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Vor Bergen: zu den Bildern Alexander Kavteas

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Part 3 of our German series on local-based artists: “Kavtea versetzt uns in eine berauschte Atemlosigkeit, und seine Bilder kommen, wie lange wir uns auch mit ihnen umgeben, immer und immer wieder zur rechten Zeit, wenn wir uns nur auf sie einlassen.”

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1003 Nights: Leipzig dreamed in Ukrainian

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Dreamy Ukrainian poem wins 1003 Nights contest. (Photo art: Ana Beatriz Ribeiro)

“I have never been to Germany, and saw Leipzig only in photos or in dreams. In this poem, I wanted to depict a Leipzig of the past, a place in a time long gone.” (1003 Nights literary contest winner – poetry)

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1003 Nights: “Memoir of an Anarchist City”

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Urban art in Leipzig Plagwitz.

“Of course, Charlemagne couldn’t destroy that Leipzig spirit: and neither would the Habsburgs, Napoleon, Hitler, or Stalin.” (1003 Nights literary contest winner – mixed genre)

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Im Traum wohnt ein Pferd: zum Werk Tobia Königs

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Our first article series in German, by Nils Müller, continues by giving us a glimpse into the world of a second local artist. Teil 2: “Die feiernde Farbigkeit verstärkt noch die Fassaden, indem sie uns eine heile Welt ausfüllen will.”

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Nachtgedanken: zum Werk Nils Frankes

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Our first article series in German (on Leipzig artists), brought to us by Nils Müller! Teil 1: “Es sind Bilder von bestechender Klarheit, die völlig ohne Schnörkel und Brimborium auskommen und in denen man aus der Unberechenbarkeit von Nils Frankes Humor in den Kindergesichtern auch die Masken wachsen sieht, die sie als Schutzschilde zu tragen scheinen.”

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When opera orders a beer at the bar

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Natasha and Juan, co-managers of Opera on Tap Leipzig. (Photo © Rico Molaro)

Opera on Tap, a non-profit run by aspiring artists, has come to Leipzig to drag opera out of the house for a night on the town. The next show is 23 May at Beyerhaus.

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