An initiative offering professional virtual reality (VR) creators, artists, thinkers and journalists from Canada and Germany the opportunity to exchange knowledge, collaborate on new works, and share their critical explorations with the public.
This summer, a collectively-built mountain, Mont Réel, will emerge in Montréal, providing a gathering place for the surrounding communities and an in-situ laboratory to experiment with urban (bio)diversity.
Berlin played host to the world of film when the 68th Berlinale comes to town from 15 to 25 February 2017. On behalf of the Goethe-Institut, ten bloggers and film journalists from around the world were our Berlinale Bloggers, reporting on the international film festival from a multinational perspective.
The cybercarnet of the activities of the Goethe-Institut Montreal, manifestations of German culture in Montreal and of what we care about in general. Our team of bloggers wanders around the city to offer a unique perspective of our universe.
To live in the city is to live a multitude of urban experiences. One of them reveals itself on a daily basis, in a more discrete manner: walking. As long as we accept to play the game of wandering without a final destination, oscillating at times between dreams and observations, we can find ourselves suddenly transformed into realflâneurs.
“Underground”: in a context where even the most critical artistic activity no longer escapes the media spotlight, becoming assimilated and then recycled into a basic cultural commodity, what does this word—with its air of revolt against the establishment— still signify? What does it evoke, today?
In our ongoing efforts to connect the art scenes in Canada and Germany, we asked prominent Canadian authors to present their "favourite German book" to our visitors and readers. The result was a collection of personal appreciations of favourite or most important or loved or most influential books.