Nevin Aladağ,

Collage with carpets, 250 × 552 × 4 cm

Photo: Trevor Good, photo courtesy: the artist and Wentrup, Berlin

And Berlin Will Always Need You

Art, Craft and Concept Made in Berlin

22 March to 16 June 2019

And Berlin Will Always Need You sheds light on the contemporary art scene in Berlin. The thematic framework is the Gropius Bau itself, which opened in 1881 as the first Museum of Decorative Arts in Germany and established itself as a teaching, production and exhibition venue.
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Bani Abidi, The Distance from Here, 2010

Video, 12 sec

© Bani Abidi, Courtesy Bani Abidi.

Bani Abidi
They Died Laughing

6 June to 22 September 2019

Bani Abidi is known for her distinctive filmmaking aesthetic, which derives from the dark absurdities of everyday life. Opening in June, her solo exhibition They Died Laughing will bring together moving image and print-based works spanning over a decade.
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Pipilotti Rist, Homo sapiens sapiens, 2005

audio-video installation

© Pipilotti Rist, Courtesy Pipilotti Rist, Hauser & Wirth and Luhring Augustine

Garden of Earthly Delights

26 July to 1 December 2019

Garden of Earthly Delights provides a space for inspiration and critical reflection. In this large-scale group exhibition, artists including Pipilotti Rist, Rashid Johnson, Maria Thereza Alves, Uriel Orlow, Jumana Manna, Taro Shinoda and Heather Phillipson interpret the motif of the garden as a metaphor for the state of the world and as a poetic expression to explore the complexities of our increasingly precarious world.
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Wu Tsang. We hold where study, 2017

Two-channel HD video, stereo sound, 19 min.

Photo: Roman Mensing

Wu Tsang

4 September 2019 to 12 January 2020

Following her year as part of Gropius Bau’s In House: Artist in Residence programme, Wu Tsang’s solo exhibition opens in September. The exhibition presents a selection of existing moving-image works alongside a new film.
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Jose Dávila,

Exhibition view "State of Rest", OMR, 2014, allure marble, ratchet straps, eye bolts, 177,7 x 301,1 x 550 cm

Photo: Enrique Macías Martínez

Walking Through Walls

12 September 2019 to 12 January 2020

The thematic exhibition Walking Through Walls presents a contemporary panorama of the artistic responses made to the detrimental effects of human-made barriers, divisions and walls, showcasing works by Jose Dávila, Mona Hatoum, Nadia Kaabi-Linke, Christian Odzuck, Anri Sala, Regina Silveira, alongside many others.
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