Turkish-German artist Halil Altindere is known for his provocative installations. At Berlin Art Week he depicts Syrian refugees housed on Mars. Is "Space Refugee" a macabre joke, or food for thought?
From vodka to beloved opera classics – DW's Anastassia Boutsko takes a look at World Cup host Russia's most popular exports and their sometimes European roots.
World Cup players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer rely purely on skill, right? Not always. These players and coaches have quirky pre-match routines to secure that extra bit of good luck.
Scattering salt, referring to the number 13, stepping onto the field with your right foot: Professional players and coaches around the world don't just rely on their soccer skills to win games.
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
Generations of children have loved Judith Kerr's books, which have become school reading material worldwide. Kerr fled Nazi Germany with her family in 1933 — a personal tale she wove into "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."
An opera singer with a rock star, a dead man with his daughter, a country star with a rapper: There have been a lot of unusual duet partners throughout pop music history that at first glance don't seem to fit together.
Two years after The Floating Piers, landscape artist Christo is back with a 20-meter-high work, The Mastaba, made of thousands of oil barrels. Despite its size, it's not the most daring project in the artist's career.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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