A special edition of Arts.21 on the Venice Architecture Biennale. Socially conscious architecture; how Germany could be an immigrant nation; and the director of the Biennale, Alejandro Aravena.
The curator of the Venice Architecture Biennale, Alejandro Aravena, has reflected on a record year with 260,000 visitors. He said the event's aim was to identify architectural questions and give practical answers.
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena hates to be seen as a star, even though he's already won the renowned Pritzker Prize. Now the 48-year-old is head of the Venice Architecture Biennale. A portrait of the reluctant star.
Spain has scooped the Golden Lion award at the 15th Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy. Architects from Nigeria, Brazil, Peru and Paraguay also won prizes, while Germany walked away empty handed.
Samantha Montgomery spends her days working as an elder-care worker and her nights posting videos of herself singing on YouTube. When the Israeli mashup video artist Kutiman samples her singing, "Princess Shaw" becomes a viral sensation.
Nick Cave is a musician, actor, filmmaker, and poet. Now he’s a comic book hero, too. Reinhard Kleist's latest graphic novel is "Nick Cave - Mercy On Me".
Take part in our quiz, and win great CDs! We'll play a cover version of a German hit. Just answer the following question:
According to the Berenberg city ranking, Stuttgart is Germany capital of culture, home to more theaters and opera houses, proportional to the population, than anywhere else in the country. How come?
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
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