#ArtsAndCulture

Re:Inventing the Future – A Talk with Léontine Meijer-van Mensch

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Lisa from LeipGlo had the chance to interview the new head of the Grassi Museum of Ethnology about her work, the challenges of the ethnological field and rethinking old structures away from the post-colonial top-down perspective.

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DOK Neuland VR reviews: “The Shape of Us”

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This year's DOK Leipzig festival got to roll out its unique DOK Neuland virtual reality experiences at the Museum der bildenden Künste just before the second lockdown shuttered all cultural institutions. Two of us got to partake in these unique works of art and we now compare and contrast our thoughts on the special extended

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Literature: Leben, schreiben, atmen & The Friend

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LeipGlo contributor Lito shares her experiences with two books by the two iconic, contemporary female authors Sigrid Nunez and Doris Dörrie.

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Die Architektur des Alltages – über Marlet Heckhoff

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Today's featured local artist in our German series by Nils Müller: "Marlet Heckhoff beschreitet in ihrer Malerei einen Weg, der im figurativen Darstellen von Menschen in ihren Räumen einen Anfang genommen hat und der sie über die Architektur zum Aufschlüsseln von Gegenständen und Orten führt."

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Filmkunstmesse Leipzig 2020 – Antifa, bad parents and trauma

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For the 20th anniversary of Leipzig's Filmkunstmesse, we get to highlight three very different films, all led and directed by female artists. Find out what will be in theatres the coming weeks and months, including con artists, Antifa and traumatic experiences.

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Interview: Liverpool Philharmonic conductor Vasily Petrenko in Leipzig

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In this in-depth interview with world-renowned conductor Vasily Petrenko ahead of his live performances in Leipzig, Maximilian Georg asks him about his experience with Covid, his influences, personal history, life goals and everything in between.

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