How can we reconnect with the spaces we live in, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic? The artists of Sound of X propose answers as they explored their sonic environment. The resulting video soundscapes offer a unique experience of our cities.
In cooperation with Filmgalerie 451, the Goethe-Institut presents an online streaming program called GOETHE ON DEMAND. It contains an exquisite selection of films that is free of charge on Vimeo until 31 July 2020.
Celebrated Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg was in Sydney for concerts when the global shutdowns began. She flew home to Berlin and watched her calendar of performances crumble like dominoes before her eyes. The silver lining? She’s learned to unplug and discovered the theatrical talents of Mother Nature.
Now as ever, real life remains the most vital source of inspiration for the German comics scene, even in these troubling times of the coronavirus crisis. Many German cartoonists have been artistically processing the pandemic and its effects on everyday life – and publishing their comics online.
Netflix’s first German-language original series Dark has proven a huge hit since 2017 thanks to its time travel-fuelled narrative. With the show now wrapping up its three-year run, Sarah Ward takes a look at its thrilling final season.
From barbecues beside the Spree to hunting for East German relics, Australian-expats Luke and Brianna post every two weeks about their Berlin adventures for our blog project Bicultural Urbanite. Follow them on Instagram @bicultural_urbanite
Germany will take on the European Council presidency from 1 July to 31 December of this year. The Goethe-Institut is supporting five special projects for the duration of the presidency, from generational storytelling to sustainability.