Event

Hackers, Makers, Thinkers

  1. Curators Talk
  2. Regine Rapp, Tuçe Erel, Christian de Lutz, Tengal Drilon
Event

Controlling_Connectivity

  1. Ten Years After
  2. Artists Talk | Gretta Louw, Igor Štromajer
Event

Signs of the Times

  1. Artist Residency
  2. Karolina Żyniewicz

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.

News

+++++++ The whole ALB team wishes you all the best and strong health for the New Year 2022! +++++++ Join us for two online events: On January 23, 2022 Regine Rapp, Tuçe Erel, Christian de Lutz and Tengal Drilon will give a curatorial presentation about the 2022 program (online). +++++++ On January 27, 2022, we will talk with Gretta Louw and Igor Štromajer about Gretta’s 2011 project #controllingconnectivity and its prescient vision for life online (online). ++++++++++

Current

Event Talk

Hackers, Makers, Thinkers

  1. Curators Talk
  2. Regine Rapp, Tuçe Erel, Christian de Lutz, Tengal Drilon
23 January 2022

As part of “Vorspiel | transmediale” ALB welcomes you to an online talk with the curatorial team of “Hackers, Makers, Thinkers”. This year’s event series will combine Berlin based artists with artists from Latin America and Southeast Asia, proposing art making as a tool for social empowerment and knowledge acquisition, collaboration, and working together.

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Event Residency

Signs of the Times

  1. Artist Residency
  2. Karolina Żyniewicz
10 January – 15 February 2022

During her residency at ALB artist Karolina Żyniewicz will use the exhibition space for her new project “Signs of the Times”: After having collecting numerous masks in Berlin, the artists started to interview people and communicate with them about their individual mask experience.

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Event Talk

Under the viral shadow

  1. Viral Geographies
  2. Online Talk | Sybille Neumeyer, Karolina Żyniewicz
25 November 2021

The event explores the biopolitics in our current age of pandemic. The online discussion welcomes artists Sybille Neumeyer and Karolina Żyniewicz to talk about their artistic research focusing on the virus in general as well as the impact of the current pandemic in their artistic practice.

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Publication | Anthology
  1. Book Publication | TU Berlin University Press
December 2020

The project Mind the Fungi is a Citizen Science STEAM research project, which resulted from the cooperation of the Departments of Applied and Molecular Microbiology and Bioprocess Engineering of the TU Berlin and the art and research platform Art Laboratory Berlin. The scientific and artistic paths in the project Mind the Fungi, which we followed together with the public from 2018 to 2020, including the Art & Design Residencies, can now be traced in text and images in this book. It was intended to provide citizens with an opportunity for scientific collaboration in fungal biotechnology.

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Research

Mind the Fungi

  1. Art + Science Research Project
2018-2020

The project Mind the Fungi is dedicated to the research of local mushrooms and current fungal biotechnology expanding scientific research with artistic and design-based research and citizen science. The aim is to develop new ideas and technologies for mushroom and lichen-based materials.

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Research

DIY Hack the Panke

  1. Art + Science Research Project
2018 – ongoing

The art science group DIY Hack the Panke aims to explore the Panke river for living organisms and critically examine its complex history of human use. We offer public workshops on topics such as river flora, fauna and microbiology; bio matter as artistic research; microplastics and more.

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