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Michele Sala: Entropy

By admin on August 10, 2015

As the mathematician Claude Elwood Shannon once suggested to his colleague, “if you’re having trouble naming a concept call it entropy, as nobody knows what entropy really is and therefore in every discussion you will start ahead.” Experts…

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Allison Gurski: Stepping Off the Bus

By admin on Mai 28, 2015

STEPPING OFF THE BUS — UH, BOAT! by Allison Gurski A teacher and her 11-year old students talk about their experiences learning how it might have felt to be one of America’s first immigrants. I…

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Irwin Stelzer: On Immigration

By admin on Mai 28, 2015

Some Tentative Thoughts on Immigration Immigration is an emotion-laden and politically contentious subject, not only here in Germany, but throughout Europe and the United States. It poses problems that even those policymakers willing to confront…

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Jan Schomburg and Nicola Gerndt

By admin on Mai 28, 2015

NEVER EVEN An interview with the filmmaker Jan Schomburg about his short film and how it is to be in a world where everything runs backwards. Interview by Nicola Gerndt Translated from the German by…

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Jacqueline Goss & Vera Tollmann

By admin on Mai 28, 2015

THINKING ALOUD Translated from the German by ANNA ROHLEDER Über neue Videoarbeiten der amerikanischen Künstlerin Jacqueline Goss, 2005. For my meeting with video artist Jacqueline Goss, who is living in Berlin for a few months,…

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Chang Rae Lee & Andrea Hiott

By admin on Mai 28, 2015

A List of Who We Are Interview, 2005 It is often the intangible but intimately lucid nudges and signals of our family, peers, and lovers’ judgments that navigate us through our daily decisions. And it’s…

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Jesper Nielsen & Val Tchoukova

By admin on Mai 28, 2015

European (Con)fusion Jesper Nielsen, coordinator of the East-West Dialogue, a conference about European identity and politics held for young professionals each year in Denmark, speaks with one of the dialouge’s participants, Val Tchoukova, about the direction of the European…

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Shimaa Aly: Hello from Cairo

By admin on Mai 28, 2015

Diary of a City, 2005 Although Cairo is considered to be one of the most polluted and populated places in the world, here we still look to it as a great and old city of…

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Brant Fulton: Journey Through Vietnam

By admin on Mai 28, 2015

February 10, 2005 Last night finished quite brilliantly despite the earlier misgivings. After gladly returning the motos, my friend Harry and I went on our usual evening time walkabout in search of a meal or…

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Immanuel Kant and Brad Bassler

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

ORIENTATION, REASONS AND QUESTIONS A discussion of Kant, the sky, and the ways in which we come to find a sense of personal orientation in our lives. by Dr. Brad Bassler In his essay, “What…

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Kamran Acbar: Turning Back Time

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

19-year old Kamran Acbar was forced to flee his homeland in order to escape being drafted into a war that eventually took the lives of thousands. Written by Kamran Acbar, Translated by Ines Lorenzen. The Iran-Iraq…

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Brendan Dougherty: At Home in Ausland

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

Historically free of institutions, inhibitions, and money, something about Berlin’s awkward-cool works well for the artists, painters, writers, and musicians who end up staying. Berlin has long been known as a destination for the rouges…

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Nick Fowler: Chase Reprise

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

You sit back down nude, this time Indian style. You’re making good decisions. Like all your favorite things, the posture’s both uncomfortable and comforting. It recalls a lost world, of kindergarten symmetry, of surrender, of…

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David Bulter: I met direction…

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

I met direction the other day while I was thinking with my eyes closed but not sleeping Nothing { life begins—movement—life ends } Nothing direction Nothingness ends ] life interrupts [ Nothingness begins direction birth-movement-death…

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Shreekumar Varma: After-Life

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

Chellamma died with a prayer on her lips. Her husband lay down beside her and covered himself. He was soon fast asleep. That morning, as she’d swept the tailor-shop owner’s front yard, his wife had…

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The Berlin Column

By admin on Mai 27, 2015

She looks hopelessly outmoded, the overweight woman in a shabby sweater, sitting at her window in a Prenzlauer Berg tenement house and gazing at the spectacle below. Who knows what’s running through her mind at…