Current Exhibition and Archive of the Q18 Space

  • curator 2017: Jari Ortwig

  • She studied art history and Romance studies in Erlangen-Nuremberg and at the Universitá degli Studi di Torino, Italy. After an internship at the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, she was awarded the curator’s scholarship smax at Schloß Ringenberg. From 2012-15 she managed the exhibition space VITRINEN in Cologne and travelled to Brazil/Colombia with a grant from the Goethe-Institut […]

  • Janneke van der Putten – Directed to the sun

  • Vocal performances / audio-visual installation “I see my interventions as part of the landscape, in which the entire environment and its contexts are involved” Janneke van der Putten Directed to the Sun “is a vocal performance and audio-visual installation by the Dutch artist and vocalist Janneke van der Putten. The work was created in 2015 […]

  • Thomas Musehold

  • Thomas Musehold is a sculptor and develops among others small-scale objects out of casted and modified foundries. Often those artefacts remind of nature forms, which visually establish as stylized, varnished and highly aestheticized sculptures – shaping and materiality do not appear in any natural relation. Rather, the conformity of their surface eludes 3D-prints or computer […]

  • Vanja Smiljanić & Lukas Marxt – Echos from the SKY

  • Following an invitation to develop a duo work for the exhibition series in the Quartier, the artists Vanja Smiljani? & Lukas Marxt conceived a scenery from some of the works that already existed, transforming the space into an almost scientific research laboratory and confronting the visitor with visual and acoustic impressions in equal measure. In […]

  • curator 2016: Linda Nadji

  • Linda Nadji (*1972 in Tehran, Iran) lives and works as a freelance artist in Cologne. After studying design at the Fachhochschule Aachen and acting at the Zentrum für Schauspiel und Tanz in Cologne, she studied fine arts at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf from 2006 to 2011. She completed her studies as a master student of Prof. […]

  • curator 2015: Katharina Maderthaner

  • Katharina Maderthaner (*1982) studied at the Academy of Art Düsseldorf until 2014. The sculptor and painter has also been active as a curator since 2010 (e.g. “raum für vollendete tatsachen”, Düsseldorf and “Vitrine” im Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf). Her curatorial interest is in singular artist positions that meet as unexpectedly and elementarily as possible in group […]