Exhibition

TERRA XENOBIOTICA

  1. Artistic Research
  2. Saša Spačal
Exhibition

Intermediate Objects

  1. Artistic Research
  2. Kristina Stallvik
Event Meet up, Talk

VIRAL CLOUD RELOADED

  1. Georg Tremmel, Hideo Iwasaki, Henry Tan, Soyoon Ryu, HyungJun Park, Elaine Regina, Art Laboratory Berlin

The multiple award winning art and research platform Art Laboratory Berlin (ALB) presents interdisciplinary art projects in an international context. Our main goal is the presentation, research, publication and mediation of contemporary art at the interface of art, science and technology.

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+++++++ Thank you everyone for joining us on-site and on-line in 2023. Enjoy our 4 min video ART LABORATORY BERLIN. A YEAR REVIEW OF 2023. It presents our 2023 program on art discussing current topics of ecologies, body politics, and artificial intelligence. The video is a deep travel through events of exhibitions, workshops, festival, reading groups, colloquium sessions, and pod-casts of 2023. +++++++


+++++++ On 23 February 2024, we will open the exhibition INTERMEDIATE OBJECTS which represents the first culmination of Kristina Stallvik’s multidisciplinary, practice-based research on ecosystems of independent publishing. More information HERE. +++++++

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Three soil chromatograms seen from above under red light, dark purple background. outlines of the runways on Tempelhofer Feld of an airport seen from above on a black background
Exhibition

TERRA XENOBIOTICA

  1. Artistic Research
  2. Saša Spačal
10 November – 4 February 2024

Art Laboratory Berlin is glad to announce the solo show of bio media artist Saša Spačal with her newly produced artwork “Terra Xenobiotica”. It was realised through a collaborative effort with cultural theorist Ali Sperling and was supported and produced by Art Laboratory Berlin. Additional support comes from the Rillig Lab | Plant Ecologies at the Institut für Biologie, Freie Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin and SKICA Berlin.

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diagram with circles, squares and different letters, alphabets and characters. text: Riso Test Chart no. 16
Exhibition

Intermediate Objects

  1. Artistic Research
  2. Kristina Stallvik
23 February – 24 March 2024

Intermediate Objects represents the first culmination of artist Kristina Stallvik’s multidisciplinary, practice-based research on ecosystems of independent publishing. The works in the exhibition are both a documentation of Stallvik’s investigative dialogues and a mediation on the social and material histories of risograph printing.

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A man with blue glove stands on one side of a table with laboratory equipment talking to a group of people on the other side of the table A group of people sitting around a table with laboratory equipment. A woman is pipetting.
Event Meet up, Talk

VIRAL CLOUD RELOADED

  1. Georg Tremmel, Hideo Iwasaki, Henry Tan, Soyoon Ryu, HyungJun Park, Elaine Regina, Art Laboratory Berlin
11 February 2024

During the pandemic Art Laboratory Berlin and BioClub Tokyo arranged a series of 14 online meetings between hybrid artists and associates virtually connecting Berlin with Tokyo as well as other locations. We are happy to present VIRAL CLOUD Reloaded together with our colleagues for an afternoon/evening of short talks and discussions

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Event Series of Events

PERMEABLE BODIES

  1. Program Overview
  2. A Series of Reading Groups, Talks, Workshops and Podcasts
May – December 2023
Art Laboratory Berlin welcomes you to our new series Permeable Bodies with artistic and feminist explorations of embodiment and identity in flux, as well as an investigation of our interconnection and interaction with the environment around us. With reading groups, talks, workshops and podcasts we propose a net of narratives of permeability to encompass a poetic (post)natural history of being woman throughout 2023. The events discuss different notions of permeability approached through artistic, medical, sociopolitical and phenomenological perspectives. Read more
Event Festival, Festival

MATTER OF FLUX

  1. Festival
  2. Women/ FLINTA* in Art, Science and Technology
15 – 18 June 2023
The 4-day festival MATTER OF FLUX presented a rich and varied program from and for women/ FLINTA* in art, science and technology with panel discussions, lecture performances, numerous workshops, reading groups and other activities, including artist studio and lab visits. The festival was generously supported by Kunstfonds’ program Neustart Kultur and is in cooperation with FEMeeting. The multifaceted formats and events of the festival program were based on the rich outcome of several preparatory meetings earlier in 2023 with more than 40 international Berlin-based women/ FLINTA* – artists, scholars from sciences and humanities and cultural producers from both the Global North and the Global South. Please have a look at the program and many pictures of the festival. Read more
Publication | Article
  1. On Human and Nonhuman Agents
  2. Article | Regine Rapp
April 2022
In her article, Regine Rapp explores selected artistic positions and current artistic research projects related to an interest in human-nonhuman concepts: “As different as their artistic strategies, formats and aesthetic criteria are, the artistic positions are united by an interest in concepts of the agency and sentience of nonhuman beings. This goes hand in hand with ideas of human-nonhuman forms of communication and a critical revision of definitions of intelligence, expanded by concepts of post-humanism and the material turn.” Read more
Research

SONIC ECOLOGIES

  1. Podcast Series
May 2023 – ongoing

Art Laboratory Berlin is glad to launch the new podcast channel SONIC ECOLOGIES, conceived by Tuçe Erel, with composition and production by Korhan Erel. Each year the podcast will have a special theme, and the subject matter of 2023 will complement the series Permeable Bodies. Regine Rapp, Christian de Lutz and Tuçe Erel interview artists and scientists.

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Research

Zine Ecologies

  1. Collective Structures in Independent Publishing
  2. Kristina Stallvik
March 2023 – February 2024

Since March 2023, Art Laboratory Berlin has hosted Alexander von Humboldt Chancellor’s Fellow, Kristina Stallvik. With a background in critical and queer ecology, Stallvik draws upon non-normative understandings of kinship, interdependence, and mutualism to understand the importance of community formations created through the making and publishing of books.

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