ART EXHIBITION: Japanese influences, blurred photographs and the color red

They almost look like sushi and icecubes. Little cubes and objects made of film and paper – and folded by artist Yoko Suzuki-Kämmerer. She, together with Heike Kehres-Woost, Sylvia Ruppert and Dietmar Paetzold, is one of four artists presenting their diverse works at a Cologne art space. “For me it is about lines,” explains Yoko Suzuki-Kämmerer who utilizes Japanese techniques of folding paper and foil. A process that … Continue reading ART EXHIBITION: Japanese influences, blurred photographs and the color red

PHOTO-REPORT: A rescue team of THW working with dogs to find missing people

Clooney is ready for work. It’s a late morning at a Cologne demolition site. The equipment is out of duty today, but a few dogs and their owners are on location. Four and a half year old Clooney is a retriever trained to find missed or trapped people. Here in Cologne, Clooney and owner Marcus Gareis are in practice for an emergency – with a … Continue reading PHOTO-REPORT: A rescue team of THW working with dogs to find missing people

A WALK OF 2 575 KILOMETERS THROUGH EUROPE: Svenja Trenkel and Witali Bytschkow spent 4 and a half months to walk from Trondheim to Porto

“Norway is very fruity,” says Cologne based Svenja Trenkel “We’ve found many raspberries there”. She and her partner Witali Bytschkow must know. Both were walking through the country – eating what they have found along the way, oftentimes sleeping in a tent.

The project in numbers: 2 575 kilometers, 4 and a half month spent, 102 days of walking, around 26 kilometers per day. Starting in Trondheim, Norway and finishing at Torre de Clérigos cathedral in Porto, Portugal.

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