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Kay Fochtmann: German lens, Brazilian soul

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    Cablecar ride at the Sugar Loaf in Rio. (Photo: Kay Fochtmann)
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    A man working in the favela. (Photo: Kay Fochtmann)
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    Surfer boy in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo: Kay Fochtmann)
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    Favela da Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro. (Photo: Kay Fochtmann)

“Besides soaking it all in… the life, the laughter, the music, the scent, the language, the good and the bad, I helped the tour guide pick up the tourists at their hotels, made sure that everyone was following the unwritten favela community rules, and watched out that the tourists only took pictures where they were allowed to do so.” – Kay Fochtmann. See his photo exhibit at VHS and read the interview on LeipGlo.

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Trash, synesthesia & The Red Paintings

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Trash may be the creator of the experience, but he is far from selfish with it. He asks for volunteers to be human canvases and for people to paint them. Read more about the band here and catch them live @ Moritzbastei next Thursday.

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Peter Piek: traveling is more than a “+”

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Music writer Sabine talks to multi-talented Peter Piek about his fifth studio album called ‘+’. 27 Mar concert at Neues Schauspiel.

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Curators in South Korea: Ane Graff

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Like us, the works do not stop evolving.

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Interview: Who got Christianity wrong?

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“Although they call themselves traditionalists, they are really ‘pop culture Christians’ reading into the Gospels non-existent antipathy to things like gay marriage and socialized medicine.”

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Interview: who’s to say you’re not normal?

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Normal or not? An instrument of pharma? Public domain photo.

“A psychiatric diagnosis often lasts a lifetime and should be done with the same care as choosing a spouse or a house.” Commemorating World Mental Health Day 2016, and calling for more care for the sick, but also less over-diagnosing.

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