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/ APRIL LAMM
Olaf Nicolai and Annika Eriksson at "Symphony" a performance series by SOUNDFAIR at VeneKlasen/Werner in Berlin
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April Lamm

A heady gallery opening experience last October found a few scattered souls humming to themselves in a series of empty rooms. At that same gallery one month later, a man performed a pantomime of sorts on invisible strings. Standing over a block of wood with a radio antennae sticking out of the top, hands like marionettes, either he controlled or was controlled by the spooky sounds coming through the loudspeakers, providing comic relief for a town otherwise known for its... continue reading
Grilling the gallerist:Johann König interviewed byJordan Wolfson
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April Lamm

When Johann König opened his first gallery space, not only was he the youngest kid on the block, but he also faced another challenge: he was nearly blind. "How much I see is a myth!" he told me recently. How much can he see now in the year 2010? Suffice to say, it's enough so that he always makes a cheeky comment about what I'm wearing ("Can I try on your Porsche glasses?") or what we're looking at ("I've seen these before in a sex shop!"). It seemed that having not "seen"... continue reading
Art Basel 41
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April Lamm

Last weekend during the Berlin Biennale I found myself wedged up against a rock star. (Rock star? That's a far cry from what Michael Stipe means. His lyrics gave solace to a whole generation of purblind pubescents in the late 80s.) He said hello, shyly, and I asked him, bluntly, about an album cover clutched under his arm. ... continue reading

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