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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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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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Virtual normality. Netzkünstlerinnen 2.0

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Due to public demand, MdbK’s current exhibition of female digital natives has been extended for the time being. GO!

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LOFFT current status: critical

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The LOFFT brings cutting edge performances that reflect our time. It would be very disruptive to the Leipzig art scene were they to be without a stage.

The LOFFT brings cutting edge performances that reflect our time. It would be very disruptive to the Leipzig art scene were they to be without a stage.

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HGB student artworks “on vibrant display”

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Public domain photo, Gratisography.com

The pinnacle of this annual student art exhibit is the opening reception on Thursday evening (this year on 15 Feb). There’s often little more than elbow room for a public eagerly traversing corridors steeped in performances, DJ tables and often thematic beverage stands.

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MdbK through the eyes of museum-goers

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Rita Wallace next to "Hot Spot III," a piece by Mona Hatoum featured in the exhibition Displacements at MdbK. (Photo courtesy of R. Wallace)

Get fresh perspectives on contemporary art from a student, a pensioner, a city guide, a media person, a language teacher, a translator, and a guy with amazing insights into history and philosophy. The next “Newcomer” guided tours are this Sunday at the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts (the one in English is at 4 pm).

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