Noble Surface – C1’s Exhibition in Collaboration with Eigen+Art Lab presenting Amelie Grözinger and Alex Lebus | 31.5.2017 – 29.7.2017

Lebus_Innere_Kratzung_leuchtorange (1)Noble Surface is an exhibition of CIRCLE1 Gallery in collaboration with Eigen+Art Lab, presenting the artists Amelie Grözinger and Alex Lebus.

When asked in an interview about the construction of reality and how to deal with it, philosopher and physician Heinz von Foerster answered: “Where is reality? Can you show it to me?”

Likewise Amelie Grözinger and Alex Lebus, two artists living in Berlin, question “reality” in their exhibition Noble Surface, which cannot be defined as such and manifests itself in the possibilities of different realities. Continue reading

Exhibition View: Sing While You’re Burning – Restless Painting from Israel | 1.4.17 – 20.5.17

2Some images of our exhibition Sing While You’re Burning – Restless Painting from Israel, a group exhibition with Shai Azoulay, Guy Ben Ari, Boyan, Ofir Dor, Bar Dvir, Liat Erdberg, Moshe Gershon, Elad Larom, Marik Lechner, Rona Perlman, Rotem Rozenboim and Netally Schlosser. Curated by Ofir Dor

Photos by Yoonhee Kim

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Sing While You’re Burning – Restless Painting from Israel | 1.4.17 – 20.5.17

Invitation C1A group exhibition with Shai Azoulay, Guy Ben Ari, Boyan, Ofir Dor, Bar Dvir, Liat Erdberg, Moshe Gershon, Elad Larom, Marik Lechner, Rona Perlman, Rotem Rozenboim and Netally Schlosser. Curated by Ofir Dor

The exhibition features 12 painters from Israel whose work is personal, emotional and somewhat restlessThey are engaged in painting that tells a story, paintings that are humanistic in their philosophizing, and they are direct, sincere and simple.  Continue reading

Ictus* – A Performance Evening by Michel Platnic and Dan Allon | 24.02.17 at 19:00

Screenshot 2017-02-08 12.10.22This one time performance evening featuring Israeli artists and Berlin residents Michel Platnic and Dan Allon, deals with world order of power, war and economic struggle. Having both stems in Israeli provenience, the artists know how violence, war and money have the means of becoming integrated within a routine, and therefore it is only natural they would feel intrigued, attracted and critical of its aesthetics. Both artists will simultaneously perform the two different works to provide a rounded glimpse to a sad, cruel and yet beautiful world.

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Interference | 20.1.17 – 25.3.17

real-madeleineInterference is an exhibition of CIRCLE1 Gallery in collaboration with the Petach Tikva Museum of Art in Israel, presenting the artists Vadim Zakharov, Guy Goldstein and Ariel Reichman, curated by Drorit Gur Arie.

Interference is a type of obstacle, an interruption of the usual order of things, a suspension and disruption of continuity. The featured works refer to various aspects of this notion: interruption of logic and orderly action, whether by narrative shifts, temporal deviations, or sound intervals.

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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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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