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Bodies of Fact: The Archive from Witness to Voice
Krista Belle Stewart, Seraphine, Seraphine, digital video still, September 17, 1967. Can documentary images be estranged from their original ethnographic purpose, from their functions as cultural regulators or national narratives? As regulatory systems, how...
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The International’s Guide to an Academic Life in Berlin
It would probably stir your interest to find tips and tricks on how to survive your graduate studies in the beautiful city of Berlin. But to state it at the very outset, there’s no mantra to sail through this. My apologies for the rather misleading title bu...
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A Berlin Courtyard with Art from, a Vending Machine & a Tea Samovar
Would you like an adventure now or shall we have a cup of tea first? - Alice in Wonderland Saturday afternoon, the sun is shining and half of Berlin seems to be out and about. During this time  I am on a mission to discover and rediscover how the face of Be...
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Sandra Becker: Another kind of Screening
It is interesting sometimes how people match with each other to find another meaning in the context. Hundreds of artist all over the world struggle bureaucracy and flat searching to come in Berlin for new dose of inspiration and ideas. But once you are here...
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The Publishing Sphere – Ecosystems of Contemporary Literatures
Buoy by Gregor Weichbrodt, 2017, @subtitle_buoy | Source: National Data Buoy Center, NOAA. Distributing and sharing the written word is one of the key aspects of present times. Not a day goes by without new releases, whether on a blog, a social network or b...
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Reviewing The <i>XPOSED</i> Queer Film Festival 2017
The 12th annual Xposed Queer Film Festival featured a fabulous international mix of new and old feature films, shorts, discussions and parties at Kino Moviemento, Südblock and Aquarium from the 11th to 14th of May. This year’s theme was connection – whether...
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Anthropocene Lecture: The Geological Epoch of Humanity
Arkady Astapovich, untitled, 1920s. “How can knowledge and labor be organized to extract a living from nature when that very process produces secondary effects that undermine its own ongoing life?” In the Anthropocene, the geological epoch of humanity, the ...
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REtreat: Screening <i>im Kino Central</i> by <i>Medienwerkstatt</i>
Rhythm. Rhythm. Rhythm. We change the direction to explore. We alienate to interact. The never ending ‘why‘ gives the answers in REtreat. The deeper we dig, the more we find our personal point of view. Experimenting with technology, sound and visual effects...
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The Lonely Metropolis
People come and go. That’s how it is and that’s how it’s always been. Berlin isn’t an exception to this rule. People come to Berlin for different reasons. For some it’s all about partying; re-living that carefree lifestyle they experienced on a weekend trip...
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Modern Iran: A presentation by the Museum für Islamische Kunst
Die Staatsmänner Mahdi Quli Khan Majid ad-Dawla und Akbar Khan Nayeb Nazer spielen Schach in Gesellschaft von Mitgliedern des qadscharischen Hofs, 1893 © Nationalarchive Irans, Teheran A presentation by the Museum für Islamische Kunst – Staatliche Museen zu...
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