Events

24.02.2018 (Saturday)

13.01.2018 - 25.02.2018

Pictures for Donald

Photography students of the HGB Leipzig and the AdbK Nurmberg
 
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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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02.12.2016 (Friday)

02.12.2016 - 17.12.2016

PRESENTATION MEERSCHMERZ - MOŻE WSPÓŁDZIELNE @ HALLE 14

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BEATA ROJEK THE DOLPHIN & THE GANG OF DOLPHINS
 
Beata Rojek the Dolphin + the Gang of Dolphins: Wojtek Furmaniak, Patrycja Mastej, Iza Moczarna-Pasiek, Kamil Radek, Zośka Reznik, Sonia Sobiech, Raúl Hott, Joulia Strauss, Lindsay Parkhowell, Małgorzata Goliszewska + a growing group of guests 
Curator: Zofia Reznik the Dolphin
With Special support of: Joanna Stembalska, Dominika Drozdowska (Studio BWA Wrocław)
 
Opening: Friday, 2.12.2016, 6pm
Duration: 3.-17.12.2016
Opening Hours: Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm
 
HALLE 14 - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst 
Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei 
Spinnereistr. 7, 04179 Leipzig 
 

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01.12.2016 (Thursday)

01.12.2016 - 10.12.2016

Premiere at Residenz of the Schauspiel Leipzig

notfoundyet - The Bolaño Project. The Retrospective
 
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Residenz at Baumwollspinnerei 
Hall 18, access E,
Spinnereistraße 7, 04179 Leipzig
 

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22.10.2016 (Saturday)

22.10.2016 - 13.11.2016

dokodemodoor

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The Japanese word Dokodenodoor ( “anywhere door”) defines a magic door which can lead anywhere. It is the door which allows you to travel to the destination of your desire. It is the key to the individual artistic positions, flexible in both form and content, connecting the works beyond this exhibition. The idea of a word, a door which an individual can pass through to enter any given place, is reminiscent of both the nature of art and the tradition of the secret passageway; opening doors, pursuing new horizons, worlds, and ideas, the secret door hidden behind pictures, furniture, and wall tapestries, leading the initiated into a hidden room, a hallway or an exit. We are reminded of the Dutch tradition of the “idea” as the window to the world, triggered by the evolution of landscape painting as an independent genre in fine arts. Ultimately, Dokodemodo awakens the deep-rooted human longing for the places where loved ones have gone, have fled to or where they were left behind.
 
Artists : Stephanie Dost, Aika Furukawa, Céline Germès, Franziska Güttler, Agnes Lammert, Mandy Kunze, Oskar Rink, Maria Sainz Rueda und Kathrin Thiele
 
Opening: Oktober 21, 17-21 h
opening hours: Wed-Sat 12-17 h
 
Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, hall 12
Spinnereistr. 7, 04179 Leipzig
 

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21.10.2016 (Friday)

21.10.2016 - 23.10.2016

Designers' Open @ Spinnerei Leipzig

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with the following Spots:
 
Lubok Mega Store im archiv massiv / www.lubok.de
firetube Ofenmanufaktur / www.firetube.de
Saxony ducks & Gela Hüte – Manufaktur und Design www.saxonyducks.de / www.gela-huete.de
GVD | Die Druckerei mit quartier vier.design / www.gvdleipzig.de / www.quartiervier.com
Kiebitzberg Möbelwerkstätten / www.kiebitzberg.de
intershop interdisciplinaire - Special DO-Sale & Stoffverkauf / www.inter-disciplinary-shop.org
ENKOTOPIA - 5 Designteams inszenieren 5 Orte zum Speisen im ENK 6 / www.enk-location.de
 

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24.09.2016 (Saturday)

24.09.2016 - 17.10.2016

PASSAGE 2

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After the success of PASSAGE exhibition presented in as a collateral event of the Biennale de Lyon 2015, a second part will take place in fall 2016 in Leipzig at the Leipzig Cotton Mill, curated by Ilina Koralova (Leipzig) & Isabelle Bertolotti (Lyon).
 
Artists: Thibault Brunet, Marc Desgrandchamps, Stefan Fischer, Margret Hoppe, Tamami Iinuma, Karim Kal, Oliver Kossack, Aurélie Pétrel, Laurent Proux, Andreas Schulze, Mengzhi Zheng
 
Opening: 23 September 18-21 h
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11-18 h
 
Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig, Werkschauhalle
Spinnereistr. 7, 04179 Leipzig
 

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17.09.2016 (Saturday)
22.07.2016 (Friday)

22.07.2016 - 30.07.2016

TRANSMISSION: New York >> Leipzig

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LIA Summer Group Show at Spinnerei archiv massiv
Conner Calhoun, Danica Lundy, Rebecca Orcutt, Julia Santoli, Emet Sosna, Anastasiya Tarasenko, Dan Thompson, Anna Wakitsch, Antonia Wright, Gabriel Zea
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Presentation: “Etching as a Language – Radierungen Zehn. New York - Leipzig“
Katie Armstrong, Marcelo Daldoce, Volker Hüller, John Jacobsmeyer, Kylie Lefkowitz,Charlotte Segall und Henriette Grahnert, Franziska Holstein, Bastian Muhr, Maria Ondrej, Vlado Ondrej, Matthias Weischer.
 
Under the auspices of the US Ambassador John B. Emerson
In Cooperation with Vlado & Maria Ondrej - Etching Studio Leipzig
 
Vernissage: 21 July 2016, at 6pm | Finissage: 30 July 2016, 6-9pm
 

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25.06.2016 (Saturday)

25.06.2016 - 03.07.2016

7. Festival für Fotografie f/stop

the end of the world as we know it 
is the beginning of a world we don't know

7th Festival for Photography f/stop
25 June to 3 July 2016
open daily, 11am – 9pm

Opening: 24 June 2016, 8 pm, Halle 12  
f/stop party, 10 pm with Pablo Mateo (marceldettmannrecords), Jonas Palzer (LACK Rec.), Stanley Schmidt (Rivulet), CMD Q (KANN), Berni (Portray) 

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The digital age has brought dramatic changes to the medium of photography: in seconds images travel around the world, ensnaring us in the contradictory reality of a globalized world. Comparable to the 19th century, when in the course of industrialization cities expanded at an unprecedented rate and the genre of reportage emerged as a new form of narrative distributed by the mass media, an understanding must now be developed of what photographic practices are best suited to provide an image of the world we live in. Is photography still a vessel for our experiences? Or have pictures taken control over us?

Directed by Anne König and Jan Wenzel, editors of Spector Books, the seventh edition of the Festival for Photography f/stop presents artistic photography alongside media images, private snapshots alongside historical reportages. It connects the mobile phone pictures of a Syrian refugee family to the images of Gerda Taro and Robert Capa from the Spanish Civil War. 
The images bear witness to the same things in completely different manners or present things that are quite different in a similar way. They portray and conceal, they complement and contradict each other, they work together or accuse one another of lies. They turn their backs on each other or form opposing antitheses. Yet they are equally capable of offering support and of cooperating – with us, too, the viewers. 

In addition to the main exhibition, national and international guest curators will present their perspective on current forms of narrative photography: the theorist and film maker Ariella Azoulay for f/stop Solo, the American artist Monica Haller for f/stop Print and students of Anastasia Khoroshilova (Rodchenko Art School Moscow), Armin Linke & Michael Clegg (Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design) and Gilles Saussier (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie Arles) for f/stop Plattform. An important part of this year’s festival is also the In Situ exhibition with reportages by Lee Miller, Margaret Bourke-White, Robert Capa and Gerda Taro as well as works by Gilles Raynaldy and Andreas Langfeld in public areas of Leipzig. A comprehensive program of events with a symposium, artist talks and a film series in addition to exhibitions and events put on by f/stop Satellites and Accomplices will round out the festival offerings.

More information on www.f-stop-leipzig.de

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30.04.2016 (Saturday)

30.04.2016 - 12.06.2016

SEHT, da ist DER MENSCH

Exhibition within the Spinnerei Gallery Tour 2016
 
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Johanna Bartl | Christian Boltanski | Peter Bräunig/Grit Bümann/Ansgar Frerich | Tim Eitel | Lucas Foglia | Jochen Gerz | Monika Huber | Jannis Kounellis | Robert Kunec | Hans-Wulf Kunze | Sigalit Landau | Bjørn Melhus | Michael Meier/Rico Scagliola | Ursula Neugebauer | Walter Schels | Joel Sternfeld | Timm Ulrichs | Kassandra Wellendorf 
 
Werkschau | Halle 12
Spinnereistraße 7 | 04179 Leipzig
 

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04.03.2016 (Friday)

04.03.2016 - 09.04.2016

Kunst trotz(t) Handicap

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openinghours:
04.03.2016 - 09.04.2016
Do. 9:00 - 12:00 Uhr 
Fr. + Sa. 11:00 - 17:00 Uhr 
 

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