Category Archives: Kunst

“En Lutte” – an expo to fight for your rights

a well made expo answering pressing questions of today “En Lutte. Histoires d’émancipation” is a permanent exposition in the Centre d’Action Laïque in Liège, Belgium. It introduces visitors to the history of class struggle from the beginning of industrialisation in … Continue reading

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“I will be 20 in 2030” – expo about the future of mankind

The exhibition “I will be 20 in 2030” is about the future of mankind (from 23.09.2017 until 30.06.2018). The futuristic architecture of Liège’s main train station is the perfect home for it. Sadly, it is a playful technic disneyland with … Continue reading

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Ein Banker, ein BILD-Leser und ein Ausländer haben 20 Kekse

Die kürzeste und beste Zusammenfassung der politischen Problemen unserer Tage: Ein Banker, ein BILD-Zeitungsleser und ein Asylbewerber sitzen am Tisch mit 20 Keksen. Der Banker nimmt sich 19 Kekse und sagt zum BILD-Zeitungsleser: “Pass auf, der Asylbewerber nimmt Dir Deinen Keks … Continue reading

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A banker, a worker and an immigrant have 20 cookies

The best story summing up the political problems of our days: A banker, a worker, and an immigrant are sitting at a table with 20 cookies. The banker takes 19 cookies and warns the worker: “Watch out, the immigrant is … Continue reading

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Gallery of political heroes – give values a face

why political heroes Political values are abstract. That makes it difficult to discuss them. That is a pity because to build a political community feeling, this is an important thing to do. To solve this, you can tell your values … Continue reading

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Balkans trip 2017: Albania, Macedonia and Greece in July and August

Map: https://www.google.com/maps/placelists/list/1aRQPMvEjuQEShaDCcdbFNwW0ue4 Tue 18 to Fri 21 Jul Kassel for documenta 14 (++++), my review: http://chrisbeck.de/documenta-14/ Fri 21 Jul to Mon 24 Jul Berlin for Rundlauf (days of the open door) in Universität der Künste (UdK, Berlin’s finest art university) … Continue reading

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Marubi Photothèque in Shkodër, Albania

If you visit Shkodër in Northern Albania (or nearby Southern Montenegro) I recommend to visit the Marubi Photothèque, a collection of historical photos from 1858 until 1940s. It is officially called the "Marubi National Museum of Photography – Muzeu Kombëtar … Continue reading

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documenta 14: my top 10 of modern art in 2017

"documenta" is the probably biggest modern art exhibition. Every 5 years the city of Kassel in central Germany presents international artworks to give herself some importance which the city otherwise lacks. Here I list my personal favourite exhibits. My top … Continue reading

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(Sans Titre) (2000) in Beaux Arts (Bruxelles): A tour de force through dance history you better do with guide

Boris Charmatz danced (Sans Titre) (2000) in Beaux Arts Bruxelles on 19 May 2016. “20 minutes in the 20th century” announces the voice from behind the stage as the topic of the piece. When light switches on, the naked truth … Continue reading

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Europa als Republik, nicht als Imperium – neue Narrative nach modernen Märchen

Man nehme ein bisschen römische Geschichte, eine ordentliche Portion Star Wars als moderne Parsival-Erzählung und dazu eine Prise Analyse von Ulrike Guerot abgeschmeckt mit einem verfehlten Zitat von ex-EU-Kommissionspräsident Barroso und fertig ist ein neuer Narrativ: Europa als Republik, nicht … Continue reading

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