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ASPHALT PILOTEN
PERFORMANCE / ARTS

ASPHALT PILOTEN
DANCING IN THE STREETS

The concept of “asphalt pilots” may not conjure an immediate image, but it’s a phrase that suits the eponymous international, interdisciplinary artist group well. »

TROLLEYBOOKS
PHOTOGRAPHY / POLITICS

TROLLEYBOOKS
THE CAMERA DOESNT LIE

What started as one man’s passion in 2001 has grown into an art publisher of the highest order and an award-winning example of activism through aesthetics. »

Chessboxing
ENTERTAINMENT / SPORTS

Chessboxing
From Punch to Pawn

In 2002 Dutch born Iepe Rubingh walked into a bar a performance artist, and walked out the founder of Chessboxing. Inspired by French graphic novel “Froid Équateur, Chessboxing is a hybrid of perhaps the two most contrasting sports on the planet. »

DADARA
PERFORMANCE / ARTS / POLITICS

DADARA
CELEBRATING THE ABSURD

To call Dutch artist Dadara a provocateur touches on only part of what he does as a painter, designer, sculptor and conceptual artist. He might enjoy getting a reaction with his work, but his explorations of the boundaries and absurdities of reality also contain layers of thoughtfulness. »

TILL THE COWS COME HOME
ARCHITECTURE

TILL THE COWS COME HOME
EATING, OUTSIDE THE BOX

If a slow food, vegetarian café operating out of a shipping container in Berlin’s fashionable Mitte district doesn’t nod to several zeitgeists, then Till The Cows Come Home is merely a place to have a meal. »

TRANSCONTINENTAL
MUSIC

TRANSCONTINENTAL
BEAT CONNECTION

In an ambitious and expansive project encompassing ten cities across two continents, Ten Cities engineered musical crossovers and examinations between Europe and Africa. »

BRAD DOWNEY
ARTS

BRAD DOWNEY
URBAN ERRORIST

A film school undergrad project, Brad Downey’s feted documentary on street art, Public Discourse, helped birth and frame an unusual hybrid vision of artistry for the Berlin-based, American artist. »

RAUMLABOR
ARCHITECTURE / ARTS

RAUMLABOR
URBAN INVENTIONS

With public space more and more on the line in any discussion of urbanism, Raumlabor’s work directly addresses cities in transformation and the boundaries between public and private, while also operating intellectually in theory, education and open discussion. »

BOSSO FATAKA
ARTS

BOSSO FATAKA
WRAP ATTACK

In the case of street art, the eye of the beholder not only dictates the beauty of a piece, but also its legality. As such, the work of Berlin-based trio Bosso Fataka—like most street art—is ephemeral in nature. »

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