Within the artistic process works emerge that seem not to fit into the cosmos of an artist‘s practice. In the eyes of the maker, they have not yet been defined as an art work, or were determined as a study. In order to take a view behind the curtain, artists have been invited to propose a work they have never shown before for various reasons. Some of the works were never accepted as finished because they failed, looked overdrawn or simply appeared not good enough. Others, however, seemed too personal or intimate to show. What do unaccomplished and withheld works tell about the personality of the artist, the mechanisms of self versus external judgements, and the definition of artworks in general? Continue reading →
Going back centuries and millennia, the travel routes of migrants tell the story of a humanity ravaged by wars, famine, prosecution and crises. Traversing lands, seas and continents, the pairs of eyes that witnessed and the legs that treaded the land – of those persistent in their search for a better future, if not sheer survival – are the bearers of life experiences that remain largely untold and forgotten, even if the collective fates of migrant populations had merged into the great currents of history, shaping cultures, civilizations, peoples and ethnicities everywhere.
CIRCLE1is pleased to host a special duo – oboist Antje Thierbach & accordionist Susanne Stock, playing colorful program with works by F. Couperin, Sarah Nemtsov, Samir Odeh Tamimi, Tobias Schwencke and Andreas Staffel.
CIRCLE1 has invited two very different Berlin based artists – Anastasia Khoroshilova and Noga Shtainer, to exhibit their recent photographic works. The two artists first met during the preparation of the exhibition. Although they differ in their personal motivation, their camera technology and the staging of their pictures, they find a lot if common ground in terms of subject matter.
CIRCLE1 Gallery and yoga teacher Anastasia Shevchenko are happy to announce a new collaboration – Yoga in the Circle!
During the classes you will:
– be guided to use yoga as a tool to go deeper within, accessing heightened perception and stronger self-awareness.
– learn how to use your body and your breath to build on your capacity to pay attention and center your mind on the present moment.
– be more able to reach a state of calm and quiet that would help you to open yourself up to the experience in and around you. Continue reading →
Poetic Hafla is an exciting Middle Eastern party taking place once a month in Berlin.
The Hafla, which means party in Arabic, includes readings in a variety of languages and multi disciplines performances.