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Jenny Baines: Muscle Memory at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin

If any of you happen to be in Berlin the next couple of months do pop along to the exhibition Muscle Memory at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien in which I’m showing a couple of works. 

Please see below for info.

Dr Jenny Baines
Lecturer (0.5), BA(Hons) Filmmaking 
j.baines@mmu.ac.uk  

INVITATION///
MUSCLE MEMORY

Untitled (Victoria Park) (2007), Jenny Baines, 16mm film

Artists: Adel Abidin, Jenny Baines, Maja Bajevic, Marcio Carvalho, Cevdet Erek, Ingo Gerken, Gözde İlkin, Marisa Maza, Ahmet Öğüt, Sophia Pompery, Svenja Schüffler and Vahit Tuna.
Curator: Ece Pazarbaşı
Opening Fri 31 March at 7 pm
1 April – 11 June 2017, 11 am – 8 pm
Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Mariennen Platz 2, 10997 Berlin
www.kunstraumkreuzberg.de

For public programme, see: www.fieldkitchen-academy.org

The exhibition “Muscle Memory” is a multi-layered investigation into the notion of muscle memory, which is defined in neuroscience as a type of movement that becomes familiar to the muscles through repetition over time. It gives a metaphorical approach to how structures of power create and manipulate the memories of individuals through the biological mechanisms of their very own bodies. In doing so, the exhibition revisits the historical background of the Bethanien Hospital building as the ‘body’ of the project, incorporating the building and its vicinity into the exhibition as an embodiment of the muscle memory.

Artists – Artists talk with the participation of Adel Abidin, Jenny Baines, Marcio Carvalho, Ingo Gerken, Göde İlkin, Marisa Maza, Ahmet Öğüt, Sophia Pompery, Svenja Schüffler and Vahit Tuna.
Moderation: Ece Pazarbaşı
Sat 1 April at 7 pm

LOCATION: FORMER OPERATION WING (KUNSTRAUM KREUZBERG/ BETHANIEN)