I used to go swimming there in the summer nearby, looking for mushrooms in the fall. Chance made me discover this place. A place on the southern outskirts of Berlin filled with what the Trümmerfrauen couldn't use in 1945. One of Berlin’s many Sore Spots.
Seeing Things 2017-now
Berlin. Layers. Everything superimposed, everything next to each other. The World Headquarter of Evil mutates into a Capital of the Libertarians. In Berlin everything is still there and shows up in interference patterns.
The Wheel 2016-2020
A trip to the Himalayas and South East Asia to work on a book in 2016. It became a meditation on transience and mortality. Inner and outer journeys in four chapters: Circling Around Places of Power, Transition Rites, Politics and Religion, Drama and Martial Arts.
Monkey Mind 2015-2018
Buddha described our mind as a cage full of wild monkeys. Jumping, screaming and making faces ceaselessly. All of them demand our unrestricted attention. The name of the biggest and loudest monkey is: Fear.
Canarias Obscuras 2012-now
The Cayuco was moored at the pier and had come in under its own power. A group of men and boys huddled under the roof of the ferry's mooring. Many were shaking uncontrollably, others were staring ahead and others had fallen over exhausted. One of them was dead.