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Share Your Story: Historical Edition #3

This week’s story comes to us from the German Heritage in Letters project. The German Heritage in Letters project digitizes hand-written correspondence between German immigrants in the U.S. and their family back home. The project helps preserve preserve and tell an authentic story of immigration from Germany. The letters are primarily from 1840s – 1880s, where at the peak, more than 3 million letters were sent each year.

© Nadine Fraczkowski
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Anne Imhof’s “Sex” Makes its American Debut at the Art Institute of Chicago

Anne Imhof brought her most recent work, “Sex,” to the Art Institute of Chicago.  The German visual and performance artist is best known for receiving the prestigious Golden Lion at the 2017 Venice Biennale for her powerful installation, “Faust.” “Sex” opened with three days of live performances and continues as an installation that included sculpture, painting, and sound.

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The Potential

On May 21st, the Detroit-Berlin Connection hosted a conference entitled “The Potential” in cooperation with Your Mom’s Agency, Wunderbar Together, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, and the Goethe Institute Chicago. The exchange is the brainchild of Dimitri Hegemann, founder of one of Berlin’s original Techno clubs and a lifelong ambassador for the Detroit-Berlin Connection.

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Share Your Story: Historical Edition #2

This week’s story comes to us from the German Heritage in Letters project. The German Heritage in Letters project digitizes hand-written correspondence between German immigrants in the U.S. and their family back home. The project helps preserve preserve and tell an authentic story of immigration from Germany. The letters are primarily from 1840s – 1880s, where at the peak, more than 3 million letters were sent each year.

© Nadia Hassani
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Spoonfuls of Germany: German Food on the Go, Made in the USA

Each month, Wunderbar Together features the food and culture blog of Nadia Hassani, German immigrant to the United States and author of the German regional cookbook, Spoonfuls of Germany. In “German food on the go, made in USA,” Hassani spotlights two restaurants in the United States with German owners that serve German fast-food staples: currywurst, schnitzel, and döner.