Photo: Evelia Essenam Gadegbeku, member of „Enter Africa“ Ouagadougou Modern Life “Enter Africa” at A MAZE. / Berlin Action games through Africa For the first time, the creative African network “Enter Africa” had the possibility to present itself on the European gaming stage. Supported by Goethe-Institutes in Africa, members of the individual “Enter Africa” teams showcased their 15 location-based games at the A MAZE. / Berlin. Photo: José de Holanda Reggae in Germany Stars like Gentleman, sound systems like Pow Pow and festivals like Summerjam: In Germany, a reggae culture modelled on the Jamaican paradigm has established itself – though producing many variants of and distinct approaches to reggae. Foto: Erick Christian Ahounou Achille Mbembe “Why do we believe that difference is a problem?” In an interview, the Cameroonian philosopher talks about xenophobia, nationalism, the place of the foreigner, the dangers of “single cultures” and spaces for articulating difference. Photo: Jörg Gläscher Kultursymposium Weimar 2019 Not machines are the problem; it’s people The motto of the second Kultursymposium Weimar was “Recalculating the Route.” At the invitation of the Goethe-Institut, experts from all over the world spoke about the issues that are crucial for our future. Photo (detail): © picture-alliance/dpa/Sara Lemel Bauhaus centenary hype “The Bauhaus should be understood, not just indiscriminately celebrated.” Arne Winkelmann, an architecture expert based in Frankfurt am Main, would like to see more a more critical approach to the Bauhaus school: an interview. Photo: Sarah Blesener Exhibition Opening at the Goethe-Institut New York Queer as German Folk The fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising is a reason to celebrate, but also to continue fighting for queer rights. The exhibition Queer as German Folk will be on view at the Goethe-Institut New York until 3 August. It’s a space to experience the past and present of the queer movement.