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

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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