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READING MATERIAL

Learn the recent trends in haute couture with i-D’s delightful video.  Featuring an impish spin on the classic “ABC” song by Toro y Moi.

DRUCKEN HEFTEN LADEN

Opening tonight:
DRUCKEN HEFTEN LADEN
Reflections on Theory and Practice of Independent Publishing
Exhibition, Workshop, Events
January 8–18, 2015
neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst (nGbK), Berlin, Oranienstraße 25, 10999 Berlin
adocs, Hamburg; Architektur in Gebrauch, Berlin; Archive Books, Berlin; Michael J. Baers, Berlin; Books People Places, Berlin; Botopress, Berlin; Edition Bernward Reul, Berlin; Ernst und Mund, Leipzig; Errant Bodies, Berlin/Los Angeles; [...]

Read What You Want! A Reading Club… in the Ringbahn S41.

Read What You Want! is a hybrid between a book club and a reading club, that also focusses on the importance of space. The event is an experiment on how people inhabit spaces, both printed, as in the pages of a book, and physical, by our surroundings in the city. It is planned as an [...]

RASKOLNIKOV’S DREAM

D | Fjodor Michailowitsch Dostojewski, Crime and Punishment

DARK NIGHT POEM

by Paul Celan, beloved poet of the dark.
Translation by Michael Hamburger.

FRIENDS WITH BOOKS

Save the date:
Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin 2014
Saturday, December 13, 2014, 11 am–7 pm
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 11am–7pm
Location: Café Moskau, Karl-Marx-Allee 34, 10178 Berlin
Free entry
The organizers about the fair:
“The fair is Europe’s premier festival for artists’ books and periodicals by artists. In 2014, a conference, series of talks, panel discussions, and presentations will explore the cutting [...]

Good night quote

A series of good night quotes from my favourite books and authors starts here & today with A | Paul Auster, Moon Palace, p.25. Good night Berlin, good night Amerika, good night world.

WHITE FASHION

As autumn is in full swing, there seems to be in abundance of book launches these days, and good ones, too. After all, what better to do than cuddle up with a good read now that temperatures are dropping fast… And so Thursday night sees a return of the fine folks at The White Review [...]

Raise The Roof

We (only) do interviews over here, but ROOF did poetry back in the seventies (in fact they still do), and thanks to Jacket2 (an archival platform for magazines committed to poetry and poetics) you can get yourself a coffee (or a case of beer), call it a week, and dig in.

AN ETHNOLOGIC LENS

It all began with a journey to Brasil in 1968, when the photographer Leonore Mau and the author Hubert Fichte started working and travelling together. Mau, who was not only Fichte’s companion, but also his muse, documented African-American rituals and cults. Her ethnologic approach paired with a unique eye for motives, made her to one [...]