DEVIL’S MOUNTAIN BERLIN: A former US Listening Station now a place for art – video and photo-report!

It’s a mystic place. Berlin Devil’s Mountain. Piled up with World War II rubble. An artificial hill just outside of German capital Berlin. And once, in the times of the Cold War, a seemingly perfect place for a listening station.

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HASHTAG #WILLYFLECKHAUS: Spotting the German designer’s work on Instagram

A 2016 exhibition of his work at Museum of Applied Art Cologne is subtitled “Design, Revolt, Rainbow.” With the latter coming from one of Willy Fleckhaus’ most famous pieces – although not many might know it is created by him.

A series of book covers for German publishing company Suhrkamp. Every book has its own color. Placed on a shelf they all create a rainbow. A piece of work that is still timeless and unique.

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THE FUTURE OF THE NEWSPAPER: Peter Pauls of Cologne’s Stadt-Anzeiger about payment and quality

You wouldn’t wanna eat a sandwich from someone on the street for free, says Peter Pauls. Meaning that quality journalism cannot be gratis. Pauls, a former Africa correspondent, now in his final days as editor in chief of one of Cologne’s large daily newspapers, states that newspapers will have to find a proper financing model to further exist.

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