"Sweat Shop" at "Shau Fenster" in Berlin for Gallery Weekend

Sweat Shop
Thursday, April 28: 16:00 - 22:00
Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30: 10:00 - 22:00
Sunday, May 1: 12:00 - 18:00
Schau Fenster - Raum für Kunst
Lobeckstraße 30 - 10969 Berlin

Participating Artists:
Katharina Arndt, Jim Avignon, Matthias Beckmann, Fritz Bornstück, Laura Bruce, Brad Downey, Emess, Philip Grözinger, Stefanie Gutheil, Karsten Konrad, Christoph Krönke, Dirk Lange, Maja Linke, Sarah Lüttchen, Ekaterina Mitichkina, Jan Muche, Johannes Mundinger, Manfred Peckl, Fritz Poppenberg, Ziska Riemann, Stefan Rinck, Bodo Rott, Sebastiaan Schlicher, Various & Gould

SWEAT SHOP is a performance.
SWEAT SHOP is an installation.
SWEAT SHOP is mulitmedial.
SWEAT SHOP is a simulacrum.
SWEAT SHOP is worldwide.
SWEAT SHOP is political.
SWEAT SHOP is philsophical.
SWEAT SHOP is a shop.

The basic idea of SWEAT SHOP is to extrapolate the mutuality of art and money, while commenting on the means of capitalist production in a globalized world, and reflecting on the artistic traditions in the means and ends of production in the eastern and the western philosophy.

For four days during the Berlin Gallery Weekend, when the art world comes to the German capital, a group of contemporary artists of different stylistic backgrounds will work in Berlin-Kreuzberg's free art space SCHAU FENSTER under “sweat shop conditions”. During their six hour shift, all the artist is given is a chair, a tripod, and paint. Each one of them inhabiting the 5 x 4 meter space between the four columns that structure the space.
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Life O' Banner at Fundacja Nośna in Kraków

Life o’ banner – Igor Ponosov (RU), Michał Linow (PL), Brad Downey (US), Sasha Kurmaz (UA)

Sunday, 24th April 2016 | 7:30 p.m.
address: Dolnych Młynów 10
this exhibition is part of Kraków gallery weekend.

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Some images of Brad's work from , Venturing Beyond at Somersethouse

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photos by Filippo Minelli



The Impossibility of Being at Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

The Impossibility of Being
Opening: March 16, 2016, 7 pm
Exhibition: March 17 to April 30, 2016

Diana Artus, Julius von Bismarck, Anina Brisolla, Sophia Domagala, Brad Downey, Andreas Greiner & Armin Keplinger, Sven Johne, Tillman Kaiser, Caroline Kryzecki, Janina Lange, and Via Lewandowsky

Curated by the current - Hannah Beck-Mannagetta & Lena Fließbach
Kunsthalle Exnergasse
Entrance 2, 1st floor