some drinks.

RSVP on facebook here


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Housewarming

with Claire Arctander, Zak Arctander, Brandon Alvendia, Bill Bippes, Mark Booth, Julia Fish, Jesus Gonzalez Flores, Jill Frank, Judith Geichman, Karolina Gnatowski, Lee Godie, Michelle Grabner, Karl Haendel, Jessica Hyatt, Carol Jackson, Justin H. Jackson, Alejandro Jimenez, Xavier Jimenez, Alex Jovanovich, Annelies Kamen, Michael Milano, John Neff, Laura Hart Newlon, Nicole Perez, Nathan Andrew Thomas, Jack Walls, Unknown, and more.

Opening Reception

Friday, September 16th - 6-9pm

ADDS DONNA

3252 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL

RSVP on facebook here

more information here

 

 

Opening Reception

Tuesday, Sept. 13th - 6-10pm

GlogauAIR - Glogauerstr. 16 10999 Berlin

The artists in The Greatest Nonsense present you with a group of works that tell some jokes; about art, about sex, about discovery, about condiments.

Chuckleheads Exhibiting:

Ka Hee Jeong, Annelies Kamen, Clemens Klinkert, Zazzaro Otto

The Greatest Nonsense

13th - 18th September, 2016 (Berlin Art Week)

GlogauAIR

Glogauerstr. 16, 10999 Berlin