“THE HIJACKER OF BILLBOARDS”: French street artist OX in Cologne

He is often called “the hijacker of billboards”. French street artist OX. His latest project is a series of ten street interventions in Cologne. Conducted in the second week of April 2017, the project includes the take over of billboards in specific locations in town. Sometimes at main streets, sometimes under train bridges. Places that are normally used for street advertising. “My main goal is … Continue reading “THE HIJACKER OF BILLBOARDS”: French street artist OX in Cologne

THE ART OF FACES: People portraits by German artist Matthias Brock

The innitial idea dates back to a two years working period in Paris. Living and working there with a grant, German artist Matthias Brock discovered painting portraits. People he met on the street of the French capital. Although no one painted by the artist is a real person – Brock only uses the people as an inspiration for his large oil paintings. Taking a single trip … Continue reading THE ART OF FACES: People portraits by German artist Matthias Brock

MICHELLE OBAMA AS THE NEXT PRESIDENT? – Ines Pohl, editor in chief of Deutsche Welle, about Trump, media and the United States

It is Germany’s international broadcaster. Deutsche Welle (DW) not only reports from Germany and around the world, but also provides access to the German language. Starting March 2017, Ines Pohl is the new editor in chief. Prior to that she was working as the Washington D.C. correspondent of the broadcaster. Reporting live from the inauguration of the United States’ recent president Donald Trump.

It felt like the country was in a state of shock in that moment,” Ines Pohl recently said to students during a talk at a Cologne school. In the meantime opposition has formed, she says.

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