About based in Berlin

The exhibition based in Berlin invites visitors from Berlin and around the world to view the contemporary art of Berlin. Since the fall of the wall Berlin has developed into one of the world’s most important centers for the production of contemporary art. As a creative and cosmopolitan city, it draws many artists from Germany and abroad.

From June 8th to July 24th, the exhibition will show – in a format exemplary for the city’s dynamic art production – the work of some 80 emerging artists who live and work in Berlin. The exhibition covers the full range of contemporary art practices from paintings and drawings to sculpture, photography, film and video, as well as installations and text based works.

Many of the participating artists have developed new works especially for based in Berlin. Several of Berlin’s well-known project spaces were also invited to use the venues within the exhibition to present selections of their own programme.

The studio building in Monbijoupark in Berlin-Mitte is the central exhibition. Starting on June 8th, film screenings, concerts and artist talks will take place on site every evening . The events include evenings organised by Berlin art and city magazines as well as artist performances and free concerts. The Monbijou Bar is open every evening until midnight.

Starting on June 8th, the Atelierhaus at Monbijoupark, is open daily from 12 pm to 12 am. Free admission. The exhibition continues at the following locations:

KW Institute for Contemporary Art

Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof

Neuer Berliner Kunstverein n.b.k.

Berlinische Galerie

General Information

7.6.2011 6pm
daily from 12pm—12am
(please note the different opening hours of the institutions)
free entry


A bilingual (German/English) catalogue has been published for this exhibition.

It can be purchased for only 5,- Euro.

Order online at www.kulturprojekte-berlin.de/publikationen/