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Monthly Archives: June 2010


The Spree may be Berlin’s best-known waterway, but the Landwehrkanal is probably the city’s best-loved.
Graceful long-fringed trees drape a green curtain over the canal’s banks, providing shade for the lovers and dreamers who stroll along the esplanades. Swans neck and fight in the water. At Maybachufer, along the Neukölln stretch of the canal, the bi-weekly [...]


Everyone has that daydream, where you’ve won the lottery or inherited millions or otherwise struck it rich, and you innumerate the purchases you would immediately make. Buying photography is always at the top my list.
And apparently someone else’s: Andy Pilara, an investment banker from San Francisco, decided one day that he wanted to start collecting [...]


Under the headline ‘The Future of Social Media is Here’, Alex Fuller presents us with his latest project in his personal website. Together with Noah Bernsohn, he developed a new social network which denies the popularity contest-driven character he finds in most social media platforms.
About the project, Fuller says: ‘At it’s most basic form, I [...]


If you haven’t had a chance to catch HBO’s Big Love then I highly recommend that you do. Season 4 of the series is now finished and it really amazes with a most outrageous and brilliantly clever story line.
Big Love is a about a polygamist family living in Utah. There is the husband – Bill [...]


Goodbye Africa.
Goodbye Italy.
Goodbye France.
Hello Ghana.
Hello Japan.
Hello Spain.
How to use our World Cup calendar: Drag your very own game tables below to your desktop, print them out in A5 on a coloured paper of your choice, trim them down to the right size, stick them to your fridge [...]


De Zines, a new exhibition focusing on the theme of cultural production and publication is opening next week, in Madrid. mono.kultur is being featured among another 400 hundred international (and very appealing) titles like Apartamento, Cabinet, dot dot dot, It’s Nice That, Many Stuff, …
De Zines aims not to create simple traffic but to [...]


For FischGrätenMelkStand – the final project at Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin – the artist John Bock has developed a masterful meta-structure within which he installs works by 61 artists. An eleven-meter-tall walk-in steel construction creates a range of spatial situations over four levels, linking the individual works into a kind of Gesamtkunstwerk, or total artwork.
With Franz [...]


Also tonight is the launch event of our friends at Ein Magazin über Orte (A Magazine about Places) who will be presenting their seventh issue dedicated to an appropriately summery place this time: the sea. Expect no less than beautiful images, a precise layout, cozy essays. Hosted by our friends at Do You Read Me?!, [...]


Our current cover star Sissel Tolaas will be exhibiting at the group show Dysfashional opening tomorrow night at Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Exploring ‘the boundaries between fashion and art’ might sound a little noughties by now, but then again, you can’t really argue with a line-up including Maison Martin Margiela, Raf Simons, Hussein [...]


Check out our friends, the really delightful and very cool Third Drawer Down in Melbourne, Australia. Third Drawer Down functions as a showroom, design studio, museum and retail space with objects either hand picked from various popular cultural contexts or made by Third Drawer Down for leading Museums around the world. Alongside issues of mono.kultur you [...]