tv Arts and Culture Deutsche Welle May 22, 2019 1:45am-2:01am CEST
parsed. and a couple of intrepid graffiti artist painting walls for peace around the world. but we begin with a new initiative from our lifestyle and culture magazine you're a max cold planet in this city is incredibly culturally diverse that's why i like it and it's full of people like me from all over the world so planet bonin is a tourist guide with the difference features people from around the globe who've made this town their home and their personal recommendations for places to go in the german capital. has not been the capital of cool. a magnet for creation from around the world. is a multimedia project that tells the story of those who came to the german capital to do their thing the stories of entrepreneurship and courage those featured also gave
their own insider tips for the city's best restaurants clubs and galleries many of them were at the project's release party like a drawer. i came from israel to germany and i make what germans like to eat. mainly pretzels. when in rome the israelis started selling the german favorites on the streets and over the years was able to build up his own business. i love berlin brylin has a place in my heart with special about berlin is the opportunities it gives me to really spread my wings. page story in the plan of them in a company book has its own q.r. code scanned the card with your phone to view a 360 degree video of the location. the celebration was also. time for people to
literally get a taste of what china has to offer like the work of jennifer melinda schmidt the kenyan born swiss woman is an actress comedian and restaurant. the restaurant is called smart so heidi which literally translates to black heidi and her boast the best swiss fare berlin has to offer. but i wanted to bring a piece of switzerland to berlin that you know when you're in here feels like you're in a swiss ski cabin and that's really nice the soon. for those who love the more tactile the series also features the work of the kashmir sisters for the past 2 years sirens vanny has been selling clothing made of specially sourced pure mongolian kashmir. is a very stylish cool city it's so colorful a multicultural it has everything and that's why i also want to be here. planted in
a story of diversity 50 international entrepreneurs and their insider tips the very best the city has to offer. this the planet berlin book is in english and german so it's a great way to learn some german but also be reports on euro max every week and of course it's on facebook at culture a very personal take on berlin by people from 50 different cultures now leading up to the european union elections this coming weekend we've been visiting e.u. countries and finding out from people involved in the arts what they think about the political and social situation in their country at the moment the day we meet the italian writer francesco in rome italy of course as being at the front line of europe's migration crisis and melandri is very critical of the current italian government's. policies. romance called the eternal city for
a good reason buildings that date back to the roman empire are a stone's throw from the vatican and other architectural masterpieces. rome is also a place where refugees and other migrants have gathered hoping for a better life in europe although they're not always welcomed by the local population but italy's far right interior minister matteo southie has gone so far as threatening to punish groups that rescue refugees from the mediterranean and bring them to italy it is not. going to. be. a contract was it with your neck that's against the constitution even if he says it's possible it's legally impossible but once again he's managed to ensure the topic hits the headlines this is the strategy to occupy all the space in the media and the country's cognitive space even more and could have to perform i meant that
last but you couldn't leave off the by izzy francesca made andres novel sunway juice or write blood looks at the causes of racism and it links today's migration crisis to the darkest chapters of italy's history know that we've all been missed so for a long time i didn't realize how much italy's present or how much more europe's present is intertwined with the colonial past and on every whim i didn't understand how incredibly to read the links worth between what we are experiencing here in europe and i say that very deliberately and colonialism. at that it puts it. at the patio to bail us out of. the writer spent 10 years researching a novel she was the subject of a documentary that accompanied her to ethiopia where she explored italy's colonial history and what was then known as abbey siniora. fascist
dictator benito mussolini invaded abas india in 1935 with dreams of creating a new roman empire. hundreds of thousands died as a result of italian imperialism. fascist italy developed a race theories to justify its atrocities. but after the 2nd world war italy repressed its memory of the period. none of it for. the failure to face the possum and that this racism which is part of italy's history sank like a subterranean river. and since democracy's antibodies while no longer effective the guard and what was once impossible to say is no longer a political to boot it's now suddenly acceptable to say terrible things in public beach so racism has returned and is dominating public discourse because. the legacy of italy's colonial era remains in her novel francesco melandri indicts italy's
africa policies of the last 85 years and those who are turning the migration crisis into political capital. between even as our little man. it's used as a scapegoat to avoid talking about the real social problems in italy. there. is a massive economic crisis give us the high unemployment the terrible prospects for young people we need. the european economic community was created in rome in 1957 this was the 1st step toward the european union a founding member italy is now one of europe's problems with its populist parties now campaigning against the e.u. with some of their not the government has poisoned the discourse in social interaction. but italy also has
strong antibodies. the battle isn't over yet and now but no one can predict what the outcome. german artist. studied communication design in new york but he found his best way of communication was actually biography. over the past 20 years he has developed his own distinctive style and also a global concepts with graffiti in 2008 he created his 1st world peace will on the walls of a palace in northern iraq helped by local artists that more recently he's been traveling in africa with colleagues seen again crazy vos piece wools again with
local office so the results become a mixture of european and african styles. here in pretoria south africa a german street art do it his way up in the air. union for unseen account aren't afraid of heights who are getting heavy machinery involved in their art. i'm talking just wouldn't let me just go down a little here. on the facade of a former orphanage their latest mural is taking shape and bringing bright new colors to a city the artists barely even know. our idea is to travel to different countries and to try and figure out in a pretty short time what's going on here. this mural is their take on pretoria and it takes about a week to complete 30 degree celsius in the shade and it's a lot hotter here than what the pair are used to in germany they keep going only
taking a break when it starts to rain. another stop on their 3 month africa tour the kenyan capital nairobi here they meet the artist in guinea more out whose work will provide motifs and stories for their next miro. european or african these artists are happy to take inspiration from each other. it's not the it's not the exact. that my grandparents and my parents left me i pick and choose what's good in different cultures so for me if something coming from europe is great big it up is going to become a cult or if something coming from my land is great i'll pick it up if it's negative i'll take it out the go down arts center in nairobi is the location for
their next mural the kind of spray paint the artists used back in europe is hard to come by here so they use paint out of the bucket. also on the stuff that he or she might be passed in advance of. actually the biggest challenge is always finding the right wall and i don't do illegal graffiti anymore not that it would be so easy to do something this big illegally anyway given what that means is that you always need to get some kind of permission kind in nairobi for instance you can't paint any living public figure in unless the person is a living athlete or a sports legend. union street art is visible around the globe from kurdistan to the suburbs of paris to nairobi. she and xena don't know how long their art will stay up and that's not the point street art isn't made to be permanent but using the photos they take union and xenon paste
their murals together digitally creating one long mural they call it the infinite peace was. the. order. that sold for this edition and check out planet by live on our website at v.w. dot com slash planet well then while blood or on facebook at v.w. culture is also more about cultural events around the world thanks for watching and join us again same song tomorrow.
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