• Monday
    May 25–Saturday
    May 30, 2020

Conflictual Topography I

  • Screening

The Conflictual Topography public program that was organized by Heidi Ballet and that was planned to take place during the exhibition of Zhou Tao: Winter North Summer South came to a halt due to the coronavirus crisis. In a revised program, the artists of the original program will be revisited under new circumstances, to discuss how the world is being reshaped. In May 2020, Times Art Center Berlin is screening Urth (2016) by Ben Rivers and The Empirical Effect (2010) by Rosa Barba, accompanied by a conversation with Heidi Ballet.

  • Friday
    Feb 14, 2020
    6:00 pm–9:00 pm

Zhou Tao: Winter North Summer South

  • Opening

Curated by Nikita Yingqian Cai

Times Art Center Berlin presents Zhou Tao’s solo project “Winter North Summer South”, developed from the commissioning of Guangdong Times Museum in 2019. Having spent nearly two years in between the oasis and the Gobi village, the artist captured modernist obsessions and utopian desires to turn deserts into habitat.

  • Saturday
    Nov 30, 2019
    5:00 pm–8:00 pm

1-Year Anniversary with Friends & Books

  • Discourse

Times Art Center Berlin celebrates its first anniversary with friends and books. Exactly one year ago, we opened to the public with the inaugural exhibition The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta, curated by Hou Hanru and Xi Bei, at Potsdamer Strasse. This summer, we moved to our permanent location at Brunnenstrasse.

  • Saturday
    Sep 28, 2019
    1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Floating Constellation: Border-Crossing Exchanges Within and Beyond Asia

  • Discourse

The 8th Para-curatorial Symposium
Curated by Nikita Yingqian Cai and Mia Yu

The two-day symposium casts light on the processes of cross-border exchanges and complicates the understanding of the post-Cold War reality beyond the East-West dichotomy.

  • Friday
    Sep 27, 2019
    6:00 pm–9:00 pm

Neither Black / Red / Yellow Nor Woman

  • Opening

Curated by Nikita Yingqian Cai and Xiaoyu Weng

Departing from a fictitious encounter of three artists in 1979, the exhibition tells stories of women who search for their artistic voices, and whose identities haunt them while empower them—regardless of their various cultural, geographical and historical contexts.

  • Friday
    Sep 20, 2019
    6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin

  • Discourse

The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta
Edited by Hou Hanru & Xi Bei

Times Art Center Berlin presents its first exhibition catalogue published by Sternberg Press at Friends with books: Art Book Fair Berlin at Hamburger Bahnhof. The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta is the catalogue of the namesake inaugural exhibition of Times Art Center Berlin, founded in November 2018.

  • Thursday
    Apr 25, 2019
    6:00 pm–9:00 pm

Kan Xuan: Racing Gravels

  • Opening

Curated by Tan Yue

The exhibition Racing Gravels assembles a series of new works by video artist Kan Xuan, informed by her parallel career as a commercial video director. The artist’s singular visual lexicon merges playful subtlety with metaphorical profundity, articulating vivid situations filled with contradictions: a metaphor for living in the society of the spectacle amidst rapid commodification and technological acceleration.

  • Saturday
    Apr 13, 2019
    8:00 pm–9:00 pm

Performance by Isaac Chong Wai

  • Performance

Rehearsal of the Futures: Police Training Exercises
(Part 2)

In this performance, Isaac Chong Wai will take the history of protests – through its repetitive expressions and actions – as the point of departure. Rehearsal of the Futures: Police Training Exercises is a continuation of Chong’s investigation how past ideology can be interpreted and improved upon by future generations.

  • Saturday
    Apr 13, 2019
    6:00 pm–9:00 pm

The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta

  • Finissage

Nikita Yingqian Cai (Chief Curator at the Guangdong Times Museum) and Melanie Roumiguière (Head of Visual Arts at DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program) present the panel discussion Storytelling and Active Withdrawal as Forms of Resistance, by taking a closer look at artistic strategies and different forms of resistance that can be decisive for the visions of an institution and their practice.

  • Thursday
    Feb 28, 2019
    6:00 pm–9:00 pm

The D-Tale | Episode III: The Politics of the Self

  • Opening

Times Art Center Berlin presents Episode III: The Politics of the Self of its inaugural three-part exhibition The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta, co-curated by Hou Hanru and Xi Bei.

  • Saturday
    Feb 23, 2019
    6:00 pm–7:30 pm

The D-Tale | Episode II: Towards Autonomy

  • Discourse

As a closing event of Episode II: Towards Autonomy of the inaugural three-part exhibition The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta, Times Art Center Berlin hosts a panel discussion between Li Zhenhua and Olaf Stüber, moderated by Marie-France Rafael that gives insights into the panelists’ curatorial approaches.

  • Thursday
    Jan 17, 2019
    6:00 pm–9:00 pm

The D-Tale | Episode II: Towards Autonomy

  • Opening

Times Art Center Berlin presents Episode II: Towards Autonomy of its inaugural three-part exhibition The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta, co-curated by Hou Hanru and Xi Bei.

  • Friday
    Nov 30, 2018
    6:00 pm–9:00 pm

The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta | Episode I

  • Opening

As a newly founded experimental space for contemporary art from China in Berlin, and the first parallel institution set up overseas by an Asian art museum, Times Art Center Berlin opens to the public on 30 November, 2018 with the exhibition The D-Tale: Video Art from the Pearl River Delta, co-curated by Hou Hanru and Xi Bei.