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March 2014: m-city and Zbiok

The first Urban Spree Wall of the 2014 Season has been painted as part of our group show “Narrative Urban Poland“. Realized by m-city (left side, from Gdansk) and Zbiok (right side, from Wroclaw), the wall is a strong composition and meditation on the perishable nature of cities and loneliness & fragility of human beings.

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Pictureplane live (Euromancer Tour) + Jam City + Eartheater + Crave + Juicy Gay

Pictureplane plays live at Urban Spree for the release of his much-awaited debut LP ” Technomancer” on the Anticon label (out October 30).

“Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.”

 

DAWN OF THE DANCE + NOISEKÖLLN PROUDLY PRESENT

PICTUREPLANE (LIVE)
https://soundcloud.com/pictureplane

JAM CITY (LIVE)
https://soundcloud.com/jam-city

EARTHEATER (LIVE)
https://soundcloud.com/alex-drewchin

CRAVE (LIVE)
https://cccrave.bandcamp.com/

JUICY GAY (LIVE)
https://soundcloud.com/juicygay-1

BLACKBLACKGOLD (DJ)
https://soundcloud.com/goldecahedron

AGGO YORK (DJ)
https://soundcloud.com/aggo-york

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Travis Egedy aka Pictureplane is a Brooklyn-based multimedia artist whose forays against the status quo have disrupted fashion, galleries, and music in kind. While his 2011 album, Thee Physical, explored sensation and human touch, his newest dives into more ethereal territory: the anxiety of daily life in an era defined by constant technological interaction and observation. But the 11 songs heard here — fleshed out using sonic scraps of industrial, darkwave, ’80s EBM, ’90s house — aren’t purely paranoiac. As the title implies, Technomancer is as much about rediscovering the magic in our relationship with our machines.
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Technomancer was recorded across three years in Egedy’s garage, then finished in studios in New York and Los Angeles. He was also touring the world with the likes of Major Lazer and Crystal Castles, exhibiting his visual art in galleries abroad, and reading the works of Robert Bauval and Graham Hancock, men whose research in alt archaeology and ancient tech may help unlock truths about where humankind has been and, more importantly, where we’re headed. The two tracks featuring Skin Town’s Grace Hall (“Self Control,” “Live Forever”) deal with a controversial future that may already be upon us: where reality, even mortality, is able to be engineered.
But for all the eerie Vangelis-style ambiance (“Chaos Radical”), warped rave oddity (“Joyrider”), and distressing mechanized clang (“Death Condition”), Pictureplane’s latest is best defined by its title track. “Technomancer” finds our host grabbing the reigns of the beast, and suggesting that we do the same: “Manipulate your machine,” he sings over an electronic score that feels positively alive, “You’re a technomancer.”

BASEMENT:
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RKSS (LIVE)
“basement/submerged” tape release (nkt004)
https://soundcloud.com/rkss

333BOYZ
https://soundcloud.com/333boyz

TEXTASY
https://soundcloud.com/aciddallas

BRONZE (LIVE)
https://soundcloud.com/bronze

PANTENE (LIVE PREMIERE)
https://soundcloud.com/pantene-af

DJ MELISSA
https://soundcloud.com/xxxmelissa

MICHAEL ANISER (LIVE)
https://soundcloud.com/noisekoelln/michael-aniser-angst

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Info

Urban Spree is a 1700 sqm artistic space in Berlin-Friedrichshain dedicated to urban cultures through exhibitions, artist residencies, DIY workshops, concerts, an art store and a large Biergarten.

Within Urban Spree, the Urban Spree Galerie is a 400 sqm independent contemporary urban art space. Set in a 70.000 sqm postindustrial compound in the heart of Berlin, the gallery benefits from its large urban grassroots ecosystem and offers its invited artists and photographers an ideal space for experimentation through ambitious on-site residencies. The gallery curates independent art shows on a monthly basis, which most likely include the painting of the whole compound and its flagship “Artist Wall“, a 15 m long x 8 m high wall surface facing Warschauer Str., one of the busiest arteries of Berlin, counting 100.000 visitors/day. Artists who painted the wall in the past include Above, Klone, Zevs, Broken Fingaz Crew, Twoone, Low Bros, Nychos, 1UP Crew, The Grifters, Peachbeach, Rylsee, m-city, Johannes Mundinger, Jim Avignon, Mik Shida, Anthony Lister and many more.

The Urban Spree Bookshop is located in the gallery and displays a hand-picked, organic selection of street art, graffiti and photography books whose common thread is a vision of cities, post-industrial & decayed spaces. The shop includes a large selection of screen prints made by local & international street artists whom we personally know. The Print Shop also offers an array of locally-designed and produced screen printed T-Shirts. To accompany our rich selection of zines and self published books, we launched Urban Spree Books in 2017 as a new venture to promote self-publishing.

Artist Residencies are at the core of our artistic ecosystem. A mix of permanent, medium term and guest studios, the residencies irrigate by their creativity and artistic contributions what Urban Spree is about. Currently, our residents include Andrea Wan, Rylsee, Tavar Zawacki/Above, Johannes Mundinger, Tine Fetz and the screen printing activities of Dolly Demoratti’s Mother Drucker.

Regular DIY workshops such as the monthly Make Your Own Sign powered by Rylsee and Klub7’s Otto Baum, engage our guests in creative activities.

Urban Spree’s Concert Room is dedicated to live music with a high level programming and a large musical spectrum from garage, psych rock to cutting-edge electronic music. In addition, Urban Spree organizes the Urban Spree Summer Sessions, showcasing the best street musicians that Berlin has to offer every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening in the Biergarten.

Urban Spree is home to many festivals and events, such as the Pictoplasma Festival, Krake Festival, ComicInvasionBerlin, Berlin SeaFood Festival, Amaze Festival, Midsommar Festival, Druck Berlin Festival, Berlin Graphic Days, outdoor screenings, diner events and many more.

The Biergarten is the place to chill in summer with its own selection of local and german craft beers.

Resident street food container units provide our guests with homemade food around the clock.

The Galerie and Bookshop are open Tu-Sa from 12:00 to 18:30.

Please kindly note that the gallery doesn’t consider at the moment submission of portfolios and exhibition projects. Contact: galerie@urbanspree.com

For all questions pertaining to the rent of Urban Spree for festivals, conferences, caterings and workshops, or for any general queries, please write to contact@urbanspree.com

For all questions relative to musical programming, please write to booking@urbanspree.com. We don’t reply to booking requests submitted through social networks.

Press and Communication : contact@urbanspree.com

For internship applications, please write in english or german to internships@urbanspree.com. A good level of german is compulsory for applying to a gallery’s internship.

Other useful emails:

lost@urbanspree.com

jobs@urbanspree.com

 

 

Urban Spree – Revaler Strasse 99 – 10245 Berlin – Allemagne

Office Phone Number: +49 30 740 78 597

 



Polish Urban Art: Nächste Station – Berlin Warschauer Str.

1-1024x681In November 2014, over a period of 4 days, Urban Spree Galerie welcomes and hosts in Berlin the “Polish Urban Art” travelling exhibition which is curated by Brain Damage Gallery in Lublin, Poland.

The exhibition aims to present a panorama of contemporary street art from Poland in an ambitious group show featuring excellent artists such as Autone, Chazme, Czarnobyl, EloMelo, Etam Cru, Kamil Kuzko, Mat, M-City, Nawer, Pener, Proembrion, Pepe, Robert Proch, Paweł Ryżko, Sepe, Szczerbak, Uran, Zbiokand others.

Lunatics-II-130x130cm-acrylic-on-canvas-2014-1019x1024Launched in Kiev in October 2014, the exhibition travels to 7 eastern and western European cities (Kiev, Lviv, Minsk, Berlin, Stockholm, Paris, and Warsaw) before concluding in December in Lublin – the home base of the gallery, with a selection of artworks & murals.

In addition, the gallery will present photographs documenting the evolution of street art in Poland, starting from pieces captured by Edward Hartwig in the 1950s, to recent large scale murals.

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Polish Urban Art: Exhibition

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Urban Spree Galerie is proud to invite you to the “Polish Urban Art” travelling exhibition curated by the Brain Damage Gallery in Lublin, Poland.

The exhibition aims to present Urban Art from Poland in an ambitious group show featuring excellent artists such as Autone, Chazme, Czarnobyl, EloMelo, Etam Cru, Kamil Kuzko, Mat, M-City, Nawer, Pener, Proembrion, Pepe, Robert Proch, Paweł Ryżko, Sepe, Szczerbak, Uran, Zbiok, and others.

Launched in Kiev in October 2014, the exhibition travels to 7 eastern and western European cities before concluding in December in Lublin – the home base of the gallery, with a selection of artworks, murals and photographic archives.

In the recent years Polish urban art has become a rapidly growing phenomenon. Polish urban artists are now not only mentioned among the world elite, but above all, within the broad spectrum of urban art they managed to develop their own, unique, clearly recognizable style. A style, which on the one hand, corresponds to the most notable achievements of Polish  contemporary art; on the other, it often emanates from the most radical form of art created on the streets – graffiti writing.

The aim of the Polish Urban Art project is to present and promote Polish urban art in Europe. In Batumi and Lviv we plan to exhibit murals created on the spot by Polish artists. In Kiev and Minsk we will be presenting a collection documenting Polish urban art starting from the 1950s to the present. After completing our project in Eastern Europe, its results will be presented and discussed on exhibits organized in the major capitals of street art and graffiti – Berlin, Paris, and Stockholm.

Finally, the project will be closed and summed up in Brain Damage Gallery in Lublin in December 2014.

Additionally, the gallery will present photographs documenting the evolution of art on Polish streets, starting from pieces captured by Edward Hartwig in the 1950s, to recent large scale murals.

The entire presentation will be completed by a story of Polish art, aptly captured with the slogan “Graffiti Goes East”.

BERLIN Exhibition: Friday, November 14th to Sunday, November 16th, 12:00-19-00

PROGRAM:

Kiev – 10/20/2014

Lviv – 24-30.10.2014

Minsk – 08-10.11.2014

Berlin – 13-16.11.2014 

Stockholm – 20-23.11.2014

Paris – 27-30.11.2014

Warsaw – 04-07.12.2014

Lublin – 11-14.12.2014

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Polish Urban Art

PUA_front_v2Urban Spree Galerie is proud to invite you to the Berlin chapter of a travelling exhibition curated by the Brain Damage Gallery in Lublin, Poland. 

The exhibition aims to present Urban Art from Poland in an ambitious group show featuring excellent artists such as Autone, Chazme, Czarnobyl, EloMelo, Etam Cru, Kamil Kuzko, Mat, M-City, Nawer, Pener, Proembrion, Pepe, Robert Proch, Paweł Ryżko, Sepe, Szczerbak, Uran, Zbiok, and others.

Launched in Kiev in October 2014, the exhibition travels to 7 eastern and western European cities before concluding in December in Lublin – the home base of the gallery, with a selection of artworks, murals and photographic archives.

In the recent years Polish urban art has become a rapidly growing phenomenon. Polish urban artists are now not only mentioned among the world elite, but above all, within the broad spectrum of urban art they managed to develop their own, unique, clearly recognizable style. A style, which on the one hand, corresponds to the most notable achievements of Polish  contemporary art; on the other, it often emanates from the most radical form of art created on the streets – graffiti writing.

The aim of the Polish Urban Art project is to present and promote Polish urban art in Europe.

Additionally, the gallery will present photographs documenting the evolution of art on Polish streets, starting from pieces captured by Edward Hartwig in the 1950s, to recent large scale murals.

The entire presentation will be completed by a story of Polish art, aptly captured with the slogan “Graffiti Goes East”.

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PROGRAM:

Kiev – 10/20/2014 

Lviv – 24-30.10.2014 

Minsk – 08-10.11.2014 

Berlin – 13-16.11.2014 

Stockholm – 20-23.11.2014 

Paris – 27-30.11.2014

Warsaw – 04-07.12.2014 

Lublin – 11-14.12.2014

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BERLIN:

Urban Spree Galerie // Revaler x Warschauer Str. // Berlin Friedrichshain

Opening: Thursday, November 13th, 2014, 18:00 with DJ set by Jemek Jemowit

Exhibition: Friday, November 14th to Sunday, November 16th, 12:00-19-00

 

The results of the project can be checked on the official project website http://www.polishurbanart.com/ as well as the facebook page of European Fundacja Culture Miejskiej.

Organized by Europejska Fundacja Kultury Miejskiej in cooperation with: Brain Damage Gallery (Poland), The “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre (Poland), Whole City (Poland), Tamara Bokuchava (Georgia), Nini Palavandishvili (Georgia), Grob Yarik (Ukraine), Dzyga Gallery (Ukraine), Nazar Motyk (Ukraine), Y galery (Belarus), Urban Spree Gallery (Germany).

The Project is financially supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the City of Lublin

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