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
#WEC (Whole Earth Catalyst) derives its name from the ‘Whole Earth Catalogue’ a pre internet go-to, published between 1968 and 1972, which had an editorial focus on self-sufficiency, ecology, alternative education, DIY, and holism, using the slogan “access to tools”.
Artist Ella Görner, together with curator Ché Zara Blomfield are programming a series of talks and the exhibition of artworks to take place on an evolving basis, touching on the above mentioned topics with neoquasi-branded updates such as: #biohacking, #biopunks, #smartcities, #awareaesthetics and #ecotising. Hosted by The Composing Rooms, Berlin and supported by Charlottenburg Council.
The talks will swing between being public and private, for invited guests to share knowledge, encouraging discussion between creatives and specialists active in their respective fields.
Related artworks will be exhibited throughout the program serving as touchstones and for cross reference.
Saturday 11th April – 4.30pm – 6pm
Aware Aesthetics? with Alessandro Bava (E-C-O-C-O-R-E)
Followed by Artist Talk by Harm van den Dorpel.
Saturday 18th April – 4.30pm – 6pm
Catalysing Structures with Anke von der Heide & Sascha Pohflepp.
Saturday 25th April – 4.30pm – 6pm
Ella Görner, Joey Holder, Elvia Wilk & one more speaker TBC
Further events from May onward TBA.
Artworks will be exhibited over the course of the events by: Andreas Ervik, Carson Fisk-Vittori, Ella Görner, Aaron Graham, Tue Greenfort, Joey Holder, Daniel Keller, Rachel Lord, Stephen Nachtigall, Marjetica Potrc & others TBA.
Contributors will also include: Martti Kalliala, Tanaz Modabber, Jenna Sutela & DIS Magazine.
A collection of notes, recordings and images from both the exhibition and discussion will be published online at a later date.
Hashtag: #WECPUNKTHE COMPOSING ROOMS