How do Iranian artists perceive their country? To many, Berlin has become a second home. Their artworks probe the limits of censorship, bridging tradition and modernism, violence and beauty.
In Iran, their works would be censored. In Germany, they can create their art and violate taboos. Three Iranians view their homeland, today’s Iran, from Berlin.
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.
As part of the Erdogan government's crackdown on dissidents, Zehra Dogan was sentenced to over two years in jail — for a watercolor. Now, iconic street artist Banksy is protesting her plight with a new mural.
Facebook has blocked various pictures of paintings and sculptures on display in museums and public spaces — only to apologize briefly afterwards.
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