Romanian slackliner Flaviu Cernescu quit his job as a computer programmer to pursue dizzying heights and promote his native Transylvania.
Fleet fingers are needed to play Morra, among the world's oldest games. Teams from 14 countries came to the Mediterranean island of Corsica to compete in the world championships. Euromaxx reporter Meike Krüger was there.
Christophe Guinet - alias Monsieur Plant - creates humorous artworks with plants. For his latest installation "Tree Hug" he made plaster casts of people's arms, covered them with moss and attached them to trees.
Ugly sandals are this summer's big footwear trend. They feature chunky soles, a wide footbed and practical velcro closures. Are they beautiful or awful?
He directed dark thrillers such as "Psycho," "The Birds" and "Vertigo," but Alfred Hitchcock was smiling while he worked. The legacy of the master of suspense is celebrated in a new book by German publisher Taschen.
Richard Ford is a major American author – and one of the sharpest critics of President Donald Trump. His books are international bestsellers. His first great success came in 1986 with the novel "The Sportswriter".
At the Rheingau Musik Festival, the Bochabela String Orchestra performed "Long Way to Freedom“, a programme which paid hommage to Nelson Mandela. The orchestra's musicians hail from South Africa's townships. Arts.21 went to go see them.
Whether in Helsinki, Paris or Berlin, more and more city dwellers are going river swimming. An exhibition in Basel, Switzerland explores the rising trend. Our reporter and professional swimmer was there and took the plunge into the Rhine for Arts.21.
Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right solution for women?
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