Hijab-Hysteria!

Hijab-Hysteria! Das EuGH dämpft ein wenig die gegenwärtig (Anti-)Hijabhysterie.The European Court of Justice ruling puts a damper on recent (anti-)hijab-hysteria. “[…] eine corporate identity, die sich faktisch nur gegen kopftuchtragende Frauen richtet, [ist]… Continue reading

The Specter of Populism

A closer look at the AfD in action? A recent analysis* published by the social science think tank Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB) examines and compares the political emphasis and engagement of the current 13… Continue reading

4th Urban Art Biennale 2017

4th Urban Art Biennale 2017 Street art is becoming (has become?) canonical! That doesn’t “ruin” it. Just changes it. When the Federal Government and UNESCO get involved it opens doors for some whilst… Continue reading

Angst Politik

Three consecutive, very insightful talks by Sinan Antoon, Allen Feldman & Joseph Vogl. Among other fascinating analyses, “fear politics” is likened to the auto-immune disorder of liberal “democracies” where the Western states turns… Continue reading

Museum der 1000 Orte

“Museum der 1000 Orte” (Eng.: Museum of 1000 Places) Inaugurated 21 June 2017. A virtual museum for “Kunst am Bau” (Eng.: percent for art / art in public spaces) was presented to the… Continue reading

Entpolitisiert

“Straight” ein Life-Style Mag für Frauen, die mit Frauen Sex haben, möchte vieles. Food-Travel-Fashion präsentieren, Themen wie Beziehungen / Partner*innensuche ansprechen, und über die “Eigenheiten der Community” berichten – #yippyyaygay, die Parole. Dass… Continue reading

Music for warm Weather

Its hot in Berlin And if you were wondering what hot weather in Berlin sounds like … – Nick Höppner: All By Themselves (My Belle). Published by: Ostgut Ton. On: soundcloud.com. On: 10… Continue reading

Hitler hat die Mauer gebaut

Oder – Wie sage ich denn nur!? Kommunikation fiel mir noch nie leicht. Darin steckt eine groß Ironie, denn seit ich mich erinnern kann, möchte ich nichts sehnlicher als das: andere Menschen zu… Continue reading

Fish in Berlin’s Waters

Berlin a city of Waterways … but Fish!? Berlin started out as a fishing village and to this day anglers are a common sight in Berlin. If you keep your eyes open you… Continue reading

Dragoner Areal Neighborhood Party 2017

Berlin-Kreuberg’s “Dragoner Areal” wrested from the maw of mindless consumption – Time to Celebrate!– deutsch unten – It was no mean feat! The citizens’ action group determined to maintain civic-mindedness against the self-referential… Continue reading