Intrigued by the collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst, the Berliner Tape Art Crew TAPE OVER is going to transform one of the halls at the Pergamonmuseum on Museumsinsel Berlin in a live performance on Friday, 22 June 2018.
TAPE OVER, comprised of nearly a dozen creative minds, began working in Berlin in 2011 and is active internationally. Its versatile style, informed by organic and abstract forms, is rich in detail and includes elements of Street Art and Urban Art. The young artists react directly to the site-specific conditions of their emerging works, which they integrate into the overall appearance of each location. Tape Art, a genre that began in the 1960s and was originally implemented in public spaces, involves the creation of large-scale and generally temporary installations whose meticulously planned patterns are produced using variously coloured, structured and sized tape during what is known as a Live Tape Action.
Through numerous presentations, interventions and special event formats, the Museum für Islamische Kunst has increasingly opened itself to contemporary perspectives and often invites artists to engage with its collection.
A special presentation of the Museum für Islamische Kunst and the Education and Outreach, Visitor Services department – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin in cooperation with TAPE OVER.
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U-Bahn U6 (Friedrichstraße)
S-Bahn S1, S2, S25, S26 (Friedrichstraße); S3, S5, S7, S9 (Hackescher Markt)
Tram M1, 12 (Am Kupfergraben); M4, M5, M6 (Hackescher Markt)
Bus TXL (Staatsoper); 100, 200 (Lustgarten); 147 (Friedrichstraße)
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During the current stage of renovations, the hall containing the Pergamon Altar is due to remain closed to the public until 2019. The north wing and the gallery of Hellenistic art are also affected by the closure. The South Wing of the Pergamonmuseum, featuring the Market Gate of Miletus, the Ishtar Gate and Processional Way from Babylon, and the Museum of Islamic Art, remains unaffected and is open to the public during this time.
At the moment the finds from Uruk and Habuba Kabira as well as the rooms with babylonian and ancient iranian monuments are not accessible to the public.
Please note that due to construction and the high volume of visitors, longer waiting times may be experienced.
Last admission and ticket sales 30 minutes before closing time.