Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams – CIRCLE1’s Exhibition at the ID Festival Berlin | 21-23.10.16

sandclock-foto-maya-elran3Going 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.

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Music in the Circle – Duo Concert with oboist Antje Thierbach & accordionist Susanne Stock | 15.10.16 at 19:30

img_2367CIRCLE1 is 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.

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Music in the Circle – Solo Recital with Stefan Hempel, Violin | 17.9.16 at 19:30

unnamedCIRCLE1 is pleased to host renowned violinist Prof. Stefan Hempel, playing solo recital with works by J.S. Bach, Eugène Ysaÿe and Béla Bartók.


  • J.S. Bach: Sonate Nr. 1 for Violin solo g- Moll BWV 1001
  • Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonate No. 1 for violin solo op. 27/1


  • J.S. Bach: Ciacconna from the Partita d- Moll, BWV 1004
  • Béla Bartók: Tempo di ciaccona from the Sonata for Violin solo (1944)
  • Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonate No. 5 for Violin solo op. 27/5

Free entrance

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Current Exhibition – Noga Shtainer and Anastasia Khoroshilova | Advised by Jürgen Harten | 9.9.16 – 29.10.16

AlinaCIRCLE1 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.

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Wednesday 10.8.16 at 19:00 – Yoga in the Circle

P1030089CIRCLE1 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.
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Transient Memories – A Performance of Dan Allon & Felix Meyer-Christian | 8.7.16 at 20:00

unnamedThe 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.

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Aline Alagem – Director’s Cut | 1.7.16 – 30.7.16

Aline AlagemUntitled #6, untitled #7 2013’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