we are many.myfest

     |    Tuesday May 3rd, 2011

May, 1st celebrations in Berlin  On May 1, 2011 it was once again Labour Day in Germany, a holiday that is celebrated as May Day and also as a call for workers to take action. Many, many people turned up for the traditional myfest in Berlin-Kreuzberg. The myfest is a huge street party centered around 

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“Disko-Automat”

     |    Sunday March 13th, 2011

Yesterday, I tested a new type of vending machine: the disco-vending machine by artist Katja Kollowa. This is a funny machine located at Oranienstr. in Berlin-Kreuzberg. If one inserts 10 cents, then the machine starts blinking and disco music comes out of it for about 30 seconds. Not much time but enough to dance a 

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The German TV show “Das Dschungelcamp 2011″

     |    Sunday January 30th, 2011

The television show « Das Dschungelcamp» has been existing on the German TV station RTL for several years already. I had never watched it during the past years because I didn’t think that it could possibly interest me. This year, I started watching by accident and I must admit that I have liked this show 

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Berlin Diary: You’ve Been Tagged!

     |    Friday January 21st, 2011

Tags by innumerable graffiti fans on a gallery door at Skalitzer’s in Kreuzberg (Skalitzers Contemporary Art, Skalitzer Strasse 43, Berlin.) The picture looks computer generated but the strange effect resulted from the flash at the end of a long exposure on a hand-held snapshot. It was morning… but hey – morning, afternoon, evening – what 

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