Which topics and discourses are we dealing with worldwide? The online magazine Zeitgeister invites experts, artists and authors to a joint exchange. It offers local and global perspectives – on postcolonialism, sustainability, post-digital cultures, feminism and current affairs.
Plastic in the oceans, forest fires in the Amazon: on Ecologues the Goethe-Institut presents constructive answers to climate change and brings together regional experts in global debates on sustainability. Above all, the question arises: How do we survive the human age?
How do we innovate and make progress? Our answer: often by mistake. We’re celebrating mistakes and their innovative power in this magazine: a collection of both big and little mistakes in art, language, technology, and society.
Music festivals are an integral part of the German cultural landscape, and for many Germans they are among the most enjoyable activities of the year. Get to know some of the most interesting ones acoustically and in pictures!
“The other Beethoven(s)” is a Goethe-Institut project that pays tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th birthday and takes his interest in non-European perspectives to the next level. Building on the composer’s cosmopolitan outlook, artists and musicians from Asia, the Arab world, Southeast Europe and Germany are translating his work into a new, contemporary idiom.
How do we assert ourselves in the digital society? Which tools do we have to master, which skills do we have to learn? ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Karlsruhe and the Goethe-Institut provide answers.
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? And what should everyone know about the Bauhaus?