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Urban Ornaments | Exhibition and Round Table Discussion

urban ornaments announcementUrban Ornaments” at Urban Spree is a photographic group show with selected hungarian artists (Ruth Zuntz, Bence Bakai, Viktor Hodobay, Péter János Novák) who also have a regular practice in the urban arts as well as a roundtable discussion on public space and urban imaginaries organized by TACT (International Research on Art and the City) in co-operation with the Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies of the Humboldt University of Berlin.

An ornament – originating from the Latin “ornare” – signifies a material element that is added to a structural form through the process of adornment or decoration.

In contrast to this minimalistic definition, however, the concept of ornaments also became to encompass a much broader understanding: social and political considerations are now essential parts of ornaments. Identifying itself with this latest turn of the interpretation of the ornament, the exhibition uses Adolf Loos’ provocative text “Ornament and crime” (1908) as a starting point. The photographic works displayed at the exhibition not only aim to reflect, thus, the Loosian argument from a contemporary perspective, but also try to shed light on the various types of logic behind the aestheticization of urban space.

Roundtable Discussion // 17:00:

– Ayse Nur Erek (Department of History, Yeditepe University, Istanbul)
– Nicole Huber (University of Washington)
– Oleg Pachenkov (European University, Sankt Petersburg)
– Dr. Heike Oevermann (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Georg-Simmel-Zentrum für Metropolenforschung)
– Júlia Székely (CEU Budapest)
– Lilija Voronkova (CISR, Sankt Petersburg) 

Artists: 

Bence Bakai : “Since 2000 I am a street art enthusiast. Taking photos since I know myself. From 2008 on, I live in Berlin”.

Viktor Hodobay : “Basically what I do is street photography. Most of my work is focusing on people and their relations to their artificial habitat, the way they use public space and how their appearance merges into and forms our urban environment.”

Péter János Novák: The hungarian photographer-illustrator Péter János Novák is taking photos about urban landscapes since more than two decades. The presented black and white photos are shots from various european countries, taken with his pocket digital camera short barrelled, pancake lens.

Ruth Zuntz: With her artistic work, Ruth aims to overcome boundaries and forge links between people and communities. Her photographs show the familiar features in strangers as well as the unknown in neighbors. In 1998, she co-founded Walkscreen and continues to work on international artistic collaborations. She has exhibited in China, Germany, Italy, Israel, Japan and Finland.

TACT / International Research on Art and the City is an international network that brings together research on art, artists and the city. Involving academics, artists, activists and students, it creates a platform for investigating urban imaginaries from the perspective of art and the city, artists and public space, and the urban interventionism of street art and grassroots activism.

Within TACT, the event is organized by:

Ayse Erek: Assistant Professor of Art History at Yeditepe University, Department of History in Istanbul. Post-doctoral research fellow at Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies of Humboldt University in Berlin (Oct 2012 – Jan. 2014). Her research focus is on the notion of urban imaginary of metropolitan cities in the context of political and cultural discourse, contemporary art and urban visual culture.

Eszter Gantner: PhD in History, currently Post-doctoral research fellow at the Institute for European Ethnology, Humboldt University of Berlin and post-doc fellow at the Herder-Institute (Marburg). She is member of the Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Research, Humboldt University of Berlin. Her research deals with urban history of Central and Eastern Europe, but also includes the issue of urban interventions and the transformation of urban public space, with a special focus on post-socialist cities.

Juli Székely: PhD student at the Central European University in Budapest at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology. Her research focus is on the intersection of art and city, with a special interest in public art and memory in urban spaces. Right now she is working on her dissertation elaborating the memorial culture of Berlin and Budapest.

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Berlin Graphic Days #3 at Urban Spree

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On Monday, January 20th, 2014, starts the first major art event of 2014 at Urban Spree: the BERLIN GRAPHIC DAYS#3, organized by BERLIN PIECES, showcase the best of the current graphic design, illustration, street art & graffiti scene. The whole week is paced with multiple exhibitions and live performances by artists such as Jim Avignon (don’t miss his live performance and DJ set for the vernissage on Monday), the charity skateboards initiative ‘Boards Without Borders‘, the Friedrichshainer street artist Lake, or a 2-day live painting programme with Urban Art Clash.

On the weekend (25 & 26 of January 2014), the Berlin Graphic Days Market takes place with over 60 artists exhibiting and selling their art production.

On the first floor, the Urban Spree resident artists will present their latest production (Rylsee, Andrea Wan, Johannes Mundinger, Tine Fetz & Slava Ostapchenko). The brilliant exhibition of Daniel T. Geiger, “Alles braucht seine Zeit” in the Artists’ curated section on the first floor is being extended until Sunday, January 26th.

On the same floor, the Urban Spree Shop (usually in the gallery) will have a selection of its best street art / illustration / graphic design books + prints for sale (selection of works from Klub7, Péter Janos Novak, Broken Fingaz etc…).

Programm BGD Exhibition 20. bis 24.01.:

20.01. | Mo 19 Uhr Eröffnung mit Live-Performance von Jim Avignon + DJ-Set von Magritte Jaco | Eintritt 3 Euro
21.01. | Di 13-19 Uhr Exhibition + Live-Tape-Art Klebebande| Eintritt frei
ab 19 Uhr Live-Painting mit Lake + DJ-Set | Eintritt 3 Euro
22.01. | Mi 13-19 Uhr Exhibition | Eintritt frei
ab 19 Uhr Live-Painting mit Ola Liola uvm. + Versteigerung von künstlerisch gestalteten Skateboards mit Boards Without Borders + DJ- Set von Marc Schütt & Cruz to Cruz
23.01. | Do 13-19 Uhr Exhibition mit Urban Art Clash | Eintritt frei ab 19 Uhr Live-Painting mit Urban Art Clash + Musikprogramm + Party | Eintritt 3 Euro
24.01. | Fr 13-19 Uhr Exhibition mit Urban Art Clash | Eintritt frei
ab 19 Uhr ab 19 Uhr Live-Painting mit Urban Art Clash + Musikpro- gramm + Party | Eintritt 3 Euro

Programm BGD Market 25. & 26.01.:

25.01. | Sa 13-22 Uhr Market | Eintritt 3 Euro
ab 22 Uhr Berlin Graphic Days Party
26.01. | So 13-19 Uhr Market | Eintritt 3 Euro

 



Berlin Graphic Days #3 at Urban Spree

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On Monday, January 20th, 2014, starts the first major art event of 2014 at Urban Spree: the BERLIN GRAPHIC DAYS#3, organized by BERLIN PIECES, showcase the best of the current graphic design, illustration, street art & graffiti scene. The whole week is paced with multiple exhibitions and live performances by artists such as Jim Avignon (don’t miss his live performance and DJ set for the vernissage on Monday), the charity skateboards initiative ‘Boards Without Borders‘, the Friedrichshainer street artist Lake, a screen print installation by Matthias Gephart, or a 2-day live painting & music programme organized by Urban Art Clash.

On the weekend (25 & 26 of January 2014), the Berlin Graphic Days Market takes place with over 60 artists exhibiting and selling their art production.

On the first floor, the Urban Spree resident artists will present their latest production (Rylsee, Andrea Wan, Johannes Mundinger, Tine Fetz & Slava Ostapchenko). The brilliant exhibition of Daniel T. Geiger, “Alles braucht seine Zeit” in the Artists’ curated section on the first floor is being extended until Sunday, January 26th.

On the same floor, the Urban Spree Shop (usually in the gallery) will have a selection of its best street art / illustration / graphic design books + prints for sale (selection of works from Klub7, Péter Janos NovakBroken Fingaz etc…).

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Programm BGD Exhibition 20. bis 24.01.:
20.01. | Mo 19 Uhr Eröffnung mit Live-Performance von Jim Avignon + DJ-Set von Magritte Jaco | Eintritt 3 Euro
21.01. | Di 13-19 Uhr Exhibition + Live-Tape-Art Klebebande| Eintritt frei
ab 19 Uhr Live-Painting mit Lake + DJ-Set | Eintritt 3 Euro
22.01. | Mi 13-19 Uhr Exhibition | Eintritt frei
ab 19 Uhr Live-Painting mit Andreas Preis, Ola Liola uvm. + Versteigerung von künstlerisch gestalteten Skateboards mit Boards Without Borders + DJ- Set von Marc Schütt & Cruz to Cruz
23.01. | Do 13-23 Uhr Exhibition, Kunst-Tombola & Live Painting mit Urban Art Clash Künstlern: Czarnobyl, El Bocho, Rafa Alvarez (Brooklyn/NYC), Innerfields, Pinche (Madrid), Cren One, Michal Mráz (SK), Pao Delfin (Mexico), One Truth (CH), Haevi, Anastasia Bydolin, Phos-4, Oibel (CH), JuliaH, Age Age, Stereo Heat, Karl Kenz, Christopher Kieling, Bender,  Valerio Vittozzi (Italy), Benzo (Sandiago, Chile), Maleek, Kevin Gray and others. | Eintritt 3 Euro
ab 19 Uhr Live-Painting mit Urban Art Clash + Party / Live Musik mit MITCH ALIVE (SoulClap / Funkstation) and very special guests | Eintritt 3 Euro
24.01. | Fr 13-19 Uhr Exhibition, Kunst-Tombola & Live Painting mit Urban Art Clash Künstlern: Czarnobyl, El Bocho, Rafa Alvarez (Brooklyn/NYC), Innerfields, Pinche (Madrid), Cren One, Michal Mráz (SK), Pao Delfin (Mexico), One Truth (CH), Haevi, Anastasia Bydolin, Phos-4, Oibel (CH), JuliaH, Age Age, Stereo Heat, Karl Kenz, Christopher Kieling, Bender,  Valerio Vittozzi (Italy), Benzo (Sandiago, Chile), Maleek, Kevin Gray and others. | Eintritt 3 Euro
ab 19 Uhr  Live-Painting mit Urban Art Clash + Musik programm + Funky Party. Die Gewinner der Tombola werden um 20h bekannt gegeben. | Eintritt 3 Euro

 

Programm BGD Market 25. & 26.01.:
25.01. | Sa 13-22 Uhr Market | Eintritt 3 Euro
ab 22 Uhr Berlin Graphic Days Party
26.01. | So 13-19 Uhr Market | Eintritt 3 Euro

 

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Bite Club: a Street Food Christmas Market at Urban Spree

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Next weekend, on December 14th and 15th, we are proud to join forces with the infamous fooding moguls of Bite Club to bring you the best of Berlin food trucks for Christmas, a fantastic foodie indoor market and Urban Spree Art Store’s very fine selection of books & screenprints for your Christmas gifts.

OUTDOOR:

Indulge yourself into the Bite Club’s fine selection of the best upscale street food Berlin has to offer:

Bunsmobile: The big yellow truck (plus Victor the Jack Russell) and Urban Spree resident food truck will be serving up braised ox-cheek or raclette sandwiches plus they’ll be opening oysters inside with a Bloody Mary to zing things up

Bauer Lindner: The eponymous Christian Lindner makes his organic boar bratwurst on his Brandenburg farm and serves them with homemade senf plus ribs, fruit wines and cheeses

Taco Kween: Our resident Mexican stall make their own GM-free corn tortillas for tacos topped with braised pork in annato, roast pineapple or fish in a Basque pepper sauce

Heisser Hobel: Bergkäse produced by chef Florian’s parents in Bavaria is the key ingredient to their velvety Spätzle which won ‘Best Overseas Trader’ at the 2013 European Street Food Awards

M&Gs Rib Roll: A perfect marriage of soft hoagie roll smeared with creme fraiche, pulled rib meat, zingy secret recipe BBQ sauce, gherkins and chips for added crunch

Pic Nic 34: Gianni will be grilling Arrosticini – a classic Sardinian streetfood of mutton skewers and his fresh pastas on the side

Sababa: Fabulous Israeli vegetarian foods – rich aubergine stews, fresh salads and creamy hummus from this Prenzlauer Berg restaurant.

Bebe Rebozo: This funky Peruvian truck returns with a ‘Chifa’ (Chinese-influenced cuisine) classic of Lomo Saltado – stir-fried beef with vegetables.

INDOOR FOODIE MARKET:

★ Natural wine ★ French cheese ★ Wanessa Vodka ★ Bloody Mary & Oysters ★ Contemporary Food Lab ★ TryFoods.De ★ Ma Patissiere ★ Cookbooks ★ Mistletoe photobooth ★ Xmas nail art by Nailinger ★ Du Bonheur macarons

URBAN SPREE ART STORE:

Urban Spree Xmas Book and Print Shop on 2 floors ★ Leipzig’s based all-sticker mag. Klebstoff Magazine #6 Release Event with Ronny Trettmann special free gig ★ Berlin Boombox live custom atelier with Matthias Gephart and Péter Janos Novak

MUSIC:

★ Bad Santa’s DJ Grotto ★ The fabulous Ensemble Mini will be doing waltzes on Saturday evening

★ Berliner Kneipechor rolling out carols with a pop twist on Saturday afternoon

★ On Saturday nightDamo Suzuki (ex singer from krautrock legendary band Can) will be performing live in the concert area.

★ Ronny Trettmann (dancehall/reggae from Leipzig) live in the concert area. Free gig on Sunday 20:00

★ Home Opera will be performing festive cantatas on the grand piano on the Sunday evening

 

 



Christmas Bite Club @ Urban Spree

BiteClub_xmas★ Outdoor Christmas streetfood trucks and stalls

★ Indoor foodie market

★ Urban Spree Xmas Book and Print Shop on 2 floors

★ Klebstoff Magazine #6 Release Event with Ronny Trettmann special free gig

★ Berlin Boombox live custom atelier with Matthias Gephart and Péter Janos Novak

★Pampero rum toddy ★ Mulled wine & cider

★ Bad Santa’s DJ grotto ★ Home Opera ★ Cookbooks ★ Ensemble Mini

★Oysters & Bloody Mary bar ★ Mistletoe photobooth ★ Xmas nail art by Nailinger ★

OUTDOOR:

★ Bunsmobile: The big yellow truck (plus Victor the Jack Russell) will be serving up braised ox-cheek or raclette sandwiches plus they’ll be opening oysters inside with a Bloody Mary to zing things up

★ Bauer Lindner: The eponymous Christian Lindner makes his organic boar bratwurst on his Brandenburg farm and serves them with homemade senf plus ribs, fruit wines and cheeses

★ Taco Kween: Our resident Mexican stall make their own GM-free corn tortillas for tacos topped with braised pork in annato, roast pineapple or fish in a Basque pepper sauce

★ Heisser Hobel: Bergkäse produced by chef Florian’s parents in Bavaria is the key ingredient to their velvety Spätzle which won ‘Best Overseas Trader’ at the 2013 European Street Food Awards

★ M&Gs Rib Roll: A perfect marriage of soft hoagie roll smeared with creme fraiche, pulled rib meat, zingy secret recipe BBQ sauce, gherkins and chips for added crunch

★ Pic Nic 34: Gianni will be grilling Arrosticini – a classic Sardinian streetfood of mutton skewers and his fresh pastas on the side

★ Sababa: Fabulous Israeli vegetarian foods – rich aubergine stews, fresh salads and creamy hummus from this Prenzlauer Berg restaurant.

★ Bebe Rebozo: This funky Peruvian truck returns with a ‘Chifa’ (Chinese-influenced cuisine) classic of Lomo Saltado – stir-fried beef with vegetables.

INDOOR FOODIE MARKET:

★ Natural wine ★ French cheese ★ Wanessa Vodka ★ Bloody Mary & Oysters ★ Contemporary Food Lab ★ TryFoods.De ★ Ma Patissiere ★ Cookbooks ★ Mistletoe photobooth ★ Xmas nail art by Nailinger ★ Du Bonheur macarons

URBAN SPREE ART STORE:

Urban Spree Xmas Book and Print Shop on 2 floors ★ Leipzig’s based all-sticker mag. Klebstoff Magazine #6 Release Event with Ronny Trettmann special free gig ★ Berlin Boombox live custom atelier with Matthias Gephart and Péter Janos Novak

MUSIC:

Bad Santa’s DJ Grotto

★ The fabulous Ensemble Mini will be doing waltzes on Saturday evening

Berliner Kneipechor rolling out carols with a pop twist on Saturday afternoon

★ On Saturday night, Damo Suzuki (ex singer from krautrock legendary band Can) will be performing live in the concert area.

★ Ronny Trettmann (dancehall/reggae from Leipzig) live in the concert area. Free gig on Sunday 20:00

Home Opera will be performing festive cantatas on the grand piano on the Sunday evening

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The Circle Show

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Urban Spree Gallery presents: The CIRCLE SHOW

A group exhibition featuring a selection of Berlin based artists within our creative network.

Urban Spree is not only an exhibition space but also a cultural melting pot. Since it was found last year, we’ve already built a vibrant community attracting local creatives as well as artists from all over the world. For the first Circle Show, we’ve invited a great lineup of artists to create each an original art piece, resembling the shape of a circle.

The idea of the circle represents our circle of friends that made Urban Spree an amazing place. We are looking forward to showcase the best creatives in Berlin who are closely connected to us.

ARTISTS LINEUP:

Alaniz ? Andrea Wan ? Anton Unai/ Anne Wenkel & Ekaterina Koroleva ? BASE23/Bene Rohlmann ? Billy & Alex ? Blo ? Boing ? Bosso Fataka ? Chìa ? Cren ? Dolly Demoratti ? Duncan Passmore/Drypnz ? Felix Bork ?? JBAK: James Bullough ‘ Karl Addison ? Julia Benz ? Justin Person ? KLUB7: Otto Baum ‘ Kidcash ‘ Disko Robot ? Max Gärtner ? Martin Krusche ? Mr. Talion/Niels Kalk ? Noa Snir ? Peter János Novák ? Prost ? Rylsee ? Sam Crew: John Reaktor ? Slava Ostapchenko ? Sophia Hirsch ? Spray ? Tine Fetz ? Tika ? THE WEIRD: Look ‘ Vidam ? Tomasz Kobialka ? Vanessa Rosa ? Wesr ? Wurstbande/ xXcrew: Elias Errerd ‘ Johannes Mundinger

Vernissage on August 2nd, 2013, at 20:00, followed by an afterparty with a DJ program conducted by the artists themselves.