Long after the fall of the Iron Curtain, Eastern Europe has kept its image of a shady, unknown part of Europe, that has been hidden under a carpet during the Western strive for recovery. It is still curious how few things people in general know about this part of the world, and I think it can be best illustrated by a question I received from a Dutch girl some time ago, Read more »
The Art Collection Telekom has been an ongoing project for the past 4 years, and it is now for the first time revealing a selection of their gathered artworks in the Fragile Sense of Hope Exhibition. With its incipient collecting activities, Deutsche Telekom aims both to follow the exciting artistic developments as they continue to unfold in the countries of Eastern Europe and to shed light on the social and political changes that have occurred since the collapse of the Iron Curtain. Read more »
Community Clash! is a bimonthly group art exhibition featuring a selection of Berlin-based artists within the Artconnect Berlin network. Together with a variety of creative spaces, Artconnect Berlin is looking forward to feature the best artists from our community at the Community Clash! For this very special fifth edition we are working together with the SomoS Art House and with three amazing artists, who despite having very different styles, find a common ground: portraits in drawing.
We went to IFA Berlin 2014! Wohoo! If you don’t know yet, IFA is the global consumer electronics trade show, and it is taking place in Berlin from the 5th to the 10th of September. With 1500 exhibitors and 240,000 visitors from over a 100 countries in 2013, IFA is the only fair in the world to offer such a comprehensive overview of the international market of consumer electronics and home appliances. Read more about our visit and our favorite things from this years IFA…
What glorious weather in Berlin at the moment! Summer’s been back for a few days, so we thought we’d grab the chance to have a wander down East Side Gallery, check out the special works of the 148 international artists on display and visit the selfie box of Microsoft introducing the new Nokia Lumia 735. We were lucky enough to have a chat to one of the artists and also the press officer of East Side Gallery e.V. He took the time to get us fully clued-up on the fascinating history of the Berlin Wall.
This Monday we’ve got a very special opportunity for ya! Up until the 31st of July 2014, creatives from all over the world have the chance to show off their skills and apply for the Blooom Award at www.blooomaward.com. After the application period, a five-member jury will select the ten best works among all submitted applications. Last year 1,125 creatives from 55 countries applied for the BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER, which has committed to active fostering of artistic talents.
The Community Clash! #4 held last Thursday was a-ma-zing! Luckily we always write a nice review to remember it and drift away thinking of all the lovely people we met, the nice art and swinging music. What more does a person want?! Also, for all the people that weren’t able to make it, have a look at our review and keep a close eye out for the next Community Clash! #5. Read more »
Are you looking to improve your skills and haven’t found the perfect course to do so? Well, Artconnect Berlin has found one that will show you all the ins and outs of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, and WordPress . Scroll down and see the schedule for this July – don’t wait long as these workshops fill up quickly! Read more »
Here’s a wonderful opportunity to be part of a very special project. This year marks the magical transformation of listed former sanatorium Beelitz-Heilstätten, which will be woken up from its long sleep to become a stunning creative village. The idyllic spot will house 60 ateliers within quadrant D, designed especially for creatives from a whole range of disciplines. Painters, sculptors, designers, authors, journalists, architects, photographers, musicians, composers, fashion designers…Beelitz will be suitable for you all! Read along and discover the exciting plans for 2014.
Artconnect Berlin are very happy to introduce you to the latest exciting venture from Electronic Beats, the international music programme by Deutsche Telekom: EB.TV! This up-to-the-minute online TV channel treats you to the finest freshly squeezed audiovisual content from Electronic Beats. You need to know about this – keep reading and we’ll fill you in!