Berlin Diary: Laguna Berlin

     |    Friday June 3rd, 2011

Berlin in the summer – the air warmed by the day’s sun and fragrant with the perfume of countless blossoms. And sunsets after 10 pm! Berlin laguna on the Spree at Treptower Park. The bridge in the photo leads to the Insel der Jugend – the Island Of Youth, a small island in the middle 

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Berlin Diary: Found Photo

     |    Thursday May 19th, 2011

Riding home on the bike I spotted what looked to be a shortcut that until then I had never before noticed. It looked like a good way to avoid some road traffic. So off I went into the unknown, down the brick path.  It’s funny, you’ve lived in an area for years and suddenly,  it’s 

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Berlin Diary

     |    Wednesday May 11th, 2011

xhiller found this stenciled tile artwork in Görlitzer Park. A ceramic tile piece that is well-hidden (similar to the type of work that Tona does) but with a message that is loud and clear (and in unmistakable Pop Art visual language): we all need an EMERGENCY TIME OUT BUTTON.  For a close-up of the button, 

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Berlin Diary: L’ATLAS PUNITIONS – A ‘MAZE’ ING

     |    Thursday April 28th, 2011

This Friday, April 29 at 7pm, Skalitzers Contemporary Art  Gallery in Berlin (Skalitzer Strasse 43, 10997) presents PUNITIONS, the first solo exhibition in Berlin of the Parisian artist L’ATLAS. One of Europe’s most fascinating urban artists, L’ATLAS works with everything from small block-printed tags to massive, perfectly executed taped street pieces. Xhiller had the good 

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Berlin Diary: Baptized at the Kreuzberg Museum

     |    Friday April 15th, 2011

I visited the Kreuzberg Museum at Kottbusser Tor this week to see this exhibition.  At galleries, I always make a beeline straight to the guestbook to enjoy the immediacy of the signatures and scribbles. The Kreuzberg Museum guestbook was a gold mine!