Archive for the “Berlin” category
by Travis Jeppesen on December 9, 2009
Looking at Marion Bataillard’s paintings is like peeking into a sort of madhouse or cult compound. Her figures are not quite gruesome enough to be called grotesque, but they aren’t pretty, either, and they inevitably bear expressions of rapture, existential (…)
by Travis Jeppesen on December 5, 2009
My review of the exhibition British Art Now, now online at Artforum.
by Travis Jeppesen on November 19, 2009
My review of the Wieland Speck and Shelly Silver double solo exhibition at Exile is now online at Artforum.
by Travis Jeppesen on November 17, 2009
Tomorrow night at SLUM, the event I co-curate with Tennessee Claflin at Ficken3000 (Urbanstr. 70, Berlin), we will present a one-night installation by Eklatant, one of my favorite Berlin artists. You can see some of his work here: www.eklatant.tv
by Travis Jeppesen on November 13, 2009
My review of Rainer Fetting’s Berlin exhibition, which briefly appeared here a few days ago, is now online at Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art.
by Travis Jeppesen on November 11, 2009
Tonight at SLUM, the weekly anti-art salon I co-curate with Tennessee Claflin, we’re proud to present a performance by Company Fuck. Company Fuck (Australia) Company Fuck is a one-man noisecore karaoke explosion. CxFx works in his own distinctive sonic territory (…)
by Travis Jeppesen on October 28, 2009
“As a photographer, Nan Goldin has inspired a legion of imitators who tend to confuse certain lifestyle traits with artistic substance, a privileging of content over form with an excuse for taking sloppy photographs.” My review of Nan Goldin’s current (…)
by Travis Jeppesen on October 16, 2009
“Now that postmodernism is beginning to appear an almost retro stance, it is artists like Collishaw, who interrogates histories through the disparate prisms of technologies recent and refurbished, that demonstrate how to make it new in even newer ways.” My (…)
by Travis Jeppesen on October 14, 2009
“Exile has per its name no real stable home. It is a fluctuant space that can (and will if conditions change) move to anywhere else in the world where the necessary conditions are more fertile.” My interview with Exile Projects (…)
by Travis Jeppesen on October 13, 2009
TOMORROW @ SLUM At the next SLUM, we are pleased to announce that we will be screening rare early films of Christophe Chemin. This is meant to coincide with the current exhibition of Christophe, “Rats & Children,” at the RISE (…)