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.
Photos by Yoonhee Kim
The performance evening of Felix Meyer-Christian and Dan Allon presents a dynamic composition of time-based art. Both artists are profoundly interested in the themes of memories, violence and its cultural and personal effect. They investigate different ways of cultural and emotional effect of power structures. Together they give a generous look on a wide variety of subjects while telling concrete stories.
Aline Alagem’s works displayed in the exhibition Director’s cut continue her main preoccupation in recent years with the body, gender, eroticism, and with the gaze that constitutes them in the current age of a mad torrent of processed images. Alagem paints hyperrealistic paintings with a disrupted or fragmented narrative, on large scale canvases that exceed the boundaries of the painting as a window, blending beyond recognition the traditional narrative of oil painting on canvas as a coherent opening to the representation of reality. The viewer’s gaze lingers on the quality of the painting, surprised by the unconventional fusion of plasticity and refinement and the brute force with which the painting manifests itself. Continue reading
The subject of memory stands at the heart of Dana Yoeli‘s profoundly personal yet universal work. Memory, by nature, is illusory and intangible. Nevertheless, Yoeli chooses it as her subject and transforms it into substance, into physical matter. She fluctuates between nature and artifice, documentation and fabrication, life and taxidermy.
We invite you all to the finissage of the exhibition Highway Furniture by Bettina Allamoda and Alona Harpaz.
Saturday, June 18th at 19:00
Photo by Boaz Arad
CIRCLE1 is pleased to host Quartet Berlin-Tokyo, playing works by Beethoven, Haydn and Kurtág.
The Quartet Berlin-Tokyo was founded in 2011 by students of the two conservatories in Berlin. Only a few months later they celebrated initial success at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich, winning a special Prize. Since then the quartet won numerous competitions including the Carl Nielsen Competition in Copenhagen, the prestigious Franz Schubert Competition in Graz, Young Concert Artist in New York, the Orlando Competition in Holland and others.
Photos: Boaz Arad, Mia Gourvitch
It starts with a paradox: Aren’t highways the opposite of furniture? Movement, fluidity, itinerancy. Highway Furniture is the name of the joint exhibition by Alona Harpaz and Bettina Allamoda. But even being on the move requires a setting, needs objects and images.