Jesus Days, 1978 – 1983. Slide show and publication presentation by Greg Reynolds @ Motto Berlin. 22.11.2013.

Posted in events, Motto Berlin event, photography, travel on November 19th, 2013
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Jesus Days: Slide show and publication presentation @ Motto Berlin. 22.11.2013.

Jesus Days, 1978 – 1983
Photographs by Greg Reynolds

“In the late 70s and early 80s, I was a closeted gay man in his 20s working as a campus minister for an evangelical Christian student organization called the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. I struggled with my homosexuality. I was overwhelmed by grief and saw no option other than to repress my desires for sex and love. In 1978, a missionary friend gave me a 35 mm Pentax K1000 that she didn’t use. I knew very little about photography, but I loved taking pictures. It wasn’t my intention to document the American evangelical movement, but rather to take photographs of the people and places that were important to me. Now I see that the camera allowed me to say in pictures what I could never say in words.” 

From 19.00, slide show begins at 19.45

Motto Berlin
im Hinterhof
Skalitzer Str. 64
Berlin 10997

Sometimes I cannot smile. Piergiorgio Casotti.

Posted in books, photography, travel, writing on September 25th, 2013
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Sometimes I cannot smile, Piergiorgio Casotti.

Part of Casotti’s “Arctic Spleen project”, Sometimes I Cannot Smile is documentation on the problem of teen suicide in East Greenland. The book is a personal, intimate journey inside the Greenlandic juvenile world where nature, violence, boredom and a strong cultural legacy have been claiming for decades the highest and saddest “toll”. That of hundreds of young lives.

Hardcover, 168 pages.

Price: €37

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The Weekender #9

Posted in design, food, lifestyle, magazines, travel on April 12th, 2013

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In dieser Ausgabe:

-So lebe Ich
Die niederlaendiche Architektin und Designerin Rianne Makkink lebt und arbeitet in Rotterdam – ihre zweite Spielweise ist ein alter Bauenhof auf dem Land, wo sie sich erden kann.

-Die Feldkueche
ein Freundeskreis aus Voralberg laedt allsommerlich zum grossen Feldschmaus in den Bergenzerwald und tischt auf, was die Gegend zu bieten hat. Das schmeckt den Zugereisten wie den Locals.

-Die Kroenung
Blumen im Haar zu tragen war einmal das Erkennungszeichen der Hippies. Fuer die hier gezeigten Maedchen aus Georgien ist es einfach selbst gemachter Schmuck aus ihrer Heimat. Eine Fotostrecke.

-Das Schaufenster
Man macht es hinterm Haus, im Haus und inzwischen auch an vielen anderen verrueckten Orten: Gaertnern kommt einfach nicht aus der Mode. Wir zeigen hilfreiche Dinge fuer Einsteiger und Profis.

-Das Bienenhus
Der Architekt Benedikt Bosch hat im Bregenzerwald einen schlichten, aber einladend-gemuetlichen Neubau realisiert. An der Stelle, wo zuwor das Wochenendhaus seiner Kindheit stand.

-La Passione
Oliven anbauen, kochen oder Theaterdirektor sein: Was di Familie Di Capua tut, das macht sie mit Leidenschaft. Ein Besuch im sueditalienischen Oertchen Bonefro, wo di Oliven wachsen.

-Zug durch die Gemeinde
13 Freunde aus Berlin haben sich den Traum vom Haus am See verwirklicht. In “Sommerhaus, jetzt!” schreibt Oliver Geyer ueber das Abenteuer. Wir praesentieren ein Kapitel aus dem Buch.

und mehr…

Editors: Dirk Mönkemöller, Christian Schneider
Language: German
Pages: 98

Price: €8.00
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The Weekender #8

Posted in food, lifestyle, magazines, travel on January 16th, 2013
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“THE WEEKENDER ist ein unabhängiges Magazin zu den Themen Wohnen, Reisen, Essen und Natur. Es erscheint alle drei Monate – die aktuelle 8. Ausgabe ist unsere Winterausgabe und seit Mitte Januar 2013 bundesweit erhältlich. Im Bahnhofsbuchhandel, gut sortierten Kiosken und im Abonnement.

In dieser Ausgabe zeigen wir u.a. die schönsten Outdoor-Schwimmbäder der noch viel schöneren Stadt Sydney, besuchen zwei Familien in Deutschland, die sich eine Scheune umgebaut haben und verraten leckere Rezepte mit jeweils Zimt und Ketchup. Aber das ist noch nicht alles…”

Author: Dirk Mönkemöller, Christian Schneider (Eds.)
Language: German
Pages: 98
Size: 28.5 x 21.5 cm

Price: €8.00
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AZURAZIA, «Lowering the Mediterranean, irrigating the Sahara»

Posted in art, Motto Berlin store, music, poster, travel on January 9th, 2013
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AZURAZIA, «Lowering the Mediterranean, irrigating the Sahara»: the first volume of “original soundtracks produced for film which doesn’t exist yet”. Produced in Morocco during the summer of 2011, this record contains tracks made out of local music in North Africa and field recordings, transformed and remixed. Welcome to the Azurazian world, along the lowered Mediterranea by the Gibraltar dam, and follow the adventures of Ghazi Van Keering, searching to learn the new Daseinphilosophy in wasted landscapes. A print art work is included with the record.

Pressed by: Grautag Records

D 20 €

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Provence Magazine. Issue E – Madame

Posted in art, distribution, fashion, lifestyle, magazines, travel, Uncategorized on December 21st, 2012
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With contributions by Nadja Abt / Ann-Leonie Auer / Michele d’Aurizio / Juliette Blightman / Mikaël D. Brkić / Eli Broad with photos by Jay Chung and Q Takeki Maeda / Merlin Carpenter / Gürsoy Dogtas / Martin Ebner / Genoveva Filipovic / Edgars Gluhovs / Mauricio Guillén / Julian Göthe / Alexander Hempel / HIT / Tom Holert / Karl Holmqvist / Egija Inzule / Morag Keil / Nina Könnemann / Adriana Lara / Andrea Legiehn with an illustration by Siw Umsonst / Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho / Eric Lavesson / Adam Linder and Shahryar Nashat / Fred Lonidier / Fiona McGovern and Magnus Schäfer / Luise Pilz / François Piron / Bonny Poon / Gottfried Schnödl / Silberkuppe / Mathew Sowa / Maraike Steding / Megan Francis Sullivan / Sergei Tcherepnin / Benjamin Thorel / Danh Vo / Colin Whitaker / Amy Yao a.o., including A document made by Paul Thek and Edwin Klein / Textiles: Open Letters by Rike Frank and Grant Watson / A reportage on Andreas Dorau / Lars Eidinger on Rainer Werner Fassbinder / A retrospective account of a 1990 artwork / Fernando Mesta on Joseph Strau’s jewelry / A Drive by Robert Walser with an introduction by Susan Bernofsky.

Language: English
Price: €15.00

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Meriç Algün Ringborg. Location: Date: Time:. Göteborgstryckeriet.

Posted in art, books, photography, travel, writing on July 27th, 2012
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Location: Date: Time: by Meriç Algün Ringborg

“Location: Date: Time: is both a two-part reflection and demonstration of disappearance in both personal and cultural terms. The first portion contains an essay that illustrates contemporary and historic assumptions of space and time. Rather than trying to articulate the very meaning of lacking substance, Ringborg writes the idea of disappearance through its converse–documentation, power, place and surveillance. The second portion contains a series of fragments taken from different unnamed sources that both describe and demonstrate erasure in all its moods, ranging from the humorous to the poignant.”

D 15 €

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An Individual Note 02: Their Amorous Journey ‘Home…Away…Home’. Motto Melbourne. 23.06.12

Posted in art, Motto Melbourne event, music, Theory, travel on June 22nd, 2012
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Leith Thomas & Mark Groves (An Individual Note 01)

 

An Individual Note 02: Their Amorous Journey ‘Home…Away…Home’ (The Nature of Field Recording)

- Performance and Talk by Philip Samartzis

Philip Samartzis is Coordinator of Sound in the School of Art at RMIT. He is a researcher in the areas of sound art, acoustic ecology and spatial sound practices. His PhD, Surround Sound in Installation Art, examined the place of sound in contemporary art practice through a range of site determined sound art projects. In 2010 Philip was awarded fellowships by the Australia Council for the Arts, and the Australian Antarctic Division to document the effects of extreme climate and weather events on the human condition in Antarctica. Since returning, Philip has presented this work at numerous festivals and galleries across the world.

3pm start, doors close at 5pm

Motto Melbourne / Pin Up Project Space
15-25 Keele St, Collingwood 3066
Australia

Please visit The Daphne Oram Trust

Paradiso Reisemagazin #1 – Italien

Posted in magazines, photography, travel, writing on May 21st, 2012
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Paradiso Reisemagazin #1 – Italien

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Bad Day #12

Posted in distribution, lifestyle, magazines, photography, travel, writing on February 22nd, 2012
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Bad Day #12

Bad Day is a biannual cross-cultural interview magazine founded in Toronto.
#12 Featuring: James Franco, Peter Saville, Barbara Kruger, Erwin Wurm, Miranda July, PFFR, William Hundley, ROLU, Haw-lin, Julia and a Cartoon

D 12€

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