Some 2,000 monks live on Mount Athos, a semi-autonomous monastic state cut off from the outside world. A new German documentary film offers a rare glimpse of life behind the ancient walls of the Orthodox monasteries.
His church is portable. Pastor Carsten Hokema of Oldenburg takes his inflatable house of worship along as he travels across Germany. He prefers to mix business with pleasure and preach on the beach.
It's called the "Aquasonic" project: five Danish musicians, known collectively as "Between Music", perform underwater. These performances started out as an experiment, but the band now does them all the time.
French artist Benedetto Bufalino plays with our perception of everyday objects. He’s turned concrete mixers into disco balls, phone booths into fish tanks and houses on their head.
Oleg Sentsov, the Ukrainian filmmaker on a hunger strike in a Russian prison, debuted with a film that was shown at prestigious international festivals.
His bushy gray beard and determined look are his trademarks. Marx has long since morphed into an icon – and a marketable commodity! The image of the radical revolutionary can sell almost anything, from cars to pop music.
The 'material girl' turns 60: We take a look at Madonna's unique career, the many faces she's presented to the world, her wild, iconic stage outfits, her forays into acting and her charity work.
Migration is in focus at this year's Ruhrtriennale in western Germany. The experimental program with a premiere by a Syrian director is attractive, but Young Fathers' support of the BDS movement has caused rumblings.
What went on in Berlin in the 90s? An exhibition in the city's storied "Alte Münze" has the answers.
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