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Artist, curator and writer: maeshelle west-davies gleans her varied life experiences to expose a personal perspective through a multitude of mediums.

Yoko Ono in Leipzig: Peace is Power

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Yoko Ono retrospective, Peace is Power at MdbK. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Yoko Ono retrospective, Peace is Power at MdbK. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“The retrospective is definitely worth experiencing. When I was there on a weekday recently, I saw people interacting. Teens were gluing together broken tea cups and saucers and excitedly stamping peace on parts of maps. Preteens were asking questions. Adults of all ages were enthralled.”

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Rundgang tip: Grit Hachmeister at ASPN

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Grit Hachmeister, Ach exhibit wallpaper at ASPN, (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“You’ll be drawn in by the wallpaper that bears his image. The dogs in the drawings will make you smile. The ceramic pieces will access your imagination. And the images will let you in on his journey.”

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Zohar Fraiman: artist in blue at MdbK

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Leipzig’s MdbK continues to make bold statements, having hosted its first female-only exhibition.

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Lofft Das Theater is OPEN! NOW!

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Iggy Lond Malmborg, Physics and Phantasma. (Photo: Renee Altrov)
Iggy Lond Malmborg, Physics and Phantasma. (Photo: Renee Altrov)

More won’t mean less for the new LOFFT Das Theater at Spinnerei.

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Mario Schröder: Bach, tabla, Magnificat

in Dance/Reviews/What's on
Magnificat Premiere 09.02.2019 // Ravi Srinivasan (Indigo Masala), Leipziger Ballett © Ida Zenna

Leipziger Ballett’s Mario Schröder chose to offset Bach’s 18th century composition of the Canticle of Mary with classical Indian music that started in the same century. The two couldn’t be more different, producing conflicting bodily reactions. Both transport you.

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Katrin Heichel: Heim. Ich gehe jetzt.

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detail: Katrin Heichel, Scheitern [Heim III] 2018, Oil on Canvas, 210x300cm, photo courtesy of Josef Filipp Gallery
detail: Katrin Heichel, Scheitern [Heim III] 2018, Oil on Canvas, 210x300cm, photo courtesy of Josef Filipp Gallery

“These are paintings you’ll want to live with. They are beautiful, make you think and give you a safe place for contemplation.” The exhibit closes this Saturday – so hurry over to Spinnerei!

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