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The exhibition FATA MORGANA at Dettmer art projects, Cologne/Germany, presents works by the artists Monika von Eschenbach and Jana Dettmer. Both are professional artists and successful as well as architect (Eschenbach) and as lawyer (Dettmer). Fata Morgana generally means a phenomenon of reflection, which is suitable to deceive our senses with illusions. It touches the delicate line between reality and imagination. Under this onomatopoeic term, the two artists have come

RECONCILIATION OF VALUES

In cooperation with Artforum Culture Foundation and Winter Stiftung , the project Reconciliation of Values ​​(Versöhnung der Werte) has started under the artistic direction of Heinz Zolper. In a time of irreconcilable disputes and fake news, the project would like to offer a culture platform for social interaction in love and respect. The project Reconciliation of values ​​wants to address consciously emotions and to stimulate thoughts. The project is about recognizing

There is no way like humanity

Heinz Zolper is a German artist who has been campaigning for women and gender rights for decades, fundamentally for human rights through the means of art. The  European Artforum Culture Foundation accompanies and supports the artist in his project in cooperation with Winter Foundation Hamburg and other foundations or groups. Respect and human dignity are inalienable values ​​that the society – and therefore every single person – must defend. That’s the

A PLACE TO BE

Time for a new self-consciousness Greece is wellknown for its history and culture, a culture which is based on philosophy, art and the value of common communication.  A world without the spiritual influence of its people is inconceivable. But the transfiguration of Hellenism sometimes in a bloodless veneration is primarily a German invention of the Classical and Romantic periods. It has little in common with the life of contemporaries in

CORONA – GREECE a MIRACLE ?

Solidarity, love and respect are the answer In unprecedented openness and cooperation, politics, healthcare and society have recognized the seriousness of the  impending pandemic and acted accordingly.Compared to what is happening worldwide, we can call it the miracle of Greece. In Greece, politics and healthcare seem to control the pandemia. Or is it just a trick to save tourism? Many Greeks are amazed about their own discipline in dealing with the

NOTES ON CORONA VIRUS

HELP! – YOURSELF AND OTHERS. coronavirus and its disease Covid-19 is threaten humanity. Solidarity, respect and love are required like never before. The virus multiplies in the throat. While an infected person speaks or coughs, he drops droplets almost automatically. These fly about 1.5 to 2 meters (when sneezing even 4 – 5 meters) before it will fall slowly to the ground. The infection usually arises from inhalation of such

ArtForum Editions, Betrachtungen zum Werk von Heinz-Günter Mebusch

PUBLICATIONS AND GRAPHIC EDITIONS

ArtForum Editions is an imprint of the non-profit Artforum Culture Foundation,  started in the mid-90s. The main subject is creating publications and graphic edition In collaboration with artists, charitable foundations and international projects. As an independent institution, ArtForum Editions can pursue goals outside the mainstream and promotes independently avantgarde tendencies. Limited  books and catalogue-editions are published in collaboration with different partners, a.o. with MarcMan Graphics. One of a few long-term projects was

CULTURAL SCENE – GREECE

Almost forty years after the fall of the dictatorship Greece is a blossoming democratic state, member of the EU, has already experienced his first immigration wave and now tries to find his new role on the map of the world. Also the contemporary art has profited from this situation and blossoms for about twenty years increasingly. The absence of an intelligent and well structured policy for the promotion of contemporary art,

GREEK ART TODAY

Greece, the starting place of Artforum Culture Foundation, is an European country of strong contradictions, a region both central and peripheral, a historical and vital geographical point of passage, which has operated throughout history to distil alien ideas. Greece has to be understand as a link between two different civilisations and two different worlds to build up a connection between different civilisations and different worlds. These aspects from East, the Occident

GREECE IN CRISIS – CHANCE FOR EUROPE

Posted Dec. 2009 Greece is in the focus of interest and the much-discussed crisis reveals reliably: everything is connected with everything. Pythagoras already recognized this. Starting from this realization it becomes clear that Greece can master problems only together with those who are involved. National indebtedness with similar effect as the bankruptcy of the Lehman Brothers is the result of a wrong national consciousness by a system, where profits are

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