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.
+++++++ Art Laboratory Berlin welcomes you to our current 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. +++++++
Art Laboratory Berlin is pleased to present the solo exhibition of bio media artist Saša Spačal with the new artistic work TERRA XENOBIOTICA (2023), based on her current artistic research. Spačal’s project was produced by Art Laboratory Berlin, with support from the Rillig Lab | Plant Ecology, FU Berlin. The newly produced work was kindly supported by the Berlin Senate. More information, images and link to press coverage HERE. +++++++ ALB would like to share with you an in-depth portrait on ALB in Berlin’s daily newspaper Tagesspiegel, at the RESEARCH section (print/ online). Great recognition about the work of ALB as an international art and research platform! The online text (in German) can be read here. +++++++
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.Read more
Biohacking methodologies produce an existential knowing in our bodies and environments, leading to collective strategies that may help us out of ecological ruins. The talk describes how biohacking, as a xeno-feminist practice of care, can inevitably lead to a form of world-making, where collectivities can emerge with a radical breakage from the past.Read more
The workshop explores the use of “stickiness” as both a practice and discourse for resistance, messiness, and alien knowledging. In a series of exercises that involve scavenging, blind sensing, and cooking with stickiness, participants embrace the entangled glue that binds us to disobedient relations, no matter how hard we try to separate them.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more