Bones of Contention: Why are so many human remains locked up in Berlin museums?

Thousands of skulls and skeletons from victims of German colonialism are lying in Berlin museums. Why is […]

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On Our Radar: FLOSS and Nalan

FLOSS and Nalan are the two Berlin artists you need to hear right now.

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A final bow: Theatretreffen celebrates the legacy of René Pollesch

This year's Theatretreffen brought into focus a recent loss: Schaubühne director René Pollesch.

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Is Berlin planning to remove a statue to Korean “comfort women”?

Comments from Berlin Mayor Kai Wegner hint at the removal of a statue commemorating the victims of […]

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Needle drop: How campy pop bangers are transforming movies

A few recent films bring attention to an underrated movie technique: licensing old music for fresh emotional […]


Words Without Borders founder Samantha Schnee: “It’s like going to the gym for your brain”

How celebrated translator and founder of Words Without Borders Samatha Schnee is promoting world literature and collaborating […]

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