If you’re interested in contemporary art – Berlin is the place to be right now as the Berlin Biennale, a bi-annual exhibition of contemporary art is in full swing.
The Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art is celebrating its 10th anniversary under the title "We Don't Need Another Hero." Yvette Mutumba of the curatorial team speaks about postcolonialism and contemporary art.
This year's Berlin Biennale takes its title from the Tina Turner song "We Don't Need Another Hero." The curators of the contemporary arts festival chose works that turn Western perspectives of world history on their heads, mixing politics and poetry.
Since 2017, the obelisk has stood in Kassel, the German city that hosts the Documenta art exhibition. Now the city has decided to buy it — if it manages to agree with the work's creator on its placement.
DW visits the set of "Cherry Blossoms & Demons": Ten years on Doris Dörrie is shooting a sequel to her hit "Cherry Blossoms". The main characters died in the original but come back as ghosts in a new movie which once again has much to do with Japan.
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.
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have shifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women from four different continents discusses the seismic changes underway.
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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