© Andrea Marshall Modern Life Homeless Young People “A Bag of Peanuts a Day” Germany is an affluent country, and yet there are more and more young people without permanent residence or living on the street. Many are stranded in Berlin. [more …] © Brent Hofacker - Fotolia.com Modern Life Craft Beer More than Amber Nectar For 500 years one of the world’s first traditional food ordinances has been defining beer culture in Germany. But this is changing - Craft Beer has boldly ventured onto the scene. [more …] © D. Hernández Visual Arts Diango Hernández A distanced view of the island Conceptual artist Diango Hernández, who was born in Cuba in 1970, has been living in Düsseldorf since 2003. He gained international fame with his large-scale installations that highlight the realities of Cuban life and the rhetoric of revolution. [more …] Illustration: © Reinhard-Kleist Literature Translating Comics “Encroaching on the drawings is taboo” Text and pictures are more closely interwoven in comics than in any other literary genre. In our interview, comic translator Ulrich Pröfrock reveals why this makes life particularly challenging for translators, and which freedoms they have. [more …] Photo (detail): © istock Modern Life Christopher Street Day From demo to party Streets decked out in the colours of the rainbow and teeming with flamboyantly dressed revellers – that’s what most people associate with Christopher Street Day in Germany. The parade used to be far more than just a gaudy party, however. [more …] Art Calendar © MKG Japanese pop culture “Hokusai x Manga” The Hamburg Museum of Arts and Crafts builds a bridge from historical to contemporary Japanese art of drawing. © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016 Hans HartungPhotos and paintings The Museum of Contemporary Art in Siegen places the photographs and paintings of the French-German artist Hans Hartung in relation to one another. © Erbengemeinschaft Arno Fischer Photography in the GDR“Held Time” Ursula Arnold, Arno Fischer and Evelyn Richter: the Museum of Fine Arts in Leipzig shows the view of three photographers on East Germany. Projects goethe.de/kultursymposiumKultursymposium Weimar A cultural symposium with a festival format and participants from around the world who will spend three days exploring the topic of sharing and exchange. goethe.de/180seconds180 Seconds City From Berlin to Bogota – and back via Tokyo and Kolkata! In 180 seconds a picture of the city emerges, showing what unites us and what makes us different. . goethe.de/brasil/episodenEpisodes of the South Debates, research, artistic and academic works using new points of view and ways of thinking about Germany, Europe and the world Goethe.de/FutureperfectFuture Perfect Future Perfect tells the stories of individuals, initiatives and businesses that are working towards a better future in the present. goethe.de/poetstranslatingpoetsPoets Translating Poets Poets from South Asia and Germany translate each other's poems. Photo (detail): © Goethe-Institut goethe.de/migrationMigration und Integration Migration is changing cultures. The Goethe-Institut reflects these developments in Germany and around the world and dedicates its work to the linguistic integration of migrants.