peer to space is a mindset which combines the concept of peer-to-peer networking with the ideas of space, freedom and openness to artistic expression. peer to space is not an actual place but occupies other spaces to realize exhibitions and further projects related to art dealing with the world we live in now.
peer to space's team
Tina Sauerlaender, Director & Head Curator
Tina Sauerlaender is an art historian, curator and writer. She focuses primarily on the impact of the digital and the Internet on individual environments and society. With her exhibition hub peer to space she has been organizing and curating international group exhibitions in various institutions, e.g. PENDORAN VINCI. Art and Artificial Intelligence Today (Dusseldorf, 2018), Reset III and VIRTUAL REALITY (Cologne, 2017), The Unframed World. Virtual Reality as Artistic Medium for the 21st Century (Basel, 2017), When The Cat’s Away, Abstraction (Berlin, 2016), PORN TO PIZZA—Domestic Clichés (Berlin, 2015). She is the author of many comprehensive texts on contemporary artists, e.g. Taryn Simon, Alicja Kwade, Gregor Hildebrandt, Carsten Nicolai or Anselm Reyle for Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst. She contributes to the New York based blog ArteFuse about contemporary art exhibitions in Berlin. She is co-founder of Radiance, an international online platform and research database for artistic VR experiences. She is the founder of the SALOON, a network for women working in the art field in Berlin, Paris and Vienna. She is board member of the medienkunstverein (media arts society) in Berlin. Read her full bio here.
Peggy Schoenegge, Project Manager & Curator
Peggy Schoenegge completed her bachelor degree in art and image history in addition to social science at HU Berlin and is now working on her master degree in art history at TU Berlin on the interface between the virtual and real in Banz & Bowinkels artistic VR experience Mercury. She focuses on art from the 1950s onwards, in particular performance and new media art in the context of gender. Her bachelor thesis is on Valie Export’s performance Kausalgie and the staging self. She curated the exhibition THIS COULD BE YOU. Disembodiment In Virtual Reality Art (Overkill Festival, 2018). She co-curated the shows Urbanfuse (janinebeangallery, 2013), peer to space’s exhibitions Uncanny Conditions (Munich, 2017) and PENDORAN VINCI (Düsseldorf, 2018) as well as the online exhibitions Cat Heroicus Sublimis (2016) and Claiming Needles (2018)
peer to space's history
Since January 2018
Project manager and curator Peggy Schoenegge becomes a partner of Tina Sauerlaender. Together, they form the peer to space team. With the development of new Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies peer to space focuses on exhibitions that include VR/AR and that explore how artists from different backgrounds working in different media deal with the conditions and effects of the digital and the Internet on our personal lives and our society.
July 2014 – January 2018
Tina Sauerländer runs peer to space on her own. The initial focus on Digital and Internet art, performances and photography has been broadened. peer to space explores current threads within different areas of international contemporary art. Subject based group exhibitions link content- or media-based relations of diverse artistic approaches. They merge attitudes, conceptions and ideas. peer to space provides relevant indications and references for contemporary mindsets and thoughts not only artistically, but also on a societal level. Peggy Schoenegge joins as project manager in April 2016.
2010 – 2014
peer to space was founded by Maja Block and Tina Sauerländer in Munich, Germany in 2010. With interdisciplinary exhibitions, workshops and other projects, peer to space presents new forms of expressions and approaches in young contemporary art. peer to space serves as a platform for artistic exchange of knowledge and experience focusing on digital and Internet art, performances and photography. From 2010 to 2012 Maja Block and Tina Sauerländer realized the projects Multiplex, SCHHPLTTLR electric beats, DREI / 3 / III, Identity Reset? and Non-Stop Infinity. From 2012 on Maja Block runs peer to space in Munich and Tina Sauerländer in Berlin, where she has organized and curated the shows Entering Space and VISUAL NOISE.