Omnified contributor Zeynep Lokmanoglu, originally from Turkey, moved to Berlin in June 2018. In an essay, she questions whether the common bond of language is enough to forge connections between strangers.
On June 6, music collective African Acid Is The Future will feature Tuareg musician Moctar Mdou in a show at Volksbuehne. We talked with founder Maryama Luccioni about the collective’s origin stories, plus a glimpse into Moctar’s music ahead of the show.
Berlin-based artist Ashkan Sahihi recreated Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper,” but with community members from his Weserstraße Kiez. His piece, “The Last Supper Weserstr.” is on display at Weserhalle in Neukölln until June 7.
Residents allege the closure of the Aldi, though planned in the original proposal for the hall, represents a final breakaway from the goal professed by the hall’s owners when they purchased it from the city in 2011: for the market to remain a “Halle für alle,” or hall for everyone.
For 23 euros, you can pay the Berlin nonprofit Atmosfair to offset one metric ton of carbon emitted by your flight. But can carbon offsetting give you a “clean conscience” when flying? We looked into the issue to find out.