KW Institute for Contemporary Art is closed until 19 April 2020.

 

Due to circumstances revolving around the COVID-19 virus, KW Institute for Contemporary Art is closed to visitors until 19 April 2020. No exhibitions and events will take place during this period, but we are letting various voices speak through our online platforms Facebook, Instagram, and our website which will give you a lively insight into our exhibitions.

 

Teaser with Jasmina Metwaly, Krist Gruijthuijsen, Cathrin Mayer, and Tirdad Zolghadr (f.l.t.r.)

 

Mophradat’s Consortium Commissions: Exhibition walk-through with curator Tirdad Zolghadr

 

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Yazan Khalili, Medusa, 2020, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Yazan Khalili, Medusa, 2020, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Yazan Khalili, Medusa, 2020, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Yazan Khalili, Medusa, 2020, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Yazan Khalili, Medusa (detail), 2020, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Yazan Khalili, Medusa (detail), 2020, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Yazan Khalili, Medusa (detail), 2020, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Yazan Khalili, Medusa (detail), 2020, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view,  KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Jasmina Metwaly, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling

 

Hassan Sharif: Exhibition walk-through with curator Krist Gruijthuijsen

 

<p><a href="https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/aktuelles/bundesregierung-beschliesst-soforthilfe-gruetters-rettungsschirm-fuer-den-kulturbereich--1733612">Press Release</a>: German government provides emergency aid – Minister of State for Culture and Media Monika Grütters: “Rescue parachute for the cultural sector”, 24 March 2020, Photo: German government/Kugler</p>

Press Release: German government provides emergency aid – Minister of State for Culture and Media Monika Grütters: “Rescue parachute for the cultural sector”, 24 March 2020, Photo: German government/Kugler

 

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Kris Lemsalu Malone, Opening performance, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone, Opening performance, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Opening performance, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Opening performance, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Opening performance, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Opening performance, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling

 

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Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling
Hassan Sharif, Installation view, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin 2020, Photo: Frank Sperling

 

<p><a href="https://www.kw-berlin.de/en/mophradats-consortium-commissions-jasmina-metwaly-yazan-khalili/">Yazan Khalili</a>, <em>Medusa</em>, 2020, Courtesy Yazan Khalili</p>

Yazan KhaliliMedusa, 2020, Courtesy Yazan Khalili

 

Hassan Sharif, Cotton, 2013, Courtesy Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde

 

<p>“I wanted to buy a piece of the sea… but they are building an island here in two years.” <a href="https://www.kw-berlin.de/hassan-sharif/">Hassan Sharif</a>, <em>Untitled</em>, 1977</p>

“I wanted to buy a piece of the sea… but they are building an island here in two years.” Hassan Sharif, Untitled, 1977

 

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<p><a href="https://www.kw-berlin.de/en/mophradats-consortium-commissions-jasmina-metwaly-yazan-khalili/">Jasmina Metwaly</a>, <i>Anbar</i>, 2019, Courtesy Jasmina Metwaly</p>
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Jasmina Metwaly, Anbar, 2019, Courtesy Jasmina Metwaly

 

<p>“She has no time for concepts, she lives them.” Art historian Tamara Luuk about <a href="https://www.kw-berlin.de/en/kris-lemsalu-kyp-malone/">Kris Lemsalu Malone</a></p>

“She has no time for concepts, she lives them.” Art historian Tamara Luuk about Kris Lemsalu Malone

 

 

<p><a href="https://www.kw-berlin.de/files/KW_2020_Kris_Lemsalu_Malone_Kyp_Malone_Lemsalu_EN.pdf">Exhibition leaflet</a>: Kris Lemsalu Malone & <br />
 Kyp Malone Lemsalu</p>

Exhibition leaflet: Kris Lemsalu Malone &
Kyp Malone Lemsalu

 

Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu: Exhibition walk-through with curator Cathrin Mayer

 

<p><a href="https://www.berlin.de/sen/kulteu/aktuelles/pressemitteilungen/2020/pressemitteilung.909707.php?fbclid=IwAR0Oy3ZLsWheeGjrp-rF1NNqhz8WfvzH4X5RyHFkjV3DE-kwwUGg1DmcP4g">Press Release</a>: Berlin Senate provides financial subsidies for freelancers and small businesses, 19 March 2020, Photo: Senator for Culture and Europe Klaus Lederer © klaus-lederer.de</p>
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Press Release: Berlin Senate provides financial subsidies for freelancers and small businesses, 19 March 2020, Photo: Senator for Culture and Europe Klaus Lederer © klaus-lederer.de

 

 

Valsalan Kanara: Objects. A documentary on Hassan Sharif, 2006

 

<p><a href="https://www.deutschlandfunk.de/kuenstlerin-kris-lemsalu-das-normale-leben-langweilt-mich.807.de.html?dram:article_id=471287">Deutschlandfunk</a>: “I’m bored of normal life!”, Interview with <a href="https://www.kw-berlin.de/en/kris-lemsalu-kyp-malone/">Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu</a>, 17 March 2020</p>

Deutschlandfunk: “I’m bored of normal life!”, Interview with Kris Lemsalu Malone & Kyp Malone Lemsalu, 17 March 2020

 

Kulturtipps: Hassan Sharif, 7 March 2020

 

<p><a href="https://www.kw-berlin.de/files/KW_2020_Hassan_Sharif_EN.pdf">Exhibition leaflet</a>: Hassan Sharif</p>

Exhibition leaflet: Hassan Sharif

 

<p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/yazan.khalili?__tn__=%2CdlC-R-R&eid=ARAV_kbpZ4ic2FT9gzPx3V-QXHO9sKtGwHfAP162qUY6F4yYYdfMg44t3z7caA5QTvWADwiWHdJRdtvV&hc_ref=ARQs9671t2KksoCLXLm5YDy9cxdZbxnQYaIjCNVEm0oVLqRLJymeHZBeQoe78DPvArw">Yazan Khalili</a>, Facebook post, 13 March 2020</p>

Yazan Khalili, Facebook post, 13 March 2020

 

<p><a href="https://www.kw-berlin.de/files/KW_2020_Jasmina_Metwaly_Yazan_Khalili_EN.pdf">Exhibition leaflet</a>: Jasmina Metwaly & Yazan Khalili</p>

Exhibition leaflet: Jasmina Metwaly & Yazan Khalili