In a combination of film and live performance, the second evening of Earthshift explores the
corporeality of geological structures and memorials as well as the ruins of
Film "The Sun Experiment
by Elise Florenty & Marcel Türkowsky
by Adina Camhy
by Hannah Schillinger
Florian Wüst and Tatiana Echeverri Fernandez talk about Wüst's curatorial approach on the matter of creative and political decision.
by Musquiqui Chihying & Gregor Kasper
The names of public spaces are often manifestations of hegemonic power, ideology and history.
A close reading offers not only a local geography, but also a deeper insight into a society.
Join us in an attempt to establish an open platform for exchanging views and opinions!
by Christl Mudrak
Thu 23th Nov at 6pm
casual talk at 7pm
Fri – Sun
23th – 26th Nov 2023
12pm – 6pm
Territories overwritten and reclaimed by nature visualise a temporal progression through the vegetation and material decay.
Christl Mudrak and Tatiana Echeverri Fernandez talk about Mudrak's project „Working the Land“ which derives from her extensive occupation with the site of the Zum Waldsee campsite in Havelland.
Daniel Kötter´s new film Landshaft (2023, 96 min) sketches the psychogeography of the geopolitically charged landscape at the border region of Armenia with Azerbaijan and its inhabitants between extractivism, war and displacement.
31st of August
For one evening in Changing Room
a book release and a viewing of a performance-lecture filmed within the Berlin Natural History Museum’s Bird Collection.
Faithfull's alternative classifications mischievously disrupt the established Linnaean naming and ordering system which Faithfull suggests is an extension of mankind's "deranged and obsessive attempt to catalogue all life on Earth."
Simon Faithfull and Tatiana Echeverri Fernandez discuss how Faithfull's efforts to embody the landscape can act as a lens through which we might see ourselves.
Nellie King Solomon + Daniela Soberman
Wednesday 28 June 2023 at 6pm
Mercurochrome; as an antiquated illegal toxic healing ointment for its antiseptic quality, beyond a color in fluorescent orange-pink. As an elixir. On bodies. On Spaces. On Nations. On Relations. As Drips. As Strips. As Band-Aids.
For one evening in Changing Room, a new assembly and a new performance with new participants.
With the sonographic iconography as a backdrop, twelve people vocalize twelve rat-calls in an arrangement based on social dynamics of rats.
Re: Empathy The Nature
Embodied sounds and vital organs serve as the starting point to engage with other beings and landscapes. By situating herself within her organs, Stella allows the inside of the body to come into communicate with the outside.
17 December at 8pm
Stella Geppert shares how she builds empathies between the body and nature through her artistic practice and, more specifically, in her upcoming performance "Sounds for the Organs".
In Conversation with Nature
by Kirsten Palz
17 November 2022, 7pm
Skin, leaf, flower, plumage, bone structure, extremities, fur and the like are extracted and displayed. This detailed look at elements of extinct animals and plants underlines the loss of a differentiated part of the living world.
Join us for a Kaipen making workshop in the temporary seaweed lab!
on friday afternoon 11. nov 4pm-8pm
and a tasting happening on
saturday 12th of nov. from 6pm
(Kaipen is a Laotian riverweed chip
made using the traditional paper-making technique)
Free of charge and no reservations required!
As part of the Algae Paper project, a series of artistic researches conducted for several years around seaweed and its environment, Julien Villaret and Julie Sorel present Green Schöpf,
a workshop inspired by the culinary culture of Laos, artisanal paper-making, and the art of ceramics.
- a podcast series
artists, their work and the thinking behind the work, which focuses on the relationship of humans to animals and plants and their interconnectedness, as well as on issues such as empathy, coexistence with other living beings, the environment, the climate crisis, animal song and culture
In Conversation with Nature
Abigail Sanders talk's about her working process and give insights into the research background and inspiration behind "Sounding Whales".
Irene Trejo, Inter/transdisciplinary poet and artist focuses on ecosomatic research around the limits of bodies as well as of identity, poetry, space-time, and different disciplines and processes of
creation. She talks in the podcast about her latest project "Fluid Ecotonalism" in which she collaborates with Mauricio Silva Orendain.
Listening and Reading at CR
Fluid Ecotonalism is a collaborative transdisciplinary, practical, and poetic proposal that aims to empathize with bodies of water that are also considered ecotones – spaces of transition from one ecosystem to another. The project is an ongoing process and research that takes the form of an ecosomatic workshop carried out in conjunction with bodies of water, from which results derive into different translations that are finally integrated through sound.
We invite you to join us on 7th and 8th of May to welcome the composer and performer, Abigail Sanders, with her musical performance and accompanying talk, "Sounding Whales”.
"Sounding Whales" is a project that explores the song of the humpback whale with the help of the French Horn. At Changing Room, Abigail Sanders will present her work in the form of a concert and talk.
Saturday, May 7th at 7 pm
Sunday, May 8th at 4 pm
There will be an opportunity to donate to the non-profit whale research and conservation organization, Ocean Alliance, founded by Dr. Roger Payne.
For the protection of all present, we ask you to wear a medical mask.