Arts.21: The Cultural Magazine
By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
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Discover culture. Germany is becoming a crossroads for the creative scene of the 21st century. The world is watching to see what's taking shape in Berlin and beyond.
|1||CleanVideoIndia's world literature||Since the early 1990s, Kolkata-based Seagull Books have been publishing ambitious literature in the English language. Publisher Naveen Kishore scours the globe to find his authors, including in Germany. For that, he was awarded the prestigious Goethe Medal.||14 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoDistinguished Austrian author Robert Menasse||Robert Menasse puts the EU bureaucracy under the spotlight in his new novel, set in the heart of the European Union: Brussels. His efforts have earned him the German Book Prize. An in depth interview.||14 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoSuspense! German Book Prize Shortlist||Who will win this year’s German Book Prize? Six novels have been shortlisted. They deal with complex love stories, the search for identity and the future of Europe. What do all the authors have in common? Bold thinking, says the jury.||30 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoFact Check: Architecture||Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.||23 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoInterview with auctioneer Stefan Koerner||A lot of art may be produced in Germany - but the money is made in New York and London. Stefan Körner from the world-renowned Grisebach auction house explains.||23 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoBuilding a musical bridge||Overcoming boundaries with music – The Beethoven Festival’s Campus Project makes it possible! This time it brings young musicians from Germany and Ukraine together. The climax: the world premiere of a composition commissioned by DW.||20 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoThe Opera Village in pictures||Christoph Schlingensief dreamed of creating an opera village in Africa, a place to exchange ideas. The artist died in 2010, before his vision became reality, but now a photo exhibition provides glimpses of the project.||7 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoDocumenta 2017 in Kassel and Athens||Documenta is one of the most important art exhibitions in the world. It takes place only once every five years, usually in Kassel. But in 2017, it will also be held in the Greek capital of Athens.||1 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoGerman Book Prize: These are the finalists||Six very different books have been shortlisted for the 2016 German Book Prize. They deal with hooligans, violence, lonely families and depressed urbanites. The prize will be awarded on October 17th.||10 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|