Spaced out / Gut Kerkow
Gut Kerkow is an organic farmyard shop merged with an art gallery.
In the quiet town of Angermünde, in the Uckermark District of Brandenburg, there’s a small ranch with a cheerful little farmyard shop attached to it. The building is full of natural light, which spills in through large windows, accentuating the wooden beams that hold it all together. In the shop there’s produce from the farm, as well as from other regional suppliers – expect to find fresh cuts of meat, creamy cheeses, and local liquors.
The friendly couple behind the shop counter will nudge you upstairs to the art gallery, which is on the top floor. You’ll walk into a bright loft room of wooden beams, rafters and pillars. In the corner, there’s a box TV from the 90s displaying an incoherent video playing on a loop, with an unhinged soundtrack that sounds like a drunk John Wayne chatting to a robot farmer. In the middle of the loft, there’s a shiny strawberry pink / chocolate brown creation. Is it a giant ice cream, or is it some sort of phallic symbolism? There was no consensus among the visitors that day.
Info box: Greiffenberger Str. 8, 16278 Angermünde, 10-18 daily, free entry
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