Less than one week until we welcome you all at Volkstheater for a day full of ideas and eye-opening experiences, where you will be sure to learn something new and exchange your thoughts with people from all over the world. Several topics
Fine brush strokes, defined by different colors, exaggerated sketches highlighting attributes or minimalist features evoking fine corners that outline the appearance and essence of a person by the hands of an artist, that is the art of portraiture dating back more than
Considered controversial by many, fanfiction tells us a lot about how and why different social groups interact with the stories around us.
Learn about the dangers of poetry, the lessons from collaboration, and the role of Ukrainian poets in this second part of our two-part interview with acclaimed poet, translator, and scholar Oksana Maksymchuk. For part 1, click here. This interview was conducted online
In this first part of our two-part interview with Oksana Maksymchuk, acclaimed poet, translator, and scholar, she talks about the power of poetry in times of war, the intricacies of language, and the important but impossible form of art that is translation.
Basse Stittgen is a designer that makes use of unconventional materials. One of these is blood and its contradictory meaning, representing both life and death. During his talk, he introduced two of his projects which revolve around the blood of which he
Ron Haviv is an American photojournalist who primarily covers conflicts. Besides documenting war crimes and conflicts, Ron’s main aim is to raise awareness about human rights issues all over the world. Throughout his nearly 30 year career, Ron has documented over 25
Andi Schmied is a visual artist and architect from Budapest, Hungary. She graduated from the Barlett School of Architecture (UCL) in London and has since exhibited worldwide. Andi’s most recent publication is “Private Views: A High-Rise Panorama of Manhattan”, which she spoke
Art is full of possibilities. And of history. Recently, many countries have faced debates on the appropriateness of their monuments and statues. While this criticism is not a new phenomenon, current events make the effect of our historical past on the present