Photo (detail): © TÜV Rheinland Modern Life German TÜVTesting Here The acronym “TÜV” is associated for many Germans with the biennial general inspection of their vehicles. But the Technical Inspection Association tests much more than only cars. [more …] News © Bundesverband Musikindustrie 2015 Music HonouredEcho Jazz Winners The winners of the 2015 Echo Jazz music award have been picked: the jazz pianist Michael Wollny and the French accordion player Vincent Peirani were each awarded two prizes. [more …] © Luise Müller-Hofstede Visual Arts Social CriticismIrony in Media Art An exhibition in Osnabrück entitled Irony in Media Art - Subversive Interventions explores our relationship with the world of media from an ironic perspective. [more …] © Pachet Fulmen Film Art Meets FilmKino der Kunst “Kino der Kunst” will be taking place in Munich from 22 to 26 April 2015, an event which combines exhibitions of contemporary art trends with a film festival. [more …] © International Literature Festival Berlin 2015 Literature RemembranceLest we forget Authors, artists and cultural professionals are taking part in a worldwide reading on 21 April 2015 to commemorate the start of the Armenian genocide 100 years ago. [more …] Photo: private | Universität Tübingen Society and Current Affairs Intercultural DialogueThe Qur’an also counts as European cultural heritage Qur’an expert and cultural scientist Angelika Neuwirth is awarded the 2015 Leopold Lucas Prize, worth 50,000 euros. [more …] © Katja Novitskova | Städtische Sammlung Erlangen, Courtesy: Galerie Wagner + Partner Berlin Art Calendar#catcontent” Animals populate the Internet – an exhibition about animals in art at the Kunstpalais Erlangen Projects Goethe.de/FutureperfectFuture Perfect Future Perfect tells the stories of individuals, initiatives and businesses that are working towards a better future in the present. Reflections on the First World War1914|18 Offering a wide variety of views and perspectives, the Goethe-Institut reflects on the consequences and implications of the First World War era. © Goethe-Institut Goethe.de/ArtcalendarCurrent art exhibitions From painting and graphic design via photography to installations and sculpture: the art calendar features selected exhibitions in Germany.