Encounter Magazine No. 3 (2021)

We have great news: Medienwerkstatt Encounters is celebrating the new edition of our magazine – Encounter Magazine No. 3 (2021) – and the closing of our Medienwerkstatt project with some festive activities on Friday, 6 August 2021.  When? 6 August 2021 from 15:00 until 20:00h.  Where? In front of the Mittelpunktbibliothek Schöneberg/ Theodor Heuss library (Hauptstraße 40). In between we will have a magazine distribution flash mob at Tempelhofer Feld

Making of „ Cuddly – Toy Sleepover – The Movie”

Ina Schebler During an in-house workshop at the Tempelhof Schönebergcity library, employees learned about everything they can do with EncountersMedia Workshop’s photo, video and sound equipment. After an introduction to the basics of photography and filming, and exercises with studio lights and various microphones, the participants developed their own project; a film called “Cuddly-ToySleepover –The Movie”. Over the next day and a half, they collectively produced videos, photos and sound recordings, and learned how to edit them together with Adobe

Gardening in the library

Dagmar Giesecke, translated by Jenny Rosenberg There’s more going on in public libraries than just reading. For a few years now “reading rooms” (as they were called in their early days) have been expanding their offerings. The same is happening at the “Maria Buch” central library in Tempelhof’s Götzstraße. In a four-hour period on July 14th, one such offering took place – in the garden and with beautiful weather, appropriate for

Home (Heimat) 3 – Putting on someone else’s shoes, or: spending Easter somewhere like home

Zeynep Disbudak My acquaintance with Easter, surprisingly, goes a long way back to my childhood. It is surprising, given how I am a citizen of a “Muslim” country, whose history with its non-Muslim communities is indelibly violent; where we almost live by a bifurcated calendar and in different realities. From my childhood, I remember painting eggs or making some basic ornaments in art class, but the memories are hazy. I