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Neues Bauhaus in Dessau Photo (detail): commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lelikro

Bauhaus

Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in 1919 – and in doing so revolutionised architecture, design and the way we think about it. What influence does this art school have today?

רחל לאה ג'ונס רחל לאה ג'ונס | © פיליף בלייש

Cut it Out – Films against Censorship

Renowned Filmmakers from 20 countries around the globe produce films against censorship. Each film is 45 seconds long and sends a clear sign of solidarity to those living in countries with limited freedom of speech.

Karl Marx © Fotolia.com

200th birthday of Karl-Marx

Marxist ideas have played a role in film for more than 100 years, since Marx and his ideas are not just to be found in Germany and the world during the bicentennial year 2018.

Series: Future Libraries © raumlaborberlin on behalf of Kulturprojekte Berlin

Future Libraries

With our series “Future Libraries” we shed light on challenges, trends and examples of success around the future of the library.

Beyond the grey: a different way to live. Photo (detail): © picture alliance / dpa / Jens Wolf

Living Between Town and Country

How do we want to live? In view of skyrocketing rents and property prices in cities worldwide, this is not so easy to answer.

A woman plays badminton with her daughter Photo (detail): Svetlana Kerestely © Goethe-Institut

Summer in Germany

Summer in Germany means barbecuing by the river, relaxing in the garden and eating ice cream. But who works while we relax?