The sun is shining. It seems to be spring at last. Even though there is still this notion of coldness, of the air struggling to rid itself of winter. This used to happen much faster when I was in Munich. Warmth pervading everything. There was a certain speed [more]

Published by  on März 24, 2015

-       Sup -       Just listening to “hopeless romantic” songs. You? -       Eating some pizza -       Good. -       What was going on with you yesterday? -       I was sad because of a guy who didn’t love me and, I don’t know, I missed him and I was mad at [more]

Published by  on März 17, 2015

I was brought-up Catholic. I still once in a while go to mass because it feels like meditating, I believe it truly is a form of meditation, since you don’t need to be in a yoga position saying: “Ommmm” to call it meditation. I got baptized at the [more]

Published by  on Februar 10, 2015

There are two great places where you can lose yourself and think about everything and nothing with a thousand miles look on. I’ve been to both this week. I went with some friends to the beach this weekend. It was amazing, I’ve been missing the beach badly after [more]

Published by  on Januar 27, 2015

Didi Cheeka: As an aside, I wonder how the silent ‘war’ with the gazer ended. I will come back to my deliberate use of the word war. The unfortunate constellation you talked about certainly involves power and harassment. A man who openly stares, whistles or calls out sexual [more]

Published by  on Januar 26, 2015

It was quiet, exceptionally quiet. Everybody who was there was there just to be there, nothing more. This sounds somehow logical, but it is not. Normally everybody has a reason, some motive, some personal aspect. This time, the one purpose was to be there, as one body, in [more]

Published by  on Januar 11, 2015
 
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Das 7:1 von Deutschland gegen Brasilien bei der Fußball-WM 2014 war der Einbruch des Unwahrscheinlichen – und der Kommentator des ZDF, Belà Rety, blieb stur bei seinem bodennahen Stotterrealismus, diesem anämischen Fehlervermeidungsgestus, der auch den deutschen Film, die deutsche Literatur, die Gesellschaft generell und politisch die Merkel-Republik durchdringt. Er [more]

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For generations, the big city has promised romance, danger, opportunity. But what happens when you wake up one hung-over morning and realize the promise is gone… along with your cheap apartment? That your whole existence in Berlin – ten years of easy living based on cheap rent and [more]

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Die Texte in diesem Band erschienen zwischen dem 27. November 2000 und dem 7. September 2001 im Feuilleton der „Süddeutschen Zeitung“. Es sollte um Gegenstände gehen, etwas Konkretes also, an dem sich die Erinnerung zeigt, die zwar privat motiviert war, aber durchaus politisch gemeint. Das alte Deutschland war [more]

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Carl Sternheim war unruhig, er war unzufrieden, er kämpfte gegen seine Zeit, den Wilhelminismus erst, dann die Weimarer Republik, wie es die Pflicht jedes Zeitgenossen sein sollte, denn das Gute wird immer verraten, das wusste Sternheim, denn er war ja der Dramatiker, der mit seinen existentiellen Komödien “Der [more]

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Sandra Bartoli is a contemporary Walter Benjamin. His was Paris, hers is Tiergarten in Berlin. She is wandering through this somehow engrossed park in the centre of Berlin, a city without a centre, in 60 chapters. Exploring its hidden places, past, present, dark corners, bright lights, “Dönerbuden”, ponds, [more]

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Eine Frau in Los Angeles, auf der Suche nach sich selbst, nach der Liebe, nach dem Sinn – zwischen all dem Glamour, den Stars, den Erinnerungen, an die Kindheit und den Katholizismus, an Berlin und die Drogen, ans Cookies, die Panoramabar, an die Nächte und den Exzess. Wer [more]

 
Curated by Eva Wilson and Brittani Sonnenberg


What can I say about TRImarchi? I’ve never been. It’s a GREAT graphic design fair in Mar del Plata, one of my favourite cities in the world, not that I am that travelled. But Mar del Plata, for starters, it’s located on the Atlantic coast, so that’s always [more]

Published by  on Oktober 2, 2014
 
Curated by Emily Dische-Becker


Groin Gazing

A conversation between Didi Cheeka and Sarah Diehl.

read in twitter or feuilleton format

Published by  on August 23, 2014
 
Curated by Eva Wilson and Brittani Sonnenberg


-       Sup -       Just listening to “hopeless romantic” songs. You? -       Eating some pizza -       Good. -       What was going on with you yesterday? -       I was sad because of a guy who didn’t love me and, I don’t know, I missed him and I was mad at [more]

Published by  on März 17, 2015
 
Curated by Georg Diez


There are two great places where you can lose yourself and think about everything and nothing with a thousand miles look on. I’ve been to both this week. I went with some friends to the beach this weekend. It was amazing, I’ve been missing the beach badly after [more]

Published by  on Januar 27, 2015
 
Curated by Armen Avanessian and Pete Wolfendale


Abstract “For the perceptive nominalist, the varieties of mapping are as multiple as simple matter-of-factualqualities and relations.” (Wilfrid Sellars, Naturalism and Ontology, p.60) What Sellars calls ‘mapping’ is closely tied to his theory of picturing. In this seminar, I want to investigate the link between mapping and picturing. [more]

Published by  on Juli 20, 2014
 
Curated by Georg Diez


Listening to Igor Levit play the Partitas one to six answers a few questions about: Why Bach? Because there is structure and spirituality at the same time mixing this world and a possibly not existing other world in the most enlightened way possible. Because he leads you, up [more]

Published by  on August 17, 2014