Playlist #32 (17-20 August 2017)

16-20 August 2017 Berlin Atonal 2017 Köpenicker Strasse 70, 10179 Berlin The new edition of Atonal is coming! Huge, flamboyant, eclectic, its rich program of premieres, old and new projects, small and big names inevitably trigger praises as well as...

Il Cinema Ritrovato 2017

Il Cinema Ritrovato is a festival in constant expansion: since I first attended it in 2003, it has grown bigger and bigger, acquiring new screens and theatres, and the amount of films presented has long ceased to be within the...

Playlist #31 (15-17 June 2017)

15 June 2017, 7pm Kräuterspaziergang mit Daniel Zschiegner in Kreuzberg Zabriskie – Buchladen für Kultur & Natur (starting point) Zabriskie is a “bookshop for culture and nature”. A way to discover what this means is to go there and check...

Playlist #30 (18-22 May 2017)

19-21 May 2017 Emitter Micro #4 Ausland, Lychener Str. 60 10437 Berlin, Germany SPEKTRUM, Bürknerstr 12, 12047 Berlin, Germany ZUKUNFT am Ostkreuz, Laskerstr. 5, 10245 Berlin, Germany “Emitter Micro is a reduced label of sound and more.” Their releases are...

Playlist #29 (3-7 May 2017)

3 May 2017, 8 PM Science Slam im Planetarium Zeiss-Großplanetarium, Prenzlauer Allee 80, 10405 Berlin A climax of 10-minute presentations by young scientists in the beautiful Berlin Planetarium – a giant blue ball in the night, possibly known to some...

Playlist #28 (23-26 March)

22 Mar, 7pm Trappist Afterland, Constantine & Rowan Coupland at Bar Voyage A psych-folk night with plenty of string and non-string instruments. Trappist Afterland from Melbourne, AU and Constantine from Chicago are touring Europe, and will share stage with Berlin-based...

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...

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...

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...

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...