Good Morning and Merry Monday to you all… We hope you’ve all had an enjoyable weekend. We certainly have! Last week closed with a first for us both. Thursday evening we attended a Pot-Luck dinner party, something that the UK is yet to adopt. It was a great evening and such a fantastic opportunity to […]Read more "Day 15"
Firstly, apologies… it’s been a quiet week on the blog, ironically that’s because we have been so very busy! So, as I mentioned in our last post, we kicked the week off at The Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) in Schoeneweide with Heike Ernst and her students who are producing prototypes for a modern […]Read more "Day 12"
This time last week we were given the keys to our little home in Berlin and what a week it has been! We have met some great people and artists from all walks of life… Web designers, painters, photographers, gallery owners, film makers, writers, lecturers and other actors who are all excited to create work. […]Read more "Week 1"
Today we attended the ‘Doubles Brunch’ as organised by Stefan Riebel, our landlord and main contact whilst in Berlin. On arrival at the studio on Ackerstrasse in Mitte we met our fellow institut residents for the first time, all artists living in separate studio spaces much like our own… Amongst us there were painters, photographers […]Read more "Day 6"
Today we visited part of Schoeneweide, an abandoned industrial ‘ghost town’ in East Berlin. Between its creation in the late 19th Century and it’s closure in the 1980s the area became one of the most important industrial sites in Europe. The skeletons of Schoeneweide’s huge factories still remain and dominate the banks of the River […]Read more "Day 5"
For those of you who don’t know what we are up to, here’s a little explanation… We are currently living in Neukölln, Berlin on a residency project. Our two months here will be spent exploring the city, finding inspiration in its history and culture leading to the production our own work and collaboration with other […]Read more "Day 4"