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Viktor Witkowski – seeing beyond the physical

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In its earlier styles, art was generally meant to represent nature. But modern art, and abstract art, in particular, has often professed to embody its operations. Thus Jackson Pollock’s celebrated affirmation: “I am nature!” Today, technological developments range from digital imaging to actual cloning of organisms. Our sense of both reality and its representation is

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Bianca Otero finds the peace in Schrebergartens

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Klein- or Schrebergartens have formed an integral part of society since their inception in the middle of the 17th century in Germany. From there, they spread to the rest of Europe during the 18th century. Since then, their meaning has changed many times. Not only in the East and the West, but throughout the World

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Ask Prudence: Connection and Boundaries

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Dear Prudence, I am a Master’s student at Uni Leipzig and I have been here since the start of the first semester in October. However, I am struggling to meet people outside of my class. Especially with restrictions limiting our access to other people anyway! I am looking both for friends and potential partners. Where

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Uncharted: Twenty Questions with Peter Seaton-Clark

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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

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Leipziger Gastgeber*innen für junge Amerikaner*innen gesucht!

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Das Parlamentarische Patenschafts-Programm (PPP) für junge Berufstätige steht für einen regen, transatlantischen Austausch. Nun sucht das Programm wieder Gastgeber*innen und Betreuer*innen, unter anderem auch hier in Leipzig. Findet heraus, wie ihr dabei sein könnt und was eure Rolle bei diesem Austausch wäre.

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An international student’s experience with Leipzig lockdown

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Zuzana Kabešová came to Leipzig as an international student hoping to expand her horizons. Instead, she has to contend with pandemic isolation. Here, she shares her personal experience with Leipzig under lockdown.

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