Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A love letter to NYC, an online musical time capsule, and more from this week on the web

Online Musical Time Capsule, 2020 Is A Song Motivated by a feeling of numbness that was only remedied by music, interdisciplinary writer and editor Marisa Aveling created 2020 Is A Song—an online time capsule centered on “personal yet collective remembering.” A people-powered counterpoint to Spotify’s data-driven Wrapped, 2020 Is A Song calls for individuals all over the world to contribute a track that helped them …

Melbourne, Australia’s Forthcoming NGV Contemporary Gallery

Melbourne’s NGV Contemporary, which is set to stretch 30,000 square meters, will be Australia’s largest contemporary art and design museum. The initiative will be funded by the Victorian Government and designed and built by an Australian team. Connected to the existing NGV (National Gallery of Victoria) via new and renewed green space, the vast gallery—which was first proposed in 2018—will be located near the Yarra …

Legendary Berlin Nightclub Berghain to Transform into “Studio Berlin” Art Venue

Running from 9 September through the duration of pandemic distancing restrictions, one of the world’s most famous nightclubs, Berlin’s Berghain, will transform into an art center showing works by the likes of Tacita Dean, Anne Imhof, Olafur Eliasson, Rosemarie Trockel and Wolfgang Tillmans. In fact, more than 80 artists will be presented in the 3,500-square-meter space. Known as “Studio Berlin,” the venue—reworked in collaboration with …