Binge Fever “1899”: Sailing Into the Dark Unknown

There was immense hype in the run-up to its release: The team behind the wildly successful hit “Dark” promised even more mystery, even more thrills and chills, and even more riddles. So, was all the hard work worth it?

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Hannah Arendt
Thinking is Dangerous

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 Right To Be Cold¹ – Circumpolar Perspectives

​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.

The Right To Be Cold

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From June 18 - September 25, 2022, the fifteenth edition of documenta took place in Kassel. The Goethe-Institut Canada has taken this as an opportunity to invite a group of curators from Canada to Kassel to enable them to exchange ideas with international and local curators.

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Word! The Language Column

In his capacity as director of the Literaturhaus in Frankfurt, our new columnist, Hauke Hückstädt, deals with the culture industry every day. So he knows the book trade is forever exhorting everyone to read away. But how many books on the market are really accessible to the millions of people who have difficulty reading?

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