From living trophy collections through museums with living exhibits to theme parks. An overview of the architectural history of the zoo.
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What exactly is wilderness and can you also find it in Germany? Wilderness consultant Manuel Schweiger about nature protection, discovery trails and primeval beetles.
But then of course he’s an actor. For at least as long Lars Eidinger has also been a DJ.
Happy New Year! An overview of the upcoming exhibitions at the SCHIRN 2019.
What do we actually know about animals and how can we assess our relationship to them? A conversation with Animal Studies expert and literary scholar Roland Borgards.
What is the key to elegance and what does Agatha Christie have to do with it? A conversation with artist Maria Loboda on that closer look, on omissions and a collection of remarkable objects.
Still on holiday leave? So off to Amsterdam and enjoy art apart from the Rijksmuseum, eat Bami Goreng from the machine or admire Zaandam’s stacked house façades.
Tired of travelling? Prefer the sofa to a winter walk? Our Schirn Xmas Soundtrack is full of contemplative songs and eternal classics without Wham! and Mariah.
When the body falls victim to the code. In her work, Alexandra Bachzetsis reveals social representations of body and femininity.
In Japan it’s been a customary practice for decades, and the trend has now reached Germany: What forest bathing has to do with wilderness and our yearning for nature.
About praying mantises, insect-like plants and nightmares. We met Joachim Koester on Skype. His work is still on display in the WILDERNESS exhibition at the SCHIRN until February 3rd.
A look into the fantastical, animated cosmos of Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg. Next year the SCHIRN will be showing the first comprehensive exhibition of the Swedish artist couple in Germany.
What happens in that moment before the brush touches the blank canvas? Among other things, the artist Su-Mei Tse deals with this question in her film “Pays de Neige”.
She is not only an artist, but also an activist. Lin-May Saeed constructs hybrid creatures with her sculptures, addressing the rights of animals and their relationship to humans. A studio visit.
Organic? Old hat. Back to nature is the in thing. Not just in the travel industry, in fashion or in sport – no, on your plate, too.