Star Wars Identities Cologne

Star Wars Identities, the original Star Wars Exhibition traveling around the globe, was held at the Odysseum in Cologne. Over 200 original Star Wars costumes, models, props, and pieces of artwork were exhibited to discover up close (many of them for the first time) and a unique interactive identity quest allowed you to design your own Star Wars Hero.

R2-D2, Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon, Anakin’s full-sized Podracer and other favorites, like Yoda, Chewbacca, Boba Fett, Princess Leia, Stormtroopers, and Darth Vader, the collection features all six Star Wars movies as well as the ongoing television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

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World Press Photo Exhibition Berlin 2015

On its tour around the globe, the the World Press Photo exhibition took place from 5 June to 28 June 2015 at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin, celebrating its 60th anniversary and featuring over 100 award-winning photographs in 8 different categories.

This year, World Press Photo received 97912 pictures from 5692 photographers around the world.

A complete gallery with all picture and descriptions can be found at worldpressphoto.org.

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GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Every year, the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen – GDT) invites professional and non-professional photographers from all over Europe to join the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

The competition aims to illustrate the high quality and specific style of European wildlife photography through excellent pictures from Europe and all over the world. It also seeks to promote awareness for nature conservation through the means of photography.

Right now, the winners of the 2014 Photo Contest can be seen at Berlin’s Central Station from 10.03. – 19.03.2015.

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The Fall of the Wall Exhibition Berlin

This year on November 09, Berlin will celebrate 25 years fall of the Berlin Wall. In preparation for this big event, the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden are hosting an exhibition about the Wall, the old GDR (DDR) times and the life in a city divided by stone.

Learn about the construction of the wall on August 13, 1961 – the life with and behind a wall, the diversity between east and west and the fall of the wall on November 09, 1989 – the Exhibition not only features a variety of photographs but also various historical objects.

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IFA14 – Consumer Electronics Unlimited

The world‘s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, the “Internationale Funkausstellung (International Radio Show)” or just IFA 2014 took place in Berlin this week.

Over 1000 exhibitors from over 30 countries presented a comprehensive display of consumer electronic products and services. Smartphones, Smart Watches, Smart TVs and Smart Washing Machines, this year with completely new buzzwords like “4k“, “UHD” and “Curved TV“.

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GamesCom 2014

GamesCom, the world’s biggest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment took place in Cologne, from August 13 – 17, 2014. 335.000 gamers, trade visitors and journalists traveled to Cologne’s fair grounds to celebrate the “next generation of gaming” with over 700 exhibitor from 47 different countries.

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Ai WeiWei – Evidence Exhibition Berlin

Evidence, the Exhibition by famous Chinese artist Ai WeiWei, was held in Berlin from April 03 – July 13, 2014. With works that have never before been shown in Germany, the exhibition featured three decades of Ai WeiWei’s career in 18 different rooms (3,000 m²). It was the largest exhibition Ai WeiWei has ever done. Part of the works were developed only for Berlin.

Ai, who was kept in a cell illegally for 81 days in a secret prison (see below) where the light was switched on for 24 hours a day and is currently a prisoner of his own country and isn’t allowed to leave, designed this political exhibition especially for Berlin in his simple and spacious studio in the rural outskirts of Beijing

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World Press Photo Exhibition Berlin 2014


The results of the 2014 World Press Photo Contest were announced on February 14 out of 98,671 pictures from 5,754 photographers and the official exhibition was held in Berlin from June 13 until July 3, 2014.

Featuring over 100 award-winning photographs in 8 different categories, the exhibition will travel through over 100 cities around the globe.

A complete gallery with all picture and descriptions can be found at worldpressphoto.org.

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Olympus OM-D Photography Playground 2014

Because last year’s exhibition was a huge success and over 27.000 people visited the Opernwerkstätten in Berlin in 2013, Olympus is hosting another OM-D Photography Playground from April 10 until Mai 25, 2014 (same location).

Rent an OM-D E-M10 (and keep the SD-Card) for free and discover the 7.000m² huge playground with (interactive) installations created by nine international artists: AlexandLiane, 3Destruct [ANTIVJ], Clemens Behr, Dean Chamberlain, Leandro Erlich, Philip Beesley, ANNA BURNS and THOMAS BROWN and Transforma and Maser.

With instruction signs in German and English and a professional staff helping you, not only with the cameras functions and controls, but also with the different photography techniques, the OM-D Playground is something for everyone.

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