Posts Tagged ‘ berlin ’

drying rack attack

July 16, 2011

working with anonymous domestic materials- venetian blinds, drying racks, lightbulbs, & cans- korean artist, haegue yang, strips the cultural function and meaning from these simple household objects and presents them in a new context. her drying rack sculptures are carefully wrapped in fabric or yarn, draped with objects and lights, infusing personality and a...
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berlin fashion week

July 14, 2011

WOOD WOOD fashion week just wrapped up in berlin, proving again the pervasiveness of minimalism in german design. there were very few prints, but the fabrics and cuts….yowza. lots of airy silks, stiff cottons, vivid solids, and simple garments for the european lifestyle. MONGRELS IN COMMON MICHAEL SONTAG HIEN LE A.F. VANDERVORST images via les...
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mirror images

July 6, 2010

john mccracken’s lovely mirrored obelisks at the hamburger bahnhof in berlin got my brain going about my place in time and space and the future… …as did these mirrors in athens! multiple moments! multiple dimensions! multiple mes!
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berlin landscapes

June 22, 2010

i have never had a bad time in berlin. not even when i lost my cell phone on new year’s; or when i coincidentally ran into an ex-boyfriend in the turkish market; or when i got busted TWICE in one trip for not buying a train ticket. for some reason this city just calls...
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CELEBRATION ROOM #3

June 21, 2010

took over a berlin photoautomat, one of the many that grace the STREETS of berlin, for the 3rd installation of CELEBRATION ROOMS! no need to even step foot in a bar! i had prepared the paper chains all day and finished installing everything around midnight, just as a group of scottish kids came up...
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CELEBRATION ROOM #2

June 20, 2010

a bit off-the-cuff, but as we were sitting on the ufer in the evening berlin breeze, ian suggested i decorate the tree before us with my paper chains. seeing that it’s a community effort, these CELEBRATION ROOMS, i took his advice and had carsti help me hang a few paper chains in a tree...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: IAN

June 19, 2010

ian and i go way back. we were just kids studying together back in munich, an odd couple but somehow it worked out. maybe it’s our motivation that keeps us connected– ian always pushed me to do things i was too jaded or too cool to do and i always told him what music...
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wallfall

November 16, 2009

forgot to blog-ebrate the 20 year anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. such a momentous time not only for germans, but for the whole world! im so thankful to have known berlin as one whole city, and that for the past twenty years and into the future everyone else can too, in...
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BERLIN in BILDER

May 18, 2009

so sah es aus:
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berlin vs. copenhagen

May 11, 2009

BERLIN CPH i’m quite tired right now and don’t have my camera cable, so i won’t bore you too much. but just as an update, today i took the bus from berlin to copenhagen after a nice weekend of late night berlin parties in basements and crumbling east-german buildings; sleeping until noon and wandering...
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