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Backjumps Christmas Special 2013

at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

Backjumps is back! The exhibition format for urban communication and aesthetics returns with a Christmas special this year. And this is just a foretaste on what is to come next year when Backjumps celebrates its 20 years of exhibition making.

Curated by Adrian Nabi, the weekend-long exhibition is showcasing 13 Berlin-based artists including familiar faces from the last Backjumps The Live Issues, like Dave the Chimp, PHOS4, and Kacao77. The project space—open to all art lovers, skeptics and friends—proves once again that street art can definitely be considered a serious art form. What's more, a number of Gestalten books will be available, ranging from Urban Interventions and Art & Agenda to the monographs of Mark Jenkins, XOOOOX, Brad Downey and Aram Bartholl.

Exhibiting artists: Amok, Kacao77, PHOS4, Brad Downey, The Wa, Markus Mai, Matthias Wermke, Mode2, Markus Butkereid, Arunski & Poet, Dave de Chimp, Daniel Weissbach, Mischa Leinkauf.

Opening: Friday, December 13, from 7:00PM.

Urban Interventions

Personal Projects in Public Spaces
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013

The first book to document the next quantum leap in artistic work now hitting public spaces.

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The Urban Theater

Posted by Gestalten—12/2015

Mark Jenkins brought sculpture to street art.

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Art & Agenda

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

Explores the current interrelationship between politics, art, and activism.

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Brad Downey

Spontaneous Sculptures
Posted by Gestalten—07/2012

Clever and provocative urban interventions by a master of the genre.

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Aram Bartholl

Posted by Gestalten—12/2015

Perceptive and entertaining investigations of digital culture.

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XOOOOX

Posted by Gestalten—12/2015

The first monograph on Germany’s most popular street artist.

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Mark Jenkins

Go Figure!
Posted by Gestalten—01/2012

American artist Mark Jenkins's urban (and rural) interventions are street-smart—in the truest sense of the word.

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Aram Bartholl

At Top Speed
Posted by Gestalten—04/2012

Aram Bartholl’s work explores the power structures, the social systems, the cultural innovations, the inner dynamics, the languages, and the products that are shaping our age.

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