Cinema International: 5. Kurdische Filmwoche

Cinema International: 5. Kurdische Filmwoche

The Kurdish people is the biggest ethnic minority in Near East and have been suffering through years the fact of living in no man’s land. As you may know, their territory is divided among Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria, and their history is plenty of war and convulsed times. These facts made the Kurdish people one of a kind, and so is their cinema. It is not easy to create films and other artistic expressions under conditions of limited artistic freedom and this is why this festival is so unique….

Exhibition: Christoph Niemann

Exhibition: Christoph Niemann

You can look at the sky and see only clouds, or you can lift your head up and see animals, persons, Gods and all sort of objects. Even by taking a walk on the street you can see pieces that become faces on the subway or trees that say hello. You just need to have some imagination to deconstruct everyday images and create some new. This is what happens to the graphic artist Christoph Niemann. His gaze goes beyond what is established and convert everyday objects in stories adding his…