“Nowadays you need a hashtag,” says Carsten Heisterkamp, curator of the 2017 exhibition of Düsseldorfs festival for digital art “die digitale” – a festival created and invented by Werner Pillig and Peter Witt. This year’s overall theme: #LowTechArt. Advertisements Continue reading #PHOTO: OPENING OF 2017’s DIE DIGITALE-FESTIVAL FOR DIGITAL ART
“It’s one of the most important albums of the 20th century. A milestone of electronic music,” says Werner Pillig. Electronic music pioneer Manuel Göttsching’s concert, with his rarely performed album “E2-E4”, is one of the highlights of the 2017 run of the die digitale festival. Pillig and collaborator Peter Witt are the creative minds behind Düsseldorfs festival for digital music and art – this year with its second run and presented at various, among them more than 13 off-places in town.
The innitiative goes back to a 1989 idea by forestry official Silvius Wodarz. Announcing a tree of the year is now an annual event in Germany. With the spruce being this year’s winner. A tree that most people may know as their Christmas tree. In terms of cultivation it is one of the few trees that brings a forseeable profit for the owner. And though … Continue reading THE SPRUCE: Planting 2017’s tree of the year