Emojis as a window on Finland’s soul. The Finns’ quirkiest eccentricities can be shared by app. Even kalsarikännit – the concept of getting wasted alone at home in one’s underclothes – is summed up in a single icon.
Since 1917, Finland has gone from an agrarian backwoods to the world's best. From music to art to saunas, Finland has made major contributions to culture in the 100 years since its independence.
In this edition: emojis from Finland, an Austrian staple, the island of Majorca in spring, the fine art of flirting and pop-up paper art.
Kalsarikännit? How to plumb the Finnish soul through emojis. Is it real? An exhibition brings together hyperrealistic bodies depicted in art. Plus: folded paper decorations for shop windows and fashion houses.
All over world, women are taking the film industry by storm. What motivates them? And how did they get their break? Five filmmakers - all Berlinale Talents participants - tell us about their struggle for recognition on our Arts.21 Special.
It is a story of love, loss, and self-deception involving a woman who claims to be Anastasia, daughter of Czar Nicolas II of Russia. In his latest graphic novel, Simon Schwartz again takes on a historical figure.
The self-declared "panic rocker" and peace activist Udo Lindenberg flew high, fell far and came back "like a phoenix from the bottle." At the opening of his Panik City museum, here are some of the stages of his life.
Before his death at the age of 31, Keith Haring had made a name for himself in New York's pop scene for his use of seemingly simplistic drawings and biting political statements. His work is on display in Vienna.
Computer games are a matter of life and death — and everything in between. Every year thousands of new games compete for players' attention, but only a select few have really changed the gaming landscape over the years.
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