Culture / Soft Power

'Typisch Deutsch?'

January 2014

Punctual? Rigorous? Romantic? What does it mean to be typically German? Rolf Sachs, a half-German, half-French artist and designer with a wry eye and a scarf made from dusters, explores the clichés that form his notion of…

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Culture / Arts

Arctic inspiration

November 2013

The Arctic has inspired the world for centuries with tales of adventure and exploration. Monocle heads to Denmark to see the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art’s current exhibition, Arctic, that seeks out the past and present…

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Culture / Film

Berlin film scene

February 2013

The Berlin International Film Festival is one of the most influential showcases in the world and part of Germany’s rich cinema tradition. Join Monocle for a look at the city’s relationship with filmmaking.

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Culture / Film

Doha Tribeca Film Festival

November 2012

Political revolutions and their aftermath are fertile conditions for filmmakers. Monocle took a front-row seat at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, to witness the cinema of change emerging in the Arab region.

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Culture / Music

Paleo Festival

August 2011

The summer festival season is in full swing, and the Paleo Festival, held outside Geneva in the sleepy town of Nyon, offers an alternative to some of its grubbier European siblings. With the mountains on one side and the…

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