Nevin Aladağ (b. 1972 Van, Turkey, lives in Berlin) creates short films, performances, and installations that pinpoint social and political boundaries as well as moments of cultural transition. She frequently explores urban and natural environments with particular emphasis on music and sound. Her works have attracted international attention in solo and group exhibitions at institutions and venues including the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart (2015), Kunsthalle Basel (2014), Art Space Pythagorion, Samos (2014), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (2013), ARTER Vehbi Koc Foundation, Istanbul (2012), Museum of Contemporary Art – MOT, Tokyo (2011), Hayward Gallery London (2010), and the Sharjah Biennial 11 (2013), 8th Taipei Biennial (2013), and 11th Istanbul Biennial (2009).
Kader Attia (b. 1970 Dugny, France, lives in Berlin and Algiers) addresses the influence of Western culture and capitalism on North African and Near Eastern societies. He is particularly interested in the repercussions of colonial resistance. His installations, collages, and sculptures combine political themes and poetic techniques.
In addition to numerous group exhibitions Attia took part in dOCUMENTA (13) (2012), 4th Moscow Biennale (2011), 17th Biennale of Sydney (2010), and the 50th Biennale di Venezia (2003). He has held solo exhibitions at venues including the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne (2015), Whitechapel Gallery, London (2014), KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2013), Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris (2012), ICA, Boston (2007), Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon (2006).
Sunah Choi (b. Busan, Korea, lives in Berlin) is a conceptual artist who engages with the beauty of abstraction. She references modern Western art in her often extremely sensual arrangements no less than Eastern traditions, giving concrete expression to what is hidden. Her works have attracted attention in both solo and group exhibitions at institutions including the Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna (2014), Tanas, Berlin (2013), Busan Biennale (2012), Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main (2012), KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2011).
Mathilde ter Heijne (b. 1968 Strasbourg, France, lives in Berlin) creates installations and films that invite us to shift our viewpoint and gather new experiences. She questions socially accepted ideas of normality and their accompanying clichés and stereotypes. In addition to numerous group exhibitions, ter Heijne has held solo exhibitions at several institutions including the Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg (2014), Lentos Museum, Linz (2011), Kunsthalle Nuremberg (2010), Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam (2009).
Angela Rosenberg is an art historian, curator and author, based in Berlin. Her research focuses on the subject of artistic interventions in museums and collections. For the Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin she realized the artist-curated series on the international Berlin art scene, with Kirstine Roepstorff, Karin Sander, Tilo Schulz, Phil Collins and John Bock (2008–2010). With Yuko Hasegawa she co-curated the survey on Berlin artists "Berlin 2000–2011 Playing Among the Ruins" at MOT–Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (2011). For the Humboldt Lab Dahlem she curated "Game of Thrones" (2013), with Konstantin Grcic, Kirstine Roepstorff, Simon Starling and Zhao Zhao. Her publications and essays on contemporary art can be found in various international art magazines and museum publications.