AMITA BHATT’S FANTASTIC COLLISION

amita bhatt atelierhaus hilmsen

Share this Post Share this Post Installation at BlueStar Contemporary Museum, San Antonio 2013 Soon after I graduated, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the residency at Atelierhaus Hilmsen. Nestled deep in the heart of Germany this residency was a unique experience that taught me a great deal about authentic German culture, the warm hospitality of the German people and its rich political history. Atelierhaus Hilmsen is a great place to go and work when one needs concentrated time to focus on one’s art practice. The artists at the Atelierhaus had the honor of engaging with the local people and political personalities of Salzwedel. We experienced true German generosity, …

Beyond the Gesamtkunstwerk: 6 German Art Terms You Should Know

Share this Post Share this Post   There is a saying among Egyptologists that ancient Egypt had five major dialects, and German is the sixth. German scholars have played an outsized role in the field of art history since its advent in the 18th century, leading many excavations of antiquities and contributing foundational texts to the discipline. The German language is famously conducive to compound nouns and it’s no surprise that, when proposing new ideas, German art historians also proposed neologisms to encapsulate them. During World War II, many of these scholars emigrated to the United States, bringing their intellectual traditions with them and cementing some of these ideas in …

Michael Roque Collins at the Mönchskirche Museuem, Salzwedel

Share this Post Share this Post Walking On Ashes, 2007 Mixed media installation Collaboration by Michael Collins and Hans Molzberger Acrylic on canvas with photographic collage, soil, stone, ceramic Raku, steel, bronze and sound. 210″H x 72″ W x 65″D This work was created and owes its origin from travels that Collins and Molzberger made to the places of cruelty, Buchenwald, Neuengamme and Auschwitz. They both discussed how they both, one an American and the other a German out of the post war generation could work in collaboration about the themes of the Holocaust. After returning from Poland each created their own parts of the multi-­‐media collaboration Walking on Ashes. …

Geschichte: Keijiro Suzuki’s Relocation

Die Art und Weise auf Salz…/ the ways of Salz, 2010 Keijiro Suzuki Die Art und Weise auf Salz….pdf Keijiro Suzuki, b. 1981, Nagoya, Japan Upon completion of my MFA from school of art at University of Houston, I received a travel grant offered by Mr. Gus Kopriva in association with the school of art at University of Houston and then I participated in artist in residence program at Atelierhaus Hilmsen in the summer of 2010. It was a great step for me who had been dreaming of a new environment to create work. I got a variety of inspirations from history and environment of the old town, Salzwedel. During …

Die Altmark inspiriert

KÜNSTLER ZU GAST Greg Reuter (von links), Gerald Lopez, Diana Roberts und Danville Chadbourne sind derzeit im Künstlerhaus Hilmsen kreativ. Foto: Anke Pelczarski Share this Post Share this Post Reposted from www.volksstimme.de Bereits jetzt arbeiten amerikanische Künstler in Hilmsen für die 2017er Ausstellung in Salzwedel. Von Anke Pelczarski › Hilmsen l „Hier ist es wundervoll. Solch eine Reise ist für einen Künstler sehr inspirierend“, sagt Greg Reuter. Der aus Corpus Christi in Texas (USA) Stammende ist nach seinem Premierenbesuch im Vorjahr gern nach Hilmsen zurückgekehrt. Entstanden sind schon einige Hunde-Skulpturen, auch mit 3D-Technik. „Es gibt bei uns in den USA eine Tradition von keramischen Hunden“, erzählt er. Seine Mutter beispielsweise hatte …

The Folly of Masculinity and the Majesty of Nature: Ryder Richards in Germany

Visiting Germany increased my Texas. Unaware of how ridiculously Texas I can be, I remember arriving and immediately asking where I could buy gunpowder. I was kindly told that that was going to be very, very difficult, if not impossible… ARTIST’S WEBSITE: http://ryderrichards.us/wp/ Share this Post