Jagoda Marinic: “Pero el amor, esa palabra“ (Rayuela, by Julio Cortazar, born on August 26th, 1914) When I think of Love, I could think of a very other Love than the one you just pictured. Images-of Love-Industry: Making Love. Sitting at a Table in agreed silence. People in [more]

Published by  on August 31, 2014

Didi Cheeka: How do our preconceptions shape the images we respond to, and the way we frame these images? We can frame images to challenge or reinforce prevailing perceptions of reality. The function of ideology is to legitimize a way of seeing – I will come back to [more]

Published by  on August 31, 2014

Sarah Diehl: I was similarly attracted and disappointed by Milbrath’s Photos, because they didn’t widen the possibilities of the female gaze, like you describe it so well. Indeed by only focussing on erected penises, for some women, especially if they had experiences with sexual harassment or rape – [more]

Published by  on August 31, 2014

Georg Diez: There is love, of course. People passing each other on the street with the sudden insight that life could be so much different if this moment did not pass. People sitting across a table not saying a word but knowing why they are there. People drifting [more]

Published by  on August 31, 2014

-         Kid -         Hey, what’s up? -         Writing some. You? -         Studying a bit. -         Do you dare come home? I’ll pay the cab, I’m high and really lonely, and tomorrow you join me to Chinatown where I have to buy some stuff. -         I’m studying and have [more]

Published by  on August 28, 2014

Jagoda Marinic: I’m a writer and though I don’t have to tell a story every time I write I love to tell one every now and then. There is a sense of coherence a story gives us, call it comfort from all those unfnished threads in our lives. [more]

Published by  on August 28, 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.

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

-         Kid -         Hey, what’s up? -         Writing some. You? -         Studying a bit. -         Do you dare come home? I’ll pay the cab, I’m high and really lonely, and tomorrow you join me to Chinatown where I have to buy some stuff. -         I’m studying and have [more]

Published by  on August 28, 2014
Curated by Georg Diez

-      Hey, you there? -      Yeah yeah -      How are you? -      Fine, I don’t know, I’m about to get my period. -      Oh, right. -      Last night I got home drunk, I wrote this guy’s friend: “I want to fuck right now” via Facebook, afterwards I wrote [more]

Published by  on September 2, 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