The British artist Simon Beck always goes to the mountains in winter so that he can create his artworks in deep, fresh snow. He spends hours working on pieces that are as ephemeral as snow itself.
Extreme athlete Anna Bader is a European champion cliff diver. She originally studied to become a teacher. But for 14 years now, Anna Bader’s been taking 20-meter leaps into the blue.
Martin Parr numbers among the foremost contemporary chroniclers. Among his favorite subjects are people going about their daily lives, as in his latest series on German allotment gardeners in their plots.
The first postcard was sent in 1869. And the short greetings are still popular today. Even in the age of text messaging and WhatsApp, snail-mail cards are still keeping us up-to-date and spreading cheer.
A century ago, the opulent Ufa-Palast cinema opened in Weimar Berlin and became a venue for celebrated premieres — and later Nazi propaganda. Badly bombed, it was reborn as the Zoo Palast and remains a cinema icon.
Margaret Atwood's new novel, "The Testaments," takes readers back to the horrors of Gilead. But 34 years after "The Handmaid's Tale" was first published, is that world more fact than fiction today?
The Beethovenfest Bonn delights classical music fans. This year's motto is "Moonshine." We were at the performance of the 6th Symphony and spoke with conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste and festival director Nike Wagner.
Even 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the subject has lost none of its topicality. "Walking Through Walls" in Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau is a contemporary response to the subject of confinement.
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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