Never Shown on Purpose

4 Nov 2016 – 14 Jan 2017

Event times

Opening: Friday, Nov 4, 2016 at 7 pm
Nov 5, 2016 – Dec 17, 2016
Jan 5, 2017 – Jan 14, 2017
Finissage: Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 6.30 pm
Performance by Chryssa Tsampazi

Cost of entry

Free entry

CIRCLE1 - Platform for Art & Culture

Berlin, Germany

Travel Information

  • U7 - Gneisenaustr.

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Curated by Hannah Beck-Mannagetta & Ulrich Vogl


Within the artistic process works emerge that seem not to fit into the cosmos of an artist‘s practice. In the eyes of the maker, they have not yet been defined as an art work, or were determined as a study. In order to take a view behind the curtain, artists have been invited to propose a work they have never shown before for various reasons. Some of the works were never accepted as finished because they failed, looked overdrawn or simply appeared not good enough. Others, however, seemed too personal or intimate to show. What do unaccomplished and withheld works tell about the personality of the artist, the mechanisms of self versus external judgements, and the definition of artworks in general?


Ulrich Vogl

Hannah Beck-Mannagetta

Exhibiting artists

Ingo Mittelstaedt

Sophie Erlund

Sophia Domagala

Frederik Foert

Ingo Gerken

Janine Eggert

Agnieszka Szostek

Lizza May David

Stella Geppert

Stephen Kent

Timo Nasseri

Constantinos Taliotis

Benedikt Terwiel

Benjamin Greber

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