Bang Bros: A Science Fiction Novel by Gene McHugh
First digital edition of 500 launched online with Left Gallery
15 December 2015, co-published with Version House

The first publication by The Composing Rooms is now available, we are pleased to present first novel by writer Gene McHugh, known to some for his dedication to documenting contemporary art from (2009-2010) under the blog title Post-Internet, published by Link Editions, 2011.

We have priced Bang Bros at only €5 for the first hundred edtions, each purchase comes with a unique numbered edtion, supported by Ascribe and the blockchain and is downloaded as both epub, for most devices and mobi, for kindle.


Niko Princen – Embedness
19 December – 27 February 2016


Keith Allyn Spencer
Share in Two Seconds if You Love Your Mom

28 November – 6 February 2016

Having exhibited Keith’s work twice before, I felt it was fitting to his practice interview him, rather than write a press release… The full interview can be found HERE.

All images: Keith Allyn Spencer, installation view at The Composing Rooms, Berlin

Keith Allyn Spencer
Dad Jeans, 2017
piece of abandoned plywood, acrylic medium gel laser jet print transfer something, acrylic paint, gesso, 14.14′′ tall +-

Keith Allyn Spencer
Text C to Confirm, 2022
professional paint, Oriented Strand Board, charred wood, 18 x 12.5 cm

Keith Allyn Spencer
Scooters R Big Here, 2013
fine artists pastel, fine artists acrylic paint, fine artists plywood, fine artists staples, and the worst worst WORST smelling found jacket ever in the history of mankind — probably from a fine artist. 15.5544′′ tall +-

Keith Allyn Spencer
Classic Kid Move, 2033
Oriented Strand Board (OSB), acrylic fine artist fine paint, laser- cutter action, 19.5 x 14.5 cm

Keith Allyn Spencer
Automatic Classic, 2014
plywood, acrylic paint, one nail (revised: staples, socks, cut-off pajama onsie footie, oil pastels from fine art store, chalk pastels from local institution, 22.22′′ -+

Keith Allyn Spencer
Car Bra, 1980
Oriented Strand Board, charred wood from laser, professional student paint, 18 x 24.5cm

Full list of works and images available upon request.

19 September – 7 November 2015

Body by Body (Cameron Soren and Melissa Sachs), Ry David Bradley, Harm van den Dorpel, Yanyan Huang, Steciw/ de Joode, Sofia Leiby, Miltos Manetas, Rita Vitorelli
Special contribution from Giovanna Olmos

All images: Windoes, installation view at The Composing Rooms, Berlin

Body by Body, The Assassin #1, 2014
Body by Body, The Boss #2, 2014
Both: lambda print, dibond and plexiglas, 25.4 x 35.6 cm
(installed on stretcher frame 100 x 100cm for the exhibition)

Ry David Bradley, WDYWTGT, 2015
dye transfer and spray paint on synthetic suede
180 x 110 x 4.5 cm

Harm van den Dorpel, Untitled (on usability), 2013
mixed media with electronics (2 parts)

Harm van den Dorpel, Gott würfelt nicht, 2012
resin, prints, broken glass, 60 x 80 cm

Yanyan Huang, Among all possible ghosts, 2014
collaged drawing printed on silk organza, 140 x 350 cm
(draped on stretcher frame 100 x 100cm for the exhibition)

                                                Giovanna Olmos, Windoes (Edited documentation image 01, 02 and 03: Yanyan Huang, 'Among all possible ghosts', 2015), 2015

Steciw/ de Joode, Open for Business at Artissima 04, 2014
C-print, 61.4 x 84.3 cm

Sofia Lieby, Rose Garden, 2015
Acrylic and silkscreen on found silk fabric, 43.1 x 58.4 cm
(pictured left with Miltos Manetas right)

Miltos Manetas, 4:44, 2013
oil on canvas, 20 x 15 cm

                                                                                    Rita Vitorelli, Idylle (2), Idylle mit Signatur (4), and Idylle (7), all 2011, Idylle (8), 2012 and Idylle (17), Idylle (19) and Idylle (20), all 2015
all works pencil and acrylic on canvas, except Idylle (19) which is acrylic on canvas, 90 x 120 cm or 100 x 120 cm each

The Man Who Is Unhappy and Opium In Cents Aesthetic
22 August – 12 September 2015

Lisa Holzer, Chiara Minchio

Later we fail/love. We say we cannot. We are late. As late as possible.

Video: Lisa Holzer, Chiara Minchio
Music: Our Building (excerpt) by Trevor Lee Larson © 2014

All images: Install view, The Man Who Is Unhappy and Opium In Cents Aesthetic at The Composing Rooms, Berlin

Sua Yoo – Jamaica
18 August – 12 November 2015


#WEC (Whole Earth Catalyst)
11 April - 8 August 2015

Andreas Ervik, Carson Fisk-Vittori, Ella Görner, Tue Greenfort, Joey Holder, Daniel Keller, Rachel Lord, Stephen Nachtigall, Marjetica Potrč + Alessandro Bava, DIS magazine, Anke von der Heide, Martti Kalliala, Tanaz Modabber, Sascha Pohflepp, Jenna Sutela, Elvia Wilk


Three Rooms
17 January - 14 February 2015

Spiros Hadjidjanos, Sara Ludy, Priscilla Tea

Aaron Graham - Wheat Paste Grids
19 February - 22 August 2015