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Schreberish: a new appreciation for old gardens

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Cities are captivating. There is an abundance of activity within them, with a constant commotion and busyness. But this busyness is precisely why cities can be overwhelming and claustrophobic. I’ve lived in multiple cities, but Leipzig is exceptional among them because of its numerous parks and gardens. I was always of the false mindset that

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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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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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Together! The Grassi’s exhibit on communal living

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"With the increasing demand for housing in big cities dictating property prices, and less space available for adequate housing, communal housing cooperatives offer a viable alternative to many families, as well as young or older people who can’t afford to - or choose not to - live alone."

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Minutes spent in strangers’ skin

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"While I was caked in corn starch and tunneling myself through the torso of another person’s body, Sophie painted the pits of its arms and other corporeal crevices with a solution of powdered chocolate and water." - Making of exhibit featuring Sophie Bandelin at Künstlerhaus 188, Halle, 4-16 July.

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