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issue 183

Having their protagonists covered in it, forced-fed it, or just enjoying a good dog-poo steak, filmmakers have never shied away from challenging the poo taboo. Here are five shit-centric cinematic moments you won’t forget. Read more

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Sometimes life is shit. Why not admit it and, in the process, beautify your surroundings with a tongue-in-cheek sticker of a turd? Read more

Insider Tips

You might not think twice as you flush it down the loo, but there are entire professions dealing with your poo. We profiled three Berliners for our shit issue. Here's one of them. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

It’s been a year since Berlin declared open season on American crayfish but no one's putting them on their menu. Valiantly trying to change this is the German trio behind Holy Crab, a roving street food stand promoting the “invasivore” lifestyle. Read more

Food & Drink

Dan Borden explores three Berlin examples of prosaic plumbing turned into high art. Read more

History

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Film

Get ready for the spiffiest shitter in town: the Berliner Toilette. Wall GmbH, Berlin’s public toilet monopolist since 1993, came up with this high-tech model last year. Read more

Insider Tips

For the capital of such a bread-obsessed country, Berlin’s sandwich game remains disappointingly subpar. But a few contenders have stepped up to the plate of late, each with their own gimmicky spin on the classic portable meal. Read more

Food & Drink

INTERVIEW! Berlin photographer Wolfgang Tillmans talks to New-York based DonChristian on ahead of their experimental evening at Berghain’s Kantine. Catch both on Jun 16 (sold out) and 17 at Berghain Kantine. Read more

Concerts & Parties

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Film

Hamburger Bahnhof reassesses the pro-Hitler Expressionist. Through Sep 15. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

In tribute to her late grandmother Luisa Hernandez, 2017 Preis der Nationalgalerie finalist Sol Calero has created a full dive into Tropicalia tinged domestic interiors in this three-room installation. Through Jun 15 Read more

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American multimedia artist Theaster Gates has mined four million plus images in the Johnson Publishing Company’s archives to present 10 large format photographic prints, over 100 other photos and magazines, alongside his own video. Through July 28. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

British conceptual artist Ryan Gander’s second show with Esther Schipper presents sculptures, installation and video, all in greyscale. Through Jun 15. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

INTERVIEW! Oscar-winning Hungarian director László Nemes on his sophomore feature "Sunset". It hits Berlin cinemas on Jun 13. Read more

Film

Brabrabra make indie pop ranging from noisy to non-chalant. Saiko Ryusui talks about her unintentional foray into music and handling touring mishaps with grace. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Berlin curators are finally rediscovering interwar female artists. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Fifty years on from the famous 1969 riots, two festivals celebrate Berlin’s queer past, present and future. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Audio artist and activist Shanti Suki Osman on giving a voice to women of colour in her upcoming performance with the Akademie der Autodidakten at Ballhaus Naunystrasse. Check it out Jun 7 and 8. Read more

Theatre & Dance

KW Institute for Contemporary Art curator Gritz on finding fresh voices from older generations, their upcoming Schering Art Award show and why London feels much smaller than Berlin. Read more

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