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Zilkens' News Blog Archive

Zilkens' News Blog 1 2023

The new year continues as the old one ended - at least in Ukraine, where Russia broke in on 24 February with "dance and bombs" (loosely based on Bert Brecht) and wants to make the living space of the people uninhabitable, bypassing all international conventions. The complete failure of diplomatic means, the shifting of spheres of influence around the globe and the powerlessness with which ... read more

Zilkens‘ News Blog 52 2022

For Catholics, today is the feast day of the arch-martyr Stephen, who suffered to be stoned to death for his faith. That was 2,000 years ago - but there are parts of the world that, for the life of them, do not want to arrive in the present day because dark-robed, male fools fear for their privileges and, under the guise of religion, apply a ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 51 2022

Dresden rejoices - the jewels stolen three years ago by the Remmo clan are back - at least in part and we celebrate with the Dresden State Collections. And we are also a little surprised - the first thought after the robbery was the suspicion that clan criminality might be behind it. Family ties have many talents and secrecy. Obviously, however, it was a misjudgement ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 50 2022

When Faith Moves Mountains was the title of the exhibition at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv, which is also largely integrated into "Worth Fighting For" in Cologne. FRIEZE magazine has now named it one of the 10 most important exhibitions in Europe in 2022. Russian War Crimes has also been on show internationally in Davos, New York and more ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 49 2022

Tempus fugit - is a saying from Latin lessons that you forget until you realise that Christmas will be over in three weeks. In a fortnight, however, the exhibition "worth fighting for" will end with a finissage on 14 December from 16:00. So there are still 10 days to judge for yourself what Bjorn Geldhof and Bart de Baere have curated in Cologne. Yilmaz Dziewior, ... read more

Zilkens News Blog 48 2022

In 4 weeks, the year will be over - more than 9 months ago, the Russians invaded Ukraine and did not expect the people there to fight for their freedom - hence the title of the exhibition at Campus M in Cologne "Worth Fighting For", which underlines the independence of Ukrainian culture. Until 14 December, the exhibition is open daily (including Mondays) from 10:00 - ... read more