How do you design a seat for the body of the future? Adam Gibbons interviews Tyler Coburn about his project »Ergonomic Futures«.
Cuba-based journalist Boris González Arenas on the case of Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, who went on a hunger strike to protest the lack of medicine for his sister.
Taigué Ahmed, a dancer and choreographer who grew up in Chad, uses dance as a medium to communicate his experiences and also shares this practice in workshops with refugees.
Performer Marko Milić and blogger/activist/performer Jelena Savic in a performative talk on activism, feminism, engaged art, and trauma.
G Douglas Barrett’s musical art touches upon subjects of psychotherapy, debt, finance, transgender identity, and property. Read an interview with the artist by Melody Nixon
Georges Senga Assani’s work is about the issues of identity, heritage, and history. His new photography series deals with inheritance conflicts around homes in Brazil and DR Congo.
A talk with Greek artist Kostis Velonis about the stressful management of perfectionism, the complex German-Greek relation, the upcoming Documenta, and a repressed modernity.
A conversation between the Berlin filmmaker Philip Widmann and the Indian filmmaker and curator Shai Heredia on Widmanns film »Fictitious Force.«
The interdisciplinary initiative die Anstoß from Karlsruhe enriches urban live by public interventions. Read what they told us about their future visions and common practices.
Ein Gespräch mit Friedrich Schirmer, Mitbegründer des Marie Zimmermann-Stipendium und Intendant der Landesbühne Esslingen und dem Chefdramaturgen Marcus Grube.
How do you develop a space of conceptual freedom within a company with a 130-year old tradition? An interview about Platform 12
Why write? Pakistani author Bilal Tanweer and Vienna based writer Alice Miller negotiate this question in the nowadays unfortunately rarely used format of a letter correspondence.
Poetry meets photography: An encounter that lets new stories emerge. By Alice Miller & Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga
With the novella cycle »Greenland,« the Russian poet Angelina Polonskaja published her first book of prose. A talk with the author and her translator Erich Ahrndt.
What altenative ways are there to understand and make architecture? Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga revisits PROGRAM, a project space she co-ran in Berlin until 2012.
Playwright Anna Gschnitzer and media artist Fides Schopp talk about collective, democratic, and biographic approaches towards writing.
Film maker P. Widmann & critic P. Cartelli in a talk on the film »Szenario,« which develops around a briefcase with personal documents of an affair in 1970s West Germany.
Sketches, notes, comments and pictures from a workshop on bodily and social (im-)balance with leaning duets, falling games, and a disaster dinner.
A fanzine, a community, a party: »Jungle Juice« by Magali Daniaux, Cédric Pigot, and Stephanie Boubli is more than a magazine.
A talk with artist, theorist, and musician G Douglas Barrett on his forthcoming book, recent art and music projects.
The Swiss theater director Till Wyler von Ballmoos initiated a dialogue on diversity by building different types of seating in front of the Stuttgart Opera.
How can a poem leap off the page and onto the streets? Poet and journalist Thom Donovan in conversation about Occupy Poetics, literary responses to the Occupy movement.
In his compositions, Christopher Trapani combines very different musical styles such as blues, Ottoman, and spectral music with influences from literature, encounters, and places.
The Syrian writer Rasha Abbas was working on translating her new short stories in Ghent/New York when the Paris attacks happened. A talk about dreams, writing in times of war, and false fears.
Ten writers from the Institut for Dramatic Writing react on the current refugee movement, in a collaborative writing project with urgent questions on solidarity and empathy.