Proof of Work at Schinkel Pavillon

Artists: CryptoKitties, Aria Dean, Distributed Gallery, Harm van den Dorpel, FOAM (Ryan John King, Ekaterina Zavyalova, Nick Axel and Kristoffer Josefsson), Sara Hamerman and Sam Hart, Decentralized Autonomous Kunstverein (Nick Koppenhagen and Wesley Simon), Kei Kreutler, Harm van den Dorpel & Paloma Rodríguez Carrington, Wayne Lloyd, Mark Lombardi, Jonas Lund, Rob Myers, Hayal Pozanti, Billy Rennekamp, Jason Rohrer, Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft, 0xΩ (Avery Singer and Matt Liston), terra0 (Paul Seidler, Paul Kolling and Max Hampshire in collaboration with Georgia Hansford, Louis Center and Gregor Finger)

Exhibition title: Proof of Work

Curated by: Simon Denny in dialogue with Distributed Gallery, Harm van den Dorpel, Sarah Hamerman and Sam Hart, Kei Kreutler, Aude Launay and Anna-Lisa Scherfose

Venue: Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

Date: September 8 – December 21, 2017

Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artist and Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin

Note: Exhibition guide can be found here

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

FOAM (Ryan John King, Ekaterina Zavyalova, Nick Axel and Kristoffer Josefsson), Tropical Mining Station, 2017, Pneumatic membrane, cryptocurrency miner, plexiglas casing, plinth, fans, Dimensions variable, Courtesy the artists, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

FOAM (Ryan John King, Ekaterina Zavyalova, Nick Axel and Kristoffer Josefsson), Tropical Mining Station, 2017, Pneumatic membrane, cryptocurrency miner, plexiglas casing, plinth, fans, Dimensions variable, Courtesy the artists, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Distributed Gallery, Chaos Machine, 2018, Various materials, 192 x 52 x 52 cm, Courtesy Distributed Gallery, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Wayne Lloyd, How We Won the War on Socialism, 2000, Oil and acrylic on canvas, 216 x 164.5 x 5.5 cm, Courtesy the artist, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

terra0 (Paul Kolling, Paul Seidler and Max Hampshire), Premna Daemon, 2018, Premna Microphylla, cameras, moisture sensor, single board computer, powder coated steel, multiplex wood, Ethereum smart contract, Python backend, JavaScript frontend, 70 x 130 x 115 cm, Courtesy the artists, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Billy Rennekamp, Leather Spheres, 2013, Leather, thread, and rubber mounted with The Ball Claw™, Dimensions variable, Courtesy the artist, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

FOAM (Ryan John King, Ekaterina Zavyalova, Nick Axel and Kristoffer Josefsson), Tropical Mining Station, 2017, Pneumatic membrane, cryptocurrency miner, plexiglas casing, plinth, fans, Dimensions variable, Courtesy the artists, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Kei Kreutler, The Pareto Deck: 2 of Swords, 2018, The Pareto Deck: 5 of Forks, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 140 x 80 x 2 cm, Courtesy the artist, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

CryptoKitties/Guile Gaspar, Celestial Cyber Dimension, (Kitty. 127), 2018, CryptoKitty, hardware wallet, display case, Dimensions undefinable, Courtesy Private Collection, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

CryptoKitties/Guile Gaspar, Celestial Cyber Dimension, (Kitty. 127), 2018, CryptoKitty, hardware wallet, display case, Dimensions undefinable, Courtesy Private Collection, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

CryptoKitties/Guile Gaspar, Celestial Cyber Dimension, (Kitty. 127), 2018, CryptoKitty, hardware wallet, display case, Dimensions undefinable, Courtesy Private Collection, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

CryptoKitties/Guile Gaspar, Celestial Cyber Dimension, (Kitty. 127), 2018, CryptoKitty, hardware wallet, display case, Dimensions undefinable, Courtesy Private Collection, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

CryptoKitties/Guile Gaspar, Celestial Cyber Dimension, (Kitty. 127), 2018, CryptoKitty, hardware wallet, display case, Dimensions undefinable, Courtesy Private Collection, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

0xΩ (Matt Liston and Avery Singer), Dogewhal, 2018, 3D print, stainless steel, 43 x 28 x 43 cm, Courtesy the artists and Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

0xΩ (Matt Liston and Avery Singer), Dogewhal, 2018, 3D print, stainless steel, 43 x 28 x 43 cm, Courtesy the artists and Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Aria Dean, BLACKBOX, 2017, Etched Plexiglass, 31 x 25 m x 15 cm, Courtesy the artist and American medium, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Mark Lombardi, Paul Helliwell Castle B&T Mercantile (2nd Version), 1999, Graphite on joined paper, 27 x 71 cm, Courtesy Private Collection, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Distributed Gallery, Chaos Machine, 2018, Various materials, 192 x 52 x 52 cm, Courtesy Distributed Gallery, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Harm van den Dorpel, Lammer Asbestus, 2018, Multi layered UV prints with white channel between CNC-cut plexiglass, packaging material, screw system, 100 x 100 x 3 cm, Courtesy the artist and Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Harm van den Dorpel, Wyn, 2018, Multi layered UV prints with white channel between CNC-cut plexiglass, packaging material, screw system, 100 x 100 x 3 cm, Courtesy the artist and Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Exhibition view, Proof of Work, Schinkel Pavillon, 2018, Berlin, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

Distributed Gallery, Chaos Machine, 2018, Detail, 192 x 52 x 52 cm, Courtesy Distributed Gallery, Photo: Hans-Georg Gaul

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