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Loop Barcelona

Discover award 2017
Loop Barcelona

16.02.2018 - 23.02.2018
Opening 16.02.2018 19:00 - 23:00 Friday 16th February 2018
@ @ GlogauAIR
Visits from 19th-23rd from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Loop is an independent platform dedicated to the fostering of video art, artists’ films and moving image practices. In 2015 launched LOOP Discover Award as an art video/film competition that aims to support and recognise new work by international artists. The competition solicits entries through a free open call to the artistic community and this LOOP Barcelona initiative is supported by Estrella Damm.

Founded in 2003, LOOP has, since its inception, been a pioneering, experimental space. It is open to innovative attitudes and approaches that can offer specialised audiences a curated selection of video-related content from challenging perspectives. Following a founding principle of casting light on the current trends in video art and presenting these to the general public, LOOP continues to focus on the advancement of aspiring young artists, while also presenting some more established modes of video art.

Every year, LOOP hosts LOOP Barcelona, the main meeting point and highlight for the international video art community. Through its three sections – Fair, Festival and Studies – it brings together a relevant selection of contemporary video artworks. It premieres new productions, features exhibitions, supports specific projects and screenings, and displays a large programme of talks dealing with current issues and opinions pertaining to video art.

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LOOP Discover Award 2017 is proud to present the following program at GlogauAir in Berlin:

1st Award:
Edouard Decam (France, 1978)
Volva, 2014

Honourable Mention:
Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani (Germany, 1965/66)
A Momentary Flight, 2017

Winner of the online voting channel:

Forever Blowing Bubbles (Spain, 1985/87)
Guanyar-se les garrofes, 2016


Claudia Joskowicz (Bolivia, 1968)
Los rastreadores, 2014

Giuliana Racco (Canada, 1976)
Mezomaro, 2016

Hyeongsuk Kim (South Korea, 1983)
A fundamental Principle, 2016

Salomé Lamas (Portugal, 1987)
The tower, 2015

Elsa Brès (France, 1985)
STELLA 50.4N1.5E , 2016

Mauricio Sáenz (Mexico, 1977)
El origen de las piedras, 2016

Rosana Antolí (Spain 1981)
WALKATIVE: From Mile End to the City. A Choreography of Resistance, 2015

Gabrielle Le Bayon (France, 1981)
The Scale of Signs, 2016

Open Call

Call for Curatorial Proposals

Exhibit in GlogauAIR’s project space!

Last year’s open call was a true success, in which two wonderful projects were selected!
In 2018 we want to continue to get creativity flowing! We want to promote artistic dialog and artistic production. We want to support your vision, to help your projects taking off.
GlogauAIR was founded in 2006 by the artist Chema Alvargonzález (1960 Cádiz, Spain – 2009 Berlin, Germany) with the aim of being a non-profit space dedicated to openness, experimentation and dialogue. Focused on innovation and deeply committed to artistic quality, we are currently running an all-year long artists-in-residence and a project space where various artistic events take place.
This time, let one of these events be that exhibition you have been cooking in your mind!

What we offer you for free
- Project Space (150 sqm.)
- Technical support
- Promotion (Website, Newsletter, Facebook, Instagram, Flyers and Poster)
- Featuring in Open Studios catalog
- Catering

Exhibition Dates // December 14th to 15th (This exhibition will be the guest exhibition at the Open Studios December 2018 event)
Deadline for Proposal Submissions // June 1st, 2018
The selected project will be announced on // July 2nd, 2018

- All sorts of artistic disciplines are accepted
- The curatorial project must include at least a minimum of three artists
- The current call is open to individual curators as well as to curatorial teams/organizations/collectives
- Curators and artist need to be Berlin-based

Required documentation
- Title + Exhibition concept (max. 300 words in English)
- Statement + link to artist’ webpage or portfolio
- List of selected works + Pictures or weblinks
- Technical requirements
- CV of the curator(s)/collective/organization

The information listed above must be sent to in only one single document (pdf, rar or zip) that should not exceed 20 MB.

The enclosed document should be named as follows:


Example: coolwaves_march2017.pdf

In case you have any questions or in case you are having trouble with the submission, do not hesitate in contacting us.

Wandering - a Laboratory of Subjectivity

Marcia Vaitman, 10 Delírios em 10 Sutra, Video HD, 10 minutes,India, 2017


Wandering - a Laboratory of Subjectivity

Marcia Vaitsman & Arthur Laidlaw

18:30 @ GlogauAIR

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The wanderers distance themselves from the familiarity of the oedipal territory (Guattari & Deleuze) that first colonized their psyche. By inhabiting new geographies, the body in transit mingles with the other and becomes itself the other: the foreigner, the strange, the unusual, and the curiosity.

Through this metamorphic experience, the migratory being is led to confront and consciously deconstruct its own practices and identity – the once relatively stable and settled identity and practices that used to overlap and work in perfect synchrony with the cultural identity and practices of their geographical place of origin. This process of new awareness of the self, works as an estrangement effect that sets the wanderer into a simultaneous and symbiotic whirl of endless multiple possibilities but also of inner drift and disorientation.
However this is as much a gain as it is a loss, for in need of deconstructing such fundamental structures of the self, the wonderer is led to the quest for a more creative, conscious, responsible and honest way of perceiving where one is and what one is. An exercise of re-educating one’s mind, in search of a renewed and subjectively more meaningful ways of seeing and connecting with life.

Marcia Vaitsman - The last 3 years Marcia has been writing and researching images of displacement, which resulted in a PhD thesis and several studio projects. Her interest lies in vast empty spaces, slow paces and reduced color pallets. Thematically her practice is rooted in displacement, migration, miscegenation and how the body-mind copes with disorientation. The interest in science, researching digital media and the observation of mass and social media are a part of the search for a “map” or method, as she tries to understand how people form their collectives and identities. These concepts and processes converge into single channel videos, installations and photographs.

Arthur Laidlaw - Arthur Laidlaw’s work emphasizes the hubris of ‘Western’ viewers looking onto canonized landscapes. The experience of drawing and photographing ancient architecture in the Middle East, months before the Arab Spring, has profoundly shaped the way he sees the world. Each of Laidlaw’s projects is preoccupied with viewer expectations; his complex renderings of a landscape through dozens of different material layers present a destabilizing image that asks us to question our assumptions of a place. These layers reflect the our own efforts to try and understand a new culture when travelling – followed by our attempts to try and recall the original experience, even as the memories of that place begin to fade and distort.



Marko Ivic

Marko´s artistic focus is set on interdisciplinary performances, and more recently, the exploration of the installation format and collaborations related to photography and sculpture, always connecting and re-connecting with sonic experiences. His research is motivated by approximations to exuberant aesthetics, human identity, the body, and metaphysical aspects of our existence. A connection to the piano and his interest in live electronics is constantly pushing him to find new sound dimensions involving the use of software and sensors, in an attempt to re-articulate his personal experience and explore the relationships between the instrument and my body.

open call

Open Call for Interns

Internship Offer 3 – 6 months part-time form October 2018 onwards

@ GlogauAIR

You like art and want to get closer to it? Are you curious to meet the artists behind their works? Do you want to experience the thrill of creation and to have the opportunity to be involved in the production process of an artwork and art events? Then you might want to join us!

GlogauAIR is a non-profit art residency and project space located in one of the most lively and creative areas of Berlin, Kreuzberg. GlogauAIR runs a year-long residency program, constantly hosting 10 international artists that live and develop their projects in this beautiful historical 19th century building. Along with the residency program, GlogauAIR runs a project space that has becoming progressively more central in the Berlin experimental art scene.

What we offer:

- Access to the heart of the Berlin art scene: you will have the chance of getting in touch with the various actors in the art world (Galleries, exhibition spaces, collectors, curators, artists, museums)
- A hands-on experience of learning (setting up exhibitions, art management, event coordination, social media marketing)
- A relaxed, friendly and open working atmosphere with flat hierarchies
- An enriching multi-cultural environment

Your Profile:

- Bachelor/Masters degree in an art-related course of studies (cultural management, curatorial studies, fine arts, art history, illustration, design, communication design…)
- Excellent English skills (German and/or Spanish is a plus, but not necessary )
- Good knowledge of social media tools
- Good knowledge of image editing softwares (mainly photophop, indesign and premierepro)

Ideally we would recommend you to apply to a grant or scholarship in order to get financial support during the internship period.

In case you are interested, please send us an email with a CV and a motivation letter to


GlogauAIR Artists in Residence Program:


January 31st, 2018
Deadline for the residencies beginning in July and December 2018.

Attention: New Fees from May 2018!



Coffee Break

with Institut für Alles Mögliche

@ GlogauAIR and Institut für Alles Mögliche

„Coffee Break“ is a collaboration between Institut für Alles Mögliche and GlogauAIR that aims to encourage the encounter of creatives resididing in both institutions. The project really is what is sounds like: by bringing artists around the table in an easy-going atmosphere, it enables networking and stimulates artistic discussion and might lead into future alliances and ongoing cooperation. Everything starts with a shared cup of coffee …


Hanna Celli & Hwan Yun

We Opened

February 2018 @ GlogauAIR's showcase

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Residency Artist Exhibition

Game of Islands, Rivers, Airports and Ghosts

Marcia Vaitsman

07.02.2018 - 10.02.2018
@ Glogauair
Sessions can be in English or in German and they are free of charge

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Game of Islands, Rivers, Airports and Ghosts was developed by the Brazilian artist Marcia Vaitsman who invites the public for one-on-one playful sessions at GlogauAIR.

This board game has many images and words that will combined according to the intentionality of the players and also by chance. It is a subjective trip to several themes in a calm and slow paced environment. The guest is the player and the arts conducts the game, giving information when it is needed.

Game of Islands, Rivers, Airports and Ghosts is one of the practical elements developed during Vaitsman's PhD research at Universidade de Coimbra in Portugal.

The artist is offering 9 sessions from February 7-10, 2018, to see the available sessions please click on the link

and to participate send an e-mail to telling the best time for you.

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