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Christiane F.

Christiane F. is fairly well-known in Berlin and beyond. But what about the others? We tracked down three of Christiane’s peers from the old heroin scene and found them still grappling with the consequences of their past. more

Aug 24, 2017 11:00 AM Interviews & Portraits

The girl from Bahnhof Zoo is now far from a child – and unlikely to be spotted in Charlottenburg, either. She published her follow-up memoir last October, but the English translation is still pending. Here’s an exclusive look at the book and woman. more

Jan 22, 2014 10:30 AM , Interviews & Portraits 8 Comments

Twenty-nine-year-old British expat R. Simmons came to Berlin as an aspiring writer and university graduate before falling into a spiral of addiction that took him from U-Bahn platforms to a run-down Kreuzberg drug den. Now in rehab, here's his story. more

May 31, 2013 11:00 AM Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW! Jeremy Shaw is the artist behind the ubiquitous "Christiane F." posters around the city in 2011, and is now featured in the KW's "One on One" exhibition. Catch it before it closes its doors on Jan 20. more

Jan 15, 2013 11:30 AM Art & Exhibitions

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