The Street artists FinDac, Belin, Inti and Shaka decorated the wall which surrounds the YAAM, the Young African Art Market (Stralauer Platz 35), with some amazing Murals, during their visit in Berlin in 2012.
But since the YAAM has to move to a different location, to make place for another big construction project, it’s not quite sure how long the wall (and the murals) will remain.
Holi, the festival of colors, a Hindu religious festival to celebrate the end of the winter and the beginning of the new season, spring.
In Berlin, the festival of colors was celebrated today, Saturday 11th May 2013, and over 12.000 people gathered on a 12.000 m² area to throw colored cornmeal at each other, while dancing to Indian electro house and techno beats, religion was swapped with music.
Equality and community are the focus of attention at this day, It doesn’t matter how old you are or where you come from, on this festival, everyone is equal, equal colorful.
Olympus invited me to test their newest mirrorless compact system camera, the Olympus OM-D, at a unique and interactive exhibition on the subject of “Space and Art”.
12 international artists created a giant interactive photography playground on 7000 m² at the Opernwerkstätten in Berlin. Visitors had the opportunity, to explore the exhibition on an exceptional journey, to push their photography skills to the next level. I could use my own camera or just rent one free of charge on site, which I did.
Apple’s new flagship store opened its doors today in Berlin, at Kurfuerstendamm 26, which was once the first true movie theaters in the city, opened in 1913 under the name Filmbühne Wien, or Union Palast.
The Store, which is one of 406 Apple stores worldwide, 81 in Europe, is the biggest Apple store in the European region with 5000 m² sales area on 2 floors including a cinema and a briefing room.
According to Apple, about 200 employees from 20 different nations are working in that store, speaking 18 different languages. 40 Tables are showing off Apple’s products, they were made out of oak-wood from German forests and the interior and exterior walls are made of 100-year-old muschelkalk.