Culture

Visitors at the opening of the exhibition "Vom Kommen, Gehen und Bleiben" on 28 January 2022 (photo: Goethe-Institut Mannheim/Elmar Witt)

Migration exhibition

How "guest workers" made Germany a country of immigration

His rapping tells the story of his family’s migration: singer Eko Fresh in concert (photo: Marc Oliver John/imago images)

60 years German-Turkish Recruitment Agreement

German-Turks take the arts by storm

Shlomit Tripp and her puppet theatre "Bubales" (source: www.bubales.de)

Shlomit Tripp‘s Puppet Theatre "Bubales“

Vibrant, Jewish, intercultural

Alexander Scheer as lawyer Bernhard Docke and Meltem Kaptan as mother Rabiye Kurnaz in Andreas Dresen's latest film (photo: Andreas Hoefer/Pandora Films)

Berlinale 2022: "Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush"

The Guantanamo mother

The duo that make up Dugri: Uriya Rosenman (left) and Sameh Zakout (photo: Sarah Hofmann/DW)

Palestinian-Israeli rappers

Dugri duo for dialogue

Ali Kaaf's "Ich bin Fremder. Zweifach Fremder", 2021, installation, printed and milled aluminum composite panels, sprayed wood panels, metal, 280 x 580 x 160 cm (photo: © Ali Kaaf/Joerg von Bruchhausen)

"I am a stranger: a stranger twice over"

Contemporary art meets early Islamic high culture

Part of the image from the cover of the album "Naga (Part II)" by Flèche Love (source: L-abe records)

"Naga (Part II)" by Flèche Love

The triumph of love and life over pain

Abdulrazak Gurnah, winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature (photo: Ger Harley/stock Pix/picture-alliance)

Abdulrazak Gurnah's "Paradise"

"Freedom is not something they can take away"

Iranian author Fariba Vafi (photo: Nashr-e Markaz)

Fariba Vafi's "Die Reise im Zug"

Portrait of a mother

Symbolic image of girls and education in Afghanistan (photo: Majid Saeed/Getty Images)

Taliban Afghanistan

Afghan girls attend "secret school"

Performance at The Colony, an arts centre in Lahore, Pakistan (photo: Philip Breu)

Theatre in Pakistan

"I just want to dance"

Iranian photographer and artist Farzaneh Khademian (photo: Farzaneh Khademian)

Iranian artist Farzaneh Khademian's "Peephole"

Women living "life without a life"

Ilker Kilic, left, as Mordo, and Asude Kalebek as Rasel in "The Club" (source: Netflix)

Jews in Turkey

Netflix' "The Club" and Istanbul’s difficult past

Cover of the album "This Pale" (source: Lycopad Records)

"This Pale" – Rumi set to music

A celebration of the complexity of love

Roses on the grave of the poet Hafez in Shiraz, Iran (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Persian poetry in the 21st century

The poem in contemporary Iran

Preparing Medicine from Honey: Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides, 1224 CE. Calligrapher: ‘Abdullah ibn al-Fadl. Iraq (source: The Met https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/451400; Public Domain)

"The Book of Charlatans"

Mediaeval Syria's answer to Mark Twain

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