Opening: Saturday, April 23, 4-8 pm, featuring a live-painting performance by Somari Ptichka.
SomoS presents the emergency group exhibition Holding the Line – Creative Resistance from Ukraine. It features work from refugee artists and activists in Berlin forced to flee their home country due to the brutal Russian invasion, next to contributions from their colleagues back home involved in raising awareness and funds for defense and humanitarian help.
Their plight is articulated through video, photography, performance, painting, and installation.
Confirmed Participants: Gorsad, Maria Kulikovska, Nataliia Lushnikova, Maria Lutsak, Sergey Melnitchenko, Somari Ptichka, Zhenia Stepanenko, Alena Yarysh
Entry is donation-based. 100% of the work proceeds will directly flow to the participating artists. Collected donations benefit the nonprofit organization “Artists at Risk,” assisting affected creatives.
Kottbusser Damm 95, 10967 Berlin
SomoS is a non-commercial artist-run art space with an emphasis on interdisciplinary projects, intergenerational community, and diversity, founded in 2012. Working with emerging and mid-career artists, SomoS provides space, knowledge, and resources for the production, presentation, and reflection of the arts. Its mission is to create an international open framework for innovative arts, curatorial projects, education, and creative cooperation. SomoS’ engaged schedule of exhibitions, performances, seminars, and artist talks is free to the public and aims to spark interest, discussion, cooperation, and understanding, as it activates art’s unique positive uniting potential.
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