Reto Pulfer, Farbkarte, 2019, © photo: Andy Keate
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Fiber Lab 2: Nettles, Goldenrod, Blackthorn and More

Workshopifa Gallery BerlinLinienstraße 139 – 14010115 Berlin
14:00 – 17:00
Reto Pulfer, Farbkarte, 2019, © photo: Andy Keate

A Kids’ Workshop with the artist Reto Pulfer

Learn to make dye out of plants! Autumn is colorful. In the workshop, its colors will be collected and brought along into winter. Using nettles, goldenrod, blackthorn and more,  plant dyes will be extracted and the plants' spiritual essences will leave traces on paper and fabric. Along the way, there will be many colors and hues beyond green!

A public programme for children ages 6 – 12.
Please reserve your spot here: ifa-galerie-berlin(at)ifa.de


Reto Pulfer
Plants play an important role in Reto Pulfer's work. The artist disassembles stinging nettles into their constituent fibers and spins threads, then dyes fabric out of which cavernous installations, music, and performances emerge. In 2020, he published his second novel 'Gina, ein zuständiger Roman' ('Gina, A Responsible Novel'; Bom Dia Books, in German) whose protagonist transforms into a kind of stinging nettle plant in a post-apocalyptic landscape.

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ifa Gallery Berlin
Linienstrasse 139/140
D-10115 Berlin

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Tuesday – Sunday: 14.00 – 18.00
Thursday: 14.00 – 20.00
Closed on Mondays and holidays

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The ifa Galleries show the visual arts, architecture and design of a globalized world. They have been addressing contemporary art and current cultural and socio-political developments in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe since 1971 in Stuttgart and since 1991 in Berlin. Exhibition series afford insight into art scenes all over the world and reach across national borders. Conversations, lectures and discussions allow visitors direct contact with artists and curators.

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