Events

CALL FOR ARTISTS!

We are thrilled to invite you to exhibit your art at “Kunstsalon IV”. We encourage both local and international artists to submit their work for an exhibition in a vibrant and inspiring atmosphere.
We want to give local artists a chance to expose their work and to be known.
How to apply:
Please send a PDF with 5 to 10 selected pieces of artwork to salonkunst@gmail.com
Please also include a short bio, a description of the character in your work and the idea behind the artwork you are sending to us.
We are looking for visual art: paintings, illustrations, photography & collages.
Due to technical reasons we have to exclude: video, film and performance.
Deadline: February 1st
The event will take place on Februray 22nd 2019.
We look forward to receiving your proposals!

Der Kunstsalon IV

Dear All!

Here we are again! After the first, the second and the third, we’re really glad to invite you to the fourth Kunstsalon!

Same place, same time! Stessa spiaggia, stesso mare!

On February 22nd at 6.30 pm Sprachsalon Berlin will be brimming with art, music and beautiful people.

This time the following artists will present their art:

Kia Evon – painter Finnish
Willy Karekezi – painter from Rwanda
Danila Riccio – illustrator Italy
Keren Shalev – sculptor Israel

As usual there will be a performance.
Rivka Rothstein will be delighting us with her music!

Stay tuned!
Your Kunstsalon Team

Meet the artists!

Keren Shalev

Keren Shalev is an artist working mainly in the fields of drawing, sculpture and installation. In her works she explore structures that evoke mental images through their physical qualities. Keren has obtained in 2009 her B.A. in Fine Arts at the University of Haifa (IL), and in 2010 completed a Teaching Diploma in the Kibbutzim Collage of Education (IL), she studied Museumskunde (DE) in the HTW Berlin in 2014. Keren Shalev ́s works have been exhibited among other places in the Jewish Museum Berlin, an outdoor sculpture in Schlosspark Stammheim Köln and in Radial System V, Berlin, Starke Stiftung, Berlin, Helmut, Leipzig, Künstlerverein Walkmühle e.V., Wiesbaden, Acud macht neu and Kreuzberg Pavillon.

Click here to learn more about her!

Willy Karekezi

Born in 1993, Willy Karekezi is a self-taught visual artist, he lives and works in Rwanda. using painting on canvas , Sculpture , installations and public art, his work is driven by social and political engagement.
His work aims to share his reality and experience faced by himself and others , willy believes that art is without boundaries and enable him to share / tell stories and communicate to the society. He also share his passion to his community through education programs and he worked in the Refugee Camps in Rwanda and Uganda.
He wants his work to contribute to communities and benefit them practically , financially and emotionally through workshops, exhibitions, installations and create a dialogue within society. His work has been exhibited worldwide including solo and group exhibitions in Rwanda, Austria,Germany and oglethorpe university museum of art Atlanta. He also worked with Moleskine Foundation, American Refugee Committee, European Youth Exchange Project , Kinderfreunde Austria and more.

Danila Riccio

Danila Riccio, born in Naples in 1983, is an Italian illustrator based in Berlin. She is a self-taught artist, who reconnected with art 4 years ago.
In 2017 she collaborated with the team of the short movie „Rå“ by Sophia Bösch, working at the storyboard of the movie. Since April 2018 she has been collaborating with the bookshop RAUM Italic (SPAZIO Corsivo) in Prenzlauerberg. In 2018 her comic „Interlude“ has been selected as one of the winners of the Comic Invasion. She also took part in the artistic event „Berlin Graphic Days“.
She mostly works with ink and paper, but also with watercolors and screenprinting. She traduces the daily life and its touches of sarcasm into visual syntheses, such as illustrations and cartoons. She believes in humor and imagination. Both are intended as those parts of ourselves that allow us to spot a circle hidden behind a triangle.
In 2019, one of her projects will be published by RAUM Italic/SPAZIO Corsivo.
www.danilariccio.com

Kia Evon

Kia Evon is a Finnish architect working in Berlin on reconstruction of historical buildings. She received her MSc from Aalto University, Helsinki in 2017. In her Master Thesis she studied contemporary art spaces by method of analysing throught drawing. Encouraged by good feedback on the thesis, she persued architectural drawing on her free time. Currently she is working on series of drawings that capture the peculiar architecture of Berlin. You can contact her by email: evon.kia@gmail.com

Meet the musician!

Rivka is just like everyone else in Berlin: not from Berlin, and somehow drawn to being in it. She does some performance art stuff, some music stuff and some other stuff to pay the bills, but mostly she just loves her life and is super happy to be living it.

Click here to learn more about her!

Impressions from the last Kunstsalon