Didi Cheeka: It’s a way of seeing. I recall what you said about the American Apparel Ad, the staging of men in position usually occupied by women, its seeming unworkability – which arises from the strangeness of seeing men occupy a position that is not theirs, so to [more]

Published by  on September 17, 2014

Georg Diez: Which would mean that “lover” is an abstract term that can be applied to very different circumstances. It would cover the intimate moment in the cinema with the daughter and the glimpse of a woman passing you on the street, the movement of a body, a [more]

Published by  on September 14, 2014

Sarah Diehl: I like your first remark, it makes me think of how situations and subjects become invisible by our preconceptions. So, even though they exist in real life they are doomed not to matter. I have no doubt that women were always gazing and desiring men. They [more]

Published by  on September 13, 2014

Christopher Keil: Raphael, first of all, welcome to this exploring journey alongside the Bayern Munich team. I expect this season 14/15 to become the most important in the club’s recent history. Two reasons: The biggest factor for the team’s international rise since 2010 with appearances in three out [more]

Published by  on September 12, 2014

Raphael Honigstein: Christopher, how do you see this Bayern team one month into the new season? I have rarely been less sure about their prospects, I have to confess. Not necessarily in the sense that they will be bad – they can’t be, not with that squad – [more]

Published by  on September 12, 2014

A conversation between Raphael Honigstein and Christopher Keil. read in twitter or in feuilleton format

Published by  on September 12, 2014

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]


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]


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]


Syrien ist die Schande des Westens. Ein moralischer Makel, nicht geringer als der des spanischen Bürgerkriegs in den 1930er Jahren. Verrat maskiert als Diplomatie. Realpolitik statt richtige Politik. Machtinteressen, die Menschenleben kosten. Es ist alles so schwer zu verstehen, heißt es immer. Es ist so unübersichtlich, heißt es [more]


Maxim Biller beschreibt ein Flüchtlingsdrama am Beginn unseres Jahrhunderts. Sein Text ist hart, er ist poetisch, er geht an die Grenze der Wahrheit – und er geht einen entscheidenden Schritt darüber hinaus. Was ist dahinter? Hinter der Wahrheit: Unsere Angst? Die Angst der Menschen, die zu uns kommen? [more]


What if life was a movie that you could edit yourself? Or a play that you could rewrite? Or a face that you will not forget, never, ever, it might be yours? What if culture was there for you to make sense of – all this? What if [more]

Curated by Eva Wilson and Brittani Sonnenberg

for luc it is a thriller with philosophical questions and thereby lucy thinks that we never really die. she also never touches anyone because she is not there to hit, just to control. cph4: a natural and powerful molecule that pregnant woman produce. gazelles in the wilderness being [more]

Published by  on August 19, 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

-      Why would you sometimes say that maybe you rushed it and that it wasn’t the right time? Is there something you know that I don’t know? Have you seen the future? -      Haha no, but I figure… People’s future is pretty predictable. -      When you know the [more]

Published by  on September 2, 2014
Curated by Georg Diez

You have to cast the iron while it’s hot, they say. Supposedly that also applies to memories: write them down or crystallize them in some other form while they’re still fresh. Well, I beg to differ. In most cases, it actually makes more sense to pause and let [more]

Published by  on September 10, 2014
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