24.02.2018 (Saturday)

13.01.2018 - 25.02.2018

Pictures for Donald

Photography students of the HGB Leipzig and the AdbK Nurmberg
What role does the photographic image of human beings play in contemporary society? To what extent do (self-)staged images taken via Instagram, Facebook, etc. (and the constant circulation of those images) affect the way we engage with the portrait as a traditional genre in the visual arts? These were just some of the questions taking centre stage in early summer 2017 when students of the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig and the Academy of Fine Arts Nuemberg got together with Professors Torsten Hattenkerl and Jürgen Teller in the secluded setting of the prefab buildings of the Libken artists’ residence in the Uckermark region of north-eastern Germany. This rather unusual constellation for everyday academic life gave rise to some very different concepts of study and teaching aimed at examining a specific location, oneself, and the Other. The findings of this particular experiment constitutes the first section of the Pictures for Donald exhibition.

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Event archives 2013

15.11.2013 (Friday)

15.11.2013 - 16.11.2013

LIA: GROUP SHOW "Space for Change"

We would cordially like to invite you to the Group Show “Space for Change” taking place at the Spinnerei Leipzig. The international artists Ivan Gorshkov (Russia), Stephanie Pooley (Chile), David Ralph (Australia) and Maja Sofranac (Montenegro) will show their works made during their residency stay in Leipzig.

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21.09.2013 (Saturday)

21.09.2013 - 22.09.2013

INVITED - guest galleries at the Werkschauhalle

Here you will find an overview of the international guest galleries and artists at the Werkschauhalle during the Herbstrundgang on the 21./22. September.

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17.09.2013 (Tuesday)

17.09.2013 - 22.09.2013

Autumn gallery tour 2013

Again, the SPINNEREI cordially invites you to the Autumn Gallery Tour. On September 21 and 22, 2013 at 11 am all of the galleries and exhibition spaces open up new exhibitions of various art positions.

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17.06.2013 (Monday)

17.06.2013 - 24.06.2013

PANEL discussion in the WERKSCHAU: »The artist as social conscience«

Panel discussion on June 23rd 2013, noon, Werkschau

"The artist as social conscience"
Introduction and presentation:
Mark Gisbourne, writer and art critic
Prof. Arno Rink, artist
Miriam Vlaming, artist
Rayk Goetze, artist
Francis Mallett, curator The Lenkiewicz Foundation
Spinnereistr.7/Halle 12
04179 Leipzig
The panel discussion takes place on occasion of the exhibition: Robert Lenkiewicz »Menschliches, Allzumenschliches«

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