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Polynesia and the accidental tattoo model

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"Under the Skin" - The people behind the archives at Grassi. Photo © Anne-Coralie Bonnaire

On her transition into adulthood, she lent a French Polynesian tattoo artist a piece of her skin for his art, and ended up part of the living archive at Leipzig’s Grassi Museum – connecting with her own history and others’ in ways she couldn’t have imagined.

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“I make love through gritted teeth,” Part I

in Music/My Leipzig by
Aliya Thon, © Stella Dohrmann

“There is a curious weight of pure potential in situations like this.”

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Reseña: “Aniquilación” en Netflix

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"Annihilation," now on Netflix. (Photo labeled for free reuse on Google Images)

Our first film review in Spanish! “Al igual que las manos que tras un vaso de agua se desdoblan al inicio de la cinta, ‘Aniquilación’ encuentra en la repetición deformada la manera de contar su historia.”

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Highlights: Spinnerei Spring Gallery Tour

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“Requiem for a Failed State,” HALLE 14 gallery, Spinnerei. Photo © Elizabeth Gerdeman

Time to explore the Leipzig art circuit! Some must-sees at the Spinnerei Spring Tour this weekend (and beyond).

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Of cabbages and kinks: a candid talk

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Odi Et Amo organizers want to normalize fetish parties in Leipzig. LeipGlo talks to them about their efforts. (Photo: public domain)

LeipGlo caught up with the organizers of Odi Et Amo and talked about the challenges of having a kink in “polite society” and trying to normalize the scene in Leipzig.

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Tannhäuser’s ups and downs at the Oper

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Premiere 17.03.2018 // Tannhäuser (Burkhard Fritz), Kathrin Göring (Venus) © Tom Schulze

Though unimpressed with its Regietheater component, our classical music reviewer was largely impressed with the singing and recommends the opera as a good, accessible introduction to Wagner. Last performance of the season: 27 May at Oper Leipzig.

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