Drucktechniken: Von Hand gedruckt ? und gar nicht anachronistisch

In ihren Holzschnitten reflektiert Christiane Baumgartner die Funktionsweisen der heutigen Wahrnehmung. Jens Schubert verbindet archetypische Formen mit Computerspiel- und Fantasy-Welten in seinen farbigen Linolschnitten. Beide nutzen traditionelle grafische Techniken für aktuelle Bilder. more more

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Between Guatemala and Mongolia

Wednesday 5 April, 2006

Italians go to the polls on Sunday. Do Europeans realise what is at stake, or does Italophilia blind them to Berlusconi's brutal power games? Outside Italy, people fail to see that this "puppet" would already be behind bars in most European countries, and that its legal system and press freedom are on a par with Guatemala and Mongolia. But who could come next? Friedrich Christian Delius paints a dire portrait of Italy's ailing democracy.
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The end of the Silvio show?

Wednesday March 8, 2006

Italy is gearing up for parliamentary elections on April 9. Opposition figures from author Umberto Eco to satirist Sabina Guzzanti and filmmaker Nanni Moretti are vying to put an end to telecracy à la Silvio Berlusconi. But can they stop the country's rampant amalgamation of politics and TV? By Gabriella Vitiello
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