Abstract, colorful and pragmatic – Art Exhibition by Nadja Nafe and Maike Eilers

“Green is only some yellow and some blue,” the catalogue to her work quotes artist Nadja Nafe and shows her pragmatic approach to art. Something the Düsseldorf artist shares with Maike Eilers. She has studied in Enschede, Netherlands, and liked the free and open way of working there. Both now present their first ever common exhibition. A very special one. Not only that both never … Continue reading Abstract, colorful and pragmatic – Art Exhibition by Nadja Nafe and Maike Eilers

“Le Carnet Bleu / Das Blaue Heft”: German and French student project about the future of urban living

“We wanted to ban cars from the city – or at least almost.” It’s the city of the future, urban living in the coming decades, German and French students from Lille and Cologne map out. The project, started in 2013 by Goethe Institut, annually finishes off with a book both project groups produce – it’s called “Le Carnet Bleu / Das Blaue Heft” [The Blue … Continue reading “Le Carnet Bleu / Das Blaue Heft”: German and French student project about the future of urban living

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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