Lust & Sound: Man About Town MARK REEDER’s Forgotten 80s Berlin

When Manchester native MARK REEDER arrived in West Berlin in 1978, his first order of business was to make a unannounced visit to the pioneering German electronic musician Edgar Froese. Froese didn’t come to the door, but Reeder nevertheless managed to embed himself in Berlin’s underground music scene over the course of the next twenty…
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Why WOLFGANG TILLMANS Has Re-Coded Recorded Music into an In Situ Experience

It is considered normal that in order to see original works of visual art one can visit a museum. However there is no dedicated space or place where one can go to to hear the works of musicians with the studio sound quality that the original recording was made in. This is the first exhibition in the series Playback Room that will, over the next months, give a dedicated space to the playback …
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032c’s Ten Must-See Exhibitions of Berlin Art Week 2014

With the start of the art fair (that pretends not to be an art fair) abc and dozens of gallery and institutional openings around the city, BERLIN ART WEEK begins today. In the name of user-friendliness, 032c has assembled a list of our favorite exhibitions of Berlin Art Week: KunstWerke Ryan Trecartin – SITE VISIT RYAN…
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JANUS: Searching for a Sound that Doesn’t Exist

JANUS is a Berlin-based club night founded by Dan DeNorch and Michael Ladner in 2012. Soundtracked by resident DJs KABLAM, LOTIC, and M.E.S.H, its parties are experiments in the most radical musical possibilities, cultivating a sound that's allusive, brash, and completely new. Leading up to the party on Saturday, May 10, 032c spoke with Janus in Berlin.
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The Black Marketeers of the Bahnhof Zoo

The idea that 1989 came out of thin air speaks volumes about historical insensitivities and limited horizons. Indeed, the fall of the Berlin Wall was preceded by years of erosion and attrition through backdoor networks and the resourcefulness of the undisclosed. Historian KARL SCHLÖGEL looks at the molecular movements on the margins of history, which are much more powerful than any deeds of …
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Art Under Construction

The bunker on Reinhardtstraße was completed for the Reichsbahn in 1942 and designed to offer protection to some 3,000 travelers from the Bahnhof Friedrichstraße. And up until 2003, things took place there that its original builders wouldn’t have been capable of imagining, even in their worst nightmares. A portrait of art collector CHRISTIAN BOROS and his collection's new home in a renovated …
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