CHARTA #3 - Pattern and Territory

Willem Besselink
Larissa Fassler
Nadine Fecht
Leon Manoloudakis
Saskia Wendland

curated by
Jan-Philipp Frühsorge & Stephan Klee
curatorial assistance by Matteo Lorusso

Opening Fri 13 May 4 - 9 pm

Opening hours
13 May - 11 Jun 2022
Wed - Sat  2  - 6 pm
and by appointment at
Thu 26 May closed, due to official holiday


Sat 4 Jun 4 - 9 pm
An informal afternoon gathering to socialise, exchange, and be there for each other over a delicious meal in our yard! Everyone contributes something to the buffet, during our current exhibition CHARTA#3 - Pattern & Territory and our pop-up exhibition, with works by Bogotá-born artist Daniela Elorza, curated by Nicola Petek.

HAUNT MELODIE II presents two Mediation options for diving into CHARTA#3 - Pattern & Territory

Tours in the running exhibitions and Talks over cake, tea, and coffee at a shared table in our courtyard.

Fri 20 May 4 - 6 pm
Fri 27 May 4 - 6 pm
Fri 10 Jun  4 - 6 pm

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Participatory creative sessions exploring CHARTA #3 - Pattern & Territory.   

Fri 13 May 4 - 6 pm / Pattern Harvest / exploring CHARTA #3
Wed 18 May 4 - 6 pm / Constructs & Connectors / exploring the works of Willem Besselink
Sat 21 May 4 - 6 pm / Social Mapping / exploring the works of Larissa Fassler
Wed 25 May 4 - 6 pm / Matter & Transit / exploring the works of Leon Manoloudakis
Wed 1 Jun 4 - 6 pm / Pattern Harvest / exploring CHARTA #3
Fri 3 Jun 4 - 6 pm / Space & Ritual / exploring the works of Saskia Wendland
Wed 8 Jun 4 - 6 pm / Read the Room / exploring the works of Nadine Fecht
Sat 11 Jun 4 - 6 pm / Pattern Harvest / exploring CHARTA #3

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CHARTA # (lat.: "the paper sheet"' deu.: "the constitution") is a series of four group exhibitions curated and organized by Jan-Philipp Frühsorge and Stephan Klee under the umbrella of frontviews. The series brings together artists from the Berlin area, whose main medium is drawing, and who each work on common themes in the field of drawing. There are four exhibitions planned In 2021 and 2022, two exhibitions per year. Each issue of CHARTA # is under a different thematic complex and shows five remarkable positions in each category:
CHARTA #1 - Movement and Space
CHARTA #2 - Identity and Narration
CHARTA #3 - Pattern and Territory
CHARTA #4 - Sound and Order

CHARTA #3 - Pattern and Territory
Patterns provide order, they can offer structure and directional lines on the blank surface to remain in the language of drawing. Patters can also bare a breathtaking beauty of complexity and rhythm. Some types of graphical grits and networks are used to depict geographical or social constructions in a conceptional and more abstract way. Artistic drawing makes no difference here, also in this field of fine cultural expression, there is a rich array of artists, who use techniques of repetition, continuity, measurement, and abstract representation of real processes. In this way, they define their own territories of expression, their own way to grasp the fluidity of life on a sheet of paper.  

In Nadine Fecht’s works, we can see the use of drawing as a tool to explore socio-political issues and the relation between the single persona and selected social patterns that society’s standards impose on us. Especially her deep concerns about the multilayered reactions and strategies of the individual being incorporated into the escalating machinery of postindustrial capitalism results in very clear and at the same time deconstructive and empathic pieces of art.  

Leon Manoulodakis works in the space between drawing as a marked surface and sculpturally appearing materiality. Here the question of the medium oscillates between what drawing is and how the medium of drawing can grow into an autonomous zone of matter.  

Saskia Wendland's practice of defining a drawn field is repetitive, precise, and very closely linked with the performative movements of her body. Her wide or fine gestures lead to very subjective and corporal patterns, which awaken the viewer's desire to explore the inscribed lines as a space of vibrant closeness. The importance of movement makes the artworks almost indivisible from the artist’s performance itself.

Larissa Fassler examines urban space, architecture, and social developments, which she dissects and discloses by drawing it for the spectator. The mapping of undergrounds, squares, pedestrian ways, numbers, information, and processes comes all together in hypercomplex drawings. These works are representations of urban development, including the economic, social, and cultural contentions which define these dislocations in our cities.

Willem Besselink brings the spotlight on everyday circumstances, social processes, and architecture by transferring these phenomena into methodic patterns in sculpture, installation, and drawing. By observing these daily occurrences and investigating the given structures of the environment, he is able to generate astonishing translations into complex, geometric shapes and informative grids.

Frontviews at HAUNT
Kluckstraße 23 A / yard
D - 10785 Berlin
Free Entrance

Public Transport
Bus Linie M48 or M85 from Potsdamer Platz/ Busstop
Lützowstr./Potsdamer Str. and a 4 minute walk // U-Bahn
Kurfürstenstraße Linie U1 and U3 and a 6 minute walk // M29 Busstop Gedenkstätte Dt. Widerstand and a 2 minute walk.

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IG @frontviews_berlin, @haunt_berlin

With the essential support of the Berliner Senatsverwaltung
für Kultur und Europa

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Willem Besselink

Larissa Fassler

Nadine Fecht

Leon Manoloudakis

Saskia Wendland