areashape
areashape is a virtual space for experiments and reflection at the intersection of between art, architecture, daily life and design. It is a continuous research with many open questions.
Space research (in an architectural and sculptural sense) is one of its main concerns.

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anassembly:

Barbara Kasten
Construct LB 5, 1982.
Polaroid; 10 x 8 inches.
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ICE to nowhere #areashape
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Berlin Art Week 2014. Nice party, 2 djanes… and a radical power cut around 1.40 am that sent everybody home. #berlinartweek #keinehalbesache #powercut
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Berlin Art Week 2014 Opening at Akademie der Künste #akademiederkünste #berlinartweek #berlin
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nickkahler:

Constantin Brancusi, Adam and Eve, 1921 (via archiveofaffinities)
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ein-monat-31-portraits:

Stefanie (Munich), Curator, Berlin Weekly, Linienstrasse 160, 10115 Berlin Mitte

English below

Unsere diesjährige Reise mit Project Space Festival geht zu Ende. Heute halten wir kurz bei BERLIN-WEEKLY Projektraum auf, wo wir die Kuratorin Stefanie treffen. Sie kannte die erfolgreiche Galerie, die früher hier, unter der gleichen Adresse, bestand. Sie wollte einen Raum, um die künstlerischen Arbeiten außerhalb des offiziellen Kunstmarkts zu zeigen, wusste aber nicht, wie Sie vorgehen sollte. Es war wie durch Zufall, dass sie die Kontrolle über diese eigentümliche Lage im Juni 2010 übernahm. In weniger als 2 Wochen wurde die Galerie zum Projektraum. Trotz der Bedeutung seines Namens, entstehen neue Installationen jeden Monat.

 Nicht nur als Künstlerin - sie ist eine Fotografin - sondern auch als ehemaliger Wissenschaftlerin ist sie über den Kunstmarkt gut informiert. Sie schrieb ihre Diplomarbeit über den Bedingungen der Erfolg von den Künstlern. “Nur ein paar Galerien in Berlin halten ihre Preise hoch ” - sagte sie. Seit dem Anfang und fast ohne Pausen arbeitet Sie daran, die Künstler, in der Umgebung von bekannten Galerien, sichtbar zu machen. Und es ist keine Überraschung, dass sie uns von ihrer Tätigkeit im “Netzwerk freier Berliner Projekträume und –initiativen”, einem Netzwerk unabhängiger Projekträume in Berlin erzählt.

 Die heutige Ausstellung ist eine Soundinstallation, die die Besucher einlädt, mit den Objekten im Raum zu interagieren. Eine temporäre Holzbank erweitert den Raum auf der Straße, wird der Betonsockel von dem Großrohr in Llila - Rosa lackiert, ideal positioniert, und als Couchtisch verwendet. Später werden die Türen geschlossen, die Bank beiseite getan, aber die ganze Frontscheibe wird die Arbeit bis zum nächsten Event für vorbeilaufenden Menschen sichtbar lassen.



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The journey offered by the Project Space Festival is coming to an end for this year. Today we make a stop by the BERLIN-WEEKLY project space where we meet the curator Stefanie. She knew the successful gallery existing before at the same address, she wanted a space to show artists work out of the official market circuit but didn’t know how to proceed. It’s almost by coincidence that she took control of this peculiar location in June 2010. In less than two weeks the gallery became a project space, and despite of its name new installations are opening every month.

She is well informed about the art market not only as an artist - she is a photographer - but also as a former student. She wrote her thesis on the condition of success for an artist. “Only a few galleries are keeping their prices high in Berlin” she said. Since the beginning and almost without any breaks, she has been giving visibility to artists in an area surrounded by known galleries. And it is no surprise that she tells us about her activity within the “Netzwerk freier Berliner Projekträume und –initiativen”, a network of independent project spaces in Berlin.

Today’s exhibition is a sound installation which invites the visitors to interact with the objects in the room. A temporary wooden bench extends the space in the street, the concrete base for the large pipe painted in purple pink is ideally placed and used as a coffee table. Later the doors will be closed, the bench put away, but the whole front window will let the work be visible to the people walking on the street until next event.

mrbonsoir
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archiveofaffinities:

Johannes Itten, Cubic Composition, 1919
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wetreesinart:

Jean Dubuffet (Fr. 1901-1985, La Forêt, 1969, résine époxy, 106,6 x 189,8 x 120,6 cm, Chicago Art Institute
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aqqindex:

Illustrations from the Essay: “The New Arrangement”, Written by Sarah Vaz,  from the Book: “Fairy Tales, When Architecture Tells a Story" Blank Space Publishing, 2014
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weissesrauschen:

NØNE FUTBOL CLUB
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thetuesdayafter:

Martin Boyce at Tanya Bonakdar
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archistrat:

Nadav Kander: The Polygon Nuclear Test Site I (After The Event), Kazakhstan 2011 (Courtesy of Flowers Gallery)

source: itsnicethat.com
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mentaltimetraveller:

Robert Ryman, 1969
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vjeranski:

The Digger, c. 1917-1928
Theo van Doesburg
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nycartscene:

Opens tomorrow, Sept 11, 6-8p:“Dust Paintings” Jenny HolzerCheim & Read Gallery, 547 W25th St., NYCLanguage has been Holzer’s primary medium since the late 1970s. Placed on electronic signs or stone benches, Holzer’s text investigates how ideas are transformed from argument or opinion into fact. While her work has a conceptual base, she involves her viewer through what’s intensely physical. The documents painted most recently trace the political fallout and human wreckage in the global war on terror. The content of her new work is traced, transferred, and each letter and its surround are carefully hand-painted and re-painted. Holzer’s process echoes and amplifies traditional Arabic calligraphy–ghubar–which translates, literally, as “dust writing.” - thru Oct 25
nycartscene:

Opens tomorrow, Sept 11, 6-8p:“Dust Paintings” Jenny HolzerCheim & Read Gallery, 547 W25th St., NYCLanguage has been Holzer’s primary medium since the late 1970s. Placed on electronic signs or stone benches, Holzer’s text investigates how ideas are transformed from argument or opinion into fact. While her work has a conceptual base, she involves her viewer through what’s intensely physical. The documents painted most recently trace the political fallout and human wreckage in the global war on terror. The content of her new work is traced, transferred, and each letter and its surround are carefully hand-painted and re-painted. Holzer’s process echoes and amplifies traditional Arabic calligraphy–ghubar–which translates, literally, as “dust writing.” - thru Oct 25