Plog Archive 2014

Port of Art -
Exhibition in Berlin

Port of Art is a new online platform which offers works of art at affordable prices. During this year’s Christmas season (from December 10 to 14), a selection of the obtainable works can be contemplated and purchased at the sur la montagne gallery in Berlin-Mitte.

Felix Pestemer at Port of Art:

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Exhibition at the Museo de Arte Popular in Mexico City

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It has been two years since the publication of 'The Dust of the Ancestors' and close to ten years since Felix Pestemer embarked on the creative voyage of this intricate graphic novel project. Now, the Berlin-based artist returns to the scene of inspiration for his comic volume about the Day of the Dead and Mexican everyday culture: the Museo de Arte Popular (MAP, Museum of Popular Art) in the heart of Mexico City. Here, on the occasion of the central public event Día de los Muertos, Pestemer’s opus is acknowledged in an extensive special exhibition.

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Small Publishers at the Greater Wannsee

On Saturday, July 19, starting at 2 p.m., 22 publishers from German-speaking countries visit the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin (LCB). In a relaxed atmosphere, they present their books and authors. Literature enthusiasts are cordially invited to browse, to discover, and to compare notes. But also culinary delights are being offered. For a schedule of the authors, please visit:

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avant Reading Marathon

Although as rare an occasion as a major soccer event, the Erlangen International Comic Salon sure enough returns in 2014, from June 19 to 22! The avant reading marathon definitely constitutes one of the program's various highlights. In five short and sweet, witty and funny, yet enthralling readings, German comic artists present their literary projects with the Berlin-based avant publishing house.

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The Very Last Trick

Even as "bits post mortem" Max & Moritz do not find their peace - on the contrary, now the whole issue becomes sanguinary!

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'Creaky! Cracky! ... Naughty Tricks - Draconian Punishments'

On February 16th, 2014, starting at 11 a.m., a museum festival will take place at the Deutsches Museum für Karikatur und Zeichenkunst (German Museum of Caricature and Drawings) in Hanover, celebrating the 150th birthday of Wilhelm Busch's bad boys and marking the opening of the exhibition Trick by Trick. Also present will be two members of the Dramalight group, comic artists Stepan Ueding and Felix Pestemer, who are going to stage a zombiesque drawing performance.

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