Berlin Diary: Soma and the Reindeer

     |    Saturday, der 11. December 2010

  Maybe the Soma exhibition at Hamburger Bahnhof had more of an effect on me than I care to admit. When I first entered the hall and saw that there really was a herd of live reindeer living inside I was shocked.  The first thing I photographed was not the deer, not even the exhibition 

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Berlin Diary: Welcome To The Show

     |    Friday, der 26. November 2010

Berlin is full of site specific artworks. Keep your eyes and ears open and you’ll see it, hear it, feel it. I give props to this artist. I’ve seen her work around – and have recorded some. By the way, snowy, cold, dark – this shot was taken at 8:00 in the morning in Berlin 

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Berlin Diary: Seeing Coffee

     |    Monday, der 11. October 2010

  Xhiller visited the Stroke 03 market for Urban Art at Gleisdreieck but was most taken by a one-person anonymous exhibition that was held in the Gleisdreieck U-Bahn station. It consisited on this one piece. Coffee.           Deeper into the station, down the stepson the way to the Stroke.03 exhibition hall, 

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Berlin Diary: Hart aber Herzlich

     |    Friday, der 1. October 2010

On a plane after a particularly rough landing, the flight attendent came over the loadspeakers to welcome everyone to the capital city. She made an attempt to smooth over the rough ride and said in German: “Wilkommen in Berlin. Die Landung war, wie die Stadt selbst – hart aber herzlich.” True! Very true.  Most Berliners 

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Berlin Diary: How To Copy Right

     |    Wednesday, der 22. September 2010

The artist Kripoe paints his trademark clenched fist onto a sign in the middle of the Spree River in Berlin (how did he get up there?) and puts a copyright symbol next to it. It’s 2003. But sometime in 2004 he thinks: ‘this copyright stuff sucks’. He paddles back to the sign, whips out a 

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