Bianca Werner was born in 1987 in Halle (Saale) where she also first got introduced to analogue photography while getting her professional qualification as a graphic designer. Bianca moved to Berlin in 2008 and started using solely disposable cameras in the beginning of 2012 after reading an interview with photographer Tasya van Ree, who said: “A disposable camera—you have to respect composition and spontaneity first—then you can move on to the more expensive stuff.”
© Bianca Werner
© Bianca Werner
During their lives, German born artist Talissa Mehringer and Romanian artist Luiza Mogosanu have changed homelands various times, traveled extensively, and polished their artistic nerve in the U.S. and France respectively. Throughout life’s tribulations and many other dazzling adventures, both of them managed to hone an odd and unhinged skill: matching dark, biting sarcasm and humor from everyday words and situations. They met for the first time last spring at a group show in Berlin and went on to join forces for several events in the city.
We are happy to be giving away 1×2 tickets to Puresque|Bunker Visions with live painting presented by VAGE.
Puresque is a project that was founded in 2010 by the charismatic mixing wizzard Mocca and techno icon Paul Brtschitsch. Their first collaborative release “001a” made it directly onto an Ostgut Ton mix compilation. Soon after they started a residency at the legendary Tresor club, where they invited along well-selected guest acts such as James Ruskin, The Black Dog, Skudge, Terence Fixmer.
The duo then released their debut album Leitmotiv, which was charted and played by almost everyone in the techno elite, such as Adam Beyer, Ben Klock, Carl Cox, Carl Craig, Marcel Dettmann, and many more.
Now the duo has a new venture: The Bunker is a new residency in a special location, where Puresque & friends combine art exhibitions and techno music once a month.
This month features live painting by Alaniz, Dear Johnie & Talissa Mehringer.
The event starts at 11:00 p.m. on March 23rd.
Venue: Koepenicker Str. 18 – 20, 10997 Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
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I Draw A Lot. Photograph: Adrian Buendia
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Cyrus Smith. Photograph: Heather Schmaedeke
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Chris Glen. Photograph: Heather Schmaedeke
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FUC Bar Window Front. Photograph: Heather Schmaedeke
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