In September 2019, the German research vessel Polarstern will depart for the Arctic to drift with the sea ice for a year. 600 scientists from 17 nations on board will study the dwindling, not-so-permanent ice pack.
The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots gives occasion to celebrate, but also to continue the struggle for queer rights. The Goethe-Institut supports debate and remembrance with an international program.
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What power drives art to change? What causes new forms of expression and new styles? How does the new come into the world? American and German theoreticians show how the arts continue to develop in sudden leaps and bounds from the tension between popular and elite tendencies.
Our new #artbits series “Queer as Artsy Folk” is a special on queer street art – by queer artists with attitude. Whether Homo Riot is confronting the public with their homophobia or Hugo Gyrl is spreading the militantly encouraging message “You Go Girl” across the continent – queer street art has many exciting facets. We’ll talk about a few of them here.
Disruptions, Interruptions, Misruptions, Soundruptions – the Pop Up in Minneapolis offers a year-long program of artistic actions, interventions, and manifestations in public, semi-public, and private space.
Oktoberfest in your own neighborhood! Three mobile beer gardens are touring the States celebrating Bavarian beer and friendship. Our Wiesn website provides the tour’s map, music, and the most important Bavarian vocabulary.