Berlin Art Week is returning to the German capital for its third year, running at various galleries, museums and contemporary art spaces throughout the city from September 16 to 21.
Like in its previous two installments, art fairs abc – art berlin contemporary and Positions Berlin are joining forces with some of Berlin’s most prominent art institutions (including Berlinische Galerie, C/O Berlin and the Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) to create a rich six-day program, packed with exhibitions, lectures, performances, and screenings, as well as the international conference Artfi The Fine Art & Finance Conference running in Berlin for the first time.
This year, artist Marguerite Humeau‘s futuristic sound and sculpture installations are taking over Import Projects, Ernst Schering Foundation Art Award winner and director of London’s Auto Italia Kate Cooper and artist Ryan Trecartin are presenting their respective exhibitions at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, and Archive Kabinett is “tracing feminisms’ genealogies through its manifestos” in Manifestos Show: Act I, Inessential Fathers .
Meanwhile, the abc and Positions Berlin art fairs will run from September 18 to 21 at, respectively, the Station in Kreuzberg and the former Kaufhaus Jandorf in Mitte, together featuring 150 galleries and a variety of events, including Spiros Hadjidjanos from Future Gallery, Guan Xiao from Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Zvi Hecker from Neumeister Bar-Am, Camille Henrot from Johann König, Davis Rhodes from Société, and Yung Jake from Steve Turner Contemporary.
See the Berlin Art Week website for details. **