Tag: Cities

Various Small Grunewalds

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents Various Small Grunewalds, an exhibition of photographic black and white prints by the writer-in-residence Ulf Erdmann Ziegler. “Not a stranger to the city of Berlin at all, back after 16 years, I was suddenly a...

/ November 10, 2016

The Tunnels

Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading by the author Greg Mitchell from his recent nonfiction book The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill, followed by a conversation with...

/ October 28, 2016

Urban Poetry: St. Petersburg – New York

Please join us for an opening reception for the exhibit “Urban Poetry: St. Petersburg – New York.” with photography by Mark Serman. Exhibit on display October 19, 2016 – December 16, 2016, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. This show features an abridged collection...

/ October 19, 2016

The Forest for the Trees

Awkward but idealistic teacher Melanie leaves her rural town and lover behind for a job in the city. Socially inept and sorely lacking in disciplinary skills, she is ill-equipped to deal with her unruly students and dismissive colleagues. She tries...

/ October 13, 2016

Is Design Political?

From the Goethe-Institut: “Design becomes political when we see more in it than the shaping of our environment’s surfaces. Friedrich von Borries, architect and professor of Design Theory at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg (HFBK), talks about his concept...

/ October 12, 2016

Colonnade Park

The Austrian Cultural Forum presents a special screening of Heidrun Holzfeind’s Colonnade Park. The film explores architect Mies van der Rohe’s high rise apartment buildings in Newark and the lives and stories of the people inhabiting it. The screening will...

/ October 5, 2016

Architecture Tour: Austrian Cultural Forum

Architectural historian Kenneth Frampton called the Austrian Cultural Forum, designed by Austrian architect and theorist Raimund Abraham (1933–2010), the most spectacular modern structure built in New York since the Seagram Building and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum. The Austrian Cultural...

/ October 5, 2016

We Are Young. We Are Strong.

From the Goethe-Institut: “We are young. We are strong. recounts the incident of violent xenophobic riots in Rostock in 1992 from the perspectives of three very different characters. Lien is a Vietnamese woman who settled in Germany, but at the...

/ September 30, 2016

From the Streets to the Screen: Exploring New York’s Cinematic Identities

A talk by Hannes Klug, screenwriter, journalist and author of Schauplatz Film: New York, followed by a conversation between Klug and Barbara Natalie Nagel, assistant professor at Princton’s Department of German. From independent film to blockbusters, from documentaries to thrillers,...

/ September 16, 2016

Urban Culture and Politics at the Margins: Homeownership, Immigration and Protest in Contemporary Madrid

A talk with Sophie Gonick, professor at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, on Spanish urban policy and the activism of South American immigrant communities.

/ March 2, 2016