I was always most secure writing from my own point of view, referencing small areas of the world that I knew inside and out. But in my fiction workshop, we focused on the point of telling: the point of telling is not about who narrates a story but from where they are speaking.
Ten Bard College Berlin students set around the factory building tables on a Friday evening, each provided with only two dice, pen, paper, and twelve rocks they were curiously required to bring with them beforehand. As Laura Kuhn, the director of the John Cage Trust and the John Cage Ryoanji Drawings workshop leader took out a thick
The March 2015 spring break at Bard College Berlin was perhaps one of the most eventful holiday weeks. From the group trip to Budapest, to Morocco vacationing, and lastly, to the Bard/HESP Network Student Conference in Istanbul, everybody had their days full with new experiences and interesting people that furthered knowledge. My spring break adventures
On May 3rd and 4th, a group of photographically inclined and inspired students got the chance to learn to develop their own analog photographs. The film workshop led by Cătălin Moise (BA 2014, Romania) proved to be quite a success: a number of Bard College Berlin students learned over the course of two days how
Every actor has to constantly try on imaginary masks in order to get used to one role or another. My personal experience of wearing a real mask hovers around playing a fox at a school masquerade and being a phlegmatic zombie at some random Halloween party. But how about wearing a big and stifling mask
Ingredients: Stefan, Philipp, and Bärbel, our wizard chefs who turn any recipe into a magically delicious dish; Enthusiastic students, curious about trying recipes from different parts of the world; Faculty members, already experienced in ECLA’s Bakery Workshop which has become a tradition; Children anxious to get their tiny hands into cookie dough; Mountains of flour,
A group of ECLA students dedicated the weekend of November 5th and 6th to the Analogue Photography Workshop led by Joe Dilworth, a British photographer who currently works and lives in Berlin. He showed us how to use ECLA’s darkroom along with the analogue cameras the College has bought in the course of the last
‘I have nothing to say, but I say it regularly’ was the amusing end note used by Evgeny Morozov for the workshop on blogs and podcasting. As a former student of ECLA, who now works with bloggers and journalists from Central Asia and the rest of ex-USSR, Evgeny returned during the ECLA Week with a