Michel Kichka: My Holocaust family

INTERVIEW: Belgian graphic novelist Michel Kichka opens up about what it's like to be the son of a concentration camp survivor – and the dysfunctional family history that led to his life's work, "Second Generation: Things I Never Told My Father". more »

Oct 1, 2015 12:46 PM People

Sergey’s war

Picked up our Exile Politics issue on newsstands now yet? Hurry before the month is over and its gone. Ukrainian doctor Sergey Steuer's tale, taking him from Berlin back to his home land, is just one of many unmissable stories within. more »

Sep 24, 2015 2:00 PM People

Peaches (out)does herself

INTERVIEW. The teaches of Peaches never stop coming. With album "Rub" out September 25, the ur-Berlin expat is set to take on the world once more. Before she's off on tour, we sat down with the electroclash pioneer in her P'Berg stomping grounds. more »

Sep 24, 2015 1:30 PM People

The act of singing

Indonesian musician Tomi Simatupang is on a one-man mission to introduce Germany to an enigmatic song through documentary concert – and in doing so, bring his country’s darkest past to light. Simatupang performs Genjermania on Sep 24, 21:00 at ACUD. more »

Sep 22, 2015 3:15 PM People

Graphic Syria: An interview with Riad Sattouf

The cartoonist and filmmaker’s two autobiographical tomes “The Arab of the Future” I and II, chronicling his youth in Syria, were undeniable the hype at this year’s ILB Graphic Novel Day. Sattouf’s work is set to appear in English next month. more »

Sep 17, 2015 4:20 PM People

Generation disconnect

Physically away from home but digitally connected, a new generation of Iranian exiles is now fighting in far-away lands. Read about those here in Berlin and then check out a special EXBlicks screening of "Rebel Generation" on Sep 21 at Lichtblick. more »

Sep 14, 2015 3:15 PM , Zeitgeist

Up close with... Jacob Appelbaum

From digital dissident to analogue art! Starting Sep 10, Appelbaum's infrared photos of his whistleblowing comrades and pandas that he and Ai Weiwei stuffed with Snowden docs are on show at NOME. Read our interview, then check out "Samizdata". more »

Sep 9, 2015 2:00 PM People

A Norwegian whistleblower in Berlin

INTERVIEW: Norwegian author, journalist and activist Jørgen Johansen speaks at Disruption Network Lab's "Samizdata" conference on Sat, Sep 12. He gave us his best tips on how (and why!) to resist the state. more »

Sep 8, 2015 5:10 PM People


How do you make an impact from afar? In our September issue, we meet exiles from Ukraine, Iran, Syria, Azerbaijan and more who are carrying on their homelands' struggles from Berlin. Plus a chat with Peaches, all the fall festivals and more! more »

Aug 31, 2015 1:15 PM Features

Ai Weiwei's Berlin adventures

The world's most famous dissident artist is here! And he's keen on letting us know. We traced the social media addict's path, and we've got a few ideas where he should head next. Maybe you can spot him this weekend. more »

Aug 21, 2015 4:30 PM , People

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Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com.

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