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Erdal Inci – Berlin Wall: A Data Visualization

Turkish new media artist Erdal Inci has gone to incredible lengths to get across the true scale of the Berlin Wall with his project Berlin Wall: A Data Visualization. When we think about the Berlin Wall, despite having an idea of its length, we can’t easily envisage its real size.  With this question in my […]

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Doyum Grillhaus Turkish Restaurant in Berlin

Doyum Grillhaus is an unassuming looking restaurant serving outstanding Turkish food on Admiralstraße, a few minutes walk from U-Bahnhof Kottbusser Tor in Berlin. Kreuzberg, and the area around Kottbusser Tor in particular, is at the heart of the traditional Turkish community in Berlin and is therefore awash with Turkish restaurants and Kebab shops.  Doyum Grillhaus […]

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Sunday Documentary: Megastructures – Berlin Train Terminal

Berlin Train Terminal from the National Geographic Megastructures series is a documentary about the construction of the Berlin Hauptbahnhof train station. In the words of National Geographic: In Berlin, a construction team races to finish Europe’s newest and largest train station before the football World Cup.  Follow the team as it attempts an engineering feat […]

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Berlin Wonderland: Pictures from a Forgotten City

Anke Fesel and Chris Keller, co-editors of Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited 1990-1996, talk to about the images featured in the book and the momentous period that they represent in Berlin Wonderland: Pictures from a Forgotten City. The wall had recently fallen and there was a sense in Berlin that anything was possible, and just […]

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Totem Mural by JBAK in Berlin Lichtenberg

32 metres high and bursting with colour the Totem Mural by artistic duo JBAK is difficult to miss whether walking or driving past its location in Berlin Lichtenberg. The mural covers the side of an 11-storey block of flats and was produced in collaboration with Lichtenberg Open Art (LOA), with the support of the housing association HOWOGE, […]

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