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April 2003

European Youth Online Magazine

 

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BROKEN LETTER
Exhibition in Darmstadt, Germany
11.03. - 21.05. 2003



PAUL KLEE
Exhibition in Bonn
07.03. - 09.06.2003


Exhibitions in Europe


BROKEN LETTER - contemporary art from Arab countries

In Western countries, contemporary art from Arab countries is almost unknown and often regarded as a hoard of calligraphy and ornament. Being the first comprehensive exhibition outside of Arab institutions, "BROKEN LETTER" presents the most important positions of an extremely dynamic Arab modernism. The majority of exhibits - dating from a period between 1960 and now - were created by artists from Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran. The title of the exhibition announces a programme: "Broken Letter" shows a diversified cultural landscape that has developed beyond calligraphic patterns - though it often and indirectly refers to the traditional art of handwriting by both adopting and undermining it in a playful way. "BROKEN LETTER" thus shows art that faces its own history and successfully breaks with clichés of national "identities".
Exhibition in Darmstadt, Germany. Read more...


PAUL KLEE in the Rhineland

A great presentation of 120 paintings and drawings of this eminent artist, reflecting his relationship to the region Rhineland. For the very first time an exhibition is dedicated to this special phase in Klee's works. The exhibition conveys an exciting overview from the early creative period until his emigration to Switzerland.
Exhibition in Bonn, Germany. Read more...


Computer history in the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum

It's hard to imagine what might have happened if, from a backyard garage in Silicon Valley, Blaise Pascal had used his calculating machine "Pascaline", to hack into a 15th century trading office.
How the history of information culture has actually developed is shown by the extensive permanent exhibition of the Heinz Nixdorf Museum Forum in Paderborn, Germany.Read more...



SPORTS

Sven Hannawald in Willingen, Februar 2003 (in German)


Interview with handball player
Stefan Kretzschmar in Nov 99
(in German)


 

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