Michiko Saiki’s Voices of Women: on Acceptance and Affirmation

/////

How to bore an audience: provide one-dimensional characters. So many of us are pigeon-holed and stereotyped. In her multimedia performance, Voices of Women (Stimmen der Frauen), Michiko Saiki examines the multiplicity that is woman. We are not just baby-making machines. We are living, breathing creatures with unique stories to tell. Look into our eyes. Read

More

Harry Hachmeister: Von Disko zu Disko

//

Art is not instantaneous, nor are openings. It took a little while after restrictions lifted, but now there are vernissages all over town, pretty much every weekend. Excited people arrive early and find lines out the door, some are turned away due to capacity restrictions. Wait, did I say art exhibitions or clubs? Now is

More

Uncharted: Twenty Questions with Peter Seaton-Clark

///

Peter Seaton-Clark made his international film debut a week ago with Uncharted, the box-office hit adaptation of the popular video game series. He was born in Barnstaple, England, and has been living in Leipzig with his wife, Nicola Seaton-Clark, since 2003. They have two children and two cats, Boris and Bagheera. Peter and Nicola are

More

A Literary Retrospective: If Beale Street Could Talk

///

I guess it can’t be too often that two people can laugh and make love, too, make love because they are laughing, laugh because they’re making love. The love and the laughter come from the same place: but not many people go there. (If Beale Street Could Talk, p. 15) Love, its absence, and its

More

Stimmen der Frauen

/////

Stimmen der Frauen (Voices of Women) is the latest project of renowned pianist and multimedia artist, Dr. Michiko Saiki. Dr. Saiki holds a DMA in contemporary music from Bowling Green University in Ohio. She has worked with artists, composers, and musicians from around the world. Amongst others, these include Arthur Kampela, Stuart Saunders Smith, Eiko

More

Glitch AG Looks at why Women Protest

///

HIM: “Can you help me?” HER: “I can try.” HIM: “Where’s (mumble)Street?” HER: “I’m sorry. I don’t know.” HIM: “Do you have a boyfriend?” HER: “That’s not really relevant.” HIM: “Do you want to go for a drink?” HER: “No, thank you.” HIM: “Are you a prostitute?” HER: “No.” HIM: “Do you need money?” HER:

More