illustration: Nicola Napoli
BAFW at Studio Obectra
With all its glory this September edition of Berlin Alternative Fashion Week has teamed up with Studio Obectra for a fashion party. An event where the dress code is daring attitude, will inspire and seduce you. Studio Obectra is a Berlin based fashion brand, which has opened its first store here in Neukölln. Berlin nightlife, street style and black fabrics are the brands fuel and main inspiration.
Kalashnikovv Galerie Berlin - Eröffnung
Please Join us for the inaugural exhibition titled "thescrambleforafrica" and opening of Kalashnikovv Gallery Berlin A group exhibition featuring 12 artists from Southern Africa.
Photo-Exibition: Restwert 2016
Dietmar Eckell photographs the 'Restwert' (residual value) of objects left behind in the middle of nowhere. He is interested what remains at the end: forgotten stories, the beauty of decay and how nature reclaims. Eckell challenges the definition of value and immortalizes his 'valuables' in large scale photographic prints. New value is created out of things written off. The new show focusses on 'verboten' pictures of 2016. For the first time you can see 150cm prints of the fascinating Buran space shuttle that rests forgotten in the cosmodrome of Baikonur since 25 years. Location: erstererster, Pappelallee 69, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.
A Berlin Diary Book Launch
Please join us in celebration of the publication of books 1-6 of A Berlin Diary, collecting its first 15 chapters.
Vanishing Berlin Book Launch
The official Vanishing Berlin Book Launch with Drinks and friendly Faces. Thursday, 29 September 2016 | 19:00 – 22:30 J&V – Finest Industrial Vintage Furniture Barbarossastraße 61 10781 Berlin-Schöneberg
WIDE(R)KUNST – THE ART IST DAS, WAS DU DRAUS MACHST!
WIDE(R)KUNST is a festival for art and culture in cooperation with Viva con Agua and the Millerntor Gallery, taking place at the Säälchen, the brand new location at the Holzmarkt Village directly at the river Spree. It is the kick-off for an open space that will be a place for culture and creativity and for creating international and intercultural synergies right in the center of Berlin. With the topic “ The Art ist das, was du draus machst // The Art is that, what you make of it” the festvival is an aesthetically workup of all kinds of different challenges the society is facing. Location: Holzmarktstraße 25, Berlin-Friedrichshain.
Berlin Alternative Fashion Week presents a crazy night of fashion, performance, and music. If you want to experience a symbiosis of creative genres you need to be here! We will kick-off the evening with a performance by fashion designer Onceupon by Birutė Mažeikaitė in collaboration with Siciliano Contemporary Ballet. Afterwards Amsterdam-based label Nieuw Jurk will present its new collection together with Ryan Hawaii and his Neverland Clan. And for all you party-animals, Candy Ken will make you booties shake like it's the last day on earth! 10€ /// Doors open 8, show starts 8:30 //
GRIMM - Das Musical
Berlin Stage Company is presenting a fairytale in a different way of storytelling. Enter the true world of Red Riding Hood and let it enchant you!
Princess Nokia • Gnučči • Islamiq Grls • Nire • Mighty B • Cry
Some of the best current female artists from trap to cloud to rap to beats. Come, dance! Where: Urban Spree
The House of Red Doors #5: S I N
Rooms ✞ The Chapel - Repent your sins TV Parlour - An unholy alliance of Vanity, Envy and Gluttony The Bordello of Lust - A cosy and lazy hideaway for the Slothful The Red Light District will open from 2.30am Featuring The Lust Room - A dedicated room for your carnal urges Satans Stage - Watch performances from the most sinful creatures we can offer... Plus more unexpected stages and areas to discover 11pm - Doors open and the residents of the house will be there to greet you and play. 1am - Our unmissable opening performance ... as usual more rooms will open up as the night unfolds... Look out for secret shows & suprises! Every guest has a different experience.
Kärrecho taking Prenzlauer Berg!
Kärrecho is a project that we created, to introduce the Venezuelan Streetfood in the sphere of Berlin. We want to test our menu and see the acceptance of Berlin’s audience toward our food, specially the Arepas. The Arepas of Kärrecho are taking over Prenzlauer Berg one more time!! Arepas, rum, papelon, yuca, plantain, what a great plan for a Friday. On September 30, we are expecting you from 12:30 pm until 22:00 pm. Location: Raabestraße 1, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.
Opening I Happylab Berlin
In this magical place ideas and projects turn into reality with the help of 3D-printers, cutting plotters, CNC milling machines and laser cutters. During the opening you will have the opportunity to buy a membership with the benefit of having the first three months for free. Location: Demminer Straße 3, Berlin-Gesundbrunnen.
Opening Tom Anholt // After Party
Feel invited to our first Satellite Project with Tom Anholt's second show with us with new paintings at an amazing former industry hall as well as to a sensational After Party. Location: Pankow Park, Lessingstraße 79, Berlin-Wilhelmsruh.
REUSE:it Fashion Show
Berlin Alternative Fashion Week is back this September and bigger than ever! The REUSE:it show highlights designers who produce upcycled and hand-made fashion using creative processes that challenge the ways we think garments are made. There will be 2 show blocks showing the work of three designers each, one at 19h and one at 21h. Where: Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof
Draw 'O' Matik - Lange Nacht der Illustration 2016
We invite you to the debut of Lunartik's and Pablo Ientile’s Art Making Machine - the "Draw'O'Matik". After spending many hours conceptualising and building a playful robotic drawing machine, we have found the perfect way of visualising thoughts and ideas by turning "Electric Brain Outputs" into "Analogue Artworks". Come along on Friday night to witness the machine in action and see over 50 pieces of analogue art alreday produced by the machine. Have a chance to share a thought with the creators.The machine will be switched on for a 3 hour private drawing session on the 30th September and will be up and running between 19 - 22pm at the OsloKaffe Artspace. Location: Eichendorffstraße 13, Berlin-Mitte.
Opening : RUNES by Grems
With the exhibition Runes, Grems opens the first chapter in a series, taking up a invitation to make unrestricted use of the Zirkumflex space and culminating in a mural and a limited edition collection of printed illustrations in collaboration between Grems and Zirkumflex. As a “Paleo-graffer” Grems explores the anatomy and geometry of protoalphabets such as egyptian hieroglyphs, mayan ideographs, the graphemes of etruscan or Aramaic alphabets. He harnesses a unique grasp of the letter and fascinating geometric abstractions, which is able to portray on any medium. For the exhibition Grems has developed graphemes inspired by the runes– the alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples. Location: Zirkumflex, Fontanestraße 25, Berlin-Neukölln.
Poetry Meets Hip Hop pres. Elom20ce (Togo) & more
POETRY MEETS Hip Hop is back from the short break presenting the french rapping prodigy from Lomé: Elom 20ce. His artistic vernacular spans the symbolic take-over of afrocentric story-telling through his visuals and his lyrical revelation which poetically transmigrates these inspiring times of resistance through art. Location: Villa Neukölln, Herrmannstraße 223/Biebricher Straße 15, Berlin-Neukölln.
Finissage/ "La Tete Dans Les Nuages" Edouard Burgeat
Last chance to see Edouard Burgeat second solo exhibition at Neu West Berlin on a very special closing party with exceptional guest : Toma Kami (presenting is new project) & Seraphim. Artist Edouard Burgeat’s new exhibit at Neu West extends broadly in a contextual sense from personal to global. The former manifests as a hidden journey and the global as a double-sided mixed media piece playfully lit. Through these multiple media, material, processes, and techniques, the viewer is confronted with the past dynamically and invited to question history beyond the lens of national identity. Location: Neu West Berlin, Kurfürstenstraße 145, Berlin-Schöneberg.
The House of Presents: DRAG RACE ALL STARS Every Friday
START YOUR ENGINES! PANSY and the HOUSE OF PRESENTS are back with an all new season of shows for you! Starting Friday August 26 and EVERY FRIDAY thereafter, the girls will be screening that week’s episode of RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS followed by a drag show of some of a Berlin’s most burgeoning talent. Have you ever wanted to join our shows, but couldn't make it on a Tuesday? Dust off them heels, girl, because this time we're playing on Fridays at Monster Ronson’s. Doors at 9pm, screening at 10pm, Drag Show at 11pm! That's right, kitty girls! Drag Race is back and better than ever. Come down and see us some time! Location: Monster Ronson's Ichiban Karaoke, Warschauer Str. 34, Berlin-Friedrichshain.
Ausstellung / Liebes Wedding
In love it is not only about the art and the luck to find each other, but it is, also, about the different ways to perceive it as well as about our originis. Both german-polish and german-turkish artists tackle the aforementioned topic in this exhibition. Location: Montagehalle, Malplaquetstraße 25, Berlin-Wedding.
Baf - Photograhers Showcase at BAFW
The main goal of this exhibition is to showcase and present the most influential and controversial upcoming visual artists based in Berlin. Artists who belong to the city's underground scene and produce their art independently, inspired by a background that taught them way more than years of studies. Where: Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof
Alchemy Fashion Show
Berlin Alternative Fashion Week is back and bigger than ever! An array of brilliant designers from around the world will take the stage to showcase their collections on the ALCHEMY runways. There is going to be 3 show blocks spread over the day showing the collections of 14 designers including Tata Christiane, TZUJI and Zl_by_zlism. The shows start at 14h, 16:30h and 20h. Where: Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof
KRANK vs Berlin Alternative Fashion Week with Amanda Lepore
Amanda Lepore, the Legendary star performer and icon of New York, comes to perform at the closing party of Berlin Alternative Fashion Week at the new Ballroom at White Trash in Berlin. Also Sampson's TrashiYO!-kie in room 2, great DJs, great performances, and a KRANK party that goes to dawn. The first party of the new fall season in Berlin! Where: White Trash Fast Food
CockTail d'Amore XXXL <3 Dark Entries
What new can be said about this iconic monthly celebration? It is fun, it is wild, it is Berlin, it is CockTail. Location: Griessmühle, Sonnenalllee 221, Berlin-Neukölln.
The project StreetProjections brings street photography back to the streets. Different realities from around the world will be displayed by night through projections on the sidewalk of the Kurfürstendamm.The photographs were selected in an international competition and show how different and extensive life can be on the streets of the world. At the same time, they sharpen the focus on the local environment. The traffic tower, the place of projections, is surrounded by one of the liveliest and most exciting streets in Berlin. The nighttime image sequences on the floor invite passers-by to linger and marvel. Location: Kurfürstendamm (metro station), Berlin-Charlottenburg.
Black Lives Matter - Soli-Party
The internationalizing 'Black Lives Matter' movement is currently doing very important work: They designate racism against Black people as problem for society as a whole, because experiences with racism and the associated multi-faceted violence is also ubiquitous in Germany. As diverse LGBTQI* communities, we must take a stance on the continuing violence that people are experiencing in this country – racism concerns all of us! That's why we want to show the Initiative Black People in Germany and many supporters from the Berliner scene our solidarity together with the feminist female collective, who organizes events in Germany under the motto 'BLM'. Entry to the Soli-Party is free. But we hope to receive as many donations as possible to support Black initiatives in the most active way we can! Location: SchwuZ, Rollbergstr. 26, Berlin-Neukölln.
Freer in Berlin, Curated by Girls
What is "New Femininity"? This is the question the 26 artists featured will answer through their artworks. Curated by Girls is a platform that promotes visual artists, emerging and established. We believe in equality! Studio Blender & Co. (Boddinstr. 32, 12053 Berlin) October 8 & 9, 2016 Vernissage: Saturday oct.8 at 6pm
Francesco Tristano p:anorig feat. Derrick May
Get ready to experience techno in a whole new way. Telekom Electronic Beats proudly presents Francesco Tristano p:anorig feat. Derrick May at Berlin’s Umspannwerk Kreuzberg on October 8. A new concept from the hybrid electronic/classical pioneer, p:anorig reinvents Tristano’s live act as an artistic installation complete with a combination of light, music, architecture and interior design that all speak through the language of minimalism. In the center of it all is an amazing live performance rig—inspired by the shape of a grand piano—that holds all of Tristano’s keyboards and gear. Derrick May is featured as guest artist in a rare live performance. Location: Ohlauer Str. 43, Berlin-Kreuzberg.