Reviews

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

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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

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Harry Hachmeister: Von Disko zu Disko

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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

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A Literary Retrospective: If Beale Street Could Talk

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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

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Trajal Harrell strength through vulnerability: euro-scene 2021

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LeipGlo contributor and artist Maeshelle West-Davies shares her experience with Trajal Harrell's dance piece The Köln Concert as well as some insights on the euro-scene festival and its new director Christian Watty.

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Venice Architecture Biennale: radical new technologies in German Pavilion

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LeipGlo contributor Maeva walks us through the radically futuristic German Pavilion and its ideas for an imagined 2038.

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Off Europa: human landscapes

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LeipGlo contributor Maeshelle West-Davies got to attend the Off Europa performance TAKI PEJZAŻ at LOFFT before the second cultural lockdown. In this recap she reminisces about the prescience and beauty of Agata Maszkiewicz's performance.

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