‘Same Space/New Light’ Installation Photos

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Did we say thank you? We’ll do it again: thanks for making our launch and group show opening last Friday such a blast. We finally made it happen and you came out to celebrate with us! If you haven’t had the chance to come to the gallery, don’t worry, the artworks are on display until January 9th, 2015.
Here are some installation shots. Also see a couple of opening photos here.

JB. Magazine group show
‘Same Space/New Light’ at HVW8 Gallery Berlin
Featuring co-curators from Draw A Line

HVW8 Berlin, Linienstr. 161
12.12.2014 – 9.1.2015
Tue–Sat, 12–6pm

Works by Boogie, Julie Oppermann, Ed Templeton, Esh, Andrew Schoultz, Erosie, Markus Mai, Smash137, Horfee, Cleon Peterson, Tomek, Cody Hudson, Ian Johnson

Photos: Celeste Najt
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Out Today: Just Breathe. Magazine — Issue #03 — “Same Space/New Light”

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JB. Magazine — Issue #03
“Same Space / New Light”

52 pages on newsprint, tabloid format + 12-page photo special

Cover by Emir ‘Esh’ Sehanovic

Release today at HVW8 Gallery Berlin, Linienstr. 161, 7-10 pm
The magazine is available in our online shop NOW!
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Release: JB. Magazine #03 — “Same Space/New Light”

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It’s on! We’ve just picked up the first fresh copies of our new issue from the printer. It will be available on our launch event and opening of the group show this Friday.

JB. Magazine #03.
“Same Space / New Light”
52 pages on newsprint, tabloid format + 12-page photo special

Interviews and stories with Ed Templeton, Leslie Shows, Rasa Todosijevic, Joel Meyerowitz, Boogie, Andrew Schoultz, Julie Oppermann, Erosie, John Maloof/Vivian Maier, Ian Johnson, Esh.
Featured artists: Tim Head (exclusive piece for JB.), India Hobson, Sebastian Haslauer, Celeste Najt, Francisco Saco, Simone Rubi, Jo Peters, Jody Paulsen, Graphic Surgery, Tobias Bärmann.

Release event: 12/12/2014 at HVW8 Gallery Berlin, 7–10 pm. It is also the opening of the group show “Same Space/New Light” we curated in collaboration with Berlin art publishers Draw A Line.

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Marking Shadows: Lucy McLauchlan

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Some images from Lucy McLauchlan’s recent show in October at Lazarides Gallery in London. The expressive artist created a new body of work in direct response to local parklands, she went outside to work on these pieces.
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12/12/2014: JB. Magazine Release & Group Show

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Something’s going on! 12/12/2014 is the day we are releasing our next issue and opening a group show in collaboration with our friends from Draw A Line, presented by HVW8 Berlin. Celebrate with us!

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Serbinale Presents: Voyage To Europe – The Missing Amount

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Check out this exhibition featuring Serbian artists opening this Friday, 21.11.2014 in Berlin where our writer Natalija Miletic (Serbinale) is involved. The project is dedicated to the celebration of the centenary of the First World War. The exhibition in Berlin is organized in collaboration with Serbinale and is in a new space on Leipziger Straße 60.
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Release Date: JB. Magazine Issue #03 in December

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JB. Magazine #03 — Release — 12/12/2014

We are happy to announce the release of our upcoming issue: JB. Magazine #03. What had been cooking on a low temperature for ages is finally set to be released.

The new issue is bigger than ever: 52 pages plus an exclusive supplement, and between all blacks and whites it’s going to be fully colored – as our lives are! Filled with stunning artworks and stories from a number of incredible artists. Among them the photographers Boogie, Ed Templeton or Joel Meyerowitz, painters from street culture to neuro-scientists as Andrew Schoultz, Erosie, Leslie Shows or Julie Oppermann, plus a bunch of artist friends, all sharing their creative/collaborative bit to make this an awesome issue.

A list of all featured artists will be published next Monday!

Release date: Friday, 12 December, 2014 here in Berlin. Stay in the loop for any kind of event on that day!

We will be on Friends With Books — Art Book Fair Berlin at Café Moskau the same weekend (13-14 December, 2014) with our freshly printed issue and a couple of photo zines, sharing a table with our friend, the artist Sergej Vutuc.

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Boogie Becoming Instant

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Our fave photographer Boogie from Belgrade finally got hooked on instagram. He’s already addicted as he told us. We are about to release a big feature with him on three double page spreads, all in our issue #03. Stay tuned for that, it’s a really good piece! More news on the release of JB. #03 coming up in the next few days…
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Invader in Italy

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Long time no Invader news. The French artist left a new piece behind in Ravenna/Italy which he invaded a couple weeks ago showing Mr. Spock from Star Trek. Found on VT

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Will McBride, Magnum Contact Sheets, Picture Yourself…

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RUSSIA. Altai Territory. 2000. Contact sheet.

The previously announced re-opening of C|O Berlin gallery hosts four different exhibitions. Here is an idea of what to expect in the new rooms at Amerika Haus. We can confirm, the installations are amazing, the photo selection is amazing, too.
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Photography: Re-Opening of C/O Berlin Gallery

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Today was the press event of C|O Berlin’s re-opening, the photo gallery that had to close down in the famous building in Berlin’s Mitte district. After a long search and overcoming a lot of obstacles they found a new place in Charlottenburg with history in the city: the Amerika Haus. Magnum Contact Sheets, Will McBride, Luise Schröder and Picture Yourself (including photographers like Martin Parr, Bruce Gilden or Steve McCurry) are the four exhibitions that open another chapter in the life of this amazing photography gallery. Opening on Thursday, 30. Oct 2014.

Thomas Hoepker, Elliott Erwitt and Will McBride – all part of the exhibitions – were attending today’s event with around 300 journalists and photographers.
(All photos by Jenne)
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Video: Andrew Schoultz — ‘Broken Order’ at Ruttkowski;68

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We are happy to announce that Andrew Schoultz is another awesome artist on our list for JB. #03. A big feature with the California-based artist is currently in the works. Check out the elaborate screen print he just made with our friends from Draw A Line. And here is a nice video clip from his current solo show at Ruttkowski;68 in Köln!

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Ian Johnson @ Park Life, SF

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JB. fellow artist Ian M Johnson has a show at Park Life, SF right now. It will be up until Nov 9th in their store in the Mission. With Stars That Shine Darkly, Ian is presenting a new body of paintings and drawings. By the way, he will be featured in our upcoming issue JB. #03 that we are already announcing since forever. But yeah, these projects need time and careful fostering, it’s the slow food among the stale sludge. We’re getting there!

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Photography: Swiss Photographer René Burri Died

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René Burri, who became an associate of Magnum agency at the age of 23, died on Monday in Zurich aged 81. He had been suffering from a long illness. His most famous and iconic photo was of Che Guevara during an exclusive interview, but also his portraits of Picasso, Castro or Le Corbusier can be mentioned all in one breath, to just talk about well known shots here.
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Works by Trevor Paglen in Berlin

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There is the chance to see a few works by the artist and investigative photographer Trevor Paglen in Berlin at the moment. He is part of the group show at Akademie der Künste where his works are curated as a dialogue between him and Harun Farocki, who passed away earlier this year. The entire show Schwindel der Wirklichkeit has impressive works and is really recommended.

Paglen’s work is based on modern investigative journalism and deals with surveillance, spying, warfare and weapons technology and shows things that should remain secret to the public. He is also part of the Memory Lab show at Martin-Gropius-Bau which is a participating event of the Month of Photography.
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László Moholy-Nagy at the Bauhaus Archiv Berlin

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Nothing to add here. The ingenious work by the most favorite artist László Moholy-Nagy is getting honored with an exhibition for another time at Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin. It includes a number of contemporary artists and has been prepared in collaboration with the Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg. I would love to move in for that time before I move over to his Meisterhaus, living in a Moholy-Nagy environment would be heaven! (All images: Lucia Moholy, László Moholy-Nagy, VG Bildkunst)
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Europäischer Monat der Fotografie, Berlin

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Europäischer Monat der Fotografie or European Month of Photography is kicking off tomorrow, 16. Oct. 2014 with the official opening at Martin-Gropius-Bau with the exhibition Memory Lab — The Sentimental Turn.
You will see everything, and you will miss a bunch: 125 locations, 250 exhibitions, 500 artists. But you have a couple of weeks to explore your favorites or meet the unknown. One of the main attractions for Berlin’s photography playground will be the reopening of C|O Gallery at the Amerika Haus on Hardenbergstraße. Works by Will McBride, the Magnum Contact Sheets and Luise Schröder & Hannah Peterson from the Talents30 program will be on display. Really looking forward to seeing that place blossoming again.
(Picture: Inge Morath, NY, 1957)

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New Book by Ed Templeton: Wayward Cognition

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The new book by Ed Templeton he realized at Thomas Campbell’s Um Yeah Arts just got released. We just met Ed in Cologne in August and saw a selection of photos at the Photobook Museum. He recently put up an all new website where you can see what he is all about, not only photography is on his artistic map. The book Wayward Cognitions is showing photos from his archive in a span of twenty years and comes with a hardcover and 160 pages packed with his classic style of photos. Available through UYA or any other selected book store soon.
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Andrew Schoultz @ Ruttkowski;68, Cologne

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Andrew Schoultz is an LA-based artist (we spoke about him earlier and his responding works to Paul Klee) who has his roots in graffiti, went to art school in San Francisco, Juxtopoz cover artist, familiar with the skate scene, who creates some of his best works when anger is involved, he says. This week on 10. October 2014 he is opening his show at Ruttkowski;68 Gallery in Cologne.
Andrew also has another print in the works with our friends from Draw A Line after he created Last Hand past May. If you’re around in the West of Germany around the city of Cologne you might consider going there on Friday, but the show will be up until 16.11.2014. It’s really great art.
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A Classic: Larry Sultan & Mike Mandel

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It’s time for a classic today. On some social streams they call it #tbt but that timing hasn’t been intended here. I saw a show at Stephen Wirtz Gallery in San Francisco back in March this year, one of the most impressive works – at least to me – by Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan were on show, the photograph series of painted billboards – Evidence. Billboards with false utopias, painted or glued in public space, they sort of became the early public artists in this manner. It is about the idea of reaching out to an audience extending far beyond the art world crowd, but that was in the 70s, no internet invloved. Learn more here.

And while researching about this and the amazing Wirtz Gallery, I found out that it closed down last August after 35 years in business. Something more on that in one of the next posts. This gallery, and I have been there a bunch on my SF visits, was one of the main spots to support photography in the art world and held shows of Man Ray, Lazslo Moholy-Nagy, Willard Van Dyke, Harold Edgerton, Ralph Steiner, Todd Hido, Catherine Wagner, Sean McFarland…
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Win Tickets for Mark Ernestus pres. Jeri-Jeri @ HAU, Berlin on Wednesday 01. October 2014

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Ticket giveaway!
This Wednesday, 01.10.2014, Mark Ernestus & Jeri-Jeri are playing a concert at HAU in Berlin. For those who don’t know, this music has its origin in Senegal and the Gambia and has a long lived musical tradition, Jeri-Jeri is the name of a clan of sabar drummers and even more precisely in this context a project produced by Mark Ernestus. “Make no mistake, this is not sanitized music for the feel-good market or African-flavoured dub techno – this is Nda!a. Or more commonly named Mbalax.”

You can win 2 tickets/guest-list spots for this event on Wednesday, 01. October 2014 at HAU Theater in Berlin, Hallesches Ufer 32.
Send us an email to mag[at]justbreathe.de with the subject Jeri-Jeri until Tuesday, 6 pm or like this post on our FB page.

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“Propeller Island” – Skatevideo Premier Today!

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Our friend Jo Peters has finished a new video. Premiere is tonight in Berlin, Neukölln at Dschungel on Friedelstraße. We’ve been involved in the background and are really looking forward to seeing the new jam!

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Photos From the Collective Futures Opening

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The opening of the Collective Futures Berlin installation yesterday was a good one. It was packed and a lot of fun, good to see so many folks and friends. Here are a few impressions of the space, art and the people. Featured artists: Drury Brennan (cups and blanket), Palefroi (prints, books), Ina Weise (installation, prints), Yoko Seyama (light installation), Jenne Grabowski (photos).
The show will be up until Sunday, 28.09., everyday from 11-18 h. We will do a radio show on Berlin Community Radio today (26.09.) from 17-19 h. Tune in!
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Exhibition: Collective Futures Berlin

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Our friends from Colectivo Futuro from London are setting up this exhibition at BCR Berlin with an art show and a couple of music related events and radio streaming. JB. Magazine has teamed up with them, issue #02 will be available for free as long as our stock lasts and I am involved in the art exhibition showing black and white photos (see a few images below). Opening is on Thursday, 25. September 2014 at 5 pm @ BCR, Pflügerstr. 52.

There will be an after party at the nice restaurant Parker Bowles which is kicking off at 10:30 pm. You can join us for a late dinner or you just come around and have drinks and listen to good music with DJs from the Colectivo gang.

All photos © Jenne Grabowski / JB. 2014
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New Palace Video: Endless Bummer

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Above all the hype that people can make up about a brand, I always see Will Bankhead’s great artwork and lots of extremely good street skating and a specific and 90s referencing yet fresh way of filming and editing. Classic Palace Skateboards style – they just know how to put it straight. Best title by the way.

ENDLESS BUMMER from PALACE on Vimeo.

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