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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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German Resistance Memorial Centre (Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand)

The German Resistance Memorial Centre (Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand) in Berlin houses an exhibition about the German people and groups who took a stand against National Socialism. The Bendlerblock The German Resistance Memorial Centre is located in the Bendlerblock, site of the offices of the Reich Ministry of Defence and the Supreme Command of the Armed […]

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Doping for Gold – Drugs and East German sport

State Plan 14.25, the official name for the East German program for improving athletic success through the use of performance-enhancing drugs, is the subject of the documentary Doping For Gold. In the 1970s and 1980s East German athletes were prolific medal winners but their achievements were overshadowed by rumours of widespread steroid abuse. Documents from […]

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BVG Free Wi-Fi Trial at U-Bahnhof Osloer Straße

The BVG, which is responsible for running the U-Bahn, trams and ferries in Berlin, is currently trialling a free Wi-Fi service at U-Bahnhof Osloer Straße. The 3-month trial has been running since the beginning of August and is due to complete in a couple of days at the end of October. The underground station at […]

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