Berghain Bouncer Sven Marquardt brings photograph exhibit to NY Artwork Week

Berghain Bouncer Sven Marquardt brings photograph exhibit to NY Artwork Week

Berlin nightlife icon Sven Marquardt has introduced his DISTURBING BEAUTY New York Artwork Week photograph exhibition at ArtsDistrict Brooklyn Could 18-21. In collaboration with New York nightlife impresarios Teksupport, DISTURBING BEAUTY will see the Berlin based mostly photographer exhibit a number of his first photograph works captured in Nineteen Eighties East Berlin, which will likely be offered by Galerie Deschler. The opening occasion on Could 18 will see performances from a number of noteworthy home and techno artists, together with Joris Voorn. In cooperation with visible artist Tavy Hornbrook, Marquardt exhibits on this particular night over 100 visuals as video artwork and creates a digital expertise by letting photographs and sound movement collectively.

In Sven’s personal phrases, “For greater than thirty years, membership tradition has decided each my life—as a curator of numerous nights—and, in fact, my life as a photographer. In a metropolis in transition after the wild eighties and the autumn of the Berlin Wall, I had for the primary time put my digicam apart. It was on the finish of the Nineties that my digicam once more grew to become a stylistic gadget for expressing our perspective in direction of life. Berlin has at all times been the setting in addition to the inspiration for my footage and initiatives.

“Since 2010, my exhibition initiatives have been touring, and so they have often been created in collaboration with musicians. Beginning in 2018, residencies adopted in Belgrade, Sydney after which, in 2022, in New York Metropolis. For me, New York is tough and photogenic = ‘horny’ 24/7. Membership tradition is at all times to some extent ‘RIOT,’ unadjusted and, above all, free.”

The DISTURBING BEAUTY exhibition will likely be on view from Could 18-21 on the Gallery at ArtsDistrict Brooklyn, with hours of 3pm-9pm. The opening occasion on Could 18th will run from 10pm-5am. 

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