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Of Phantom-Limbs and Rejected Citrons, Berlin

Zilberman | Berlin is happy to invite you to the presentation of the new book ‘Of Phantom-Limbs and Rejected Citrons’ by Itamar Gov, taking place on the occasion of our group exhibition ‘Pondering Provenance’ at Zilberman | Berlin.

Itamar Gov will speak about the process of creating the book, as well as about his works currently on display at Zilberman | Berlin, Salzburger Kunstverein and Kunstverein Hannover.

Gov’s book includes texts by Carlos Kong and Caterina Taurelli Salimbeni. It is published by Claudia de la Torre (publisher, backbone books) and supported by Stiftung Kunstfonds.

Thursday, May 23 at 19:00
Schlüterstraße 45 Berlin

Kunstverein Hannover

Taking place between May 4th and July 14th, ‘The Myth of Normal: Of Competing and Conceding’ deals with and questions about bodies and society, which are mutually dependent and revolve around what constructs the concept of communal inclusion and which can be illuminated uniquely through artistic practice.

Participating artists: Emilie L. Gossiaux, Itamar Gov, Nikita Kadan, Marcos Lutyens, Berenice Olmedo, Peter Schloss, and Imogen Stidworthy.

Opening on Friday, May 3rd at 19:00.

Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg

From May 8th to June 30th, Salzburger Kunstverein showcases 'The Myth of Normal: Chronic Contradictions' a group exhibition conceptualized in collaboration with Kunstverein Hannover. This exhibit is intricately paired with Kunstverein Hannover’s own “The Myth of Normal: Of Competing and Conceding,” serving as its sororal twin in exploring the standards of “normalcy” in health and societal expectations inspired by the insights of Dr. Gabor Maté, a renowned expert in the study of trauma.

Participating artists: Cat Chong, Jeamin Cha, Itamar Gov, Anastasia Sosunova, Imogen Stidworthy, and Julia Zöhrer.

Zilberman Gallery, Miami

The exhibition Landscape of Memories brings together the works Carlos Aires, Alpin Arda Bağcık, Omar Barquet, Sandra del Pilar, Memed Erdener, Itamar Gov, Azade Köker, Larry Muñoz, Erinç Seymen, Yaşam Şaşmazer, Lucia Tallová, and Cengiz Tekin, exploring the intricate relationships between human, nature, and memory through their distinctive artistic approaches.

Opening on Friday, December 1st at 18:30-21:30.

Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris

Les Filles du Calvaire is delighted to announce the group exhibition Le citron est la fleur la plus sincère (The Lemon is the most sincere of flowers), curated by Yvannoé Kruger, which brings together a group of artists from around the world to explore the many facets of the humble citrus fruit.

Participating artists: Abdelhak Benallou, Çağla Ulusoy, Mateo Revillo, Baptiste et Jaïna, Maya, Inès Touam, Nika Kutateladze, Leï Saïto, Nicolas Momein, Raphaël-Bachir Osman, Charles Hascoët, Ugo Schildge, Bianca Argimón, Itamar Gov, Taisiia Cherkasova, Claudio Coltorti, Anna Farouche, Apollinaria Broche, Léo Fourdrinier, Bruno Verjus.

Opening on Saturday, December 2nd at 15:00-18:00.

Platform 82 | Zilberman, Berlin

Platform 82 | Zilberman cordially invites you to a conversation between artist Itamar Gov and curator and writer Zippora Elders. Presented as part of Platform 82's screening program Instances of Erasure, Gov’s Letters to Shevik addresses major questions of human existence, embedded in descriptions of everyday events. The video work will be the starting point of a conversation about Gov's artistic work and practice. 

Thursday, November 9th at 19:00.

Talent Prize, Mattatotio, Rome

Itamar Gov is the recipient of the Special Prize UTOPIA as part of the Talent Prize 2023. The group exhibition featuring the works of the prize recipients opens at Mattatoio in Rome on Thursday, October 26th at 18:30.

Zilberman Gallery, Berlin

Zilberman | Berlin is delighted to invite you to an artist talk between Itamar Gov and Övül Ö. Durmuşoğlu  in context of Gov's ongoing solo exhibition Chemistry and Physics in the Household.

Sunday July 16th at 17:00.

Casa Baldi, Olevano Romano

Federal Minister of Culture Claudia Roth has awarded the scholarships for residencies at the federally funded German Academy Rome Villa Massimo, the Casa Baldi and the German Study Centre in Venice. With these scholarship stays in Italy, the Federal Government enables highly talented artists from Germany to further their artistic development.

The following have been selected for a residency at Casa Baldi in 2024:

Prof. Marco Hemmerling, Cologne (Architecture)
Prof. Sophie Reiner, Munich (Architecture)
Itamar Gov, Berlin (Visual Arts)
Katja Aufleger, Berlin (Visual Arts)
Karen Köhler, Hamburg (Literature)
Christoph Peters, Berlin (Literature)
Dr. Carl Christian Bettendorf, New York (Music)
Philipp Maintz, Berlin (Music)

Kulturakademie Tarabya

The selected residents at the Kulturakademie Tarabya for 2023/24 have been announced. The jury was appointed by the Advisory Board of the Kulturakademie. The advisory board includes representatives of the Bundestag, the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut. The Advisory Board also discusses the conceptual guidelines for the Kulturakademie.

The selected residents are Amen Feizabadi, Cem Kaya, Ahmet Öğüt, Hakan Silahsızoğlu, Itamar Gov, Peter Steckroth, Bettina Allamoda, Ingo Arend, Ebru Düzgün, Andreas Fanizadeh, Ulya Soley.

Zilberman Gallery, Berlin

Zilberman | Berlin is delighted to announce the opening of its new space in Berlin’s Schlüterstraße 45 with the exhibition Transit. Curated by Lotte Laub and Susanne Weiß, Transit brings together works by Yane Calovski & Hristina Ivanoska, Antje Engelmann, Memed Erdener, Hanna Frenzel, Itamar Gov, Fatoş İrwen, İz Öztat & Zişan & BAÇOY KOOP, Judith Raum, Sim Chi Yin, and Annette Weisser. Opening on April 28th, the exhibition runs through July 29th.

Zilberman Gallery, Berlin

The first solo exhibition of Itamar Gov at Zilberman Gallery, titled “Chemistry and Physics in the Household”, will open on April 27, 2023. The show will run through July 29.

Bringing together historical moments and fabricated futures, the exhibition will form a trajectory that moves between different realms, questioning scientific and technological responsibilities of a society that cherishes progress, innovation and efficiency.

Four new installations will follow the alchemical pursuit of an ultimate remedy and the accidental creation of Prussian Blue in 1705, the suicide of chemist Clara Immerwahr as a protest against her husband’s invention of chemical weapons in 1915, the Nazi desires for and depictions of a perfect human body, cloning, automatons and robotic utopias. Together, the works will create an immersive factory of human bodies, a domestic laboratory of mechanical entities and living tissues.

Kunsthalle Mannheim

'Itamar Gov: Breker CCTV' will open on July 5 and run through November 26 2023. Curated by Pia Goebel.

Ein jüdischer Garten / A Jewish Garden

Published by Hanser Verlag and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, laid out by Itamar Gov, Hila Peleg and Eran Schaerf, 2022, 304 pages, German, illustrated in color, softcover.

The book launch takes place on December 3 at HKW, Berlin.

Artissima, Turin

Zilberman Gallery is happy to announce its participation in this year’s edition of Artissima as part of the Main Section. With Works by Heba Y. Amin, Itamar Gov, Isaac Chong Wai, Simon Wachsmuth, Sim Chi Yin.

Documenta Fifteen, Kassel

Part of the Lumbung Program of Documenta Fifteen, Laqlaq Sessions are curated by Naz Cuguoglu and feature work by Joud Al-Tamimi, Heba Y Amin, Itamar Gov, Göksu Kunak, Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Ashkan Sepahvand, and Ali Yass. Organised by Practice Institute at Asian Art Museum and Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco.

puntWG, Amsterdam

puntWG is happy to announce the opening of 'Terugblik / Retrospect', a solo exhibition by Itamar Gov, curated by Àngels Miralda. Opening: Thursday 15 Sep 2022, 18:00 - 21:00.

Nordic Artists' Centre Dale, Norway

Selected artists for 2022: Sofie Hviid Vinter, Justin Taylor Tate, Itamar Gov, Petter Solberg, Espen Kvalsvoll, Katia Host, Kjetil Skoyen, Berit Myrvold, Birgitta Nordstrom, Fanny Mesnard, Per Kristian Nygärd and Line Dalmar, Adam Cruces and Louisa Gagliardi, Viktor Pedersen, Mike Ben hadj, Magnhild Opdel, Hanan Benammar, Karen Irmer Julischka Stengele, Dominykas Sidorovas, Victor Lema Rique, Marian Zulfigar.

Old Water Tower, Sofia

The site-specific sound and light installation 'Notes from the Loneliest Whale' is on view between May 25th and June 18th 2022.

Mardin biennial, Turkey

In the framework of the 5th edition of the Mardin Biennial, the works of invited artists Alper Aydın, Ekin Saçlıoğlu, Erkan Özgen, İrem Tok, Itamar Gov, Jennifer Steinkamp will investigate alternative forms of socio-economic relations in light of the phenomena covered in the Promise of the Grass, which has outlined the conceptual framework of the latest edition of the biennial, such as barter, generosity and gift economies.

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