NADAN is an independent cultural platform situated in Berlin. We promote contemporary emerging art, design, creativity and ideas.

We believe in dialogue, particularly between Asia and Europe. We believe our generation must demonstrate new thoughts to the world to help create something more beautiful and honorable than what we see.

Address: Meraner Str. 7, 10825 Berlin

Open: Thur.- Sat. 1-6 pm, or by appointment 

Contact: nadan@nadan.org

 

 

Current

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Domenico Romeo
May 27th.- July 29th. 2022

Domenico Romeo was born in Palmi in 1988 and currently lives in Milan, Italy.
Having dropped out of law school to pursue his passion for design and art, Romeo is a multidisciplinary creator, combining the roles of artist, graphic designer and art director.
His street art has been seen in Monza, Rome, Favara and many other cities. His design path has also taken him to fashion brands such as NikeLab, Hood By Hair. Since 2013 Romeo has been the lead graphic designer for the brand Off-White, alongside Virgil Abloh.

Romeo has been experimenting with various forms of sign painting and installations, which he has shown in exhibitions and performances across Europe since 2013.
In this exhibition, Romeo will present his latest installations for Berlin. By using his artistic approach to express his thoughts on language, communication and urban culture.

 ©️Delfino Sisto Legnani

 


 

Past

Zirkular II 22
GABRIEL, Marianische Antiphonen I – III
by Gabriel & Schindele 

9.April.-7.May.2022


Gabriel on his way from the Templar castle Convento de Cristo to the Marian pilgrimage site
Fátima in Portugal. 
Photo: Stefan Hähnel (Marianische Antiphonen I – III

Gabriel & Schindele: Map 15.9.2015 – 7.8.2019

Im Mittelpunkt der Ausstellung Marianischen Antiphonen I – III steht ein Performancezyklus, der vom 5. August bis 7. August 2019 in und um den Marienwallfahrtsort Fátima in Portugal stattfand. Die dokumentarischen Fotographien der vollzogenen Handlung, die wie alle Performances Gabriels ohne Ankündigung im öffentlichen Raum stattfand, werden in der Ausstellung mit poetischen Texten, Fragmenten und konzeptuellen Arbeiten kombiniert und präsentiert. 

Im zentralportugiesischen Fátima soll im Sommer 1917 an einer Steineiche die Muttergöttin Maria drei Hirtenkindern insgesamt sechsmal erschienen sein. Sie vertraute ihnen eine Prophezeiung an, die als die Drei Geheimnisse von Fátimain die Geschichte einging. Der Titel Marianische Antiphonen greift die an die Gottesmutter gerichteten Gesänge (Antiphonen = Wechselgesänge) in der christlichen Liturgie auf. Sie verweisen auf das Motiv der Schutzmantelmadonna, die sie seit Beginn der Entwicklung dieser Performancereihe inspirierte. Maria als liebende, wärmende, verständnisvolle und schützende Mutter.

GABRIEL is a tale and cosmos by performance artist Edwin W. Moes and art historian JMH Schindele. Since 2019 they have been operating as the artist duo Gabriel & Schindele. The main character of this story is called Gabriel and is embodied by Moes.
 
 
 
 

I am looking and I see myself looking out – Shino Nam & Viktor Petrov
25.Feb.-25.Mar.2022

Shinoh Nam (born in 1993, South Korea)  lives and works in Düsseldorf and Berlin. Nam is enrolled as a Fine Art student with Monica Bonvicini at UDK Berlin and Architecture with Donatella Fioretti at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. He has previously worked in Photography and Visual Media in Seoul, where he also obtained a qualification in psychological counselling.

Viktor Petrov (born in 1991, Bulgarien) based in Berlin, he finished his Meisterschülerabschluss at UDK Berlin with Prof. Monica Bonvicini in 2021. Petrov’s oeuvre explores socio-political contexts embodied in architecture and everyday objects. In his sculptural and graphic practices, he transforms materials and symbols to highlight their ambivalent meaning. 
Shinoh Nam and Viktor Petrov met at university and have been sharing a common workspace ever since. In their upcoming exhibition, they will explore the topics of architecture and spatial observation within a display space. Through their sculptural bodies, consisting of transparent surfaces or structural fragments such as steel beams or facade connectors, they reflect on how architecture affects society and our identity. While Nam’s work deals with psychological and philosophical notions of perception, Petrov’s main interests are focused on sociological and political dimensions.

 

 

 

Group Show: Skills & Talents
Jan. 15th – Feb. 12th 2022

The borders between art and design are becoming increasingly blurred. In this exhibition, artists and designers Leon Emanuel Blanck, Illya Goldman Gubin, Mathias Hornung, Ia Kutateladze and Jakub Kubica will offer us works that are not luxurious, not abstract nor purely functional; rather they offer a response to modern living that combine various points of view- intuition as well as logic; poetry as well as common sense.

 

 

Leon Emanuel Blanck & Jakub Kubica 
16. Oct.- 19. Nov. 2021

Leon Emanuel Blanck and Jakub Kubica are both multidisciplinary artists with extensive practices in the fields of art, design, fashion and sound art respectively. This time, they will show us their most representative Installations art practices, which reflect their interpretation and reconstruction of the present and the future.

 

 

Suffer nothing to remain outside- Michal Martychowiec
27.08 – 25.09.2021

Download the exhibition text: Suffer nothing to remain outside

It is usual for a visitor of a gallery or a museum to come with an expectation to ‘see something’. And thus, a visit to the exhibition Suffer nothing to remain outside might offer a surprise, for the space of the gallery remains thoroughly filled with thick fog making it impossible to see anything but oneself. In this exhibition, Martychowiec utilises various media such as films, neon tubes and fog installations to allow us for a personalized touch at our past and present circumstance.

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