„What Matters“ by Akademie der Künste Berlin – Finissage and tête-à-tête with the artists

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Fräulein is pleased to follow all updates of the exhibition What Matters taking place at Akademie der Künste Berlin.

Jennifer O’Donnell and Jonathan Janssens (plattenbaustudio) Machine, 2022 Picture courtesy of Peter Wolff

After one month, the impressive exhibition of the work of 29 scholarship holders will close its doors at the Akademie der Künste. The finissage will take place on Saturday, 9th of April, from 7 pm and will devote attention to the current situation of artists in Ukraine, examining some of the exhibited works even more intensively in this context. Members of the Ukrainian activist group Armed & Dangerous and scholarship holder Mykola Rydnyi will elaborate on their artistic work under the influence of war.
During the finissage, the visitors have a chance to take part in an artist tour, guided by the the collective plattenbaustudio and artist Christin Berg and, together with the curator Clara Herrmann, providing insights into the different positions and the concept of the work show, gladly inviting the visitors to engage in deeper exchange about exhibited works.

Briefly, we would like to introduce you to two participating artists in more detail:

Picture courtesy of Jonas Maron

Christin Berg was born in 1982 in Berlin, she is a master’s student in film at the University for Visual Arts in Frankfurt am Main. She holds a degree in scenography from the University of Applied Science and Arts Hannover and has worked at the Slade School of Fine Art at University College London. Her film works are complex, feminist, and critical reflections. In the past, her works have been shown at the Hamburger Kunsthalle (2019), Cité internationale des arts (2020), Musée du Louvre (2020), HKW (2020).

Picture courtesy of Manu Becerra

Plattenbaustudio is an architecture and drawing studio founded by Irish architects Jonathan Janssens and Jennifer O´Donnell. Besides construction projects, the Berlin-based practice specializes in architectural communication, exhibition, and research with a focus on the effect of our built surrounding on the lives of each of us.

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