Opened in 2010, Le 6b in the Parisian suburb of Saint-Denis is a place of artistic creation. Located in Néaucité, a new urban district under construction, 6b provides a place for work, culture and exchange. At the creative space next to the river Seine, artists can develop their individual projects while benefiting from a collective dynamic. But it’s also a place of cultural activism in a district with the highest poverty level and immigrant rate in France.
Last year I learned a new word in Finnish: kaikille. It translates as „for all“ or „for everybody“. I learned the word while attending the „Forum of Equality in Culture: Accessibility 3.0“, a three day event, held from November 2nd to November 4th 2016 in Helsinki. The forum addressed stakeholders in the field of arts and culture, experts in technology and accessibility, and everyone interested. For me, it was quite an experience.
Based on the novel series „A Song of Ice and Fire“ by George R.R. Martin, „Game of Thrones“ is currently one of the world’s most successful television series. The filming locations for the fictitious world of dragons, undead warriors and witches are spread all over Europe – from Iceland in the Atlantic to Malta in the Mediterranean Sea. In addition to impressive landscapes, historic cities are among the most popular locations of „Game of Thrones“. Read everything you need to know about one of the most beautiful filming locations in Spain: The Water Gardens of the peninsula Dorne in the south of Westeros.
Founded in 1978 by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, Herzog & de Meuron is considered to be one of the best-known architectural offices in the world today. If you love their simple and elegant style, here are five buildings you should see when in Basel, Switzerland.