How Does the World Breathe Now? N°29


28.06.2017

Sînziana Paltineanu presented an encounter with a film by Moyra Davey. A work of autofiction, 50 Minutes approaches the world first and foremost through the personal archive. The screening and discussion were part of SAVVY Contemporary’s weekly film series.

Extending the
Dialogue


24.06.2017

On June 24th the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory, Archive Books, and the ERSTE Foundation presented the publication Extending the Dialogue at Archive Kabinett, with Ekaterina Degot, Antonia Majaća, Urška Jurman, and Christiane Erharter.

How Does the World Breathe Now? N°28


14.06.2017

Winta Yohannes presented the film Compliance by Craig Zobel, a troubling psychological indie thriller exploring the relationship between obedience, authority and responsibility. The screening and discussion were part of SAVVY Contemporary’s weekly film series.

How Does the World Breathe Now? N°27


07.06.2017

Diana el Jeroudi presented two experiences of documentary as stretching and blending into reality: Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait by O. Mohammed and W.S. Bedirxan and Santiago by João Moreira Salles. The Screening was part of SAVVY Contemporary’s film series.

Portable Polis
Working Group


27.05.2017

Portable Polis is a Berlin-wide public-participation project based on oral, close reading of texts by German-American thinker Hannah Arendt. The readings will occur at several sites around Berlin from texts related to the activities and focus of the site where each session occurs.

A reading
from Sci-Fi literature


26.05.2017

On the occasion of Gitte Villesen’s exhibition I stick my hands into the earth, and I think for a while at Archive Kabinett, there was a reading of sequences from Sci-Fi literature with artist Emma Haugh and sociologists of science Tahani Nadim, on May 26th 2017.

Opening
Gitte Villesen


29.04.2017 – 02.06.2017

The opening of Gitte Villesen’s exhibition I stick my hands into the earth, and I think for a while and the release of the publication by the same title, published by Archive Books. Gitte Villesen showed several of her works including a display of the new publication.

Fractal Thinking
A conversation


27.03.2017

Susanne M. Winterling will be joined by Denise Ferreira da Silva to talk about poethical ethics, the practice of the ‘what If’, and fractal thinking. The conversational project Pandora Box explores possibilities of forming alliances and creating networks of solidarity to think the world anew.

The Dig
Jan Peter Hammer


18.02.2017 – 26.03.2017

The Dig is part of Jan Peter Hammer’s ongoing research project The Art of War, which comprises several chapters, all of which revolve around the illegal trade in stolen antiquities — an epiphenomenon of a new global order, emerging on the margins of the nation state.

The Re-appropriation
of Desire in Public


29.01.2017 – 06.02.2017

Launch of Having a Kiki: Queer Desire and Public Space – published by Paper Visual Art, edited by Emma Haugh. Accompanied by Haugh’s show The Re-appropriation of Sensuality, with a reading and conversation between the artist and PVA co-editor Adrian Duncan.

Goodbye
Dieffenbachstraße 31


28.01.2016

We are moving out! A full evening to give a proper goodbye to our space in Dieffenbachstraße 31, which we inhabited for more than 7 years and hosted 101 events. An occasion to thank all the people who helped shape Archive and supported us from the very beginning.

Mobile Cinema
Two steps back


19.12.2015 – 16.01.2016

Romana Schmalisch’s Mobile Cinema returns to Archive Kabinett in frame of the exhibition Mobile Cinema – Two steps back. This apparatus – somewhere between urban model, cinema, and plate camera – derived its form from Alexander Medvedkin’s film The New Moscow.

Repository
Film Archive


12.2015 – 01.2016

Screening organized by the Warsaw based Arton Foundation. The selected films are part of Repository, a digital archive, which presents archival materials by seminal Polish artists active in the 60’s and 70’s. Among the others Wojciech Bruszewski and Paweł Kwiek.

Frequency-Modulated
Scenario


25.11.2015

Presentation of the book Frequency-Modulated Scenario by Eran Schaerf published in the framework of the project fm-scenario – The Listener’s Voice, a radio station where freedom of speech is supposed to be guaranteed by a computerized moderator taking listeners’ calls.

Between States
Publication


24.11.2015

Launch of the publication Between States by the authors: Simon Faulkner and David Reeb. The launch will coincide with a display of videos of demonstrations in Palestinian villages in the West Bank by David Reeb and images of struggle in Israel/Palestine by ActiveStills.

Anguish Language
Writing and Crisis


21.11.2015

Presentation of the anthology Anguish Language: Writing and Crisis, edited by John Cunningham, Anthony Iles, Mira Mattar, and Marina Vishmidt. On the occasion of the book launch the editors will be joined by some of the contributors: Sean Bonney, Karolin Meunier and Mattin.

RAB–RAB
Press


20.11.2015

An evening to present the latest issue of Rab-Rab: journal for political and formal inquiries in art, edited by Sezgin Boynik and Gregoire Rousseau and the activities of Rab-Rab Press. The journal will be introduced by the editors and several contributors will discuss the contents.

Make Yourself
Available


23.10.2015

Presentation of Annette Weisser’s artist book Make Yourself Available is published in connection with two of her recent solo exhibitions. On the occasion of the launch, the artist discusses Susanne Weiß, Ursula Schöndeling, and trauma therapist Gabriele Baring.

Look For Us in
the Inkwells


10.10.2015 – 24.10.2015

Look For Us in the Inkwells We Will Always Be There is an exhibition developed for Atelier Impopulaire’s RULE C series which includes works made by four collectives: A.P.E. Art Projects Era, Feminist Land Art Retreat, Rhein Verlag, and Studio for Propositional Cinema.

Cinenova
Feminist Film & Video


26.09.2015 – 06.10.2015

Cinenova Chain Letter. Film screening and presentation with Cinenova Working Group (Karolin Meunier, Irene Revell and Sandra Schäfer, in this instance). Exhibition of documents and manifestos from Cinenova Archive and screening of the selected films in loop.

Mathilde ter Heijne
Performing Change


24.09.2015

Performing Change by Mathilde ter Heijne. Book launch and conversation with the artist and Michael Birchall, Vanessa Gravenor, Amy Patton, Janne Schäfer, Santiago da Silva, and Sophia Trollmann. On display two the artist: Women To Go and I Got the Sun in the Morning.