Shanghai Heaven

Shanghai Heaven

An exhibition in Mindpirates Projektraum

Friday, May 2 — Saturday, June 1
Mindpirates Projektraum (Schlesische Str. 37)

In the exhibition Shanghai Heaven Mindpirates imagine the world of Shanghai’s youth in artistic collaborations with some of the most exciting up-and-coming local artists and musicians.

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Film Night: Profondo Rosso

A film by Dario Argento

Wednesday, September 3
21:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim (Entry: €3)

Blow-Up star David Hemmings plays a jazz pianist who, while working in Rome, witnesses the brutal murder of a famous psychic. Befriended by an assertive female reporter (Daria Nicolodi), Hemmings seeks to solve the mystery, only to find himself a suspect, then a target, drawn into a shocking web of dementia, savagery and violence.

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Film Night: Crumb

A film by Terry Zwigoff

Wednesday, September 10
21:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

An intimate documentary portrait of the controversial underground comic artist Robert Crumb and his traumatized family.
Crumb, who created a.o. cult characters FRITZ THE CAT and Mr. NATURAL or the comic strip KEEP ON TRUCKIN’, became a household name in popular American art thanks to his unique drawing style and sexually and racially provocative subject matter.
He was also a person hanging onto sanity by his fingernails.

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Trabant Echo

Friday, September 12
Doors 20:00 / Starts 21:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

Die Post-Rock Band Trabant Echo – Tobias von Glenck am Bass und Martin Lorenz an den Drums – spielen neu als Trio mit dem australischen Gitarristen Simon James. Ihre Kompositionen kreuzen Krautrock, Alternative und experimentelle Basssounds zu orchestralen psychodelischen Ambienttexturen. Die Drei Musiker bedienen einen Haufen elektronischer Gerätschaften, Synthesizer und selbstgebauter Objekte und bringen ein Heer von Gitarrenverstärkern zum kochen. Trabant Echo verkörpert eine nerdige Singer-Songwriter Kultur mit dahintreibenden Grooves, lunatischen Soundskulpturen und ausufernden Klangwänden. Ein Trip.

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Film Night: Crash

A film by David Cronenberg

Wednesday, September 17
21:00 — Mindpirates Vereinsheim

After surviving a brutal car wreck, commercial director James Ballard finds himself slowly drawn to a mysterious subculture of people who have transformed automobile accidents into erotic events.

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