The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.
Fashion and Design
Our consciousness is in constant flux when it comes to our choices of clothing and housing. Worldwide, more and more people consider the relevance of sustainable consumerism - in which sustainability no longer equals lack of style.
© Anno Dittmer
Subcultures can have a significant impact on visually and culturally shaping a city. This dossier aims to examine subcultures in urban spaces in Germany and Australia.
Goethe-Institut Damascus | In Exile
In 2016 the Goethe-Institut in Berlin initiated the project “Damascus in Exile”: for two weeks, the Goethe-Institut provided a room, infrastructure, facilities and a framework for Syrian artists who had come to Germany. Now, a similar idea comes to Sydney...
Herlinde Koelbl is one of the major political photographers in Germany. Her photos addressing burning issues of the time have made her known worldwide. Koelbl combines a journalistic documentary approach with high artistic standards in a way uniquely her own.