The winner of the Nobel Price in Literature 2021 takes us in Paradise to an intricately stratified East African society at the turn of the twentieth century. Laying bare an increasingly inexorable European domination, the already existing complex power relations are experienced through the eyes of a child. His transformation into a man will go hand in hand with his awareness of being “the other” and the radical change in his environment.
The concerns of Holocaust survivors identified as ‘displaced persons’ after World War II stays at the center of “Our Courage. Jews in Europe 1945-1948” at the Jewish Museum Frankfurt. For many of them, the recovery of the home, the family, and even the identity meant a fight against unsurmountable challenges: a “rebirth” into a world that was not always welcoming.
In 17th century France, the camp aesthetic granted “bad taste” a new sense of beauty. The exhibition “Camp: Notes on Fashion” at The Met Fifth Avenue takes up on the idea, and sets the tone on the Gala’s fashion theme!
Well-known for his successful reinvention of former vintage brands like Chanel, Chloé, and Fendi, Karl Lagerfeld lent a typical fugacious industry a steady sense of continuity. Here you find an interesting side of his legacy.
The Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón allows us with Roma a deep gaze into his former family life. Like through a hole in the wall, we briskly become childish voyeurs, who see and feel more than we are able to hear.
Would you love to get a first impression of Florence? Then prepare for a good stroll! There is no better way to discover the hidden culinary and artistic highlights of the city, than a long, observant walk.