THE LONG NOW - Reflexions on time and transcience Time proves itself as a noticeably open and undefined variable, which for instance is perceived completely different when experienced subjectively or measured with a timepiece instead. Polarities such as steadiness and unsteadiness, acceleration and deceleration as well as immediacy, duration and transience are crucial categories. The exhibition "The Long Now assembles 20 contemporary, artistic positions in the lounge area of me Collectors Room Stiftung Olbricht Berlin, with which a variety of approaches towards time come into effect, either regarding our concept of time or the perception and visualisation of time. With works by Malte Bartsch, Christiane Baumgartner, Roland Boden, Maurits Boettger, Daniel Burkhardt, Mark Formanek, Nikolaus Gansterer, Dafna Gazit, Christoph Girardet, Lukas Grundmann, Timo Klos, Simona Koch, Vera Lossau, Zhenia Couso Martell, Lilla von Puttkamer, Otto Reitsperger, Johanna Reich, Hans-Christian Schink, Katrin Wegemann, Michael John Whelan. Curated by Reinhard Buskies.