The project “Time to Listen” presents a collection of stories – told by narrators from all genres of art, from all over the world.
Chao Liu, Berlin How come … Hugging is part of me?
The artist Chao Liu talks about his mother, who - growing up in Mao's China of the Cultural Revolution – was not accustomed to hugging someone. Yet, for Chao Liu this gesture is an essential part of himself. What happened when he and his mother hugged for the first time?
Maria Zervos, Athens The tent
The sight of a colourful tent village is accompanied by thoughts about an epidemic of a different kind: nostalgia, based on a sense of loss. A loss that goes beyond personal experience. An epidemic that is less and less curable.
Inger-Mari Aikio, Buolbmatjávri The Polar Night Embrace
In this poem by the Sami poet Inger-Mari Aikio, someone talks – in the "darkest of the dark" – to the polar night, in which lives go out like candles. The polar night in which eyes can embrace...
Realization: Thomas Böhm (texts, editing and design), Dr. Anne-Bitt Gerecke, Martin Bach, Marie Kiewe, Miriam Spinrath (editing and design), Marcus Sporkmann (video editing) und Eliphas Nyamogo (editing)