Ulrike Gerhardt

Ulrike Gerhardt lives and works as a curator in Berlin. She holds an MA in cultural studies and runs the project space "Note On" since 2011. Currently she is working on her dissertation in the field of visual studies, researching on contemporary artists from the Baltic countries. Her main interests lie in experimental exhibition making, institutional critique and contemporary art from a post-socialist context.

Dubious Friendships. On the “(Re)construction of Friendship” exhibition in Riga

Opening of the exhibition

This summer the group exhibition “(Re)construction of friendship” was site-specifically installed at the Corner House in Riga, the main building of the State Security Committee (SSC) until 1991 and one of the key attractions of “Riga 2014”. The mediated reconstruction

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oO – Pages floating like life and plankton

(31) The Main Court - Exhibition view

Five team members of the Lithuanian-Cypriot Pavilion of the 55th Venice Biennale surf through Natalie Yiaxi’s “GUIDE BoOk” (2013) With Phanos Kyriacou, Gabriel Lester, Raimundas Malašauskas, Constantinos Taliotis and Natalie Yiaxi The Lithuanian-Cypriot Pavilion, open from June 1st till November

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Yearning for degree zero. On Ēriks Apaļais’ solo exhibition “Words” at kim? Contemporary Art Centre

8 2013 oilacrylic on canvas 105x195

“At first glance, nostalgia is longing for a place, but actually it is yearning for a different time – the time of our childhood, the slower rhythms of our dreams. In a broader sense, nostalgia is a rebellion against the modern idea

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