© Netflix/Michael Latham | „Casting JonBenet“ Film Berlinale Bloggers 2017 What do the pictures tell us? There have always been “hybrid” documentaries, but at this year’s Berlinale they are especially prominent. Of course, it is difficult to clearly define the concept: not only do the films deal mainly with diversity, but they also differ tremendously from one another. [more …] Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich Visual Arts Artist’s atlases On borders and fictional cartographies Is it possible to envisage the world from a different spatial and geographical perspective? A number of artists have created their own maps using a wide variety of methods: places that emerge through sounds, countries without borders, or fictional cartographies. [more …] Photo (detail): © derzian pictures Film German Science-Fiction Iron and Pencil Sharpener Despite the success of the classic, “Metropolis”, the science-fiction film has never really been able to make it in Germany. Nevertheless, there have been interesting attempts to keep up with international developments. Now, the Retrospective section of the Berlinale is devoted to the genre. [more …] Photo (detail): ICD/ITKE/IIGS Universität Stuttgart Architecture Innovative Building Technology Perspectives on tomorrow’s construction Automobile and aircraft construction, even mechanical engineering are no longer conceivable without computerised production methods.The key word is Industry 4.0. The construction industry is struggling to catch up with this development. [more …] Photo (detail): © Leonard Novy Media German Media Bloggers “Blogging is a form of cultural technology” Numerous media blogs deal critically with journalistic reporting. But to what extent can a blog successfully establish a counter-public and what are the different or shared goals? Goethe.de interviewed important German media bloggers. A look behind the scenes of a cultural phenomenon. [more …] Projects Photo: Nassim Rouchiche Wohin?Where To? 21 Questions on Flight and Migration One theme, 21 questions, around 49 authors and intellectuals: the project "Where To?" shows how differently the theme of "flight and migration" is experienced and pondered all around the world. © Goethe-Institut 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-Institut 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/ptpPoets Translating Poets Poets from South Asia and Germany translate each other's poems. 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.