You can tell it’s the middle of the summer whole by the small amount of events going on these days. But at least we are looking forward to one big fat highlight on Friday: The big glamorous charity swapping party the SKYY VODKA SWAP MARKET is taking place again, this time and Café Moskau and Bodi Bill will be DJing at the party, yeay! This and more events after the jump.
Wednesday, August 22
Performance artist Mad Kate (part of the Bonaparte circus) is inviting to the video art screening and performance night M.U.S.E.S. by video artist ReveRso at EXIT. Starts at 19h, Wienerstr. 32.
Another AA party with Hllywd and Jackee Word at August II, Auguststr 2, starting at 21h.
Thursday, August 23
As part of the exhibition The Echo – Although I’m still alive there will be a special performance and talk at the Studio One at Künstlerraum Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2, starting at 18h featuring a performance by Takehito Koganezawa.
Urban Spree Gallery at Revalerstr. 99 opens the solo show New Land (we need new land) by Isreali artist klone. Opening starts at 19h, exhibitions runs until September 2th, 2012.
The Unknown Festival is dedicated to the work of uncommercial artists and will present them a 4-day-program of exhibitions, concerts, performances, workshops and specials at Forum Factory, Besselstr. 13-14. The opening on Thursday starts at 20h, the program on the remaining days starts at 14h and goes on until late. Details about the program and artists can be found here.
Friday, August 24
Galerie Neurotitan is opening the Reclaiming Budapest Since 2002 with artwork of the Hungarian artist collective 1000%. The opening starts at 19h, the exhibition runs until September 10th 2012. Haus Schwarzenberg, Rosenthalerstr. 39.
Fashion for a good cause! Many designers and for the first time also fashion bloggers have donated amazing clothes and accessories for the SKYY VODKA SWAP MARKET that takes place at Café Moskau, Karl-Marx-Allee 34, starting at 21h with the swapping and at 23h with the party. Get ready to swap and submit some of your high quality vintage clothes to the SKYY SWAP SPOT at Galerie ErsterErster, Pappelallee 69, every day until Thursday from 12-18h. At the party Bodi Bill, Frida Gold and Noema will take care of the music. Register for the guestlist here.
Saturday, August 25
Summer Sale at Kater Holzig, Michaelkirchstr. 22, from 12-23h. Check the flyer below for a list of shops and labels that have a booth here.
S&yM are celebrating their one year anniversary at Südblock, Admiralstr. 1-2, with live acts Twin Gemz, Yola Fatoush and Rodeo and DJ sets by Olof Dreijer (The Knife), Kate Boss (Shade Inc.) and more. Starts at 22h.
Club Berlin is another warm-up event for the Berlin Festival taking place this Saturday at Flamingo, Kleine Präsidentenstr. at Monbijoupark, with Swedish hipster band The Touch playing live. Starts at 23h.
Sunday, August 26
Queer arts collective nowMomentnow is inviting to Art Eats Brunch, a cultural and culinary funraising event taking place at S&yM, Mainzerstr. 58 (Neukölln). There is going to be food, an exhibition and DJ sets by Oni Ayhun a.k.a. Olof Dreijer (The Knife), Black Cracker and more tba. Starts at 12 midday.