19.06. – 19.09.2009
IMPRESSIONS: Berlin Art Scene
Museum of Modern Art Skopje, Macedonia
On 19th of June 2009 in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje the exhibition “Impresions: Berlin’s Art Scene” was opened. According to curator Dr. Rolf Külz-Mackenzie, the display presents the current Berlin art scene, reflecting the art of the German capital through different generations of 21 artists.
D-r. Rolf Kueltz Mekenzie
Besides renowned German authors, Rolf Külz-Mackenzie included Macedonian artist Jovan Balov. In the List of other participating artists in the exhibition Heiko Daxl & Ingeborg Fülepp, Mariana Vassileva and Ottjörg A.C. was selected - who already had solo exhibitions in Prima Center Berlin, as well as Wolfgang Petrick, Genia Chef and Michaela Strumberger, who have been already presented in Macedonia through the projects of Prima Center Skopje.
In the frame of the exhibition, 3 artists, of Prima Center Berlin, took place, as integral part of Berlin Art Scene: Tim Deussen, Dagmar Tinschmann-Lichtefeld and Martin Juef. The selection of the artists of Prima Center Berlin was made by Jovan Balov, who runs Prima Center Berlin.
The exhibition was opened by the ambassador of Germany in Macedonia, Mrs. Ulrike Knotz.
"As far as the Skopje
exhibition project is concerned, there can be no genuine representative
criteria for the contemporary artistic positions inside and outside Berlin.
Berlin artistic scenes are indeed too diverse for that. The only general
assumption we can make is that artistic themes and questions are determined,
among other things, by the continuous migration of people. Characteristic for
the area of culture and the arts is predominantly the immigration of artists
as well as the international and regional blending, whose end result is