Dance with Me in Berlin

A presence that is felt constantly in Berlin Kreuzberg is a revolutionary feeling, the struggle for freedom and the desire to live together peacefully. This work comes from observation, which led to a series of questions. Can art (dance) break down the walls that divide us? During moments of celebration it seems like it can. But what if we took dance into everyday life, for … Continue reading Dance with Me in Berlin

Exploring Kreuzberg with dance: a story of space, time and body

This work, shot in Kreuzberg, one of the most populated, multicultural and distinctive districts of Berlin, aims at grasping what characterizes it. In this second part the focus is on the woman looking at the neighbourhood from various angles, relating herself, through her dance, with the space she meets, thus establishing a connection game between space, time, body. Video by Elisa Sbaragli – Dancer: Maruska … Continue reading Exploring Kreuzberg with dance: a story of space, time and body

In the middle of Kreuzberg | The point of view #1

This work, shot in Kreuzberg, one of the most populated, multicultural and distinctive districts of Berlin, aims at grasping what characterizes it. In the first part of the work the images capture the diversity and features of the main streets, the cafés and the Turkish market in Kreuzberg, both from an architectural point of view and a cultural/historical one. Video by Elisa Sbaragli (Collettivo K) Continue reading In the middle of Kreuzberg | The point of view #1

Osmosis

A thin membrane is the one which separates man from the place he lives in. A constant interchange occurs between an individual and the city he inhabits. Is it man to give identity to the environment in which he breathes or is it the contrary? ‘Osmosis’ talks about the spontaneous and continuous exchange in which human beings and places mutually define themselves. Their being liquid … Continue reading Osmosis

Melting Colours

Melting Colours is a work by Simone Lanari that aims to map the Schöneberg district through images suggested by the lyrics of the album Lodger by David Bowie, who lived in the same neighbourhood in the late ’70s, right during the writing of his famous Berlin trilogy (Low, Heroes, Lodger). As the figure of Bowie encompasses many aspects, different and sometimes opposing one another, in … Continue reading Melting Colours