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Rumi mon amour

Jalal ad-Din ar-Rumi, mostly known as RUMI (born on 30 September 1207 in Tajikistan), was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian and a Sufi mystic. Rumi’s importance is considered to transcend national and ethnic borders. Iranians, Afghans, Tajiks, Greeks and other Central Asian Muslims have […]

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The Mighty River

Today I want to introduce you Frédéric Back, the artist who was in love with nature. Frédéric Back, born in Saarbrücken (at the time France, but now Germany) in 1924, was a painter, muralist and director of animated films. His works, especially his amazing cartoons […]

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Heros

Photo and Text Maja Gratzfeld Heros  A few days ago the UNHCR presented its report in Geneva. The UNHCR is known as the UN Refugee agency for protection and support of Refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself. It tries to […]

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Lost and Found

Photo and text by Maja Gratzfeld Lost and Found At some points of my life, during certain circumstances, I am often recognizing things that I forgot to be aware of. By the time I crash into them, I ‘m not sure what’s more exciting about […]

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From you I come to you I go

Video, Photo and Text by Maja Gratzfeld  “The uniqueness of a work of art is inseparable from its being embedded in the fabric of tradition” – Walter Benjamin While walking through the streets of the old city in Jerusalem, I saw, felt and inhaled different […]

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We came with a boat

Photo by Maja Gratzfeld   Homage to Maya Angelou Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Annie Johnson, was an american Author and poet but also worked as actor, writer, director and producer in different plays and movies. She was active in the Civil Rights movement and worked with […]

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Bounded

Mixed Media/ Installation and Text by Maja Gratzfeld Bounded   The innocent of our childhood can be well expressed through bed pillows who represent our naive dreams for the future. However once we become older we realize that we are bound to modernity which is […]

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Mummy and the Philippines

Photo and Text by Maja Gratzfeld Mummy and the Philippines When I was young, my mother used to tell me and my sisters about her memories from the Philippines, where she grew up in a district close to Manila. We were always amazed by her […]

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Slow Food

Let’s talk about… …Slow Food We live in an age in which our life rhythm is dictated, and we adapt our lifestyle to this rhythm. Time has become precious and we have no more time for anything. We don’t have any time for us, our […]

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