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KISMA IN AMERIKA

First applicant for AMERIKA.ART KISMA REIDLING Today the first applicant for ICU IN AMERIKA presented a short clip: PERSPECTIVE. Indeed this contribution gives a new perspective on Art. In less than four minutes you see real art that will be in the servers of Amerika. Amerika is in Saxony, a tiny village. Amerika has no beach. KISMA lives in New Port Beach, a village having the most famous beach in California. So KISMA is in America, right? But KISMA suffers, all the inhabitants of New Port Beach suffer. The area…

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I C U in AMERIKA

ICU in America The art year 2020 is about to collapse. When you look at the list of international art fairs which are still supposed to happen in 2020 then the list becomes shorter and shorter by the day. The latest victim is the Frieze Art Fair London which was cancelled a few days ago. Frieze London was supposed to happen from October 8 to 11. The Frieze Art Fair in New York has already been cancelled. Frieze Art Fair and Frieze Masters made it with over 60,000 visitors to…

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Art gift book “A Fine Art Journey”

Art and Poetry from Thirty-Five Countries With its purposefully structured content, unusual perspectives, and deep insights, and incorporating the sensitivity of people who create art, this art and gift book unravels the subject of traveling and invites readers to examine it in more depth. Eighty artists from thirty-two countries have come together to interpret traveling with their boundless imagination. Poets and artists are interested in experiencing selected places with a specific atmosphere, because their talent is based on their special power of perception and their sensitivity. Most of them are…

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My Twelve Dates: Online Dating – Heaven or Hell?

Including a Psychological Analysis Free delivery worldwide: https://www.bookdepository.com/My-Twelve-Dates-Corinna-Busch/9783750491236?ref=grid-view&qid=1587126096091&sr=1-2 Other order info here: https://corinnabusch.com/buy-now-my-twelve-dates/ Is it worrying that a single woman in her mid-40s only ever meets such – let’s say – remarkable men when dating online? And has all kinds of strange experiences? In her book “My Twelve Dates”, the former Late Night Show producer and winner of the most important German media award, the Adolf Grimme Award, chats about her dating experiences as a 40-something single woman. One chapter is dedicated to each of the 12 dates; an astrologist…

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August Sander Award 2020

The young Austrian artist Rebecca Unz is the winner of the prize The young Austrian artist Rebecca Unz is the winner of the August Sander Award 2020. What the international jury won for Rebecca Unz’s photographs is the precise visual execution of the individual shots, for which the artist chose the classic portrait form of a bust. You can see friends from the area of Hip Hop and Rap, music styles and related life concepts, with which Rebecca Unz has been active for several years and where she feels she…

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Call for entries for second August Sander Award – Prize for Portrait Photography

Open for artists up to 40 years old The August Sander Award – Prize for Portrait Photography, sponsored by Ulla Bartenbach and Prof. Dr. Kurt Bartenbach in collaboration with Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne will be awarded for the second time in 2020. The prize is designed to promote young artists working in the field of documentary and conceptual photography. In honor of August Sander”s seminal contribution to portrait photography, the candidates” photographic work should primarily focus on portraiture. The prize is awarded every two years. National and international…

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Crowdfunding for the biggest nomad tent in the world

A German builds it together with nomads in Sahara Is there gonna be a new world record? At the moment there is a crowdfunding for the biggest nomad tent in the world on Indiegogo ( https://igg.me/at/desertroom/x/21816879#/). This over 1200qm large tent, handmade in traditional craftsmanship, is attracting all the attention of the world to the Sahara desert. There a German and a team of local nomads are building this tent. This would not be possible without the help of the nomadic women and their centuries-old craftsmanship. Thousands of meters of…

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Poetry of Plants

left: Karl Blossfeldt: Christmas rose, n.d.; right: Jim Dine: Entrada Drive, 2001-2003 (Source: © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019) Photographs by Karl Blossfeldt, Jim Dine and Roselyne Titaud in Cologne On view: February 22 to July 21, 2019, in Room 1 Press preview: Wednesday, February 20, 11am (Please first obtain accreditation for the press preview by writing an informal e-mail to pr@sk-kultur.de) Opening: Thursday, February 21, 7pm Nature continually beguiles us with its wonders – the proliferating vegetation with myriad plant species and forms, their spatial disposition, the light that plays…

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Matryoschka receives coveted Kirkus Review

Matryoschka Heritage this sci-fi tale remains thoughtful and emotional Founded in 1933, Kirkus has been an authoritative voice in book discovery for 80 years. Kirkus Reviews magazine gives industry professionals a sneak peek at the most notable books being published weeks before they’re released. Kirkus serves the book reviews to consumers in a weekly email newsletter and on Kirkus.com, giving readers unbiased, critical recommendations they can trust. (https://www.kirkusreviews.com/) Kirkus Review of Matryoschka Alternative pasts and genders arise from a failed quantum energy experiment … this sci-fi tale remains thoughtful and…

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Tonight Show Guest Michael Wigge on Motivational Speaking Tour across the US

TV adventurer and four-time book author Michael Wigge has faced incredible travel challenges. He traveled the world for free and showed his audience the incredible: How can a single person travel 35,000 miles from Europe to Antarctica without a single penny of money in his pocket? The Los Angeles Times entitled Wigge “the ultimate budget traveler”, and Katy Perry called him on The Tonight Show “a cheap date” when Wigge had the chance to promote his book while Katy Perry presented her biography. (check out Youtube “Wigge Tonight Show” for…

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