Exhibition

Hackers, Makers, Thinkers

  1. Collective Experiments in Social Fermenting
  2. Irene Agrivina | Interspecifics | Pei-Ying Lin | Cammack Lindsey | Constanza Piña Pardo | Rice Brewing Sisters Club
Event

HACKERS, MAKERS, THINKERS

  1. Khipu Dialogues
  2. Workshop | Constanza Piña Pardo
Event

HACKERS, MAKERS, THINKERS

  1. Collective Experiments in Social Fermenting
  2. International Conference (hybrid | on-site and livestream)
Event

HACKERS, MAKERS, THINKERS

  1. Soya C(o)u(l)ture. Ecoprints on Bioleather
  2. Workshop | Irene Agrivina

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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+++++++ Please join the opening of our upcoming exhibition Hackers, Makers, Thinkers on 20 May 2022! +++++++ An international conference of the same name will take place on May 27 – 28, 2022! +++++++ Find out about our upcoming program Hackers, Makers, Thinkers – Regine Rapp, Tuçe Erel, Christian de Lutz and Tengal Drilon give a curatorial insight here. +++++++

Current

Exhibition

Hackers, Makers, Thinkers

  1. Collective Experiments in Social Fermenting
  2. Irene Agrivina | Interspecifics | Pei-Ying Lin | Cammack Lindsey | Constanza Piña Pardo | Rice Brewing Sisters Club
21 May – 20 July 2022

The project series will combine artists from Latin America and Southeast Asia with Berlin based artists. In group exhibition, workshops, performances we propose art making as a tool for social empowerment and knowledge acquisition, collaboration, and working together.

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Event Conference

HACKERS, MAKERS, THINKERS

  1. Collective Experiments in Social Fermenting
  2. International Conference (hybrid | on-site and livestream)
27 – 28 May 2022

The project discusses artistic ways of rebuilding and re-energizing damaged social relations after the pandemic. The international conference includes presentations by artists, currently on show at ALB, and guest speakers from the artistic and curatorial practice, design, biology and anthropology.

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Event Workshop

HACKERS, MAKERS, THINKERS

  1. Khipu Dialogues
  2. Workshop | Constanza Piña Pardo
25 May 2022

The workshop is an open conversation about Constanza’s khipu research, the uncertainty of the past and a ritualistic connection with the ancient technologies of South America. Starting at Art Laboratory Berlin we will explore original khipus in the archives of the Ethnological Museum.

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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

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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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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