Photo (detail): © Adobe/Spectral-Design (63923914) Conscious listening Savouring music There is often too much of everything in today's consumerist world. And that includes music. It is possible for us to consume music anywhere at any time. But that is not the same as listening to it. Now, there are initiatives aimed at helping us learn the art of conscious listening. Working conditions in the arts Fair-trade music downloads Inclusion in the arts Promoting cultural diversity through inclusion Gaming Machiavelli’s heirs News from culture and society Photo (detail): © picture alliance/Paul Zinken/dpa Working conditions in the arts Fair-trade music downloads Many artists live in precarious conditions, and few can make a living off their art. Initiatives like fair music providers and fair-trade certificates for music labels show how a more equitable value chain could be created. Photo (detail): © picture alliance/AA/Ahmet Akbiyik Industry 4.0 The end of human labour? The next industrial revolution is just around the corner: Industry 4.0 describes the increasing automatization of production and logistics. Today the smallest computers can control huge machines and systems and are replacing more and more people. Photo (detail): ©Seitz/Bahro Cultural education “We do not dispense school knowledge” “Politik im Freien Theater” is a free theatre festival where youngsters address political issues. What can theatre do that school cannot? “It prompts discussion and creates access,” says drama teacher Anne Paffenholz. Events 05.09. The Samba Poet 7:00 PM - Goethe-Institut Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam | Thursday Movie Night 12.09. Blindness 7:00 PM - Goethe-Institut Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam | Thursday Movie Night 19.09. Two Sons of Francisco 7:00 PM - Goethe-Institut Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam | Thursday Movie Night 26.09. My Name Ain't Johnny 7:00 PM - Goethe-Institut Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam | Thursday Movie Night In focus © Goethe Institut Äthiopien Enter Africa Gamify your City Future! and create a local based Game about your Past, Present and Future © musicinfafrica.net Music in Africa Music In Africa is an information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector. Photo: Flying Circus Academy Flying Circus Academy The »FLYING CIRCUS ACADEMY« (FCA) is an extensive international further training programme for instructors in the Circus Variety and Percussion sphere.