June 15, 2010 - Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art - what is waiting out there
June 15, 2010

what is waiting out there

The 6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
what is waiting out there

11 June – 8 August 2010

KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Auguststraße 69
D-10117 Berlin


Bernard Bazile, Mark Boulos, Mohamed Bourouissa, Olga Chernysheva, Phil Collins, Minerva Cuevas, Shannon Ebner, Nir Evron, Marcus Geiger, Ion Grigorescu, Friedl vom Gröller (Kubelka), Nilbar Güreş, Petrit Halilaj, Marlene Haring, Cameron Jamie, Sven-Åke Johansson, Thomas Judin, George Kuchar, Andrey Kuzkin, Thomas Locher, Adrian Lohmüller, Armando Lulaj, Renzo Martens, Adolph Menzel, Avi Mograbi, Henrik Olesen, Roman Ondák, Marion von Osten, Ferhat Özgür, Margaret Salmon, Hans Schabus, Michael Schmidt, Ruti Sela & Maayan Amir, Gedi Sibony, John Smith, Michael Stevenson, Sebastian Stumpf, Ron Tran, Danh Vo, Marie Voignier, Vincent Vulsma, Anna Witt, Pleurad Xhafa / Sokol Peçi

The 6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, curated by Kathrin Rhomberg and entitled what is waiting out there, is open to visitors until August 8, 2010 and presents numerous contemporary artistic positions at six venues in Berlin.

La monnaie vivante / The Living Currency / Die lebende Münze
After Pierre Klossowski, staged by Pierre Bal-Blanc
June 17, 18, 19, 2010, 7.30 pm–00.30 am
HAU 1, Stresemannstrasse 29, 10963 Berlin

Performances run without a regular order. It is possible to enter at any time.

Featuring performances and other works by Marie Cool Fabio Balducci, George Brecht, Robert Breer, Pier Paolo Calzolari, André du Colombier, Ceal Floyer, Simone Forti, Prinz Gholam, Jens Haaning, Sanja Iveković, Tadeusz Kantor, Jiří Kovanda, Teresa Margolles, Roman Ondák, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Gianni Pettena, Pratchaya Phinthong, Santiago Sierra, Annie Vigier & Franck Apertet (les gens d’Uterpan), Franz Erhard Walther, Franz West, Artur Żmijewski; as well as scores by Cornelius Cardew and Christian Wolff, conducted by Jean-Jacques Palix

La monnaie vivante / The Living Currency / Die lebende Münze, after Pierre Klossowski, is staged by Pierre Bal-Blanc for the 6th Berlin Biennale and realized in cooperation with Hebbel am Ufer (HAU) and Centre d’art contemporain de Brétigny (CAC Brétigny).

With generous support of CULTURESFRANCE, Paris
and agnès b. endowment fund, Instytut Adama Mickiewicza, Warsaw, The Danish Arts Council’s Committee for International Visual Arts, Copenhagen, The State Corporation for Spanish Cultural Action Abroad (SEACEX), Madrid and Italienisches Kulturinstitut Berlin.
The work Näherei Nebtex by Jens Haaning is realized in cooperation with Nebtex Berlin.

Press accreditation
During the 6th Berlin Biennale, journalists covering the exhibition will be able to receive a press ticket at the counter of KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Auguststrasse 69, 10117 Berlin), if they have contacted the press office in advance via e-mail (press@berlinbiennale.de) or telephone (+49. 30. 243459. 41). Presenting a press I.D. without an editor’s confirmation or without prior notification will not grant free admission to the exhibition.

For press tickets for La monnaie vivante please contact Katrin Dod (k.dod@hebbel-am-ufer.de).

The Berlin Biennale is organized by KW Institute for Contemporary Art and funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation.

KW Institute for Contemporary Art
6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art

Auguststrasse 69
D-10117 Berlin



Further Information:
Denhart v. Harling . T +49. 30. 243459. 42 . press@berlinbiennale.de

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