Stopover

Sometimes it feels like I know these cities, but all I know are the carpets, the big windows, the colourful dots of light on the runways and the gates of these city’s airports. Once again, I’m flying east over Abu Dhabi, not Dubai this time, and once again all these tickets tucked between the pages…

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Made in Augsburg

The textile area in Augsburg is especially beautiful in the late afternoon, despite the construction site that lurks between the old buildings … again and again I have to take photos of this place. If you happen to be around this area, you are not far from my current exhibition NEBENAN at rheingold. It can…

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Something new, something old

When something old has to leave and be replaced by something new, I get terribly nervous. One day, I’m probably going to be one of those grandmothers who can’t stop talking about the good old times when everything was oh so much better! The weekend before my exhibition, my beloved Canon AE-1 got damaged. Neither…

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good morning sunday

Last week, spring started according to the calender and according to the sun. We even had a lovely breakfast on the balcony. Only today, it is another rainy sunday. Time for a round of reading/listening/found… Reading: Valeria Luiselli’s Die Schwerelosen (Los Ingrávidos) and loving every paragraph of it. It is about a woman’s life in…

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garden behind glass

Wonderful Barockgarten in Großsedlitz, Heidenau. When my brother and I were younger we always spent the summer holidays at our grandparent’s place. The baroque garden is just across the street, and we used to sneak in – just like my mum did when she was younger. It is one of my favourite places, even at…

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Within reach

It looks like autumn but those photos are still from December. We went for a day to Stein am Rhein which is a beautiful old town in Switzerland near Lake Constance. And just like in Brisbane, there was a house hiding behind the trees like a spy. Or maybe it is just nestling up to…

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The white, green, black forest

Between the years, I spent some time at home. My parents live on the border of the black forest, and now that I’ve been living away for a while, I really enjoy being in this forest again. How could I not see its beauty when I was younger? Also, I continued reading “Home space” by…

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