Ben Okri, a Man Booker Prize winner and author of 11 novels, came to Berlin this month to headline Berlin’s African Book Festival. We talked with him about his work and delving into the mystery of life through narrative.
Berlin’s Arab film festival, ALFILM, now in its 10th year, comes to theaters across the city this week. We talked to programmer Claudia Jubeh on how the festival aims to continue telling diverse stories from the Arab world.
Tele-Visions, an installation on the history avant-garde music on TV, premiered this week as part of the Berliner Festspiele festival MaerzMusik. We talked to curator Anke Charton to learn more about the project.
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Germany’s Basic Law, the nonprofit organization “Gesicht Zeigen” launched a social media campaign #zeigtgesicht celebrating freedom and equality within the law itself. We found out more.
For the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school, Haus der Kulturen der Welt is presenting the “bauhaus imaginista” exhibition. We caught up with the co-curator to find out more about how one art school influenced the world.
Like many other British citizens in Berlin, Radio Spätkauf co-host Maisie Hitchcock is seeking EU citizenship ahead of this month’s Brexit. We chatted with Hitchcock about her experience navigating the process.
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Prussian scientist Alexander von #Humboldt, prompting events in his honor across Berlin. We found out more about how Humboldt’s legacy lives on and why he’s important to study today.
Edward Said was one of the founding fathers of post colonial studies, a literary & music critic, and an activist. A celebration of his legacy is being held from March 14-16 at Berlin’s Barenboim-Said Akademie. We found out more.