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26Thursday, 26. April 2018, 19.00h
Eröffnung: Opening: Exhibition
Exhibition

Exhibition: Floating Utopias

Friday, 27 April 2018, 08.00h — Sunday, 24 June 2018 – 17.00h

Floating Utopias

Adress: nGbK, Oranienstraße 25, 10999 Berlin
Open: Daily 12-19h, Wed-Fri 12-20h
Language(s): German, English
Entry: free
Organized by: neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst
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Floating Utopias

With: Ant Farm, Artúr van Balen, Theo Botschuijver, Eventstructure Research Group, Anna Hoetjes, Franco Mazzucchelli, Ahmet Ögut, Plastique Fantastique, Tomás Saraceno, Annika Schwarzlose, Graham Stevens, The Yes Men, Tools for Action, Huw Wahl

Since the first hot-air balloon was launched in 1783, inflatable objects have lent wings to artistic visions and social utopias. The view from above opens up new perspectives: In floating labs, researchers survey the world. Inflatable spectacles celebrate both capitalism and communism. Since the end of the 1960s, the playful possibilities of the pneumatic medium have inspired nomadic architecture, artistic actions and civil disobedience. The exhibition juxtaposes works by contemporary artists with historical films and documents. In workshops, pupils can test utopian models in everyday life. Actions in public space assess the political potential of inflatable objects.

nGbK project group:
Artúr van Balen, Fabiola Bierhof, Alexander Dunst, Anna Hoetjes, Jantien Roozenburg, Hannah Zindel 

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26Thursday, 26. April 2018, 19.00h
Eröffnung: Opening: Exhibition