Otto Dix has been perhaps more influential than any other German painter in shaping the popular image of the Weimar Republic of the 1920s.
The protocols of war, together with his own memories of the horrors of World War I, formed the basis of a later grandiose serial work entitled 'The War', published in 1924 by Karl Nierendorf.This series of etchings, which ranks particularly high among the main works of Dix's oeuvre, forms the center of attention in this exhibition.
This conference aims to understand better the complexities between Nature and Humans, and to offer a critique of the widely discussed Anthropocene concept, through a focus on India. It seeks to dissolve boundaries between multiple practices by creating a more open and cross disciplinary conversation, which cuts across traditional disciplinary categories of knowledge making, by bringing together artists, cultural practitioners, natural and social scientists, policy people, activists and thinkers. Such a conversation is proposed as a possible way of creating new trajectories through which the ecological crisis can be challenged.
Chimbai, a Koli settlement in the heart of the Indian city of Mumbai, is over 400 years old. Even though the settlement has long become a part of the megacity, it has retained the charm of a village. Hindus and Christians live side by side, not far from the villas in Pali Hill or Andheri that belong to Bollywood stars. A walk though the old fishing village. [more …]
Together with you we collected our favourite German summer songs - the result is a great list of songs that make summer fun. Thank you for your suggestions and have fun listening!