How do we go about designing our future and being conscious of our past? How to lay the foundations for a sustainable world? And what does it mean to live in a present that is trans-cultural through and through? Read our voices editorial. More

21. February 2024 — Watch / Conversation
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REBELLINNEN – FOTOGRAFIE. UNDERGROUND. DDR.

Pamela Meyer-Arndt's film "Rebellinnen" is dedicated to the artistic urge for freedom of three female artists in the GDR in the 1970s and 80s. The director, two of the artists - Tina Bara and Gabriele Stötzer - and Dr Angelika Richter came together at the Albertinum for a discussion in which they talked about the making of the film as well as the living conditions and artistic hardships of those years.

17. January 2024 — Read / Article
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Krater project: from a feral plant to a feral site

They say that bad weeds grow tall. Where building projects have failed to do so, weeds often grow tall instead, bearing witness to the stranding of earlier ambitions. But how should we deal with such spaces in the city? What should we do with the craters left behind by failed building plans? A collective of creatives in Ljubljana finds answers.

19. December 2023 — Sehen / Video
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Hop Off / Hop On - A bus ride with the Schenkung Sammlung Hoffmann

This year, the Schenkung Sammlung Hoffmann has continued its "Ortsgespräche" ("Local Conversations") in various locations in rural Saxony. However, the result of the co-operation with Zeitgemäß e.V. in Colditz was not an exhibition in the classic sense. Instead, the works can be seen outside, at bus stops. Maeshelle West-Davies accompanied the bus ride along the stops with her film "Hop Off / Hop On".

28. November 2023 — Read / Article
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The stories coco de macuco tells us

In this article, Taiane Linhares introduces plant storytelling as a method for reconnecting to ancestral wisdom and relating to unfamiliar places and cultures. In her crash investigation during the Design Campus in Pillnitz, she used a family story involving a plant relative to develop connections to the royal garden’s Palmenhaus. The result of this research was a mixed-media piece expressing the local and global impacts of the colonisation process and its persistence.

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