German Music Scene The Year in Music: 2022

The hope that things would simply continue as before after the pandemic was dashed in 2022. There were reasons for joy, but also disappointments, and one thing became clear: The German music market is as dynamic, contentious and lively as never before and still good for a few surprises. 

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The dossier about Hannah Arendt’s conception of thinking explores this aspect of her work and life through art, dialogue, performance, play, music, and silence.

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​The focus of this transdisciplinary cross-border project lies on the so-called Arctic and Boreal region; implying issues concerning indigenous knowledges, ecology, climate justice, and culture is central to the initiative.

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Television “Made in Germany” is having a golden moment with the rise of international streaming services. German series that appeal to global audiences through smart and original writing, diverse themes, talented lineups and opulent productions have never received so much attention. 

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