CW#22 l SEASON 2 l She-Pigeon

In the upcoming episode of «Chromatic Wednesdays», Selin Davasse slips into the role of She-Pigeon: a filthy pigeon with a cooing cunt who pecks at the feet of the audience in Kreuzberg’s Ölberg-Kirche.

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Black On Black “SilkWorm Sessions”

Audio-visual performance collective Black On Black is releasing their first audio-visual album, SilkWorm Sessions. The album brings together Ceren Oykut’s live recorded black and white animations and Fezaya Firar’s live synthesized electronic music.

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CW#21 l SEASON 2 l Presence of the Absent

In collaboration with Errant Sound, «Chromatic Wednesdays» presents three artistic works responding to the theme «Resonance». Through lecture performance, sound performance and film Julia Cremers, Bella and Mykola Ridnyi ask: how can resonance make an absence perceptible? 

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CW#20 l SEASON 2 l Sunken Temple

Usually, the temple is the sacred place that provides sanctuary and keeps objects that are valued for their hallowed nature. In the case of Samuel Hall’s album, the «Sunken Temple» preserves memory through music and sound.

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CW#19 l SEASON 2 l Cinema of Cockaigne w/ anorak

In «Chromatic Wednesdays’» event on «Inversion» the curatorial collective anorak invites the public to its first edition of the «Cinema of Cockaigne», for which it has selected films and sound by Rosa Aiello, Jamie Crewe, John Smith, and others. 

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CW#18 l SEASON 2 l Anatolian Leopard

With the goal of preserving the place they have built their lives on, two characters try to find a sanctuary for an endangered animal in Emre Kayış’ film «Anatolian Leopard»

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CW#17 l SEASON 2 l Phantom Power & Eribòz

Resonance magnifies a stimulus by allowing vibration to makes it oscillate – a phenomenon explored this month by «Chromatic Wednesdays».

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CW#15 l SEASON 2 l Rockindesk & Fine Tuning with Simon Berz and Georg Werner

When we are drowning in instability, creativity can be the saving anchor, as Simon Berz, the guest of the upcoming «Chromatic Wednesdays» edition, states.

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CW#14 l SEASON 2 l Nour Sokhon & AweKid l «Chromatic Wednesdays» in collaboration with «HIVE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM DAYS BERLIN»

The performances by Nour Sokhon and Awe Kid investigate this months’ «Chromatic Wednesdays» theme «Divergence». With her performance «And who are we now?», Nour attempts to imagine a future for her home country Lebanon, worn-out by recent economic and political developments.

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CW#13 l SEASON 2 l Offseeds present «Tales of Extinction»

Offseeds’ album «Tales of Extinction» is a collection of musical and visual stories symbolizing extinct animal spirits. In the performance for «Chromatic Wednesdays», Offseeds present interpretations of these animals through sounds, music, voice and live illustrations

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WAWA

WAWA is an online database bringing together women+ artists living in Berlin from Afghanistan, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, Turkey, and Palestine who have experienced displacement, and forced or willing relocation.

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CW#12 l SEASON 2 l The Matter of Memory with Burak Çevik & Dilşad Aladağ

Memories can reappear again and again like echoes in altered form. The film «Belonging» explores this theme with the means of experimental film.

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CW#11 l SEASON 2 l A.I.D and Abet! #3

For this edition of «Chromatic Wednesdays» the core team of A.I.D, based mainly in Turkey, comes together to give their third concert in Berlin. A.I.D (Art is Dead) is an organization that breaks with defined musical criteria.

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CW#10 l SEASON 2 l Anthony Hüseyin & Mahir Duman – Project O: «Yıldızların Altında» Release

In the letter «o», which has neither beginning nor end, the line runs in circles and repeats its shape again and again. The second event on the theme of «Recurrence» invites Anthony Hüseyin to present their new project «O».

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CW#9 l SEASON 2 l MitEinAnder – an exploration with Birgit Auf der Lauer & Caspar Pauli

In what form does mutualism express itself in interpersonal relationships? Birgit Auf der Lauer and Caspar Pauli investigate this question in their workshop «MitEinAnder – an exploration»

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CW#8 l SEASON 2 l Troubled Relations with İrem Sözen & Selen Solak

Under the theme «Recurrence» İrem Sözen and Selen Solak will explore the repetition and similarity of patterns that occur in the natural environment.

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CW#7 l SEASON 2 l The Ruins of Empire with Psychedelic Choir & Anna Clementi

Psychedelic Choir is a Berlin-based noise band, consisting of six singers (Florence Freitag, Gosia Gajdemska, Irina Gheorghe, Pauline Payen, Karoline Strys and Lyllie Rouvière) and a bassist (Leah Buckareff). The group intones haunting ambient sounds through witchcraft rituals, underscored by a mesmerizing sonic foundation of drones and processed sounds through the bass.

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CW#6 l SEASON 2 l Wanderings Through Uncertainty with Stephanie Hanna & Bernhard Wöstheinrich and Azra Deniz Okyay

With this session, «Chromatic Wednesdays» enquires into how people respond to the presence of precarity in individuals and in society.

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CW#5 l SEASON 2 l The Hungry and the Restless with Fatma Belkıs & Ali Taptık and sarc

Precarity leaves people in a state of insecurity and uncertainty that is constantly increasing in neoliberal societies. This session of «Chromatic Wednesdays» approaches the subject through experimental artistic forms.

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CW#4 l SEASON 2 l Haunted | Desert with Liwaa Yazji & Rasha Nahas

«Chromatic Wednesdays» continues to explore the theme «Exile» with filmmaker Liwaa Yazji and musician Rasha Nahas.

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CW#3 l SEASON 2 l Looking Back and Moving Forward with Humam Alsalim & Khaled Barakeh & Amina Maher

Exile means not only the loss of a place, but also the reorientation in a new one. How do artists deal with finding themselves in an unfamiliar setting? Art is often a place where dealing with these changes and challenges can unfold and artists in exile build structures of solidarity.

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CW#2 l SEASON 2 l Liquid Machine with Mehmet Güren & Marta Antinucci and Max Michel Thillaye

The second Chromatic Wednesdays event on improvisation considers the interrelation of visual and performative arts with music in the infinity of possibilities, expressed through improvisation.

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CW#1 l SEASON 2 l Banana Cage with ÉPONJ

Never be sure what to expect: Éponj stretches the possibilities of improvisation to the limits, fusing composed and improvised elements in unique performances. Based in Berlin and active since 2019, Éponj is a string trio consisting of Marie Takahashi (viola), Anil Eraslan (cello), and Antonio Borghini (contrabass).

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Chromatic Wednesdays #33

For the 33rd and the last episode of CW, we will delve into the exhibition “AKİS” and wander around its narration.
We will explore the exhibition together with Seçil Yersel and Selda Asal

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Chromatic Wednesdays #32

“Ama”, which premiered at the 2019 Istanbul Fringe Festival, makes a humorous analysis of contemporary sexual identity debates through the careers and relationships of artist characters from Istanbul.

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akis: audio_visual exhibition

Akis is a narrative audiovisual installation, that explores the multi-layered emotional accumulation of migrants from Turkey.
Akis ist eine erzählerische audiovisuelle Installation, die erforscht, was Migrant*innen aus der Türkei auf verschiedenen Ebenen emotional angehäuft haben.

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Chromatic Wednesdays #31

For this edition of Chromatic Wednesdays, I will perform several pieces from the cassette tape Letter to N released by Het Generiek in June 2021.

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Chromatic Wednesdays #30

Before moving to Germany in 2017 Özlem Sarıyıldız produced several films that focused on memory, gender, commons, and justice movements and relied on an aesthetics that was fed by genres such as documentary, interview, and oral history.

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Chromatic Wednesdays #29

Discursive exploration with Valentina Karga and Irene Fernández Arcas.

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