Sigmund Freud and the Play on the Burden of Representation
American conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth is staging a new version of Zero & Not, the project he started 25 years ago to mark the anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s death.
This time around, Kosuth has created the main spatial element of the exhibition which is combined with recent work on the subject of art and psychoanalysis by artists like John Baldessari, Jenny Holzer, Cindy Sherman and Bill Viola.
The exhibition Sigmund Freud and the Play on the Burden of Represantation is opening at Vienna’s 21er Haus on the 18th of September.
Find more information here.

Sigmund Freud and the Play on the Burden of Representation

American conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth is staging a new version of Zero & Not, the project he started 25 years ago to mark the anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s death.

This time around, Kosuth has created the main spatial element of the exhibition which is combined with recent work on the subject of art and psychoanalysis by artists like John Baldessari, Jenny Holzer, Cindy Sherman and Bill Viola.

The exhibition Sigmund Freud and the Play on the Burden of Represantation is opening at Vienna’s 21er Haus on the 18th of September.

Find more information here.

abc Berlin – Berlin Art Week 2014: Part 1
It is mid September again and as the international art world descends upon Berlin for the annual Berlin Art Week. For abc – art berlin contemporary art fair, 111 participating galleries from around the world commence installing their booths. Aside from the official fair program many of Berlin’s galleries are opening their doors for extended viewing hours with some of their best shows of the year.
Even the most dedicated art lovers will agree, there is no shortage of contemporary art in Berlin this week. To help negotiate the art crowd chaos FvF have curated a shortlist of some of the best openings and events to attend. 
On Wednesday the 17th of September Sprüth Magers will open a solo exhibition by art world heavyweight Thomas Demand at 6pm in Mitte. Not far away on Linienstr. also from 6pm, Neugerriemschneider will present a solo exhibition by acclaimed Chinese political artist Ai Weiwei. Within the Museums Island, Galerie Neu will also present a new exhibition by the multi-disciplinary artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz.
We also suggest heading over to Chert gallery on Skalitzerstr in Kreuzberg for their exhibition opening with German artist Heike Kabisch and Alexander Levy’s solo presentation of Spanish artist Vicky Uslé. On Thursday evening we of course recommend heading to abc for its official opening from 4pm until 9pm.

abc Berlin – Berlin Art Week 2014: Part 1

It is mid September again and as the international art world descends upon Berlin for the annual Berlin Art Week. For abc – art berlin contemporary art fair, 111 participating galleries from around the world commence installing their booths. Aside from the official fair program many of Berlin’s galleries are opening their doors for extended viewing hours with some of their best shows of the year.

Even the most dedicated art lovers will agree, there is no shortage of contemporary art in Berlin this week. To help negotiate the art crowd chaos FvF have curated a shortlist of some of the best openings and events to attend.

On Wednesday the 17th of September Sprüth Magers will open a solo exhibition by art world heavyweight Thomas Demand at 6pm in Mitte. Not far away on Linienstr. also from 6pm, Neugerriemschneider will present a solo exhibition by acclaimed Chinese political artist Ai Weiwei. Within the Museums Island, Galerie Neu will also present a new exhibition by the multi-disciplinary artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz.

We also suggest heading over to Chert gallery on Skalitzerstr in Kreuzberg for their exhibition opening with German artist Heike Kabisch and Alexander Levy’s solo presentation of Spanish artist Vicky Uslé. On Thursday evening we of course recommend heading to abc for its official opening from 4pm until 9pm.

FvF Interview with Creative Director Pjotr de Jong, Haarlem & Amsterdam
In a run-down former girl’s school in Haarlem’s city center, lives creative director Pjotr de Jong with his family of four. As co-founder of his own studio Vandejong, Foam Magazine and the Unseen Photo Fair we pick Pjotr’s brain about success and innovation and hear his fresh take on photography.
Have a look inside Pjotr’s tree-like residence and follow him to his office in Amsterdam to see the preperations of Unseen Photo Fair on Freunde von Freunden.Thank you Jordi Huisman and Margot van der Krogt.

FvF Interview with Creative Director Pjotr de Jong, Haarlem & Amsterdam

In a run-down former girl’s school in Haarlem’s city center, lives creative director Pjotr de Jong with his family of four.

As co-founder of his own studio Vandejong, Foam Magazine and the Unseen Photo Fair we pick Pjotr’s brain about success and innovation and hear his fresh take on photography.

Have a look inside Pjotr’s tree-like residence and follow him to his office in Amsterdam to see the preperations of Unseen Photo Fair on Freunde von Freunden.

Thank you Jordi Huisman and Margot van der Krogt.

Heart of Glass: A Singular Talent

Filmmaker Jérôme de Gerlache follows our friend and talented glass blower Jeremy Maxwel Wintrebert in his daily life – both in the studio and around the streets. 

In this beautifully made film, Jeremy recounts his life story and describes what attracted him to glass initially as he speaks poetically of the material’s nature.

Revisit Jeremy’s home in Paris and read his insightful interview on Freunde von Freunden.

Haw-Lin x Ceviche Bar: A Culinary Event
Haw-Lin is literally cooking up something special for the Berlin Art Week in collaboration with Ceviche Bar. Starting tonight and going on until the 20th of September, the creative studio is presenting a culinary event that combines art and visual elements with amazing South-American food by Stephan Hentschel.
For more information head over here and to re-acquaint yourself with Nathan Cowen and Jacob Klein, the talented founders of Haw-Lin, see their story on Freunde von Freunden.

Haw-Lin x Ceviche Bar: A Culinary Event

Haw-Lin is literally cooking up something special for the Berlin Art Week in collaboration with Ceviche Bar. Starting tonight and going on until the 20th of September, the creative studio is presenting a culinary event that combines art and visual elements with amazing South-American food by Stephan Hentschel.

For more information head over here and to re-acquaint yourself with Nathan Cowen and Jacob Klein, the talented founders of Haw-Lin, see their story on Freunde von Freunden.

Diggin’ In The Carts - Japanese Video Game Music
A new documentary series produced by Red Bull Academy delves into the world of Japanese Video Game music through interviews with the industry’s composers.
This series gives a rare glimpse into the background ‘noise’ that’s been ringing in our childhood ears from the most popular games to the lesser known ones.
You can watch all the episodes online here.

Diggin’ In The Carts - Japanese Video Game Music

A new documentary series produced by Red Bull Academy delves into the world of Japanese Video Game music through interviews with the industry’s composers.

This series gives a rare glimpse into the background ‘noise’ that’s been ringing in our childhood ears from the most popular games to the lesser known ones.

You can watch all the episodes online here.

Are We Still Connected to What We Hear? In an age in which anyone can claim to be a composer and an unfathomable amount of music is produced every twenty-four hours, Matthew Herbert asks are we still connected to what we hear? For seven days, the internationally acclaimed artist and his band will be in residency in the Tischlerei in Berlin, which will be turned into a functioning recording studio. Their goal: to compose, record, and mix an album from scratch in one week’s time. The Tischlerei will become an Open Space for listening, exchange and creation from 18th until 25th of September, and you can be part of it! Find more info here.

Are We Still Connected to What We Hear? 

In an age in which anyone can claim to be a composer and an unfathomable amount of music is produced every twenty-four hours, Matthew Herbert asks are we still connected to what we hear? 

For seven days, the internationally acclaimed artist and his band will be in residency in the Tischlerei in Berlin, which will be turned into a functioning recording studio. Their goal: to compose, record, and mix an album from scratch in one week’s time. 

The Tischlerei will become an Open Space for listening, exchange and creation from 18th until 25th of September, and you can be part of it! Find more info here.

Meet the FvF Contributors: Natalie So, San Francisco
Coming from the Bay Area, our FvF Contributor Natalie So has introduced us to some of the most creative minds in San Francisco: letterpress printers James Tucker and Risa Culbertson and architect Cass Calder Smith.Today the spotlight is on Natalie as she shares her favorite local spots in the city and selects her personal FvF favorites while she talks about the perks of being a freelance writer and photographer, on Freunde von Freunden.

Meet the FvF Contributors: Natalie So, San Francisco

Coming from the Bay Area, our FvF Contributor Natalie So has introduced us to some of the most creative minds in San Francisco: letterpress printers James Tucker and Risa Culbertson and architect Cass Calder Smith.

Today the spotlight is on Natalie as she shares her favorite local spots in the city and selects her personal FvF favorites while she talks about the perks of being a freelance writer and photographer, on Freunde von Freunden.

Alt-J’s New Album ‘This is All Yours’ Available on Spotify

Alt-J's debut album easily ranked amongst the top albums of the decade so far. Their follow up, This Is All Yours, is all the more vital in ensuring their own longevity – specially the track ‘Every Other Freckle' got our attention.

The album will officially be released 22nd of September but word got out, you can already listen to it in Spotify. Go and get it!

Wizz Eyelashes in Stockholm
A monumental outdoor installation by Katharina Grosse will kick off Magasin III's Wizz Eyelashes group exhibition on the 18th of September. 
The exhibition looks back to Magasin III’s previous shows as it brings together – for the first time – three of its featured artists to interact through their work: Katharina Grosse, Sol LeWitt and Walter De Maria.
Look for more information here.

Wizz Eyelashes in Stockholm

A monumental outdoor installation by Katharina Grosse will kick off Magasin III's Wizz Eyelashes group exhibition on the 18th of September. 

The exhibition looks back to Magasin III’s previous shows as it brings together – for the first time – three of its featured artists to interact through their work: Katharina Grosse, Sol LeWitt and Walter De Maria.

Look for more information here.