Language Matters

On Saturday, 6th June, I joined the Black Lives Matter protest in Berlin. In the past years, I protested for Black Lives in London, alongside many other Black people and allies. As Germany has a much smaller Black population, Berlin’s protest was mostly white. Of course, when the majority of the participants are non-Black, the…

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Tracing Black Histories

  On Saturdays at 8 PM (UTC +2:00), we trace art & expression in black histories. Katouche, Hani, Addie & Aida create space for us to come together and explore some key themes from moments in black histories. These sessions are a safe space for casual yet meaningful conversation. They act as a constant pillar…

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Creating Alternative Realities

On Mondays at 7 PM (UTC +2:00), we write. Pandemic dystopias have us rethink life and our expectations of it. In our creative writing session, we dare to give into the alternative realities we have been longing for. To reimagine ourselves in different futures and kinder worlds and write them into our new realities. These…

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K I N O T I T A

This residency ran from April 1st – May 30th 2020. Thank you to all who made it wondrous. The apocalypse is best prevented in κοινότητα – kinotita – community. In these weeks of stillness, it is easy to get lost in our anxiety and future fears. Many of us are frustrated and scared, which can…

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