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Wednesday
Dec172014

Final week of the #heliumcowboytakeover

Elmar Lause & Alex Diamond painting live at the Mercedes me Store this week. Grand opening this Friday, Dec 19. (Photo Alina Schmidt © heliumcowboy)
#heliumcowboytakeover of the Mercedes me Hamburg
WEEK 3, DECEMBER 15-19:
TUESDAY, DEC 16 (7-10 PM): ARTIST TALK
with ADAMEVA, Elmar Lause, Alex Diamond. Moderated by Judith Waldmann
FRIDAY, DEC 19 (7-10 PM): VERNISSAGE
Elmar Lause & Alex Diamond 
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We'll start off this week with an artist talk on Tuesday, Dec 12 (7 pm). Moderated by Judith Waldmann, manager of the Affordable Art Fair Hamburg, we invite visitors to chat with Marie Suberg & Larissa Kerner from ADAMEVA, Elmar Lause and Jörg Heikhaus aka Alex Diamond.
Throughout the week, Elmar Lause and Alex Diamond will paint live at the store. We will create a unique studio scenario, allowing the artists to work face-to-face with two large-format canvases between them. Knowing the fine humour of these two guys and the friendship among them, we expect this to be a very entertaining week for the visitors of the Mercedes Me Store ...   
The finished artworks will be presented at the end of the week at the vernissage of Elmar Lause and Alex Diamond, which will also mark our final event of the #heliumcowboytakeover at the Mercedes me Store on December 19.
Tuesday
Dec092014

#heliumcowboytakeover: Panel talks & Print Release

Print Previews, left: Elmar Lause 'Dingsbums', right: Alex Diamond 'Ride with me'. Both will be printed in 8 colors on 50 x 70 cm St. Cuthberts Mill Somerset Paper (satin, 315gsm). Editions of 100. Available shortly at the Mercedes me Store and in our online shop.

WEEK 2, DECEMBER 8-12:

During this second week of the #heliumcowboytakeover of the Mercedes me Store Hamburg, we will re-arrange the exhibition space with new and additional work. We're also in the Store every day (from 1 PM to 7 PM, Saturday 1 PM - 5 PM). You'll find us at our freshly installed "Gift Shop"! (We may have that very special Christmas present that you're still looking for :))

PRINT RELEASE

Thi week we will launch two exclusive silk screen prints by Elmar Lause and Alex Diamond. These prints are published on the occasion of the #heliumcowboytakeover of the Mercedes me Store and will be available at the store as well as through our online shop (pe-orders are already possible, click this link).


The official Launch will take place on December 12, before the Panel Talk we'll be hosting at the end of the week.

Friday, December 12, 7 pm: Panel Talk

Highlight of week two will be the panel talk with Yasha Young (Urban Nation), Daniela Hinrichs (DEAR Photography), Justus Duhnkrack (P/ART Producers Art Fair/gallerytalk.net), moderated by Jörg Heikhaus (heliumcowboy). All established experts and passionate trailblazers in their field, we are looking forward to discuss the topic:

Urban Contemporary - how the influence of Urban Art and the prevalent self-marketing of young artists today is changing the the perception of contemporary art and the mechanisms of the market.

Clockwise: Justus Duhnkrack, Yasha Young, Daniela Hinrichs, Jörg Heikhaus. (Photos: Thomas Flint (Y.Young), Thies Rätzke (D. Hinrichs)

Mercedes me Store, Ballindamm 17, Hamburg (google maps | facebook event)

Friday
Dec052014

#heliumcowboytakeover: Vernissage & Concert ADAMEVA

Having fun at the Mercedes me Store: The heliumcowboy crew and ADAMEVA installing the show. (Foto © heliumcowboy)

We're ready to roll: After a week of installing and setting up shop at the Mercedes me Store, the #heliumcowboytakeover begins with the first exhibition of our month long program:

FRIDAY, DEC 5, 7-10 PM:
ADAMEVA - VERNISSAGE & LIVE CONCERT


Ballindamm 17, Hamburg (google maps | facebook event)

We're all set up and ready now, so please join us tomorrow (Friday) from 7 to 10 pm for the Vernissage of our first exhibition at the Mercedes me Store.

ADAMEVA, who are not only known for their large-format, explosive pop-art canvases created with tape and acrylics, but their music as well, will also release their very first record at this show. 'EKSTASE' will be published in a very limited edition on Vinyl only, and each record comes with individual and original cover art. ADAMEVA will also give a short concert featuring some of their Electropop songs that night.

Interested in a sales preview? Let us know at sales@heliumcowboy.com!


ADAMEVA at work: Tape art for the store window. (Foto Lina Schmidt © heliumcowboy)

We've also been setting up the '#heliumcowboytakeover Gift Shop', which will be a permanent installation throughout December with art editions, original works, books and other shiny things to buy.

The 'Gift Shop' is located next to the emergency exit (true fact), and will be open during the regular hours of the Mercedes me Store (monday - saturdays 10 am - 8 pm).

Address: Mercedes me Store, Ballindamm 17, Hamburg.

Installing the #heliumcowboytakeover Gift Shop inside the Mercedes me Store. (Foto © heliumcowboy)

 

Friday
Nov282014

#heliumcowboytakeover: Full program for December

December is around the corner and we are ready for the #heliumcowboytakeover of the Mercedes me Store, Hamburg!

So what's it all about?

Mercedes-Benz has opened the first Mercedes me Store directly on the beautiful Binnenalster. The city store at Ballindamm 17 offers an interactive brand and product experience on an area of 550 square meters, that includes a restaurant lounge and exhibition area for art exhibits, readings or concerts.

Jörg Heikhaus will be the host at the Mercedes me Store in December.heliumcowboy founder Jörg Heikhaus was invited to be the host at the store for the month of December, and under the programmatic title #heliumcowboytakeover he's put together a program of live-art performances and exhibitions as well as panel discussions and artists talks.

Besides this program, we will set up a 'Museum Gift Shop' inside the Mercedes me Store, featuring exclusive art editions, books etc. We will publish 2 exclusive prints by Elmar Lause and Alex Diamond, and ADAMEVA's first Vinyl-Single will be released here as well in a limited run with individual, original art covers.

Below you can find the complete program. However, we will be on location regularly from December 1 to 19 (weekdays). If you wish to get updates on our activities and special events, please follow us on facebook, twitter or instagram.

 

Week 1, December 1-5:

Not only will we all set up the 'Gift Shop' and install the first exhibition, but the first week of December belongs mainly to artist duo ADAMEVA. They will create a unique tape-artwork on the store window during the daily opening hours of the store, before officially opening our art program with their vernissage and a short Live-Concert on Friday, December 5 (7 - 10 p.m.).

ADAMEVA, who are not only known for their large-format, explosive pop-art canvases created with tape and acrylics, but their music as well, will also release their very first record at this show. 'EKSTASE' will be published in a very limited edition on vinyl only, and each record comes with individual and original cover art.

Friday December 5, 7-11 pm: Vernissage & Live-Gig ADAMEVA

ADAMEVA at their studio. Photo by Shawn Goldberg

Week 2, December 8-12:

During the second week, we will re-arrange the exhibition space with new and additional work. We will also launch exclusive silk screen prints by Elmar Lause and Alex Diamond. These prints are published on the occasion of the #heliumcowboytakeover of the Mercedes me Store and will be available at the store as well as through our online shop.

Friday, December 12, 7 pm: Panel Talk

Highlight of week two will be the panel talk with Yasha Young (Urban Nation), Daniela Hinrichs (DEAR Photography), Justus Duhnkrack (P/ART Producers Art Fair/gallerytalk.net), moderated by Jörg Heikhaus (heliumcowboy/Alex Diamond). All established experts and passionate trailblazers in their field, we are looking forward to discuss the topic:

Urban Contemporary - how the influence of Urban Art and the prevalent self-marketing of young artists today is changing the the perception of contemporary art and the mechanisms of the market.

Clockwise: Justus Duhnkrack, Yasha Young, Daniela Hinrichs, Jörg Heikhaus. (Photos: urbanshit, Thomas Flint, Thies Rätzke)

 

Week 3, December 15-19:

Tuesday, December 16, 7 pm: Artist Talk

We'll start off this week with an artist talk on Tuesday, Dec 12 (7 pm). Moderated by Judith Waldmann, manager of the Affordable Art Fair Hamburg, we invite visitors to chat with Marie Suberg & Larissa Kerner from ADAMEVA, Elmar Lause and Jörg Heikhaus aka Alex Diamond.

Throughout the week, Elmar Lause and Alex Diamond will paint live at the store. We will create a unique studio scenario, allowing the artists to work face-to-face with two large-format canvases between them. Knowing the fine humour of these two guys and the friendship among them, we expect this to be a very entertaining week for the visitors of the Mercedes Me Store ...   

The finished artworks will be presented at the end of the week at the vernissage of Elmar Lause and Alex Diamond, which will also mark our final event of the #heliumcowboytakeover at the Mercedes me Store:

Friday December 19, 7-11 pm: Vernissage ELMAR LAUSE & ALEX DIAMOND

Artwork Details: Elmar Lause (left), Alex Diamond (right)

Monday
Nov102014

Exhibitions & Art Talks in December

The heliumcowboy gallery will be taking over the Mercedes Me-Store in Hamburg throughout December.

Jörg Heikhaus, our gallery founder, is the host of the month and invites to live-art performances and exhibitions featuring artists ADAMEVA, Elmar Lause and Alex Diamond as well as to panel discussions and artists talks with Yasha Young (Urban Nation Berlin), Daniela Hinrichs (DEAR Photography), Rudolf D. Klöckner (Urbanshit) and Judith Waldmann (Affordable Art Fair). 

We'll update this site soon with the complete program, here's the quick list:

Friday, Dec 5: ADAMEVA - Vernissage, concert and LP release

Friday, Dec 12: Panel feat. Yasha Young, Daniela Hinrichs, Rudolf Klöcker. Moderated by Jörg Heikhaus.

Tuesday, Dec 16: Artist talk: ADAMEVA, Elmar Lause, Alex Diamond. Moderated by Judith Waldmann

Friday, Dec 19: Elmar Lause & Alex Diamond - Vernissage 

 

ADAMEVA | adamliebteva.de | facebook

Elmar Lause | elmarlause.com | facebook

Alex Diamond | alexdiamond.net | facebook