“So maybe this random poem found on a Tuesday still means something to me. And maybe it will speak to you, too.”
Zagreb’s “Leipzig Connection” covers artworks from the 1960s, including insights into material that influenced the Leipzig School, up to a representation of the New Leipzig School: the post-communist generations of painters trained by the earlier masters.
“Hier ist kein Berg zu hoch, keine Strecke zu weit, keine Einladung zu spontan.”
If taken together and interpreted a certain way, these poems may paint the picture of an individual who is discovering that depending on external validation is a dead-end; the small moments and aspects of ourselves we learn to treasure are what matters.
Moving to Germany the middle of last year was a shock, even as an American who has lived abroad for a while. So when our guest author arrived, he reached out to a community he could connect to: the Armenians. Read his interview with the head of the community in Leipzig, and find out more about its roots and local activities.
Some born travelers turn to photography or reporting to harness their passion and curiosity into a profession. Timothy Eydelnant turned to diplomacy – a career which, beyond its routine, has perhaps been as rewarding as it has been harrowing.