What if we could use light to kill the coronavirus and get back to life as we once knew it? Huge UV spotlights could be a promising way to ensure virus-free outdoor city life.
Central America’s graffiti scene is still relatively young, but it has already produced some unique styles and artists. A new documentary follows its development over 20 years, from the very start to the present day.
Tailpipe soot could be seen as just another resource – all you need is a good way to use it. In ink, for example, the pollutant is suddenly quite useful.
Exceptional artist and eccentric Salvador Dali would have been 115 years old this year. In the virtual world at least, he can now blow out the candles on his birthday cake: The Dali Museum has brought him back to life with Deepfake in the Dali Lives experience.
Graffiti has become a medium for change in Colombia’s capitol. Street artist Mos Ku takes us on a walk through his city.
Dozens of films have explored the life of Vincent van Gogh. Now, for the first time, his story is being told entirely through van-Gogh-style oil paintings and the painter’s death is recounted as a thriller: was it suicide or something more sinister?
What do the inhabitants of the Amazonian basin have in common with the Inuit of Greenland? In addition to being directly affected by climate change, both are also participating in a spectacular art project.
These beautiful popsicles are made of polluted water to raise awareness of water contamination.
Anybody can become a graffiti artist with this set of painting drones.
Two beautifully designed books portray the lives of women throughout history.
Children and adults all over the world love creative toys like LEGO® bricks, but bricks from different brands usually don’t fit together. MakerBrane modules offer the solution: they allow you to link up anything and everything and build whatever you like.
How Moroccans made their dream city come true
A photo exhibit in Cologne harkens back to this era, depicting images beyond the glamour and glitter of professional photography in the 1970s and 1980s
The Olympics are over, but summer in Rio is not: Enjoy these magical pictures of life in the Brazilian metropolis.
Travelling to other planets could be the next big thing in a 100 years or so. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory already set up the advertisement for it. The result are stunning posters in retro design.
Since October, a floating island has offered a safety zone to refugees in distress at sea: complete with food, life buoys and solar-powered emergency telephones.
Interview with the first space architect, Galina Balaschova, who designed the interiors of the famous Mir & Sojus space stations.
The Moscow Metro has turned its underground hubs into full-scale palaces and temples of transport resembling a gigantic art museum.
In February, the first nomadic design museum in the Dharavi slum in Mumbai has open its doors to honour local craftsmanship.
These beautiful pictures of playing squirrels show how similar squirrels can be to human beings.
Ahead of the UN climate summit, artists have installed over 600 artworks criticizing the corporate takeover of the talks.
The world’s refugees’ struggle for survival comes alive in a new videogame.
When our thoughts turn to Latvia, the far North, elks, and wide-open spaces immediately come to mind. But this country of just under 2 million inhabitants is turning into an enclave of the creative, especially in design and fashion.
The Spanish initiative n'UNDO is bringing the classics of modern architecture back to life. It seeks to integrate sustainable space and urban architecture into local city planning.
El Niño de las Pinturas
Iran: A different view
Don't know what to do at the weekend? Here's a funny way to make yourself and probably all of your loved ones very happy: Make edible and stackable lego jellies!
Can a hospital be targeted if the enemy is inside and targeting you? Get the answer in this brand new quiz app and test your knowledge of the Laws of Armed Conflict.
In the computer game Slum Challenge, Europeans can immerse themselves in life in a Philippine slum from a first-person shooter and wander through real film sequences.
What if a child’s hospital stay could be turned into one long superhero adventure? If not only the illness, but also the powers of evil could be vanquished in the end? A new tablet game for young patients will soon make this possible.
There has been a lot of talking about indigenous art in Latin America - but still, most of us only know traditional art from colonial or even pre-colonial times. But there is so much more out there! We present Fabio Males, a young indigenous artist from Colombia, and his awe-inspiring artwork.
African legends come alive in award-winning mobile games and comics.
A heroic Mayan runner and a Quetzal bird that flies between pyramids: Experience Guatemala’s Mayan culture through entertaining videogames.
L'Eclectique is new art magazine hopes to showcase the positive energy and creative spirit of the Arabic world – with exciting stories and moving images.
Did you know that you could make graffitis out of moss?
The Land of the Giants
Isla Holbox: the Graffiti Island
Sometimes it’s better to do nothing: How Erdem Gündüz kindled a protest movement with his hands in his pockets.
During the Egyptian revolution, Cairo’s walls became newspapers of resistance. Mural artist Ammar Abo Bakr tells their story - a story of power, politics and revolutionary fight.
A unique project at the interface of art, lifestyle and technology shows for 4 weeks, 5 exhibitions from 14 artists and combines it with Apple's ibeacon app. A technology first you shouldn't miss!
Do you think that a crisis can make people more creative? It does!
Here's the proof: the mood in Athens, Greece might be bad but the creativity in street art explodes.
Miss Piggy, Pumbaa, Babe, pigs in space - yes, you might have heard of some really famous pigs. But pigs in art?
If that sounds higgledy-piggledy for you: Illustrator & artist Florian Steffens will show you the big piggy world - and more. Oink!
In Paris parks, visitors are explicitly instructed to pick up the poop when they walk their … wait a minute, their elephant? French artists have been hacking street signs in Paris - and we've taken pictures of them.
Violent youth gangs are spreading fast in Colombian cities' poor neighborhoods. But thanks to a young initiative from Bogotá, fighters can now gain fame as artists.
Photographer Aleksey from Riga climbs into abandoned ruins or up on tower cranes, and he experiences the threats of the cold war when penetrating former bunkers or military training grounds.
Take one sandy car park, two friends and an idea: The result is La Carpa, a creative place where artists, musicians and the people of Seville meet to exchange ideas.
Would you expect that Afghanistan's first graffiti artist is female? We talked to Shamsia Hassani about graffiti and her home country in Afghanistan.
An inspiring graphic novel about the life of Jewish boxer Hertzko Haft who survived the WWII death camp because he won the boxing fights organized by the SS.
Australian rapper Mars Castro turns bullet casings from Brazil's favelas into jewellery. Bling instead of bang, Mars da Favela instead of Mc Marsepan.