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Nicola Jeffs

E-WERK Luckenwalde
Rudolf-Breitscheid-Str 73
14943 Luckenwalde

+49 33714061780

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Press Releases

Download 2021 January: E-WERK Luckenwalde announces new Flag Commission and exhibition by Peles Empire for Spring 2021

Download 2020 November: E-WERK Luckenwalde to host 2021 Brandenburg premiere for Sun & Sea (Marina)
in iconic disused Bauhaus swimming pool

Download 2020 July: E-WERK Luckenwalde announces utopian sculptural programme

Download 2019 June: Art, Energy and Industry: E-WERK Luckenwalde announces inaugural artistic programme

Download 2019 April: 1913 coal power station south of Berlin to go back on grid and re-open as contemporary art centre in September 2019


Recent Press

November 2020

The Art Newspaper - Popular apocalyptic beach performance from 2019's Venice Biennale will pop up in Berlin Bauhaus swimming pool

Surface - An apocalyptic beach performance from the 2019 Venice Biennale pops up outside Berlin

Surface - An Apocalyptic Beach Opera at an Abandoned Bauhaus Swimming Pool

Artnet News - Lithuania’s Award-Winning Venice Biennale Pavilion Is Coming to an Abandoned Swimming Pool Just Outside Berlin


September 2020

Wallpaper - E-WERK's conversation series confronts art world hierarchy


August 2020

Artnet News - Editors’ Picks: 11 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From an Affordable Art Benefit to a Talk With Paul Chan


July 2020

FAD Magazine - E-WERK Luckenwalde announces utopian sculptural programme


June 2020

The World of Interiors - Eco-art: Charlotte Edwards unearths artistic responses to climate change


November 2019

Flash Art - Kunststrom für Alle: POWER NIGHT at E-WERK Luckenwalde


October 2019

Der Freitag - Ein neuer Hut

Studio International - Power Night: the Launch of E-Werk Luckenwalde


September 2019

The New York Times - An Electric Temple of Culture Fires Up

The Financial Times - E-Werk Luckenwalde: a fusion of art and electricity

Frieze - How Do We Make Art Sustainable? A Power Station in Germany Lights the Way

Wallpaper - Electric Dreams

Exberliner - Art in a brewery? And more new indie art institutions

Design Anthology UK - Powerful Performance

Märkische Allgemeine - Es fließt wieder Strom im alten E-Werk

Frieze - The Shows You Need to See During Berlin Art Week

Kunstforum - "Kunststrom" im E-Werk Luckenwalde

Art Review - When in Berlin

Schwarzwaelder Bote - Balinger setzt Luckenwalde unter Kunststrom

Sleek - Documenting the former East German town of Luckenwalde before the power is switched back on

The Face - The Power (Station) of Art

Wired - An old coal power station is being turned into a clean energy provider

The Financial Times - Can the arts help save the planet?


August 2019

The Art Newspaper - Danger! High voltage: former German power station sparks back to life as green arts centre


July 2019

Artnet News - In Germany, a Former Coal Plant Reinvents Itself as a Cultural Center Fueled by Experimental Art and Green Energy

Märkische Allgemeine - Offene Türen im E-Werk

Märkische Allgemeine - Sieben-Meter-Kuppel entsteht auf dem Gelände des alten E-Werks


June 2019

Märkische Allgemeine - Neue E-Werk-Besitzer geben Einblick

Berlin Art Link - E-Werk Luckenwalde Promotes Sustainable Energy Through Art

Contemporary And - Block Universe Performance Art Festival


May 2019

The Spaces - A defunct power plant is being transformed into an art gallery near Berlin

The Guardian - 'Art electricity' revives old German power station

FAD Magazine - Louise O’Kelly and Katharina Worf tell us about Block Universe 2019 London, Berlin and Venice


March 2019

Elephant - Performance art festival and commissioning body Block Universe has announced its expansions outside of London and into Berlin for the first time


February 2019

FAD Magazine - Block Universe: 2019 London programme + expansion to Berlin for 5th anniversary

The Art Newspaper - Block Universe performance festival expands to Berlin power station


October 2018

Märkische Allgemeine - Neuer Eigentümer für altes Elektrizitätswerk