Berlin Art Week

City-wide contemporary art exhibitions

Words By Erika Clugston
Photos By Sammlung Boros Privatsammlung / Private Collection, Katja Novitskova, Pattern of Activation, 2014

Date: 13.09.17 – 17.09.17
Venue: Various venues in Berlin

Exhibition openings, art fairs, prizes, films, and special events – wow! Expect all this and more at the sixth edition of Berlin Art Week. In the words of its organisers: “Berlin Art Week is dedicated to contemporary art, contemporary artists and places where art emerges.” This year, there are a crazy amount of cool exhibitions to checkout. Peruse the programme here.

A few exhibitions to note: Portrait of a Nation: Contemporary Art From the United Arab Emirates at meCollectors, features the work of 50 contemporary artists from the United Arab Emirates as well as a program of talks, performances, and workshops. Another must-see is the large scale exhibition, Monica Bonvicini: 3612,54 M³ VS 0,05 M³ at the Berlinische Galerie – an installation running parallel to the 15th Istanbul Biennale. Her work explores concepts of gender, architecture, sexuality, and power. And of course, don’t miss the Positions Berlin Art Fair, featuring 83 emerging and established artists alongside one another.

A whole week of art – get crazy, y’all!