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Studio Steinhauer / Lipke
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Fendry Ekel, Yogyakarta
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Studio Heredia 2015
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Berlin Open Studio (BOS) is a contemporary art event, organized for the first time in 2014 by artists, art theorists and art lovers based in Berlin. The event provides insight in the city’s exceptional infrastructure on the level of artistic production: Studios throughout the city function as participating venues, in which individual artists not only present their work, but simultaneously host that of other artists. This set-up is developed alongside with BOS’ sister organization YOS in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and allows for a semi-presentational mode, in which artists define the terms of interaction. The first edition BOS 14 presented the work of international artists within the theme of Hospitality. BOS 15 Double Exposure included the participation of 26 artists and, as a novelty to the event seven art theorists and a program of artists’ talks. BOS 16 Under Cover ran from 5–15 September 2016 in individual studios in the Berlin city districts of Mitte, Neukölln, Schöneberg, Friedenau, Treptow, Weißensee, Prenzlauer Berg and Kreuzberg. This year’s much smaller edition BOS 17 Ghost Stations explores the mysteries of both the unknown and the uncannily familiar. Like an underground station left in perfect condition but closed to traffic, the artist’s studio is a world with all the tools to create realities and interactions. It just longs for visitors. Studio Anja Teske and Studio Turtlelab have both invited artists to evoke ideas of urban spaces caught between past and present, closed-off possibilities and hidden worlds, missed connections and chance meetings.  On two locations, BOS 17 will open up to the potential, ghostly realities of the artist’s studio and encourage encounters with aesthetic realities and among visitors and artists. Artistic practice belongs to a world parallel to the mundane world of the bustling city of Berlin, and all its activities and interactions provide inspiration for artists here.


∗ BOS 17 / Ghost Stations / 2 – 12 September 2017 ∗
Yuki Jungesblut, David Krippendorff, Sharon Paz, Daniel Permanetter, Anja Teske

∗ BOS 16 / Under Cover / 5 – 15 September 2016 ∗
Elvira Amor, Ulrike Ettinger, Lucie Fontaine, Annette Fritze, Valentina Galossi, Helene Hellmich, Eliana Heredia, Mareike Jacobi, Thari Jungen, Yuki Jungesblut, Susanne Kilian, Brigitte Kratochwill, Vincent Krempf, David Krippendorff, Klaus Lipke, Louise Manifold, Tomoko Mori, Gulnur Mukazhanova, Mira O’Brien, Sharon Paz, Daniel Permanetter, Fabian Ramos, Alan Ruiz, Elsa Salonen, Astrid Silvia Schönhagen, Isabella Sedeka, Edouard Steinhauer, Anja Teske, Claudia de la Torre, Veronica Wüst, Eriko Yamazaki

∗ BOS 15 / Double Exposure / 15 – 25 October 2015 ∗
Nicole Cohen, Fendry Ekel, Eleonora Farina, Desrat Fianda, Xenia Fink, Lucie Fontaine, Adib Fricke, Valentina Galossi, Teresa Giarcovich, Helene Hellmich, Eliana Heredia, Mareike Jacobi, Vincent Krempf, Mario Margani, Ludovic Méhauté, Stefania Migliorati, Tomoko Mori, kate-hers RHEE, Astrid Honold, Krisna Murti, Daniel Permanetter, Matthias Reichelt, Konstanty Szydłowski, Anja Teske, Katrine Hoffmeyer Tougård, Charlie Tweed, Pavel Vancát, Federico Villarino, Markus Wirthmann, Alexandra Wolframm, Veronica Wüst, Eriko Yamazaki, Jinny Yu

∗ BOS 14 / Hospitality / 13 – 23 November 2014 ∗
Jumaldi Alfi, Ksenija Cerce, Heri Dono, Bonno van Doorn, Fendry Ekel, Taufik Ermas, Desrat Fianda, Xenia Fink, Lucie Fontaine, Adib Fricke, Peter Gregorio, Eliana Heredia, Alek Kawka, Melanie Manchot, David Maroto, Daniel Permanetter, Abdi Setiawan, Anja Teske, Philip Topolovac, Entang Wiharso, Markus Wirthmann