Exchange for vital Neighborhoods: How six cities in Europe and the USA connect to learn from each other

Six cities. Three in Europe, three in the United States. And one common topic, as social coordinator Jochen Schäfer from Cologne, Germany says. It is about vital neighborhood. Representatives of cities like New Orleans, Detroit, Turin, Cologne or Brussels visit each other and learn from each other. Among them urban planners, community networkes and volunteering citizens. After flying to Detroit, now Cologne representatives welcomed Maria … Continue reading Exchange for vital Neighborhoods: How six cities in Europe and the USA connect to learn from each other

Masterclass: Irish musician The Edge of U2 speaks about what makes music relevant at BIMM 2016 Dublin Graduation

The video dates back to 2016, but is still relevant in terms of its content. The Edge, guitarist of world famous Irish band U2, reveals some secrets about his band and its way to success and relevancy. “If you try too hard to please, the world will lose interest,” he says to the graduating students of Music College BIMM in Dublin. BIMM runs eight campuses … Continue reading Masterclass: Irish musician The Edge of U2 speaks about what makes music relevant at BIMM 2016 Dublin Graduation

From surfing to photography, Porsche and New Zealand | meeting Photographer Stephan Romer in his Düsseldorf studio

It is a Tuesday morning in his studio and gallery in Düsseldorf. Photographer Stephan Romer is preparing some recent work for further treatments. A few hours before he is leaving for a 30 hours plus flight to New Zealand. “My wife is a Kiwi,” Stephan Romer says. Originally from Düsseldorf, western Germany, he now shares his time between the remote island in the pacific and … Continue reading From surfing to photography, Porsche and New Zealand | meeting Photographer Stephan Romer in his Düsseldorf studio