Current exhibition

approaching world

12 Apr – 15 Jun 2024

The exhibition approaching world presents artistic strategies that explore the world using methods of field research and long-term observation, deceleration and repetition in an endeavour to understand it. It is based on sociologist Hartmut Rosa’s ideas of understanding the world as unavailable and recognising the time structures of modernity as central to alienation and a[...]


Zwischen Licht und Materie – vom Erscheinen und Verschwinden

26 Jan – 30 Mar 2024

Six artists explore the artistic representation, measurement, recording and reflection of time. They investigate its shapes and its residues, its possible expansion and compression between moment and duration. How does time become visible – as a process, in the material or in the image? Time and light allow images to emerge and fade as if[...]


v01ces – The Human Voice in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

10 Nov 2023 – 13 Jan 2024

The feminist philosopher Rosi Braidotti describes the voice as ‘a unique audio footprint of the human soul.’ However, nowadays many voices that sound human, such as those of voice assistants, are artificially generated. Current deepfake voices or ‘voice clones’ go one step further by making voices say things they never said: ‘You have a missed[...]


Moved, or What My Bones Know

1 Sep – 28 Oct 2023

Moved, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, 2023The exhibition presents four artists who – starting from their own family history – investigate the aftermath of generational traumas of displacement and suppression. In video, sculpture, and installation, they shed light on experiences of marginalized communities as well as forms of survival, memory, and resistance: Chan Sook Choi’s extensive field research spans from the[...]


Stimme erleben: Apparatuses – Machines – Aggregates

16 Jun – 19 Aug 2023

The exhibition Stimme erleben (experiencing the voice) presents five selected positions of sound art that deal with the phenomenon of the voice: from the origin of human sound production, to the poetry of phonemes beyond language, to the production of the voice with analogue-machine-hybrids to its slow technical fading out. The media artist Valie Export[...]


Talking Heads: Archival Echoes

21 Apr – 3 Jun 2023

What happens when voice is documented? How are memory, storytelling and history preserved, and what is lost in the process? The exhibition Talking Heads: Archival Echoes presents three artistic positions on archiving of ‘voice.’ Archives are not only understood here as documentation. They are a productive medium for telling personal, collective and political stories. The[...]


Said Baalbaki: Gestern wie heute

17 Feb – 8 Apr 2023

Said Baalbaki: Kein Zwang im GlaubenThe first institutional solo exhibition of the Lebanese-German artist Said Baalbaki shows a cross-section of his artistic work since he moved to Berlin-Moabit twenty years ago. Baalbaki combines painting and conceptual art with a focus on the exploration of mechanisms of establishing truths and the construction of history. With the title Gestern wie heute (As[...]


Exzentrische 80er: Tabea Blumenschein, Hilka Nordhausen, Rabe perplexum und Kompliz*innen aus dem Jetzt

14 Dec 2022 – 4 Feb 2023

The exhibition and publication project presents marginalised voices of 1980s’ artists in West Germany. It combines historical and contemporary forms of subculture, queerness, performative and collaborative ways of working. Tabea Blumenschein (1952−2020), Hilka Nordhausen (1949−1993) and Rabe perplexum (1956−1996) were eccentric voices of the eighties. Deviating from social norms, the three artists acted in Berlin,[...]


10. RecyclingDesignpreis

3 Nov – 3 Dec 2022

How can design bring about a sustainable future? What is the visionary potential of re- and upcycling ideas? Imaginative designs and ideas in the fields of transformation design, material research, circular economy and social design are awarded in the 10th RecyclingDesignprize, an international prize by the Arbeitskreis Recycling e. V., Herford, in cooperation with the Museum[...]


Battle Cry

26 Aug – 23 Sep 2022

The exhibition Battle Cry offers young Ukrainian curators, artists and their international colleagues an opportunity to raise their artistic voices beyond despair and the desire to cry out about the consequences of war. Some of the works refer directly to the current war in Ukraine, but the exhibition’s range of topics is broader: power relations,[...]



3 Aug – 13 Aug 2022

A Man and a River – the video installation Waterworks is a Serbian-Croatian collaboration that uses absurd-looking settings and performances and art historical quotations to question the relationship between nature and man.  The 10-day video installation, consisting of the videos Tycoon, The Man In The Foreground, A White Body In A Black River and Painting[...]


Relegation ~ via

9 Jun – 30 Jul 2022

Relegation~via, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, 2022Catherine Lorent, visual artist, musician and art historian (PhD), creates complex Gesamtkunstwerks of voice, painting, drawing, sculpture, performance and popular and classical music in theatrical settings – hybrid installations that play with baroque references and dissolve boundaries of art genres. Different format drawings of strange chimaeras and peculiar coats of arms are mounted on the[...]



13 Apr – 28 May 2022

Humans are social and political beings and their voices are essential as the physical site of the social realm (Dieter Mersch) The voice is never just a tool of articulation, but is always linked to action. It becomes political in institutionalised practices like the right to vote, voting and the counting of votes. People gain[...]


Mono no aware

5 Mar – 2 Apr 2022

Mono no aware, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, 2022The title of the exhibition “Mono no aware” (物の哀れ) comes from Japanese and cannot be clearly translated into other languages. The expression is often described as the “pathos of things,” an awareness of the transience of things, which leads to an increased appreciation of the moment. In particular, it is used in connection with nature,[...]


Voids of Presence – Between Past and Future

22 Oct – 30 Dec 2021

Spatial and architectonic transformations of the last three decades in the urban landscapes worldwide reflect the logic of change in social, economic and political developments in a global neoliberal context. They also open up an extensive field for a complex discourse on the very philosophy of existence, an existence that is, in turn, determined by[...]



20 Aug – 9 Oct 2021

Svetlana Ivanova, ‹doku.ARGU.Experi.PIg.›, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, 2021The exhibition proposes a spectrum of artists’ work on current world affairs and their representation by the press. With a handbook and a radio program the project extends the exhibition space and connects different paths of artistic action. Global correlations behind social, political and natural events seem to be getting uncovered down to the most[...]


This Is Not Funny

23 June – 7 Aug 2021

Christian Kölbl, This Is Not Funny, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, 2021THIS IS NOT FUNNY is the title of an artwork by Oliver Kossack. Created in the process of painting, here the picture speaks to the artist, as well as the painter to the picture’s surface. In this linguistic projection onto the canvas, a contradictory moment of concurrent humor and seriousness becomes apparent. The image is[...]


Preis des Präsidenten der UdK Berlin 2020

12 May – 12 June 2021

You can watch the livestream of the opening here at the mentioned time. The President’s Fine Arts Award is awarded annually to three outstanding students of the College of Fine Arts. The aim is to build a bridge between the educational institution and the art business and to perpetuate the task[...]


Shifting Patterns | Dönüşen Paternler

30 Oct 2020 – 30 Apr 2021

Shifting Patterns | Dönüşen Paternler, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, 2020——— Lights, Camera, Action! Here is the 3D tour of our exhibition: ——— A catalogue has been published to accompany the exhibition and is available at Galerie Nord for 15 euros. ——— Shifting Patterns | Dönüşen Paternler refers to more than just movement or the transformation of patterns. The title alludes to the shifting, drifting,[...]



11 Sept – 17 Oct 2020

Spree-Cuts: Götz Lemberg, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein TiergartenOn the occasion of the “100 Years of Greater Berlin” anniversary, three municipal galleries are showing panoramic photographs of the Spree by Götz Lemberg. The photographer thematises the Spree as a lifeline, transport route, tourism factor, natural space and leisure paradise, and in doing so he calls the river back into the collective consciousness of[...]



11 Sept – 17 Oct 2020

underneath, Annika Hippler, Foto: Jennifer Braun, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein TiergartenSoo Youn KimThe gallery interiors are shrouded in darkness, the opening to the street taken away. The artificial light blocks out the natural, a re-orientation in the space is unavoidable. This specific spatial situation of the Galerie Nord is the starting point for an exhibition that deals with space and time. Using light as an ephemeral material,[...]


bis hierher und nicht weiter . this far and no further

17 July – 30 Aug 2020

Sharon Paz, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein TiergartenAs a prelude to the Moabit art festival Ortstermin 20, the exhibition bis hierher und nicht weiter . this far and no further calls for a critical engagement with developments in contemporary society, politics, culture, and ecology. The exhibition features work by artists and performers who explore physical and geopolitical borders, investigate the dynamics of[...]


Ich sehe

20 Mar – 4 July 2020

Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Käthe Kruse, Ich sehe, 2020From 12 May, the gallery will be open again at the usual times. In order to give all those interested the opportunity to still view the exhibition, we have extended it until 4 Jul 2020. ——— In the series Grenzgängerinnen, Galerie Nord presents female artists who defy and expand borders and genres. The third exhibition[...]


Incremental Abstractions

24 Jan – 7 Mar 2020

The exhibition “Incremental Abstractions” presents contemporary non-representational ways of seeing and working in sculpture, painting, grafik and photografie. On the basis of six exemplary positions from Berlin and Hamburg, possibilities of artistic positioning in the field of tension of non-representational art are shown. The development of their pictorial language is The development of their pictorial[...]


Text Bild Exzess

15 Nov 2019 – 11 Jan 2020

In Text Bild Exzess, two drawing-based spatial installations and a data-based interactive installation reflect on the multi-layered relationships between language, writing, text and other sign-like codes in a society that is increasingly replacing written texts with images. They examine and deconstruct the specific connections that texts and signs enter into and maintain with each other[...]


back there

27 Sep – 26 Oct 2019

back there, Ortstermin19, Agnes Scherer+ Paul DD Smith , Stefan Cantante, Birke Gorm, Rike Horb, YL Hsueh, Timo Kahlen, Nick Koppenhagen, Jeewi Lee, Marina Naprushkina, Stefan Riebel, Marion Ritzmann, Emmilou Rößling, Anna Schimkat, Gaby Taplick, Sung Tiêu, Jonas von LentheAs part of Ortstermin 2019, the exhibition “back there” is dedicated to the obvious and the less obvious. If something is obvious, it is exactly like that and not different – obvious because it is indeed open and insightful. Thus, the rooms of Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten also seem exceedingly open and insightful at[...]



9 Aug – 20 Sep 2019

Nadja Schöllhammer, WandlerWith this comprehensive solo exhibition, Galerie Nord offers artist Nadja Schöllhammer a tripartite transformation space in which she will reconfigure the elements, modules and groups of works in her fascinating, exuberant œuvre. By means of her self-developed methods of extended drawing, she dissolves the relationship between drawing, painting, space and narration. In doing so, she[...]


Preis des Präsidenten der UdK 2019

14 June – 20 July 2019

The President’s Prize of the UdK Berlin is awarded annually to three outstanding students of fine arts. The award winners present their work in an exhibition, which this year takes place in the Galerie Nord. The aim is to build a bridge between the educational institution and the art world. Claudius Hausl Using simple models,[...]



3 May – 1 June 2019

The installation “Processing:Moabit” begins on 3 May with an opening performance. The artists occupy the partly empty gallery space with objects before the eyes of the visitors and constantly develop the installation as a living organism over the entire duration of the exhibition. They have been strolling through the Moabit district for weeks, collecting objects,[...]



7 Mar – 20 Apr 2019

The exhibition project “Membrane” initiated by Ursula Damm presents five multimedia artists who deal in very different ways with perception, learning and interaction, as well as with methods and technologies of artificial intelligence and neuronal networks. In all positions, the processes of filtering, mutual opening and closing, the interpenetration of body, perception and machine play[...]


Lichtenberger Homestories

21 Feb – 30 Mar 2019

Lichtenberger Homestories, Mein Raum ist nicht dein Raum III„Lichtenberger Homestories“ ist eine filmische Erkundung der Lebensräume von Leon, Mai und Nani, die in Berlin aufgewachsen sind und familiäre Bezüge nach Vietnam haben.In Bild- und Textfragmenten erzählen die drei vietnamesisch- deutschen Jugendlichen von Freundschaft, Computerspielen und nostalgischen Gefühlen, die sie beim Betrachten der eigenen Familienfotos überkommen. Angesichts des selbst gedrehten, zum Teil mit dem[...]


Pirating Presence

19 Jan – 23 Feb 2019

The exhibition project Pirating Presence presents seven artistic positions on complex questions of image appropriation and transformation. The presentation is part of an exhibition series developed by Margret Eicher, Adi Hoesle, Isabel Kerkermeier, Stefan Römer, Heidi Sill, Susanne Wehr and Toni Wirthmüller and realised from varying perspectives in six different art associations and museums in[...]


Never Memorize Poems in Landscape Leeway

7 Dec 2018 – 12 Jan 2019

The artists of the German-Nigerian project question mutual strategies of collective memory processes in two very different regions and continents. Their artistic interest lies in the connections between devastated landscapes, the erection of monuments (“usable past”) and forms of collective memory in two mining regions. In Lusatia, the gradual phase-out of lignite mining was decided[...]


I see myself standing at the deck of a ship …

19 Oct – 24 Nov 2018

Penelope Wehrli works at the intersections of space, performance, theatre, film and media art. For her first solo exhibition in Berlin, the scenographer and media artist creates an arc of spatial works across all the rooms and window fronts of Galerie Nord, bringing together poetic research with linguistic, visual, physical and sonic movements. Penelope Wehrli[...]


No War No Vietnam

24 Aug – 6 Oct 2018

Based on the significance of the “Vietnam War” for the 1968 movement, this exhibition project is the first to juxtapose artistic anti-war positions of the 1960s with current art from Vietnam in the form of photomontages, videos, paintings, photographs and original documents. Using the means of performance, video games or reenactment, the Vietnamese artists satirise[...]


Stadt als Ornament

4 July – 11 Aug 2018

The exhibition “City as Ornament” brings together nine positions of contemporary art with a broad media spectrum that explore the city as a phenomenon of social interaction. They negotiate the specific patterns and interconnections of historical, cultural, political and social events and discourses in urban space. Special attention is paid to the possibilities of individual[...]


Watch Your Bubble!

9 May – 23 June 2018

The interdisciplinary art exhibition and conference Watch Your Bubble! deals with bubbles as knowledge formations and metaphorics for phenomena of self-identity on an individual and social level. Crossing the disciplinary boundaries of philosophy, social psychology, neuroscience and aesthetics, the project considers the complex emergence mechanisms of social and personal identities as constitutive processes of demarcation[...]



16 Mar – 28 Apr 2018

The forest is a habitat, an economically and militarily used area, but at the same time also a multiple projection surface for cultural, historical, mythical and political narratives. Without losing sight of all this, the Berlin artists Nanne Meyer, Beate Spalthoff, Andrea Zaumseil and Francis Zeischegg have walked through a concrete forest area and based[...]


dark days in paradise

26 Jan – 3 Mar 2018

With Elisabeth Masé and Dietrich Walther, two artistic positions are represented in the exhibition “dark days in paradise” whose enigmatic and haunting works formulate fundamental questions from the most personal and whose visual languages find forms for the subcutaneous. They address an unease that shakes the often carefully maintained constructions of our ideas of happiness,[...]


dark, liquid.

8 Dec 2017 – 13 Jan 2018

dark liquidThe exhibition dark, liquid brings together artistic positions and scientific exhibits to question them about their knowledge of an object that is as multi-layered as it is impermanent, that breaks scales and transcends categories, and yet seems to be as highly familiar as it is capable of enduring fascination: the sea. The exhibition is interested[...]



27 Oct – 25 Nov 2017

Finland, the most sparsely populated country on the edge of Europe, is celebrating 100 years of independence in 2017. For centuries it was part of the Swedish Empire and then, among other things, as an autonomous Grand Duchy, part of the Russian Tsarist Empire until independence. Finnish culture has absorbed these influences from Western Europe[...]


Yours Faithfully

27 Sept – 22 Oct 2017

Ausstellungsdisplay von Pfelder“Yours Faithfully” presents a selection of works by 80 artists in specially developed spatial installations by Karen Scheper and Pfelder. All of them have special ties to Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten and its long-time artistic director Ralf F. Hartmann. Over the past 13 years, Galerie Nord has made a decisive contribution to placing Moabit[...]


Strategien in prekären Zeiten

11 Aug – 16 Sept 2017

The exhibition Strategien in prekären Zeiten combines recent works by the Catalan artist Francesc Abad with elements of older projects to present them in a new constellation. Above all, there is the question of what art can achieve with simple, financially limited means born of insecurity at a time when its social existence has become[...]



30 June – 29 July 2017

Protest, Part 1 Juried exhibition with Moabit artists at Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten 30.6.-29.7.2017 with works by Monika Anselment, Maria Anwander/Ruben Aubrecht, Gleb Bas, Antonia Bisig, Birgit Borggrebe, Silvia Klara Breitwieser, Giuliana del Zanna, Barbara Duisberg, Albrecht Fersch, Andrea Golla, Stefan Klein, Burkhard Oelmann, Ariane Pauls, Tere Recarens/Özay Şahin, Silke Riechert, Salah Saouli, Silke[...]


In den Raum zeichnen

19 May – 24 June 2017

Diana SirianniAs the second station in a series of exhibitions conceived by the Berlin artists Claudia Busching and Pomona Zipser in three municipal galleries, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten will be showing the exhibition “IN DEN RAUM ZEICHNEN – verdichten” from 20 May. The cooperation project with Galerie Parterre and Haus am Kleistpark is dedicated to[...]



24 March – 6 May 2017

Questions about perception, sign systems and staging are the focus of the conceptual and mostly installative works of the two artists Adib Fricke and Christian Hasucha. In their exhibition at Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, the two address the mutual conditionalities of these central aspects of contemporary artistic practice. From their specific perspectives and their[...]


Corriger la Fortune

27 Jan – 11 March 2017

Kunstwerke von: Astrid Klein, Peggy Buth, Martin Peter, Claudia Annette MaierSince the early 1980s, Cologne-born Astrid Klein (*1951) has been one of Germany’s defining artistic personalities and has received numerous important awards for her innovative works. Significant for her extensive oeuvre, which has been presented in numerous national and international exhibitions, are large-format photo collages, paintings, sculptures and monumental installations. The focus is always on[...]