SomoS SomoS provides space and resources for presentation and production of the arts. SomoS organizes cultural events and closely works with artists, organizers and curators to realize their projects.

Berlin Art House SomoS provides a spacious gallery, beautiful and comfortable ateliers and guest rooms, a semi-public salon and kitchen; and unique music production facilities. The SomoS Art House is situated on the first floor of a 1890's mixed residential/commercial building at Kottbusser Damm 95 in the popular creative area dubbed Kreuzkölln, where the Kreuzberg and Neukölln neighborhoods meet;

Berlin Art House SomoS provides a spacious gallery, beautiful and comfortable ateliers and guest rooms, a semi-public salon and kitchen; and unique music production facilities. The SomoS Art House is situated on the first floor of a 1890's mixed residential/commercial building at Kottbusser Damm 95 in the popular creative area dubbed Kreuzkölln, where the Kreuzberg and Neukölln neighborhoods meet;

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Did you know that Korean visual artist Hyehyeon Kwon uses the same artistic devices aiming to render the familiar strang...
09/10/2021

Did you know that Korean visual artist Hyehyeon Kwon uses the same artistic devices aiming to render the familiar strange as the Dadaists, Brecht, Godard, or Science Fiction writers? Me neither! -Read the essay of her Movable Point - Hyehyeon Kwon Solo Show offering enlightening new perspectives on her work. (In English, German and Dutch, Korean coming up) https://somos.media/qf

#koreanart #arko #ceramics #berlinart #femaleartist #koreanartist #somosberlin #somosarts #contemporaryart

Did you know that Korean visual artist Hyehyeon Kwon uses the same artistic devices aiming to render the familiar strange as the Dadaists, Brecht, Godard, or Science Fiction writers? Me neither! -Read the essay of her Movable Point - Hyehyeon Kwon Solo Show offering enlightening new perspectives on her work. (In English, German and Dutch, Korean coming up) https://somos.media/qf

#koreanart #arko #ceramics #berlinart #femaleartist #koreanartist #somosberlin #somosarts #contemporaryart

Seoul-based visual artist Hye-Hyeon Sophie Kwon (1990, South Korea) is exploring Berlin during an Artist Residency at So...
30/09/2021

Seoul-based visual artist Hye-Hyeon Sophie Kwon (1990, South Korea) is exploring Berlin during an Artist Residency at SomoS, supported by the Arts Council Korea - ARKO, 한국문화예술위원회.

Hyehyeon Kwon draws inspiration from big cities and their signs and symbols that inform and guide the people that live in them. She achieves a creative interpretation of this structure by appropriating universal and recognizable elements, working with the notion of the “unit,” one of which is the dot. The dot is an essential and returning symbol in Kwon’s work. She explains: “One dot is an individual and a present moment. Each one of these dots “forms the world spatially, the life temporally. The dot becomes a country on the world map and a station on the subway map. It also becomes one pixel and consists of letters and numbers on the airport timetable. The ‘dot’ in my work is an expression of an abstract place.” In Kwon’s work, dots are part of a personal language that in turn creates a narrative.

For her upcoming presentation at SomoS, Kwon takes Berlin’s public signs and icons as inspiration, looking at the ways its inhabitants move and dwell within the city.

More information on Hyehyeon Kwon: https://somos.media/pn

#ArtsCouncilKorea #HyehyeonKwon #ceramics #ceramicart #ceramique #ceramicpro #installationart #koreanart #koreanartist #korea #berlinart #artistinresidence #contemporaryart #home #urbanity #citylife #movement #mapping #somosberlin #somosarthouse #somosarts #arko #koreaberlin

Many thanks to everybody who supported and visited the AMBACTIA MEMORIA group exhibition at SomoS! Congratulations to ou...
23/09/2021

Many thanks to everybody who supported and visited the AMBACTIA MEMORIA group exhibition at SomoS! Congratulations to our Curator-in-Residence Vanesa Peña Alarcón (ES), who successfully staged this international show that resonated with such diverse audiences, presenting us with new perspectives on Hispanic identity, colonization and migration. With great skill, the curator was able to create a coherent conversation between a large number of artists of different origins, which the SomoS team was very happy to support. Alarcón showed her versatility by also organizing a performance program and providing guided tours to the visitors of the gallery, also welcoming two representatives of the Embassy of Peru in Berlin. We salute Vanesa Alarcón for the accomplishment and dedication.

Special thanks to the participating artists Andrés Argüelles Vigo, Silvana Solivella, Constanza Camila, Ricardo Candía, Adriana Bickel, Carlos Gárate, Virginia Lázaro, Abel Azcona, Maria Amparo Gomar Vidal, Homo Velamine, Miguel Buenrostro. Last but not least our audience, who showed up with great enthusiasm, and all the friends who assisted in the making of the show.

Don’t miss the upcoming Ambactia Memoria video program presented at KSTN on October 11-27, and see you at the next SomoS' exhibition!

"Ambactia Memoria" was realized with the kind support of the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú.⁠

#contemporaryart #artist #art #BicentenarioPeru #ausstellung #kunst #latinamerica #neukölln #feminism #painting #videoart #hispanic #spain #migration #colonialism #decolonialism #performance #berlinartweek #berlinartweek2021 #somosberlin #somosarts #somosarthouse

Many thanks to everybody who supported and visited the AMBACTIA MEMORIA group exhibition at SomoS! Congratulations to our Curator-in-Residence Vanesa Peña Alarcón (ES), who successfully staged this international show that resonated with such diverse audiences, presenting us with new perspectives on Hispanic identity, colonization and migration. With great skill, the curator was able to create a coherent conversation between a large number of artists of different origins, which the SomoS team was very happy to support. Alarcón showed her versatility by also organizing a performance program and providing guided tours to the visitors of the gallery, also welcoming two representatives of the Embassy of Peru in Berlin. We salute Vanesa Alarcón for the accomplishment and dedication.

Special thanks to the participating artists Andrés Argüelles Vigo, Silvana Solivella, Constanza Camila, Ricardo Candía, Adriana Bickel, Carlos Gárate, Virginia Lázaro, Abel Azcona, Maria Amparo Gomar Vidal, Homo Velamine, Miguel Buenrostro. Last but not least our audience, who showed up with great enthusiasm, and all the friends who assisted in the making of the show.

Don’t miss the upcoming Ambactia Memoria video program presented at KSTN on October 11-27, and see you at the next SomoS' exhibition!

"Ambactia Memoria" was realized with the kind support of the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú.⁠

#contemporaryart #artist #art #BicentenarioPeru #ausstellung #kunst #latinamerica #neukölln #feminism #painting #videoart #hispanic #spain #migration #colonialism #decolonialism #performance #berlinartweek #berlinartweek2021 #somosberlin #somosarts #somosarthouse

Many thanks to everybody who supported SomoS' participation in this year's Open Studio Neukölln festival; especially par...
20/09/2021

Many thanks to everybody who supported SomoS' participation in this year's Open Studio Neukölln festival; especially participating artists Leigh Cunningham, Hye-Hyeon Sophie Kwon, Adam Lupton, Kaija Scheuerman, and curator Vanesa Peña Alarcón. We'd also like to thank the supportive audience, who came out in great numbers this year despite the busy calendar of the Berlin Art Week. Last but not least the WerkStadt, without whose organizational talent and engagement this festival would not have been possible.
#berlinartweek2021 #berlinartweek #openstudios #neukölln #contemporaryart #AIR #artistinresidence #berlin #artist #art

Open Studios NeuköllnIn the 2021 “Open Studios Neukölln,” taking place Saturday, 18.09.2021 from 2-8 pm, and Sunday, 19....
18/09/2021

Open Studios Neukölln

In the 2021 “Open Studios Neukölln,” taking place Saturday, 18.09.2021 from 2-8 pm, and Sunday, 19.09.2021 from 12-6 pm, Neukölln-based artists will again open their studios at 34 locations.

With the SomoS Open Studios Neukölln 2021, SomoS opens its atelier doors as well, inviting you to get to know our artists and their work personally and to visit our current exhibition AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS.

Four of our Artists-In-Residence; South Korean ceramic/installation artist Hyehyeon Kwon, US-based Canadian painter Adam Lupton, American photo artist Kaija Scheuerman, and American painter Leigh Cunningham invite the public to informally visit their studios and learn about their work from the artists personally.

This weekend also marks the last occasion to experience the very worthwhile Ambactia Memoria group exhibition by Somos Curator-in-Residence Vanesa Peña Alarcón (ES), an ambitious projects that critically unravels the meaning of hispanicness, showing work by Andrés Argüelles Vigo (PE), Silvana Solivella (CH), Constanza Camila (CL), Ricardo Candía (CL), Adriana Bickel (GT), Carlos Gárate (ES), Virginia Lázaro (ES), Abel Azcona (ES), Maria Amparo Gomar Vidal (ES), Homo Velamine (ES), and Miguel Buenrostro (MX). Vanesa Peña Alarcón will be present to introduce visitors to the exhibition.

We're looking forward to seeing you!

18/09/2021

Radical Mnemonics: Sonic Diaspora - Miguel Buenrostro

SomoS would like to thank everyone who came out in support of the "Radical Mnemonics: Sonic Diaspora" performance. Congratulations to its initiator artist Miguel Buenrostro, and accompanying musicians, Laura Robles and Luis "gato" Pincheo. We also congratulate Vanesa Piña Alarcón for curating the event, as part of her curatorial residency at SomoS, and for making the gallery come alive with music!

The performance took place in the context of the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS, on view at SomoS, until the 19th of September. We're open Sunday as well for Berlin Art Week and the Open Studios Neukölln 2021 taking place this weekend. Hope to see you!

#contemporaryart #artist #art #BicentenarioPeru #ausstellung #kunst #latinamerica #neukölln #feminist #painting #videoart #malerei #decolonialism #performance #berlinartweek #berlinartweek2021

Guatemalan visual artist Adriana Bickel’s installation “En el Mar no hay Líneas Rectas” (There are no Straight Lines in ...
10/09/2021

Guatemalan visual artist Adriana Bickel’s installation “En el Mar no hay Líneas Rectas” (There are no Straight Lines in the Sea) is presented at SomoS from September 7th – 19th, 2021 in the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS, curated by Vanesa Peña Alarcón.

Including a wide selection of works across disciplines, featuring sculpture, painting, installation, textile, and video by artists from three continents, the exhibition deals with the legacy of "Hispanicness" on a global scale.

“En el Mar no hay Líneas Rectas” explores the idea of limits or borders, using the ocean as an image of that potential state that is both crisis and possibility; a liquid mass rebelling against any attempt to draw dividing lines over it. The work’s texts and video salvage part of the artist’s personal history, divided between national identities and conflicting histories, and seek to reclaim ambiguity as a strength, a basis for weaving relationships with other beings.
(From the Curator’s Statement by Vanesa Peña Alarcón, read the full text here: https://somos.media/pq)

Image:
Adriana Bickel - “En el Mar no hay Líneas Rectas, 2020
Plaster sculpture, wooden mechanism, steel cable and video installation
Photo courtesy of the artist

"Ambactia Memoria" is realized with the kind support of the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú.

#contemporaryart #installation #sculpture #ocean #borders #identity #nationality #migration #artist #art #ausstellung #exhibition #kunst #neukölln #videoart

Guatemalan visual artist Adriana Bickel’s installation “En el Mar no hay Líneas Rectas” (There are no Straight Lines in the Sea) is presented at SomoS from September 7th – 19th, 2021 in the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS, curated by Vanesa Peña Alarcón.

Including a wide selection of works across disciplines, featuring sculpture, painting, installation, textile, and video by artists from three continents, the exhibition deals with the legacy of "Hispanicness" on a global scale.

“En el Mar no hay Líneas Rectas” explores the idea of limits or borders, using the ocean as an image of that potential state that is both crisis and possibility; a liquid mass rebelling against any attempt to draw dividing lines over it. The work’s texts and video salvage part of the artist’s personal history, divided between national identities and conflicting histories, and seek to reclaim ambiguity as a strength, a basis for weaving relationships with other beings.
(From the Curator’s Statement by Vanesa Peña Alarcón, read the full text here: https://somos.media/pq)

Image:
Adriana Bickel - “En el Mar no hay Líneas Rectas, 2020
Plaster sculpture, wooden mechanism, steel cable and video installation
Photo courtesy of the artist

"Ambactia Memoria" is realized with the kind support of the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú.

#contemporaryart #installation #sculpture #ocean #borders #identity #nationality #migration #artist #art #ausstellung #exhibition #kunst #neukölln #videoart

Spanish visual artist Abel Azcona’s art project “España os Pide Perdón” (Spain asks for forgiveness)  is presented at So...
10/09/2021

Spanish visual artist Abel Azcona’s art project “España os Pide Perdón” (Spain asks for forgiveness) is presented at SomoS from September 7th – 19th, 2021 in the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS, curated by Vanesa Peña Alarcón.

Including a wide selection of works across disciplines, featuring sculpture, painting, installation, textile, and video by artists from three continents, the show deals with the legacy of Hispanicness on a global scale.

“España os Pide Perdón” is an installation and conceptual work created by Abel Azcona to be installed in twenty-two art spaces and contemporary art museums in cities such as Havana, Mexico City, Bogotá, Lima, Caracas, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Guatemala City, Montevideo, La Paz, Panama City, Tegucigalpa, Santo Domingo, Quito or Cuenca, among others. From 2018 to 2022, in different stages, Azcona creates this political work in which he reflects on the current position of his country of origin towards colonialism.
(From the Curator’s Statement by Vanesa Peña Alarcón, read the full text here: https://somos.media/pq)

Image details:
Abel Azcona – España os Pide Perdón, 2018 – ongoing
Printed sign
29.7 x 42 cm
Photo courtesy of the artist

"Ambactia Memoria" is realized with the kind support of the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú.

Spanish visual artist Abel Azcona’s art project “España os Pide Perdón” (Spain asks for forgiveness) is presented at SomoS from September 7th – 19th, 2021 in the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS, curated by Vanesa Peña Alarcón.

Including a wide selection of works across disciplines, featuring sculpture, painting, installation, textile, and video by artists from three continents, the show deals with the legacy of Hispanicness on a global scale.

“España os Pide Perdón” is an installation and conceptual work created by Abel Azcona to be installed in twenty-two art spaces and contemporary art museums in cities such as Havana, Mexico City, Bogotá, Lima, Caracas, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Guatemala City, Montevideo, La Paz, Panama City, Tegucigalpa, Santo Domingo, Quito or Cuenca, among others. From 2018 to 2022, in different stages, Azcona creates this political work in which he reflects on the current position of his country of origin towards colonialism.
(From the Curator’s Statement by Vanesa Peña Alarcón, read the full text here: https://somos.media/pq)

Image details:
Abel Azcona – España os Pide Perdón, 2018 – ongoing
Printed sign
29.7 x 42 cm
Photo courtesy of the artist

"Ambactia Memoria" is realized with the kind support of the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú.

Many thanks to everybody who made the opening of the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS su...
08/09/2021

Many thanks to everybody who made the opening of the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS such a success! Congratulations to all participating artists and to the show's organizer Vanesa Piña Alarcon, who realized the exhibition as part of her curatorial residency at SomoS, successfully overcoming hindrances that disrupted all of our lives in the last year. We are glad to see it all come together so impressively at last!

The show is on view until Sept. 19th, Di-Sa, 2-7pm. Entry is free, don't miss it!

Scheduling a visit through SomoS site is only needed for September 19th, when the last day of the show coincides with SomoS' participation in the "Open Studios Neukölln" with SomoS' artists also opening their studio to the public.

"Ambactia Memoria" is kindly supported by the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú

Photos courtesy Polina Akindinova

#colonialism #contemporaryart #artist #art #BicentenarioPeru #chile #ausstellung #kunst #spain #peru #neukölln #feminist #painting #videoart #malerei #decolonialism

The photo and video installation “ESPAÑLOL” by Carlos Gárate, Virginia Lázaro is on view at SomoS from September 7 – 19,...
08/09/2021

The photo and video installation “ESPAÑLOL” by Carlos Gárate, Virginia Lázaro is on view at SomoS from September 7 – 19, 2021 in the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS, curated by Vanesa Peña Alarcón.

“ESPAÑLOL” (Spain-LOL) is a multidisciplinary project where music, text and audiovisuals are intertwined in an attempt to understand and foster a conversation about Spanish identity, touching upon topics such as migration, colonial history, language or food.

"Ambactia Memoria" is realized with the kind support of the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú.

Photo courtesy of the artists.

https://www.facebook.com/events/562155425229178/

The photo and video installation “ESPAÑLOL” by Carlos Gárate, Virginia Lázaro is on view at SomoS from September 7 – 19, 2021 in the AMBACTIA MEMORIA GROUP SHOW - DECONSTRUCTING GLOBAL HISPANICNESS, curated by Vanesa Peña Alarcón.

“ESPAÑLOL” (Spain-LOL) is a multidisciplinary project where music, text and audiovisuals are intertwined in an attempt to understand and foster a conversation about Spanish identity, touching upon topics such as migration, colonial history, language or food.

"Ambactia Memoria" is realized with the kind support of the Comunidad de Madrid, Ville de Lausanne, and the Government of Perú / Bicentenario Perú.

Photo courtesy of the artists.

https://www.facebook.com/events/562155425229178/

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SomoS’ mission is to create an international open framework for innovative arts and creative cooperation. SomoS finds meaning in a pragmatic innovative hybrid of art-presentation, production, education and reflection that engages with, and celebrates an ever-changing dynamic international community; working together in a multi-generational, multi-cultural setting.

Selected by Artslant Magazine as one of Berlin’s best non-profit art spaces, SomoS organizes an ambitious exhibition and event schedule and Artist-in-Residency program, closely working with artists, organizers and curators to realize their art and projects.

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Hi Berliners, I'm an artist from Russia temporary residing in SomoS till August. I'm doing my project about the political aspect of food, looking for vegans, vegetarians (together with green activists, dumpster divers, guerrilla gardeners, etc.) My main task is a set of video-interviews with vegans/ vegetarians: I ask people to choose their fav cafe and take a vegan/ vegetarian meal. I make a video while they are eating and asking questions. Mostly about the origin of their lifestyle, ideology, plus some speculations. Only one condition: I ask to eat with hands, not to wipe mouth, and look directly into the lens. Kind of going beyond cultural codes. Also I ask to speak native language. Since I do not speak German I would ask to translate briefly into English to be able to follow the speech. SO! If you feel like participating or can help with contacts or what it will be lovely! To familiarize yourself with my work - my web site is kseniayurkova.com. Feel free to contact me directly for the details. Vielen Dank!!!