So white is the colour of innocence and the latest trend in mass picnics? This year’s Dîner en blanc offered a credible alternative to commercialised culinary mass events when it gathered hundreds of people in the name of savoir-vivre. It almost seems inevitable that the next hype after DIY is BYO – bring your own. A tradition cultivated at shared flat parties might not seem like the most innovative thing, but it is indeed when the concept means to bring your own table cloths, chairs, candlesticks and champagne flutes.
Berlin, which could carry the curry sausage in its coat of arms instead of the bear, is not really known for it’s culinary sophistication. That said, one of the city’s specialities is, if anything, the creative reinvention of classic entertainment. Read More
Jonathan Johnson doesn’t want to live in a cheap plastic world. Even more, he condemns this world. So it immediately suggests itself, that Jonathan Johnson became a goldsmith. First he tried his talent as a joiner, carpenter and plasterer, but soon realized where his true profession was. His gallery is currently located in Hamburg, Germany. Read More
Iris has a great affinity to animals. But not in the way where you have a bunch of cats, dogs and rabbits to take care of and give a warm home. No, Iris Schieferstein from Germany has a devotion to skinned animals. Some people have pizza and coke in their fridge, she has dead animals. With them she creates masks, shoes, sculptures and other art.
Michael Pixis was born in Würzburg and started designing when he was only 17 years old. By that time, he was already selling around the world his brand ”Pixis” -named after his own name- and famous people like Madonna’s daughter wore his t-shirts. Read More
Johannes Post was one of seven awardees at “gute aussichten – Junge deutsche Fotografie 2011/12″ where he competed with his thesis titled Inform, a project where he had 36 photos of cross sections of clothing, all presenting clothing or the human “uniform” with a completely new perspective. Read More
A documentary report about the foreign cleaning personnel in the German Bundestag is one of the more interesting works from Zabeil. Born in 1981 in Berlin, he studied photography in Potsdam-Babelsberg from 2003 to 2009.
Augustin Teboul is not the name of a designer but the name-combination of two talented women. The German designer Annelie Augustin (28) has already worked for Yohji Yamamoto for Adidas. The French designer Odély Teboul (26) has worked for Jean Paul Gaultier. Together, the two women build a great contrast of two very different personalities.
This guy has eyes like a tamed tiger and the body of Apollon, plays the horn, rows and is totally into Southern European gals.
For her first appearance on screen in 2011, Carolina was casted as a tough farmer’s girl from the North of Germany who falls in love with a Russian soldier-hunk in 1945.
“One moment in time“ is one hell of a dramatic song by crack-loving Whitney Houston.