Archive for September 6th, 2010

Ausstellungstip: „Hinterland“ noch bis zum 26.10.2010 in der Galerie Dada Post zu sehen

Montag, September 6th, 2010

Die innovative Galerie Dada Post in Berlin zeigt die neue Ausstellung noch bis zum 26. September 2010:

Valentina Curandi – Sibylle Hofter – Nathaniel Katz

A Site Specific Collaborative Project

Hinterland is a site specific-complex of works that reflects upon local production in relation to the forms of globalization imagined by past generations. The former König Smoked Fish Factory, is represented by a recreation of Mr. Erich König’s upstairs conference room, which is relocated to a factory area downstairs that have been recreated as an art gallery. “Hinterland” can be both the silence behind the front and an economic base for warfare (originally it is a military term). Presently, our location in the Berlin-Reineckendorf district is mistaken for a variant of the silence in a hinterland, much like the former socialist version of Brandenburg. In the artificial economies of the Cold War, the East Berlin factories represented economical hinterlands, by creating a socialist version of an egalitarian utopia. While in West Berlin, the economy was propped-up by West-German government, and the West in general. Within a special kind of West Berlin melancholy, fish smoking was a strong local tradition – of bourgeois utopia.
Howard McCalebb

Dada Post, Nordbahnstraße 10, 13409 Berlin, Germany.

S-1 (Direction Oranienburg) and S-25 (Direction Hennigsdorf), to the Schönholz station.
If you take the S-Bahn be sure to exit at the Schönholz station – not the Wollankstrasse station.