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Category Archives: history


‘Let them eat pepper gas’
Recep Tayyip Antoinette
‘Welcome the the gas festival’, ‘There is a beach under the stones’, ‘There is a revolution going on here, Signorita’,‘I could not find a slogan’ were some of the slogans written on the walls of beauteous cities of Turkey, the land of pepper. All you have been seeing in the news was a [...]


Protests in Turkey are going on while the type of gas used by the police is constantly changing. First it was burning eyes, make one puke; then the one that hurts the skin… The last but not least is affecting the ability to think properly. Bring it on Mr. President!
The violence of the police increase. [...]


REPAIR. 5 ACTS at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin is French-Algerian artist Kader Attiaʼs first institutional solo exhibition in Germany. Attia develops a site-specific installation in five acts, which continues his ongoing artistic research into cultural exchange processes between occidental and extra-occidental cultures. REPAIR. 5 ACTS draws from historical African cult objects as well [...]


This being May Day, you should not be leaving the house without a solid box of matches, in case there is still a Mercedes Benz around that might need to be lit up, and if that sounds a little harsh, well that’s what people do here in Kreuzberg. Or at least used to in the [...]

70 Years of Backflash

On April 19th 1943 Albert Hoffmann dropped the first dose of LSD, and we’re still wondering what to make of its effects.
In the mean-time let’s call it Bicycle Day, and let’s roll..


It might be a bit of an understatement to say that our current cover star Kim Gordon is somewhat of a style icon – which is a role that she also isn’t 100% comfortable with, it seems. As she says in our interview: ‘I look at old pictures sometimes and it’s just like, ‘Oh, God, [...]

A better place

Thanks, Eric (and Leland), for creating a world that’s so much better and wilder than this one. On repeat until further notice.


After years of back and forths and maybes, tomorrow night will after all see the closing party of photography gallery c/o Berlin at the grand Postfuhramt Mitte, the former stables of the royal Prussian postal service, with an evening enlightened by our friends at Jutojo. But while c/o finally found a new and promising home [...]


How to renovate council housing and tower blocks in a contemporary way has been a pet obsession of French architects Lacaton & Vassal for quite some time now, and successfully so. See the results and arguments for it tonight at the DAZ, where they will exhibit their recent transformation of Parisian apartment block Tour Bois [...]


A rather disturbing short portrait of California youth by the brilliant AG Rojas – originally part of a portrait project for Dazed Digital, make sure to watch it until the end, when things take a decidedly awkward turn…