Global Atlanta: Light-art meets German architecture: “Spotlight Bauhaus”
October 5, 2018
Light-Art Meets German Architecture: The minimalist building of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System—designed by Bauhaus architect Marcel Breuer—will interact with the dynamic motion of “Superposition,” a light show created by German artist collective URBANSCREEN, accompanied by the motion of young local dancers from Dance 411. The pre-show will be Berlin-based urban dance crew “Flying Steps” at 6 pm. They have been thrilling audiences all around the world since the 90s. The Light-Art show will start at 8:15 pm.
As a special part of the street festival, Wiesn in a Box – a mobile mini Oktoberfest – will be offering Hofbräu beer and pretzels in its first of many stops along a nationwide tour. The event is part of Wunderbar Together: The Year of German-American Friendship 2018/19 – an initiative funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, implemented by the Goethe-Institut, and supported by the Federation of German Industries (BDI).
More information at www.wunderbartogether.org.
The Gazette: A cultural conduit: German WanderbUS tours Mount Vernon, Cedar Rapids high schools
A wheeled showroom of German culture rolled through two Corridor area high schools last month, brightening up what for students otherwise might have been unremarkable mornings in the classroom. Mount Vernon High School and Washington High School in Cedar Rapids became the two Iowa stops from Sept. 18-19 for the national WanderbUS tour, which packs digital trivia, a photo booth and virtual reality […]Read More
WVUA: WanderBUS Stops in Tuscaloosa, Celebrates German-American Friendship
The WanderbUS stopped in Tuscaloosa to educate students about the German-American friendship as it makes its way through the continental United States this year.Read More
The Washington Post: The best exhibitions of summer 2019
JUNE 2 ‘The Life of Animals in Japanese Art’ An exhibition of more than 300 works, including ceramics, paintings, sculptures, metalwork, woodblock prints and textiles, and spanning 16 centuries, that examines the use of animal imagery in Japanese art. At National Gallery of Art, East Building. Through Aug. 18. 4 ‘Shall Not Be Denied: Women […]Read More