Archive for the ‘social commentary’ Category
I’ve been taking street photographs the last few days with odd equipment, but it worked. (more…)
I’m coming late to the Google Streetview debate in Germany. I still can’t get my head around it. (more…)
Don’t worry, this ‘blog hasn’t turned french. Thanks to my daughter, who has to write a school essay on this quote from Picasso, I was reminded of self-confident way this godfather of modern art worked. (more…)
I think we Germans are the only people where a traffic light sign is identity-proving for one third of the population. Plus, it’s likeness, the “Ampelmännchen” is very successfully pandered to tourists from the western federal states of Germany who visit east german cities like Weimar to drink from the fountain of german cultural identity (Goethe, Schiller) and gawp at their poorer countrymen.
Wake up, sheep!