Nadja Vancauwenberghe

From the editor: Why I don't fly the flag

Our Paris-born editor on why she won't put a French flag or an Eiffel Tower-shaped peace sign on her Facebook profile. more

Nov 16, 2015 5:00 PM The Berlin Blog 9 Comments

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

Charlie Hebdo's “survivors“ issue, its first since last week's massacre, hits Berlin kiosks on Sat. Its Muhammad cartoon cover already sparked controversy and boycotts in the Muslim world and in the US and UK – but not in Germany. more

Jan 15, 2015 4:45 PM Zeitgeist

In the wake of yesterday's attacks, there’s no better response than to publish Charlie Hebdo's most provocative covers. Here are a few of our favourites – and why we believe in the inalienable right to free press. more

Jan 8, 2015 3:45 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

The Western media paints a dark picture of Islam, equating the 1.6 billion followers to the few foulest parts, but our latest issue shows you many more faces of ISLAM IN BERLIN. On stands now! more

Dec 3, 2014 5:00 PM Zeitgeist

Forty years ago, a group of Americans broke into an FBI office and leaked proof of citizen surveillance to the press. Johanna Hamilton sets her camera on these unsung whistleblowing heroes. 1971 premieres at Arsenal tonight, Thu, Nov 20 at 19:00. more

Nov 19, 2014 4:15 PM Film

This year's Oscar for Best Documentary goes to Laura Poitras for her film on Edward Snowden, Citizenfour. Read Exberliner's exclusive interview with the Berlin-based US director. more

Nov 6, 2014 11:00 AM People

INTERVIEW: America and the NSA? Evil? New Berliner, exiled hacktivist and passionate idealist Appelbaum ran from them and in turn brought a new wave of anti-surveillance enthusiasm to the city's already teeming digital dissident scene. more

Sep 22, 2014 1:30 PM People 6 Comments

Berlin has always attracted dissidents and free thinkers. Today it's the de facto headquarters of the global rebellion against state surveillance. In the post-Snowden era, it's time to take a stance, says Exberliner editor Nadja Vancauwenberghe. more

Sep 3, 2014 3:45 PM Zeitgeist

With summer in full swing, are you still looking for more estival exploits? Search no more. These tips may hail from 2011, but the advice is evergreen – Exberliner editors present and past share their tidbits for the perfect summer day in Berlin. more

Jul 15, 2013 12:00 AM , , , , , , , Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW: The first couple of open source lay everything on the table from their part in the Pirate Party and "bedingungloses Grundeinkommen" (guaranteed basic income) to feminism and liquid democracy. more

Oct 22, 2012 11:30 AM , People 4 Comments

Berlin holds one of the best collections of African art in the world but truth is, it is all stolen property. The excuse? The education and protection of world culture. more

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 PM Art 2 Comments

Why 'The Africa issue'? Although registered Africans are a tiny minority in the city, their presence and their stories are integral to Berlin. And through the stories covered in this issue, some surprising truths about our city are revealed. more

Sep 11, 2012 11:00 AM Features 4 Comments

On the occasion of a 10 year celebration, our Editor-in-Chief Nadja Vancauwenberghe gives you, dear reader, a peek behind our print. more

May 30, 2012 6:00 PM Features 1 Comments

A retrospective of France's leading-lady of film-making, Claire Denis, offers everything from murderous rampages to mesmerizing beauty. more

Oct 7, 2010 1:45 PM Film

"The man pulled out a set of handcuffs. Then he pressed them into my ribcage, forcing me backwards." Read more... more

Jun 1, 2010 11:34 AM Features 7 Comments

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