- 3 hours
Berlin Art Tour
"What can I say? It was like getting an MFA in three hours. [Our guide] was intelligent, funny and made me look at art in a new way. I can't say enough about how much I enjoyed it."
Space to Create
Due to gallery closures in July and August, we aren't able to offer this walk in the summer.
Jason studied studio art and art history at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and La Universidad Complutenese de Madrid before living in Spain for many years as an active professional artist. He has exhibited around the United States and Europe in alternative projects, commercial galleries, and museums, with several artworks having been acquired for private collections. In 2006 Jason moved to Berlin where he now lives and works as an artist and organizer for a variety of exhibitions and art-related events. He co-founded and is the art director of the WerkStadt Kulturverein Berlin e.V., a non-profit collective. Additionally, in 2010 he completed a degree at the UdK (Universität der Künste Berlin) in curatorial practice and often helps mount exhibitions in the major museums that dot the urban landscape of the new artistic capital of Europe. He has also participated in installing exhibits at the Neues Museum in Berlin.
Veronica Posth is an Art Historian and Dancer based in Berlin. She was born in Florence to Italian-German parents and traveled regularly to the UK. She has a BA in History of Art with a Specialisation in Contemporary Art and a MA in Curatorial Practices. She has worked in numerous, eclectic, artistic environments as a Curator, Writer, Art Liaison, Gallery Assistant, Festival Production Manager and Researcher in Florence, Glasgow, London and Berlin. Her interests range from socio-political art to urban ‘intervention’ to increase awareness about how art and dance can heal and solve personal, social and even global issues. Currently, she mainly works as an Art, Dance Critic, Dramaturge and Co-Choreographer. She is excited to share her passion, knowledge, and interesting stories with visitors on Context tours.
Jasmine is an internationally exhibiting visual artist from the USA, located in Berlin since 2014. Coming from diverse art hubs New York and Istanbul, she’s cultivated a special relationship with Germany and Berlin, a city she sees as a critical locus in the panoply of creative capitals. Finding inspiration through learning and sharing knowledge in social settings, she's recently offered workshops for artists through the BBK in Berlin, and for art students at L’Institut Supérieur des arts de Toulouse, and TU Technische Universität, Dortmund. She has also worked as an instructor in schools and museums throughout Istanbul and the United States. Her favorite way to learn about a country and its people is through experiencing art and architecture, discovering the stories that act to create collective cultural identities.
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