Thursday, 4. February 2016
Since I’ve had a flat with a balcony, I’ve had three boxes with geraniums hanging on it and the flowers are doing fairly well, I think
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Monday, 11. January 2016
Andrea Polli‘s installation Particle Falls allows passers-by to observe in real time the quality of and particulate matter in the air.
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Sunday, 27. December 2015
Superheroes as saviours of the world? Studio Loka uses the idea of super-powers to point humorously to the causes and consequences of our attitude towards the environment.
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Sunday, 13. December 2015
In L’eau qui dort (i.e. Silent Waters) the visual artist Michael Pinsky brings to light the excesses of our consumer society in order to unite poetically art and responsibility.
Bike path on the banks of the Oise. In radiant winter sunshine I pedal and pedal and pedal. Around me run joggers, and run and run. Except for the cries of a few gulls, it is completely silent. Nevertheless we are all in motion; we have a goal and apparently want to reach it quickly. What a strange contrast.
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Monday, 30. November 2015
Admittedly, skiing isn’t my strong point. To be more accurate, I have never skied. But since my sister has had a holiday house in the Allgau, I’ve been looking seriously into the sport – there’s no time to lose. Because if we don’t manage to slow down global warming, it could soon be too late. Rising temperatures ensure that the snow line will continue to rise with them. At 1,100 meters, the mountain behind the holiday house is one of the highest peaks in Germany.
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