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If you are planning to ring in the Year of the Horse in China there is no way of escaping it - red is everywhere: streets are decorated with red lanterns; red new year cards are dropped into letterboxes; and supermarket shelves are stacked high with red wall hangings and red fireworks – an intoxication of red and a good occasion to have a closer look at this colour in all of its shades. More ...
    Ai Weiwei, 2012; © Gao Yuan

    Art and Design

    Flowers for Ai Weiwei

    The aesthetic of resistance
      Jiang Wu as Dahai in “A Touch of Sin”, a film by Jia Zhangke; © Kino Lorber, Inc

      Film

      The bloody vengeance of the oppressed

      Jia Zhangke’s “A Touch of Sin“
         Messer; Photo: Leonie Ritz

        Music

        In the Name of “Knife”

        The Band from Münster is looking forward to its China tour.
           Emdener Strasse in Berlin- Moabit (Photo: Juliane Wiedemeider)

          City Tales

          Good neighbours, beautiful neighbourhoods

          A street and its inner beauty