On many textbook maps of the world, the United States and Russia seem to be on opposite sides of the planet. But Berlin-based filmmaker Rick Minnich was always…
“Reggae in Wedding,” which takes place on the last Thursday of each month, has become a staple in my monthly musical intake. For the past year, the event has been run by Black Mountain Sound System and co-hosted with Genys, both of whom have been DJing Jamaican-influenced music in different capacities for years.
Benjamin Kraemer, an international postdoctoral fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, usually jumps into Müggelsee to cool off after a game of beach volleyball. But a few weeks ago, he said, all swimming in the lake was banned: “There was a pretty intense cyanobacteria bloom.”
Damien Tran and Marion Jdanoff are two French artists who together make Palefroi, an art collective based in Berlin. The duo is currently exhibiting their first solo show in Germany at Urban Spree Galerie where they recently finished their residency. The exhibition, “Étalage,” showcases their experimentation and collaboration, encompassing all parts of their practice from drawing and painting to animation and sculpture.
With the Month of Contemporary Music just around the corner in Berlin, atonal music made unexpected headlines last week. Germany’s national railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB) which also operates the Berlin S-Bahn, announced plans to play atonal music at the Hermannstraße S-Bahn station.