This year’s association exhibition in the Verein Berliner Künstler: UPDATE 18 | TOTALITÄR
21.04. – 20.05. 2018

Friday, 20.04.2018, 19h

The exhibition focuses on conceptual works on this very complex and up-to-date topic.
Internationally, democratic conditions are experiencing a shock. Not only in Europe, but on almost every continent, our democratic values ​​are in danger.
In addition, we live in a digital transformation that fundamentally changes our way of life through automation processes and digital communication. These changes are felt to be similarly groundbreaking as the epoch of the invention of printing, the Gutenberg Age.
The exhibition TOTALITÄR critically deals with these changes. These include topics such as surveillance opportunities, social networks, digital warfare, binary stereotypes, the spread of violent fantasies, hate speech, exclusion and anonymity. Various intermediate and border areas are aesthetically reflected in the 59 positions of the international artists of the association who live or work in Berlin in a radical and very different way.

with: Sandra Becker, Viola Bendzko, Gerda Berger, Birgit Borggrebe, Catherine Bourdon, Conrad Brockstedt, BUCCO, Barbara Czarnojahn, Christoph Damm, Ute Deutz, Christian Ebel, Burghild Eichheim, Ute Faber, Monika Funke Stern, Gerhard Gabel, Marianne Gielen, Lupe Godoy, Axel Gundrum, Margret Holz, Hella Horstmeier, Rosika Jankó- Glage, Jürgen Kellig, Karsten Kelsch, Susanne Kessler, Claudia Kochsmeier, Karoline Koeppel, Matthias Koeppel, Simone Kornfeld, Maria Korporal, Joan Lazeanu, Ina Lindemann, Peter Lindenberg, Dorothea Markner-Weiss, Nele Probst, Volker Nikel, Larissa Nod, Michael Otto, POGO, Renate Pfrommer, Ute Richter, Astrid Roeken, Regina Roskoden, Franziska Rutishauser, Peter Schlangenbader, Robert Schmidt-Matt, Sabine Schneider, Bernadette Schröger, Evelyn Sommerhoff, SOOKI, Ruza Spak, Richard Stimmel, Anita Straud, Andrea Sunder-Plassmann & Sigi Torinus, Helga Wagner, Gerard Waskievitz, Gundrun Wernet, Karla Woisnitza, Barbara Zirpins, Ayca Nina Zuch. Projektleiterin: Sandra Becker

Opening hours of the gallery
Tue-Fri 3pm to 7pm | Sat-Sun 2pm to 6pm

During GALLERY WEEKEND BERLIN on April 27-29, 2018
Special opening hours: Fri 3pm to 9pm, Sat-Sun 11am to 7pm.

Read more on the VBK website (in German):

Totalitarian United – object, mixed media © Maria Korporal

Maria Korporal shows her work “Totalitarian United”,
please click here for a presentation with images and description.

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