Andrea Lucia Brun

    ART & CULTURE

    OSCA, a carnival of ideas

    YUKA OTSUKI is an audio visual artist of immense scope. For the past ten years, he has been mixing video images, audio recordings, graphics and animations to produce stunning audiovisual installations and live performances. ‘If you need a real answer to your big vital issue, go to a Japanese noodle bar’, says OSCA’s co-founder Matthias Erhard. It was in front of a steaming bowl of noodles in Berlin in 2009 that Erhard, classically trained pianist, met German-Japanese singer and violinist

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    PHOTOGRAPHY

    ‘Landscape Icons’ – photographic project by Dutch artist Janne van Gilst

    ‘Landscape Icons’ is an on-going photographic project by Dutch photographer Janne van Gilst. Initiated in 2014 after graduating from the Royal Academy of Fine Art in The Hague, the project explores and deconstructs the Dutch landscape. By using different methods and techniques, van Gilst searches for iconic elements within the environment and then isolates them from the backdrop. Almost like a scientist, she’s dissecting her surroundings and, by doing so,

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    FASHION

    Chalayan’s fashion design students at ‘Show Angewandte 16’ – Austria’s most talked-about fashion event

    Vienna is famous for its cultural diversity, its cosy coffee houses and its blast from the past. But every year, students of the University of Applied Arts – Institute of Design proof that they can play along the top league of a future oriented fashion scene. And every year, fashion design graduates show their graduate collections at the ‘Show Angewandte’, one of Austria’s most talked-about fashion events. When this takes

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    ART & CULTURE

    Manifesta 11: What do people do for money?

    She was in Rotterdam, Luxembourg, Ljubljana, Frankfurt, Donostia/San Sebastian, Trentino-South Tyrol, Murcia, Genk, St. Petersburg – and makes guest appearance this summer in Zurich. Manifesta 11, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, open its doors next weekend, June 11th, and takes place in most unusual places throughout the city; at the dentist, at a dog parlor, at the police station or the crematorium, amongst the main Biennial venues. What’s happening at Manifesta

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    MUSIC

    Arcade Fire violinist Sarah Neufeld about her solo album ‘The Ridge’

    Three years have passed since the release of her debut solo album ‘Hero Brother’. This spring, violinist and composer Sarah Neufeld released her second full length album ‘The Ridge’ via Paper Bag Records and Kartel Music Group. Best known as member of Grammy awarded indie band Arcade Fire, the Montréal based musician also is a founding member of the contemporary instrumental ensemble Bell Orchestre, and most recently as half of an exiting new

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    ART & CULTURE

    Future Cinema: Berlinale Fellowship Winner 2016 Janna Ji Wonders

    If there exists anything more challenging than making a movie, it probably is making your first movie. For most emerging filmmakers, making their first movie at film school is not ‘that’ hard yet. After that, things become a lot more difficult. Obviously, finding producers is crucial for making movies but particularly tricky for young filmmakers.   This is where Berlinale Made in Germany – Perspektive Fellowship picks up the slack. Launched 2012

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    FASHION

    Designer spotlight: huber egloff

    The fashion industry is quite harsh for young talented designers. Not only design and innovation are decisive to get a young label off the ground – outstanding entrepreneurship is asked. What does it take for these fresh-faced designers to get a foothold in such a highly competitive industry? We have talked to up-and-coming design duo huber egloff who have left behind the initially romantic idea of doing fashion. With an avant-garde look and

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    FASHION

    Up-and-coming. What is happening in the Swiss fashion design scene.

    Design lovers have long known that taking a look beyond the international fashion capitals is always worthwhile. Mode Suisse which recently took place in Zurich, Switzerland, is one example among many. Initiated 2012 by show producer Yannick Aellen, the Mode Suisse provides Swiss designers a platform to present their collections to a professional audience twice a year in Zurich and Genève with special editions in Paris, Milan and Peking. Contrary

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    FASHION

    How To Face Gloomy Winter? Dress Up With Julian Zigerli

    Swiss-born menswear designer Julian Zigerli is probably one of the most exciting upcoming designers. With striking prints and witty designs he quickly made his mark on the international fashion scene. His collections he showed in numerous cities around the world, including Berlin, London, Paris, Seoul, Tokyo and Milan. In 2013 he was selected to exhibit at the legendary “Teatro Armani” during Milan Men’s Fashion Week – by iconic Italian fashion

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    MUSIC

    One To Listen: TAU’s First EP “Wirikuta” Oscillates Somewhere Between Psychedelic Rock and Hypnotic Medicine Chants

      It is the latest project by Dublin-born musician and former band member of Icelandic psychedelics Dead Skeletons, Shaun “Nunutzi” Mulrooney: TAU. The collective is the product of a spiritual journey in Wirikuta, Mexico, the land of the peyote. TAU just released its first EP Wirikuta. You can not miss the influence of Shaun’s experience with the Huichols. Opener Huey Tonantzin is a shamanistic chant that is repeating “Mother Earth” like a mantra. Each of

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