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Salons

“Salons” are open meetings taking place on various locations in Berlin where the possibilities of the collective processes of gathering and mediating knowledge are being explored in relation to the practise of a specific artist.

Residents

ABA offers residencies through different sponsoring institutions. Candidates are encouraged to apply directly at the partnering institutions. This section shows artistic research during their stay at ABA.

Lab

“Lab” is an experimental platform exploring new ways to present, distribute, share and achieve forms of (collective) knowledge production, on the basis of specific research topics of artists involved

Tamuna Chabashvili


Coming Sunday the 21st Tamuna Chabashvili will present her artistic praxis at ABA LAB!   Date: Sunday 21st January  Time: 15:00  Location: Wilhelm-Kabus-Straße 72, (house 34.2, 1st floor), 10829 Berlin-Schöneberg Tamuna Chabashvili is a visual artist based in Amsterdam and Tbilisi. Her art practice consists of individual and collaborative projects.  In 2003, she co-founded artists’ initiative ‘Public Space With A Roof’ (PSWAR), which functioned as a project space until 2007. PSWAR projects are research-based and address various questions central in current art production, blurring the borders between various roles artists are assumed to take today: artists-as-activists, artists-as-producers, or artist-as-curators. Since 2008, …


Maureen Kaegi


Join us Fri , Dec 15th, 2017,  5-7pm We serve hot spiced wine!!!! Wilhelm-Kabus-Straße 72 (house 34.2) studio 803, 10829 Berlin (Schöneberg) Welcome to the LAB! The LAB is a spontaneous meeting where works or research is shown and discussed. LAB is not fixed to a specific place or location. It is a ‘get together’ where artists present their work in an informal setting like in the studio, at home, online or in the public space. LAB functions as an experimental platform exploring new ways to present, distribute, share and achieve forms of …


Pxflux


AN ONLINE PLATFORM AND TOOLSET FOR THE EXHIBITION, PROMOTION, DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTION OF TIME BASED, COMPUTATIONAL, DIGITAL ART Maxim Tyminko, Aleksander Komarov, Vladimir Minakov October, 2017 Abstract The nature of computational and time-based art — often referred to as “new media art” — is very different from other traditional art forms. By definition it is variable and unstable. It has no fixed form, but is rather flexible and adjustable. It is not an object as such. While this project began as a way of solving some practical issues that we …


Notices

on “Notices” you can find news and the latest updates on our salons, publications, labs and other parts of our programme.

‘The benefit of sadness’ Colaboradio (88.4) from 16h


Dear All! Tune in on the independent radio collective Colaboradio (88.4) tomorrow from 16:00 – 19:00 for a broadcast on Nickels recent stay in Berlin, and the Salon that resulted from it. Those who couldn’t be there (or who would like to relive it) can now listen to a radio edit. ‘The benefit of sadness’ is a sequence of epistolary monologues, music and singing, made in collaboration with Mirjam Kuitenbrouwer, Koen Nutters and Volker Müller. It was created during the ABA residency. The broadcast is organized as follows: 16:00-17:00 Selection …


Arts Collaboratory


From 31 January to 4 of February ABA hosts  Arts Collaboratory. AC is a translocal network consisting of over 23 diverse organizations across the globe focused on art practices, processes of social change, and working with broader communities beyond the field of art. Functioning as a meeting point, Arts Collaboratory is where these organizations can share knowledge, collaborate on projects, and build emotional and financial support together. As an ecosystem it is a process of collective study and practice on the self-sustainability, self-determination and interdependence through radical imagination


Jan 9, 17.30h


Judy Radul gave a talk at ABA LAB for the students of the Berlin Program in the Arts. BPA // Berlin program for artists facilitates exchange between emerging and experienced Berlin-based artists, through coordinated studio visits and meetings.   BPA does not have a fixed location – activity is concentrated in the studios of the artists involved with the program. Ten participants meet with a core group of ten mentors and a wider group of guest mentors. Mentors : Saâdane Afif, Monika Baer, Angela Bulloch, Simon Denny, Bouchra Khalili, Thomas Locher, Olaf …


Sponsoring institutions

ABA offers residencies through different sponsoring institutions.
Candidates are encouraged to apply directly at the partnering institutions.


Collaborators

Hamburger Bahnhof
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
KW
DAAD
Ethnologisches Museum

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