Twelve artists from different nations were invited to participate in the long-term project "This Place". The goal was to explore Israel from a personal perspective. Their photographs and video installations can now be viewed at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. By Heike MundMore
Highlighting a chapter of German-Turkish history that has largely been forgotten, Eren Onsoz′ ″Haymatloz″ tells the stories of five German Jewish academics who emigrated to Turkey in the 1930s, to be welcomed with open arms. By Heike MundMore
The political situation between their home countries may be tense, but that hasn't stopped an Iranian and an Israeli band from jamming together. Now the musicians are joining forces to tour Germany. By Heike MundMore
With the burial in Berlin of a refugee previously exhumed in Italy, the "Center for Political Beauty" art collective registered its opposition to EU refugee policies. The first in a series of controversial actions has triggered heated debate across the country. By Heike MundMore
In spite of strict moral regulations, plastic surgery is allowed in Iran. More than 60,000 Iranian women per year get nose surgery. Such contradictions have informed Tehran-born artist Homa Arkani's work since 1983.