Opening: Class issues

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Vlad Brăteanu, an artist who cannot get funding is no artist, öffentliche Intervention in der Dudenstraße 15, Berlin, Juni 2021, nach Mladen Stilinović und Anca Benera und Arnold Estefan, 2021

Vlad Brăteanu, an artist who cannot get funding is no artist, public intervention on Dudenstrasse 15, Berlin, June 2021, after Mladen Stilinović and Anca Benera and Arnold Estefan, 2021

© Vlad Brăteanu

The job of being an artist is characterized by extreme class differences. Poverty and social background are usually either fetishized – or not mentioned at all. The lived reality of artists is defined by less glamourous, non-public sides of the art business – by precarious conditions of production and financial dependency.

The exhibition project examines these complex interrelationships and the often resulting contradictions: both in the choice of works on show and in the accompanying program of discursive events.

Admission starts at 6pm

Dr Thomas Köhler, Director Berlinische Galerie
Annette Maechtel, Managing Director neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst
Dr. Klaus Lederer, Senator for Culture and Europe
Frauke Boggasch, Silke Nowak, Anna Schapiro, Anna-Lena Wenzel, Norbert Witzgall; Project group and curators of the exhibition

Performative Installation „Working Cycle – Working Class Daughters“ on the museum forecourt from Karolina Dreit, Kristina Dreit, Anna Trzpis-McLean

Simultaneous interpreting is provided in German Sign Language.

Followed by music, Catering by Café Dix


Berlinische Galerie
Alte Jakobstraße 124–128
10969 Berlin

Admission free
Admission starts at 6 pm