Arts.21 meets the first Syrian refugee to write a book in German. Also on this edition: A dance theatre production about sex tourism in Thailand, bleak images from NSU crime scenes and a visit to architect Anna Heringer.
This year's Frankfurt Book Fair – same same but different. Fewer people are reading books. So what are they missing out on? Excellent novels, journeys through time and Georgia’s contemplative literature. Schlagworte: Frankfurt Book Fair Frankfurt, Guest of Honor Georgia, German Book Prize, Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
It's an unusual encounter with astonishing results: Months ago, young musicians from Germany and India set out in search of common ground in Indian and Western classical music. Here is what they found.
Muslim fashion is booming, and there's even an exhibition in the US exploring the trend. Also on the show: Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck is back with a new movie called “Never Look Away”, and the shortlist for the German Book Prize.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
Inger-Maria Mahlke's novel about Tenerife, as both a place of longing and a microcosm, has won the German Book Prize 2018. It's a journey through time and space, through the personal and the political.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
The winning bidder of a Banksy painting that self-destructed at an auction last week has said he will nonetheless go ahead with the purchase. Experts say the shredded painting could be worth more than the original.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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