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Suffering as a Love Language

WORDS OF ADVICE: DAMILOLA TORIOLA ILLUSTRATION: FOXY A love language describes the way in which you desire to be loved and taken care of by the people you are attached to. There are five love languages; physical touch, quality time, receiving gifts, acts of service and words of affirmation. One thing a lot of people […]

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while you’re watching porn (again)

WORDS & GAN GRAPHICS: MAX KREIS While web browsers such as Google Chrome are turning into heavyweight, resource-hungry monsters instead of the lightweight static html displayers they used to be in the ’90s or early ’00s, they are now gaining access to most of your computer’s resources like your CPU, your graphics card, your webcam […]

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KRISTINA NAGEL “ETHER++”

Readers might already know about Kristina’s powerful work as an artist, as the curator of the Berlin off-space Aesthetik01 and as the editor of zines like AXIS. Aesthetik01 was recently sent into oblivion but Ms Nagel assured us that there will be something totally different, Aesthetik02. Kristina brings an unconventional ethereal glitch to fashion photography […]

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Channelling Schlingensief

WORDS: LUCA GANZ PAINTING: PIETER BRUEGEL PORTRAIT: ECKHARD KUCHENBECKER For a lot people, the author of this story included, Christoph Schlingensief is an iconoclast and a genius. Starting out as an experimental filmmaker, he expanded his work into the field of performative arts in the early ’00s. Heavily influenced by Joseph Beuys’ social sculptures he […]

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Alles ist vorbei —
A Different Eulogy

BY STEPHAN GRÄFE When I was 16, I raised my right arm in public. Sudden, rigid and in an angle of 45 degrees to my sight: the Hitler salute! I fell in love after hearing Der Mussolini for the first time after a punk concert in my local youth centre. It appeared to me as […]

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Yis Kid —
4 colours

OVERLOOKING COMPLEX SOCIAL LANDSCAPE, SEARCHING FOR ORDER WITHIN THE CHAOS. KIND OF SNAPSHOTS TRANSGRESSING RULES OF BEAUTY, BY FOCUSING ON COLOUR AND FORM. MY SUBJECTS ARE BANAL, I’M INTERESTED IN ALL, I’M INTERESTED IN NOTHING. I SHOW URBAN LIFE AS IT IS THROUGH MY WORKING CLASS EYES; I CAN’T SEE IN GOLD AND VELVET. THE […]

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