Arts.21 visits the Berlin painter Jonas Burgert and follows the trail of naturalist Alexander von Humboldt. Plus: from the German region of Swabia to Hollywood. The life of film producer Carl Laemmle.
"Create Your Revolution" -- the fair addresses pressing themes such as climate change, saving the world, artificial intelligence and creativity; Sebastião Salgado and the stories his photos tell. The guest of honor this year is Norway.
Techno! Berlin’s sound is fast, loud and pulsing. No other city is so closely linked to this music. Clubs like Berghain or Tresor are legendary. Yet techno is more than 30 years old and didn’t even originate in Berlin! So what’s the big deal?
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks about the power of story-telling. Karina Sainz Borgo on Venezuela, her lost homeland. And translator Katy Derbyshire tells us about some authors we should keep an eye on: the finalists for the German Book Prize.
The use of the song, Rock n' Roll Part 2, has set off an ample amount of concern and criticism as many think it means that Glitter will be collecting royalties.
Bergen is the rainiest town in Europe. Is that why it has brought forth so many famous writers? Tomas Espedal is from there; Karl Ove Knausgård, his most famous student, spent years there. We visit Norway, the special guest at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Berlin is known for creative spaces and freedom of expression. It attracts artists, musicians, and clubbers from all over the globe. But the scene is changing. The popular club Griessmuehle and techno DJ DVS1 are trying to conserve club culture.
The Frankfurt Städel Museum features works by the iconic Dutch painter alongside paintings by Germans who were inspired by his work.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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