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Lebanon to Leipzig: a friendship told through art

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Lebanon in Leipzig: Artist Mahmoud Dabdoub and doctor Marwan Nuwayhid in 2019
Artist Mahmoud Dabdoub and doctor Marwan Nuwayhid in 2019. Photo by Clementine Butler-Gallie

“Mahmoud and I are opposites; he is an artist, I am a doctor, he is a Muslim, I am an atheist, he is a refugee, I am not. We are friends beyond our categories, because of something much deeper.”

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Isabelle Dutoit: reenchantment with natural world

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Isabelle Dutoit Sieben Tiger, 2018, oil on canvas, 190 x 240 cm

Combining a delicate precision of realism with abstract colour layers, Leipzig painter Isabelle Dutoit forges fantastical realms where dreams and actuality converge. Through superimposing the real with the uncanny, Isabelle shatters the illusion of the image. The familiar regresses into the unknown…

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Curated Monthly: Top September art picks for Leipzig

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment/Events/Stage/What's on
Offene Ateliers Leipzig XVII - Photo courtesy of Offene Ateliers Leipzig
Offene Ateliers Leipzig XVII - GYM Atelier of Julianne Csapo, Adam Noack, Nick Horter, Jana Martens and Tom Ackerman - Photo courtesy of Offene Ateliers Leipzig

Leipglo’s Top Art Picks for Leipzig in September: A curated monthly roundup of our favorite artistic events and dates in and around Leipzig

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Polyloid 2019: film festival for Leipzig East

in Culture / Entertainment/Film festival/Movies
Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)
Pöge Haus. (Photo: Esther Hoyer)

Leipzig East Film Festival: Polyloid 2019 starts this weekend with all showtimes on Leipglo

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Pforte zum Wunderland: Linda Marwan

in Arts/Philosophies

Part 7 of our German series by Nils Müller, on local-based artists: “Dort, wo sich das Gras teilt, wo der Holunder zittert, wo der Löwenzahn in die Vielzahl geht, beginnen wir einzuschweben, in das Gebüsch, das zur Wolke wird, zum Rauch, zu Sternenbildern sogar.”

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Franziska Güttler: eternal hope at MdbK

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Franziska Güttler in the Exhibition ‘Voix’ at MdbK Leipzig. Photo Credit: Jirka Pfahl 2019
Franziska Güttler in the VOIX exhibit at MdbK Leipzig. (Photo: Jirka Pfahl, 2019)

“The paintings of Franziska Güttler are a rare opportunity to get released from reality and enter a world of fantastical freedom.”

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