Following hot on the heels of the Birdhain, Just Berghain Things on Facebook has posted ...
It’s not every day you get to climb an abandoned DDR-era watchtower in Berlin and ...
I’m guessing that just reading the words Currywurst Energy Drink has brought on some mixed ...
Emerging from the U-Bahn station on the west side of Mehringdamm in Berlin Kreuzberg, you’d ...
Like just about everybody else in this city I’m constantly on the lookout for Berlin’s ...
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 […]
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 […]
The converted gas station that Berlin gallerist and art collector Juerg Judin calls home is the kind of property most of us can only dream of. I bought it in 2005, but the first time I saw it was in 1992. It had already been on the market for seven years, unused. A ‘For Sale’ […]
In the summer of 2015, Australian street artist, Fintan Magee, was in Berlin to paint a 42m high mural for Urban Nation Berlin in Reinickendorf. The mural, entitled Cycle of Life, depicts a man and a woman, who holds a baby in her arms, standing on rubble and staring up at the sky. Around them […]
Cyclists in Berlin must have been in raptures last week as they absorbed the plans for Radbahn Berlin – a proposed 9km long cycle path under the elevated sections of the U1 and U2 underground lines from Charlottenburg to Friedrichshain. As stated on the Radbahn Berlin website: The aim of the project is to make […]
A piece of the Berlin Wall signed by Ronald Reagan is on display on the third floor of Dussmann das Kulturkaufhaus on Friedrichstraße in Berlin. As well as adding his signature to the piece of wall, Reagan, the former US President, wrote a quote from his famous ‘tear down this wall’ Berlin speech. The piece […]
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 […]
Berlin-based photo sharing app, EyeEm is teaming up with Canon and Imaging Mind to present Photo Hack Day 4 in Berlin on 28 and 29 November. Following registration and demo sessions, the hacking proper will start at midday on Saturday and continue straight through the night. The event is a 24-hour coding marathon that aims […]
Anke Fesel and Chris Keller, co-editors of Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited 1990-1996, talk to Gestalten.tv 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 […]
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, […]