Tuesday, 30 September 2014

My next step

Moving on to PhD/MPhil, Berlin mit Berlin will also relocate its scrapbook, with a new post on the lingering division of Germany 25 years after the opening of the Berlin Wall.

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

"Where is the Wall?"

Where is the Wall? (2009) by Elke Sasse and Stefan Pannen.

Sasse, Elke & Pannen, Stefan [2012] Where is the Wall? [Online]
 http://www.cultureunplugged.com/play/4717/Where-is-the-Wall- [23/04/2012]

Monday, 23 April 2012

Sophie Calle and Boris Mikhailov

A Sense of Mystery, an interview of Sophie Calle by Michel Guerrin, as well as Boris Mikhailov's The Wedding series and the article Back to the Basics by Helen Petrovsky.

Guerrin, Michel (2012) "Interview with Sophie Calle: A Sense of Mystery" in Foam, Spring, pp.12-18.
Petrovsky, Helen (2012) "Back to the Basics" in Foam, Spring, pp.185-188.

[Online] http://issuu.com/Foam-Magazine/docs/08-058_fm_30_preview?mode=window [06/01/2013]

"Snackpoint Charlie" sees new cold war

There's a "new cold war" at Checkpoint Charlie, between commercial and historical interests, claims Connolly (2012). Although the site has been a tourist destination than a place of reflection for some years now, new developments seems to have an emotional impact on those involved.

Connolly, Kate (2012) Checkpoint Charlie's new cold war with the hot dog vendors. [Online]
 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/apr/22/checkpoint-charlie-hot-dog-vendors [23/04/2012]

Friday, 20 April 2012

Framework of time

Bettina Pousttchi speaks about her installation Framework at Schirn Kunsthalle in frankfurt.

Schirn Kunsthalle (2012) Bettina.Pousttchi. Framework (Trailer) [Online] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcEqOWGFPtk&list=UUluPrWhowqErgMLkMNTVwAw&index=1&feature=plcp [20/04/2012]
Schirn Kunsthalle (2012) Bettina.Pousttchi. Framework [Online]
 http://www.schirn-magazin.de/kontext/bettina-pousttchi-framework/ [20/04/2012]

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Creating memories

Maryanne Garry and Matthew P. Gerrie show that memories can be altered by photographs, creating false memories, in their "false-memory implantation" research (Garry & Gerrie, 2005).

Garry, Maryanne & Gerrie, Matthew P. (2005) When Photographs Create False Memories [Online]
 http://cdp.sagepub.com/content/14/6/321.abstract [16/04/2012]

Sunday, 15 April 2012

Psychology of art

Paul Bloom from MIT talks about why we prefer original over reproduced artworks, and what values we enjoy within them.

Bloom, Paul (2011) The Origins of Pleasure. [Online]
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPicL1AWrs8 [15/04/2012]

Saturday, 14 April 2012

A Conversation from the Post-Communist Universe

A discussion between Simon Rees, Diana Artus and Jan Serych.

Apexart (2009) Three Moons of Jupiter:A Conversation from the Post-Communist Universe. [Online]
 http://www.apexart.org/events/reestalk.php [14/04/2012]
Frieze (2009) Nostalgia: What’s the Role of the Past in Fashioning the Future? [Online]
 http://www.friezefoundation.org/talks/detail/nostalgia_whats_the_role_of_the_past_in_fashioning_the_future/ [14/04/2012]