Category Archives: Culture

Studio Tour: Olaf Hajek

(by Grace Haynes)   Olaf Hajek’s work has always played an inspirational role in my own work. His incredible usage of color, composition, African themed subject matter and ability to make amazing work out of acrylic paint has taken the Illustration

Studio Tour: Olaf Hajek

(by Grace Haynes)   Olaf Hajek’s work has always played an inspirational role in my own work. His incredible usage of color, composition, African themed subject matter and ability to make amazing work out of acrylic paint has taken the Illustration

Berlin After Dark

The theater and club scene in Berlin is endless.  Here are just a few highlights of places people went. _______________________________________ Komische Opera Justine Parish – Le Belle Helene,   Serena Jorif – Don Giovanni A wild and crazy operetta style theater

Berlin After Dark

The theater and club scene in Berlin is endless.  Here are just a few highlights of places people went. _______________________________________ Komische Opera Justine Parish – Le Belle Helene,   Serena Jorif – Don Giovanni A wild and crazy operetta style theater

Stasi Prison – Hohenschönhause

(by Noel Ekker – Hohenschönhause) Hohenschönhause was a heartbreaking experience.  We got to see how the initially KGB run prison, which was physically degrading to the prisoners, transformed in the 60’s to the GDR run prison, which was psychologically degrading, and

Stasi Prison – Hohenschönhause

(by Noel Ekker – Hohenschönhause) Hohenschönhause was a heartbreaking experience.  We got to see how the initially KGB run prison, which was physically degrading to the prisoners, transformed in the 60’s to the GDR run prison, which was psychologically degrading, and

A Reintroduction to Bauhaus

(by Kristen Stain – Dessau, Germany)  As I mentioned in my previous post, Bauhaus is a particular art movement I’ve had to familiarize myself with. This week we had a refresher lesson on the history of the Bauhaus movement through

A Reintroduction to Bauhaus

(by Kristen Stain – Dessau, Germany)  As I mentioned in my previous post, Bauhaus is a particular art movement I’ve had to familiarize myself with. This week we had a refresher lesson on the history of the Bauhaus movement through

BERLIN FASHION WEEK: PART 2

AUGUSTIN TEBOUL By Serena Jorif: Augustin Teboul is known for women’s fashion that is ready to wear but contains elements of high fashion. Attendees were hoping to see beautifully strange black crochet pieces in a surreal atmosphere but what was

BERLIN FASHION WEEK: PART 2

AUGUSTIN TEBOUL By Serena Jorif: Augustin Teboul is known for women’s fashion that is ready to wear but contains elements of high fashion. Attendees were hoping to see beautifully strange black crochet pieces in a surreal atmosphere but what was

BERLIN FASHION WEEK: PART 1 – COLLEGE COLLECTIONS

UNIVERSITAT DER KUNSTE By Noel Ekker: Universität der Künste Berlin Fashion Show 2015 – Berlin’s student fashion show.  19 designers presented full collections over an hour, each with their own sound track.  The show was in a large sports hall, and

BERLIN FASHION WEEK: PART 1 – COLLEGE COLLECTIONS

UNIVERSITAT DER KUNSTE By Noel Ekker: Universität der Künste Berlin Fashion Show 2015 – Berlin’s student fashion show.  19 designers presented full collections over an hour, each with their own sound track.  The show was in a large sports hall, and

Impressions of “The Wall”

The Berlin Wall enclosed West Berlin from August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989, cutting a line through the entire city center. The Berlin Wall Memorial is the central memorial site of German division, located in the middle of the

Impressions of “The Wall”

The Berlin Wall enclosed West Berlin from August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989, cutting a line through the entire city center. The Berlin Wall Memorial is the central memorial site of German division, located in the middle of the