Women

Sex and Science in Robert Thornton’s Temple of Flora

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Did fervent plant science herald a sexual revolution?

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Amanda Palmer’s deep ode to womanhood in Leipzig

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"Amanda Palmer's Leipzig performance felt as if she was talking with you... as a close friend [not] just about her life, but women's lives in general, channeled into the context of the highly charged and confusing sociopolitical climate we live in today."

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Islam and contemporary art at Halle 14

Particularly in the context of Saxony's current political climate, "Forgotten Enlightenments" stands as a statement to the power of inclusion, integration and culture.

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Reudnitz and Leipzig West gain package-free stores

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Environmentally savvy female entrepreneurs have respectively crowd-funded two new stores in Leipzig that seek to eliminate packaging, and one more is in the works, for a total of four in the city.

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The body remembers when the world broke open

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"The Body Remembers is a critical, insightful portrayal of the reality young indigenous women of color in Canada face today. The film excels at telling this disturbing story with fresh insights and a perspective often lacking in popular culture."

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Yoko Ono in Leipzig: Peace is Power

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"The retrospective is definitely worth experiencing. When I was there on a weekday recently, I saw people interacting. Teens were gluing together broken tea cups and saucers and excitedly stamping peace on parts of maps. Preteens were asking questions. Adults of all ages were enthralled."

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