Friday, September 25, 2009

you can't rush art.

Calling all lovers of contemporary art: the international art show art forum berlin is well underway here in the lovely capital of Germany. Make sure to take your time and check it out before Sunday, the 27th of September.

Now in its 14th year, the art forum berlin will once again host galleries from all over the world, presenting many works of up-and-coming international artists. Information regarding opening hours, tickets, a list of exhibiting galleries and more can be found on the official website. Don't miss it!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Keep 'em coming: Overknees

Already emerging in last year's fall/winter trends were overknee boots, as spotted on various runways and the american television show Gossip Girl.

A variation of this trend was made popular by the spanish fashion icon/designer Trini Gonzalez, who promoted the look through her fashion blog toutlamode. They were in coming last season, and they are definitely here now: overknee stockings! See below for a first feeble attempt and make sure to check back for more refined updates at a later point in time.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Dockville '09

Had the pleasure to attend an open-air festival for music and art this summer, together with my best friend Pia. It took place in a district of the german city Hamburg which can best be compared to NYC's Williamsburg. Ironically, the german version is called Wilhelmsburg - kinda similar name as well, eh?

Anyhow, the performances ranged from alternative/indie rock to electro to experiental indietronic and beyond... highlights included swedish Miss Li, the german trash-electro group Mediengruppe Telekommander, Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip, Beat!Beat!Beat!, Marcus Carp and international acts such as Metronomy, Bonaparte, The Whitest Boy Alive, William Fitzsimmons (for those sun-filled afternoons) and MGMT!

Apart from the musical performances, one could enjoy the various contemporary art installations to be found all over the festival area (some of which you had to 'discover' first), revive your inner child while playing on the musical playground, screenprint your clothes, create DIY beats or just kick it with a bunch of lunatics and crazy people ;)