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Re-View: Pilotenkueche at LS43 // 10.02.18

Last week, PILOTENKUECHE exhibited a selection of video works from the permanent collection. Curated by Jos Diegel and taking place at our most recent partnership venue-  LS43, this was our first show based in Berlin. We thank the organizer and curator for this opportunity, and look forward to future collaboration!

LS43 is a trans-media space that supports contemporary trans-media and video artists with cyclical two month exhibitions. 

Impressions

 

International artists
Sharon Norwood (Painting, Drawing, Ceramic; Florida, USA)
Benjamin Verhoeven (Film Arts; Belgium)
George de Moura (Animation, Video; East Hampton, USA)
Katie Shannon (Mixed Media; Glasgow, Scotland)
Wednesday Kim (Installation, Mixed Media; New York, USA)
Stephanie Morisette (Installation, Video; Québec, Canada)
Demetra Kallitsi (Conceptual, Performance, Video; Cyprus)
Sheena Scott (Film, Video; Bridlington, UK)
Corinna D’Schoto (Installation, Painting; Glasgow, Scotland)
Martin Holz (Mixed Media, Painting, Installation, Sound; Author; Leipzig, Germany)

Links
Jos Diegel 
LS43 

Re-View: UNHEIMLICH // 09.02-02.03.18

Here are some impressions of the preview show of the current residents of the 34rd round. We thank all the attendees, guest artists, and friends, as well as organizer Barbara Röhner for our first exhibition at Alte Handelsschule. For those who were unable to attend, feel free to arrange a viewing appointment or join us at the Finnissage on March 2nd at 19:00h!

Impressions

All photos by PILOTENKUECHE 

Gallery View

All photos by PILOTENKUECHE 

International residents
Alexander Hulphers (Painting; Oroville, USA)
Alma Vissher (Installation, Textile; Edmonton, Canada)
Elsa Henderson(Painting; Los Angeles, California, USA)
Hannah Naify (Painting; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Ilil Kenaan (Performance, Theatre; Tel Aviv, Israel)
Jing Yu (Sound Installation, Performance; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Lucas Recchione (Painting, Sculpture, Video; New York, USA)
Maria Barros (Sculpture; Santiago, Chile)
Mirel Torun (Photography, Drawing; Izmir, Turkey)
Rory Harron (Sculpture, Installation; Redcastle, Donegal, Ireland)
Stephanie Morissette (Installation, Video; Québec, Canada)
Viktor Witkowski (Painting, Video; Norwich, USA)

Local Participants
Anja Heymann (Mixed Media; Leipzig, Germany)
René Schäffer (Photography; Halle, Germany)

Curator
Maria Stadirani (Curator; Rome, Italy)

Assistants
Paula Blower (Mixed Media, Video, Installation, Performance; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Kay Lotte Pommer (Leipzig, Germany)

Re-View: Pilots at Ping Pong // Kaleidoscope GmbH / 08-11.02.18

Last week, some of our pilots had a joint exhibition at an experimental art space in Lindenau. We had a wonderful time in the collaboratively curated room, in which there was a nail-painting intervention, oil paintings, paper works, as well as an ominous fabric sculpture.

We would like to thank the organizer, curator and artist Marcel Noack of Ping-Pong for his collaborative spirit! Please join us for our next show, DURCHDASHAUS, on February 22nd!

Impressions

All Photos by PILOTENKUECHE

International residents
Alma Vissher (Installation, Textile; Edmonton, Canada)
Jing Yu (Sound Installation, Performance; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Maria Barros (Sculpture; Santiago, Chile)
Stephanie Morissette (Installation, Video; Québec, Canada)
René Schäffer (Photography; Halle, Germany)
Elsa Henderson (Painting; Los Angeles, California, USA)
Lucas Recchione (Painting, Sculpture, Video; New York, USA)

Links
Marcel Noack (Visual Artist, Photographer; Leipzig, Germany)
Ping Pong

Visiting: Hannes Uhlenhaut and Studio Paunsdorf // 01.02.18

Last week, PILOTENKUECHE visited the east side of Leipzig. Hannes Uhlenhaut, co-founder of Studio Paunsdorf, welcomed us at his ceramic & mixed media collective atelier. We discussed the history of ceramics, its connection the the baroque, new was of using an old material, and art for space ships. We discussed process and the notion of a “calculated mistake,” when a mistake is more interesting than what is meant to happen. Thank you Hannes for having us!

Impressions

All Photos by PK

Links
Hannes Uhlenhaut

Visiting: Halle Trip and René Schäffer // 25.01.18

Last week we visited the studio of René Schäffer, the current artist in our Local Participant Program, where we discussed his photography practice, methodology, and influences. He gave us very interesting insights into different works of his artistic career and his creative processes, starting with light paintings and photo series at Galerie Nord to more recent works like anti-photographic images at his studio. This was our first tour of Halle, and we will certainly return. In the evening and back in Leipzig, there was also an event at our partner venue, Krudebude

Thank you René for showing us the city, gallery and studio! 

Impressions

All photos by PK

Links
Galerie Nord
René Schäffer
Krudebude

Upcoming Shows of the 34th round / 08.02 – 28.03.18

We are pleased to announce the complete lineup for the shows of the 34th round! This round of artists come from the US, Canada, Israel, Denmark, Syria, Chile, Turkey, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Brazil, and Ireland, and bring a focus on painting, sculpture, textiles and photography. All are welcome to attend our preview exhibitions, held with our new partner Ping Pong, Alte Handelsschule and LS43, as well as our in-studio final exhibition.

Impressions of the 34th round

 
Upcoming Events

 

“UNHEIMLICH” / international group exhibition

Opening: 09.02.18, 19:00h
Open from:
09.02-02.03.18
Finissage:
02.03.18 19:00h
Location: Alte Handelsschule, Gießerstraße 75, 04229 Leipzig

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International residents
Alexander Hulphers (Painting; Oroville, USA)
Alma Vissher (Installation, Textile; Edmonton, Canada)
Elsa Henderson(Painting; Los Angeles, California, USA)
Hannah Naify (Painting; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Ilil Kenaan (Performance, Theatre; Tel Aviv, Israel)
Jing Yu (Sound Installation, Performance; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Lucas Recchione (Painting, Sculpture, Video; New York, USA)
Maria Barros (Sculpture; Santiago, Chile)
Mirel Torun (Photography, Drawing; Izmir, Turkey)
Rory Harron (Sculpture, Installation; Redcastle, Donegal, Ireland)
Stephanie Morissette (Installation, Video; Québec, Canada)
Viktor Witkowski (Painting, Video; Norwich, USA)

Local Participants
Anja Heymann (Mixed Media; Leipzig, Germany)
René Schäffer (Photography; Halle, Germany)

Curator
Maria Stadirani (Curator; Rome, Italy)

Assistants
Paula Blower (Mixed Media, Video, Installation, Performance; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Kay Lotte Pommer (Leipzig, Germany)

Further Exhibitions

“LS43” / international group exhibition

Opening: 27.01.18, 19:00h
Location: Lübecker Strasse 43, Berlin, Germany

Curator
Jos Diegel (Mixed Media, Video, Installation; Frankfurt, Berlin, Germany)

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“Kaleidoscope GmbH” / international group exhibition

Opening: 08.02.18, 19:00h
Open: 09-11.02.18 15:00 – 20:00h
Location: PING PONG Helmholtzstraße 1, Leipzig, D-04177 Leipzig, Germany

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Alma Vissher (Installation, Textile; Edmonton, Canada)
Jing Yu (Sound Installation, Performance; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Maria Barros (Sculpture; Santiago, Chile)
Stephanie Morissette (Installation, Video; Québec, Canada)
René Schäffer (Photography; Halle, Germany)

“DURCHDASHAUS” / international group exhibition

Opening: 22.02.18 19:00h
Open: 23-25.02.18 15:00 – 20:00h
Location: PING PONG Helmholtzstraße 1, D-04177 Leipzig, Germany

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Alexander Hulphers (Painting; Oroville, USA)
Hannah Naify (Painting; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Ilil Kenaan (Performance, Theatre; Tel Aviv, Israel)
Mirel Torun (Photography, Drawing; Izmir, Turkey)
Rory Harron (Sculpture, Installation; Redcastle, Donegal, Ireland)
Viktor Witkowski (Painting, Video; Norwich, USA)
Anja Heymann (Mixed Media; Leipzig, Germany)

“FLUGBAHN”/ international group exhibition

Opening: 24.03.18, 18:00h
Open: 26-28.03.18, 12:00-15:00h
Location: PILOTENKUECHE, 2nd Floor, Franz-Flemmingstr. 9, D-04179 Leipzig, Germany

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International residents
Alexander Hulphers (Painting; Oroville, USA)
Alma Vissher (Installation, Textile; Edmonton, Canada)
Elsa Henderson (Painting; Los Angeles, California, USA)
Hannah Naify (Painting; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Ilil Kenaan (Performance, Theatre; Tel Aviv, Israel)
Jing Yu (Sound Installation, Performance; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Lucas Recchione (Painting, Sculpture, Video; New York, USA)
Maria Barros (Sculpture; Santiago, Chile)
Mirel Torun (Photography, Drawing; Izmir, Turkey)
Rory Harron (Sculpture, Installation; Redcastle, Donegal, Ireland)
Stephanie Morissette (Installation, Video; Québec, Canada)
Viktor Witkowski (Painting, Video; Norwich, USA)

Local Participants
Anja Heymann (Mixed Media; Leipzig, Germany)
René Schäffer (Photography; Halle, Germany)

Curator
Maria Stadirani (Curator; Rome, Italy)

Assistants
Paula Blower (Mixed Media, Video, Installation, Performance; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Kay Lotte Pommer (Leipzig, Germany)

 

Visiting: Marlet Heckhoff & Martin Schuster // 18.01.18

Last week we visited the studio of Marlet Heckhoff, our future local participant, where we discussed her painting practice, studio environment, and influences. We continued our tour in the west side with Martin Schuster, who showed us the development of his work since our last discussion. Thank you Marlet and Martin for having us!

Impressions

All photos by PK

Links
Marlet Heckhoff
Martin Schuster

OPEN CALL FOR EVENT PARTICIPANTS // 02.02.18

In view of our upcoming spring exhibition, we invite Leipzig based artists to submit a proposal for the program of our opening night, taking place on March 24th 2018 at our studios! We are looking for:
 
  • Authors
  • Performers
  • Experimental sound artists 
Send your proposals or ideas to info@pilotenkueche.net by 02.02.18
 
We await your submissions,
 
PILOTENKUECHE
 

Artists Talks and Brunch // 11.01.18

Last week, each artist gave an insight onto their work, in our introductory in-house presentations. We had a lovely brunch, and learned that this round focuses on textiles, memory, post-internet glitch art, and history. We also got to know the work of our intern Paula Bowler!

Impressions

All Photos by PK

 
International residents
Alexander Hulphers (Painting; Oroville, USA)
Alma Vissher (Installation, Textile; Edmonton, Canada)
Elsa Henderson (Painting; Los Angeles, California, USA)
Hannah Naify (Painting; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Ilil Kenaan (Performance, Theatre; Tel Aviv, Israel)
Jing Yu (Sound Installation, Performance; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Lucas Rechione (Painting, Sculpture, Video; New York, USA)
Maria Barros (Sculpture; Santiago, Chile)
Mirel Torun (Photography, Drawing; Izmir, Turkey)
Rory Harron (Sculpture, Installation; Redcastle, Donegal, Ireland)
Stephanie Morisette (Installation, Video; Québec, Canada)
Viktor Witkowski (Painting, Video; Norwich, USA)

Local Participants
Anja Heymann (Mixed Media; Leipzig, Germany)
René Schäffer (Photography; Halle, Germany)

Curators
Maria Aria (Curator; Rome, Italy)
Jos Diegel (Mixed Media, Video, Installation; Frankfurt, Berlin, Germany)

Assistants
Paula Blower (Mixed Media, Video, Installation, Performance; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Kay Lotte Pommer (Leipzig, Germany)

 

WELCOME NEW PILOTS // 34th Round

We are pleased to welcome the pilots of the 34th round, who will stay in PILOTENKUECHE from January till March 2017. This round of artists come from the US, Canada, Israel, Denmark, Syria, Chile, Turkey, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Ireland, and bring a focus on painting, sculpture, and photography. Last week we initiated the program with a thematic workshop about the shows to come! We look forward to the coming months.

Impressions

All Photos by PK

International residents
Alexander Hulphers (Painting; Oroville, USA)
Alma Vissher (Installation, Textile; Edmonton, Canada)
Elsa Henderson (Painting; Los Angeles, California, USA)
Hannah Naify (Painting; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Ilil Kenaan (Performance, Theatre; Tel Aviv, Israel)
Jing Yu (Sound Installation, Performance; Brooklyn, New York, USA)
Lucas Rechione (Painting, Sculpture, Video; New York, USA)
Maria Barros (Sculpture; Santiago, Chile)
Mirel Torun (Photography, Drawing; Izmir, Turkey)
Rory Harron (Sculpture, Installation; Redcastle, Donegal, Ireland)
Stephanie Morisette (Installation, Video; Québec, Canada)
Viktor Witkowski (Painting, Video; Norwich, USA)

Local Participants
Anja Heymann (Mixed Media; Leipzig, Germany)
René Schäffer (Photography; Halle, Germany)

Curators
Maria Stadirani (Curator; Rome, Italy)
Jos Diegel (Mixed Media, Video, Installation; Frankfurt, Berlin, Germany)

Assistants
Paula Blower (Mixed Media, Video, Installation, Performance; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Kay Lotte Pommer (Leipzig, Germany)