Berlin Diary: Seeing Coffee

     |    Monday, der 11. October 2010

  Xhiller visited the Stroke 03 market for Urban Art at Gleisdreieck but was most taken by a one-person anonymous exhibition that was held in the Gleisdreieck U-Bahn station. It consisited on this one piece. Coffee.           Deeper into the station, down the stepson the way to the Stroke.03 exhibition hall, 

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Berlin Diary: Hart aber Herzlich

     |    Friday, der 1. October 2010

On a plane after a particularly rough landing, the flight attendent came over the loadspeakers to welcome everyone to the capital city. She made an attempt to smooth over the rough ride and said in German: “Wilkommen in Berlin. Die Landung war, wie die Stadt selbst – hart aber herzlich.” True! Very true.  Most Berliners 

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Berlin Diary: How To Copy Right

     |    Wednesday, der 22. September 2010

The artist Kripoe paints his trademark clenched fist onto a sign in the middle of the Spree River in Berlin (how did he get up there?) and puts a copyright symbol next to it. It’s 2003. But sometime in 2004 he thinks: ‘this copyright stuff sucks’. He paddles back to the sign, whips out a 

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