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Co-Mo* Neukölln #1: Exhibition, Discussion, and Live Performances

*Collecting Momentum is the activation of space through the possibility of interactions and the emergence of reciprocal influences by bringing collective experience, imaginaries and visionaries together while avoiding the rhetorics and boundaries of conventional curation. Co-Mo is experimentation through collective observation and reflection on different forms of interaction between the habitus and habitat. It further aims to develop collective habits in terms of communication, cooperation, collaboration, and conceptualization by documenting these encounters to be processed in diverse mediums. Co-Mo focuses on common experiences rather than geographies or backgrounds in specific and offers a space of interaction to re-exist in already existing places. PROGRAM Exhibition:  Julia Castel (Officina Resident Artist #1) “La Grande Motte, blue is dead”  Frauke Schyroki  “Sporty Still Lives” Ceren Saner  “Isn’t it Love”  Dasha Kanishcheva “YOU IN ME” Anna Bresoli  Cyanotype in a hand Discussion: (live stream) Intersectional Practices in New Diasporas and Global Grassroots Struggles  Following the current movements around the globe, we will be digging further into new social movements through personal experiences of activists from different generations coming from Lebanon(TBA), …

ASTA interviews university Interim President, Dr. Eberhard Menzel: Current issues, challenges for future leadership, enrollment and climate change

By Makenna Stevens and Jake Camarena – Kleve, Germany German text here “I was honored that someone could have such a crazy idea of asking me to return from my retirement to the university life, but I am a scientist and I like university, “ said interim President, Dr. Eberhard Menzel. “I like this university. It is an unbelievable university.” Interim President Dr. Eberhard Menzel answered questions ranging in subject from philosophical queries to the future of the university Wednesday, December 19, 2018 during the “Meet the President!” event hosted by the General Student Committee (AStA) PR Department. The interim president addressed many concerns students raised over issues such as housing, finance, international enrollment and climate change. Menzel says he has over 20 years experience in university management, and he will perform the role of president for a short time. “I can only do this for a couple of months,” said Menzel, but later said up to 2 years. “I have a lot of plans in my mind of what to do. There may be …