The Eye Has to Travel stages an intimate, almost disturbing portrait of the life of the artist, souziehaas
For the occasion of Gallery Weekend Berlin 2013, Mindpirates invites the Beijing- and Hongkong-based gallery Platform China to curate an exhibition in Mindpirates Projektraum. Video work by media artist Jin Shan and recent paintings and drawings by Ma Ke will be presented for the first time in Berlin.
Due to success, the exhibition Ralf Schmerberg: Der Tod nimmt sich einen Tag nach dem anderen is extended from 22 January – 1 March, 2013.
Arcane of Patterns focuses on language as a miscellaneous for the 4th dimension of speech and verbalization. The exhibition addresses the next level of an artist’s voice showing in their work.
Darren Johnston was invited to Mindpirates Projektraum to develop the first stage of a large-scale immersive theatre work, extending the possibilities of traditional scenography and developing the dialogue between video art and movement in space.
The project, encompassing a video library, symposia, film screenings and panel discussions, explores the vectors of participation within political struggle as mediated through images and the new possibilities of contemporary communication technologies.
Fracture, presented in collaboration with Galerie Gabriel Rolt and Paradise Row, reveals the iconic force and generative possibilities of the notions of fracture and disruption through works that explore the ideas and motifs that circulate around these themes.
Co-Lab Editions is a program dedicated to an exchange between artists that use performance art as one of their primary working media. The program provides a platform in Berlin for artists from different cultural backgrounds to meet in different contexts, creating unique conditions for new collaborative projects.
During the course of seven improvisational sessions, Lionel Williams (artist and musician, California) collaborates with noted musicians and artists to create stunning improvisational performances and sounds in the Mindpirates Projektraum.
HOLY WOOD: 10,000 Trees for Berlin is a fundraising project co-initiated by Mindpirates (in close collaboration with the municipal administration’s parks and open spaces department) in which individual donors can “adopt a tree” to contribute to a more balanced urban ecology.
Denkanstöße is a German-language online critical art and culture publication created by Mindpirates that addresses the contemporary ambivalence to economic, biological and societal disruption, whilst also looking for realistic ways to use energy more efficiently.
The installations, videos and photographs in the exhibition addressed the changed societal perception of nuclear energy, from the optimism of early propaganda to the bitter disillusionment brought by nuclear catastrophes followed by politically influential anti-nuclear movements.
An atmospheric short film installation commemorating the catastrophe of Chernobyl, this Mindpirates production is a cinematic musing on the unfathomable scale of the human, ecological and technical destruction and loss it brought about.
Problema is a feature-length essay film initiated and produced by Mindpirates, directed by Ralf Schmerberg and hosted by Willem Dafoe and Hafsat Abiola. It features over one hundred international cultural experts sat together at the world’s largest round table discussion.
Mindpirates created the Film Jockey series to search for methods of reinventing the coexistence of moving image and sound. Selected artists re-invent and mix film scenes in this new experimental format in order to place emphasis on a new synthesis of image and sound.