The exhibition project Festival! by Esther Schipper and Mehdi Chouakri begins with the friendship between artists and their two gallery owners. It builds a bridge over 25 years and new beginnings, over personal, formal and conceptual relationships and connections yet to be discovered.
The start: Twenty-five years ago Esther Schipper and Mehdi Chouakri had both recently arrived in Berlin. Esther Schipper had opened her space on Auguststraße in 1995, but still traveled back and forth to her Cologne gallery. Mehdi Chouakri studied or had just finished his art history studies in Paris and was visiting the city. When he then …
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Image caption: Festival! findet statt bei Mehdi Chouakri in Charlottenburg