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MONO.KULTUR #40: EDMUND DE WAAL

Dear Friends,
we’re not quite sure what happened with that last year, and if anybody has seen it, please let us know. In the meantime, we are proud to return from our involuntary hiatus with a splendid new issue – mono.kultur #40, no less – with the wonderful British ceramicist, artist and writer Edmund de Waal.
Edmund [...]

READ BY FAMOUS

Read by Famous sell books that were owned and read by people who have achieved high levels of recognition in their particular fields. Not copies of titles they have read, but the actual books that these people owned and read. The proceeds from the sales benefit the book and literacy focused non-profits, Room to Read, Literacy for Incarcerated [...]

STARMAN

Reminiscent of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, David Bowie is genderless and belongs to a time that is beyond our perception… A sad day, indeed. Rest in Stars!

COMICS, BILDER & GESCHICHTEN

Comics, Bilder & Geschichten is an exhibition with the best of comic, illustration and character design from 20 years of neurotitan gallery in Berlin, featuring the work of ATAK | Danielle de Picciotto | Fehmi Baumbach | Jim Avignon | Judith Drews | Moki | Ulli Lust | Barbara Yelin | Jens Harder | John [...]

GRAPHIC NOVEL DAY

Today’s highlight: The Graphic Novel Day in Berlin!
For the 5th time, the internationales literaturfestival berlin (lib) presents the Graphic Novel Day at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele which will have national and international graphic novel and comic artists as its guests. The event which has been organized in cooperation with Tagesspiegel editor and comic specialist [...]

BEING A WRITER

As a part of My First Time interview series by The Paris Review, Sheila Heti talks about how she became a writer .

ADVICES FROM THE WISE ONES

The extravagant pervert, legendary director John Waters has precious advices, indeed, such as: ‘If you go home with someone, and they don’t have any books, don’t fuck them.’ In an old interview dating back to February, 13 2014, when his exhibition at Sprüth Magers Berlin was going on, Waters talked about ‘finding friends, beating the [...]

CONCENTRATION

In one of his latest articles ‘It’s a Mistake to Mistake Content for Content’ for Los Angeles Review of Books, the poet and founder of UbuWeb, Kenneth Goldsmith mentions the consumption of goods of Internet –  reminiscent of what Terre Thaemlitz says in our latest issue about mp3s as a commodity and the-almost-violent-act of downloading whatever we encounter [...]

ARCH+ DISPLAYS 
NIEVES ZINES


In conjunction with the Gallery Weekend Berlin, ARCH+ is launching its new series of ARCH+ DISPLAYS, starting with the Vitsoe Reading Room and the zines of Swiss publisher Nieves at ARCH+ studio in KW Institute for Contemporary Art’s building complex. On the occasion of the opening on April 30, 2015, Hamburg-based artist Stefan Marx will talk [...]

BERLIN GRAPHIC DAYS #5

This weekend more than 50 national and international designers, artists, and illustrators will present their creations at the 5th edition of the Berlin Graphic Days, taking place at Urban Spree in Berlin. A great chance to not only see, but also buy unique pieces of art, screen printing posters, T-shirts, books, paintings and a lot [...]