6 Years Syrian Revolution

On march 18th a demonstration took place in Berlin to commemorate the sixth year of the Syrian revolution. Ameenah Sawwan was one of the participants and shares some thoughts and conversations on this date.

by Ameenah Sawwan
21.03.2017

WIR MACHEN DAS in an open discussion event at the international literary festival berlin (ilb)

WIR MACHEN DAS organized an open discussion event during the international literary festival berlin (ilb), to highlight the questions that concern the newcomers here in Berlin.

by Lina Alhaddad
16.03.2017

A Dead Talent

The only language he spoke was music. He gave his listeners the taste of melancholy, imprisonment and torture.

by Marwan Safarjalani
13.03.2017

International Women*s Day

On March 8 many women came together at numerous places to loudly claim equal rights. The International Women*s Struggle Demo took place in Berlin Kreuzberg. One member of Iwspace held the following speech.

by Iwspace
09.03.2017

6 Years Syrian Revolution

On march 18th a demonstration took place in Berlin to commemorate the sixth year of the Syrian revolution. Ameenah Sawwan was one of the participants and shares some thoughts and conversations on this date.

by Ameenah Sawwan
21.03.2017

WIR MACHEN DAS in an open discussion event at the international literary festival berlin (ilb)

WIR MACHEN DAS organized an open discussion event during the international literary festival berlin (ilb), to highlight the questions that concern the newcomers here in Berlin.

by Lina Alhaddad
16.03.2017

A Dead Talent

The only language he spoke was music. He gave his listeners the taste of melancholy, imprisonment and torture.

by Marwan Safarjalani
13.03.2017

International Women*s Day

On March 8 many women came together at numerous places to loudly claim equal rights. The International Women*s Struggle Demo took place in Berlin Kreuzberg. One member of Iwspace held the following speech.

by Iwspace
09.03.2017

Baynetna – Between Us.

How the first Arabic library in Berlin emerged. The opening.

by Ines Kappert
02.03.2017

Everyone can be a role model

Curator Ronja Sommerfeld from the Afrika Medien Zentrum in Berlin has led many discussions for the photo exhibition Flucht nach vorn (Escaping Ahead), which presents migrants and refugees as role models. But what exactly is a role model and does the exhibition concept work? Impressions from the opening event.

by Corinna von Bodisco
20.02.2017

Show me where you come from

The artist Dieter Mammel spent a year painting with displaced children and youths. The result: unique contemporary documents telling stories of war and flight, but also of hope and dreams. We visited his atelier in Berlin.

by Theresa Schmidt
15.12.2016

6 Questions to: Merlin Nadj-Torma

In her photo series “Here is everything as 22 stars :-)”, the photographer has been following and documenting since the year 2011, the life of refugees in illegal camps on the Serbian-Hungarian border, at the gateway to Europe. She tells us about her personal experiences in this short interview.

12.12.2016

Don’t forget friendship to the world

A discussion about hostility with Christina Thürmer-Rohr, Sabine Hark and Ines Kappert.

08.12.2016

FLAX – Foreign Local Artistic Xchange. A Mentoring-Programme for Refugee Artists and a Network for Cultural Collaborations

Top local artists provide one-to-one support to creative artists who have fled their homelands.

by Rebecca Ellsäßer
07.07.2016

The Refugee Student Scholarship Network

The Refugee Student Scholarship Network gets involved (via individual sponsorships) in the funding of scholarships offered by an American-German liberal arts college (Bard College Berlin) for up to 20 young refugees.

by Marion Detjen
16.06.2016

From a Meat Grinder to the Aleppo Supper Club

The dream of opening up a restaurant – Marion Detjen on one Syrian family’s long struggle to get a foothold in Berlin.

by Marion Detjen
20.05.2016

Event

17.05.2016

Thinking Beyond „Crisis“ – Symposium in Berlin

Historians, artists, journalists from all backgrounds will, together with unaccompanied Afghan minors, try out ways of speaking, to overcome the „crisis“- and „emergency“-imaginary that is dominating the discourse on migration ...