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Playlist #27 (CTM + Transmediale Special)

2-5 February TRANSMEDIALE ever elusive HKW, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin / 2 Feb 8-11pm Hybrid Pleasures: Early Films of Lillian Schwartz HKW, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin Lillian Schwartz (1927) is a pioneer of multimedia and computer-generated art – among many...

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Playlist #26 (30 November – 4 December)

30 November – 2 December 2016, 7.30pm-11pm Back To The Future I-III ACUD Studio, Veteranenstr. 21, 10119 Berlin The Freie Szene in Berlin: if you’re reading this you’re probably part of it – be it as promoter, participating artist, regular...

S. leucophylla – the flower has lost its petals. Photo Jonathan Gobbi.

Sarracenia

Tall and slender, elegantly veined and often brightly coloured, Sarracenia is a personal favourite of mine – in front of a good selection of specimens I really have to control myself or I would buy them all. There are currently...

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Playlist #25 (3-6 November)

3-5 November 2016 STATE Festival Opening at Naturkundenmuseum, Festival at Kühlhaus, Luckenwalder Str. 3, 10963 Berlin The time has come for the second edition of STATE Festival, the interdisciplinary science festival directed by Christian Rauch and curated by a team...

Stanisław Lem in 1966, courtesy of his secretary, Wojciech Zemek. Source: Wikipedia.

His Master’s Voice

When we do science, it is because we believe to succeed. To do so, we blind ourselves to the possibility of failure. This might sound surprising – isn’t it, after all, a requirement of good science to endlessly avoid to...

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Playlist #24 (13-15 Oct)

13 October 2016, 8.30pm Alphawave #11: Caroline Tallone / Lan Cao and PNYX SPEKTRUM, Bürknerstr 12, 12047 Berlin Well well, this playlist needs this added on top! Times is running so fast and the 11th Alphawave is coming already, tonite!...

Still from Anthony Asquith’s Shooting Stars

Il cinema ritrovato 2016

If you’re into silent films, or you have ever lived in Bologna, you’ve probably heard of Il Cinema Ritrovato – the festival devoted to film archives and their content: great classics and forgotten gems, obscure fragments and lots of surprises....

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Playlist #23 (17- 20 Aug)

17 August 2016, 7.30pm Zzession #11 Humboldthain Club, Hochstraße 46, 13357 Berlin An every-other-month series of improvised music evenings – starting point is electronic with a tendency to involve acoustic instruments and cross different genres. Today I am tired and...