Clemens von Wedemeyer: THE ILLUSION OF A CROWD — at KOW Gallery

Clemens von Wedemeyer’s new films undertake a probing exploration of the phenomenon of human crowds. What happens when they grow exponentially? How can their behavior be predicted, and how can it be controlled? What distinguishes digital hordes from physical ones?

On view until 31 May

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/ONLINE VIEWING ROOM/ Rhizome — Capitain Petzel

Capitain Petzel launches a series of online exhibitions inspired by the concept of Rhizome, originally a botanical term appropriated by the French philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari.

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A YEAR WITHOUT THE SOUTHERN SUN — at XC.HuA Gallery

The future of humanity is in question. In response to this unprecedented crisis, “A Year Without the Southern Sun” has gathered 9 artists to investigate the relationship between decolonization and current climate change.

On view until 4 April

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Oscar Muñoz: El Coleccionista — at carlier | gebauer

Muñoz’s work stages scenarios in which we witness the accumulation, dissolution, deterioration, or disintegration of the image. Manipulating evanescent elements like water, dust, heat, sun, and time, he has poetically reflected upon the fleeting nature of the human condition through unconventional formats such as mirrored portraits activated by breath or a vanishing self-portrait made with water on hot cement.

On view until 7 March

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OLIVER WESTERBARKEY: DIE LANDSCHAFT FÄNGT AN, WO DER MENSCH AUFHÖRT — at 68projects

Throughout history humankind has attempted to control nature, much as depicted in the Baroque gardens of the late-16th century, who’s geometric treatment of gardens depicted the power of man over nature. Oliver Westerbarkey, instead, communicates within his work that nature can exist without humankind, and it is in fact humans who cannot exist without a relation to their surroundings.

On view until 18 April

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Dark Matter — at Galerie Guido W. Baudach

No light without shadow. Nothing visible without darkness. Only against the black of the night is the brightness of the stars apparent. Thus is the ideal background for bright things and ideas accordingly dark – not least in art.

On view until 29 February

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Mohamed Bourouissa: LINK — at Schinkel Pavillon

With the newly created video work LINK (2019), Mohamed Bourouissa expands his view to a similarly peripheral space and approaches the tabooed and simultaneously omnipresent practice of virtual sexuality.

On view until 15 March

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Danica Barboza: Advanced Pair Bonding — at Schinkel Pavillon

With a fundamental devotion towards human gestures, interpersonal interaction and desires, Danica Barboza explores through texts, sculptures and assemblages, the elemental basis of spiritual, psychological and humanistic impetus and concerns.

On view until 15 March

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George Rouy: Maelstrom — at Peres Projects

Each work is liberated from established ways of being and becoming which examine the essence and meaning of encounters, drawing equally from the here-and-now, the internet and the machine, as well as more primordial expression and classical demands of color and form.

On view until 14 February

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