Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Weil am Rhein, Germany
Blast from the past
An exhibition called “Night Fever. Designing Club Culture 1960 – today” opens at the Vitra Design Museum on March 17. The total works of art displayed there will transport you back to the glitzy world of legendary discothèques.
Each person in the European Union throws away an average of 179 kilograms of food a year, which comes to a rough total of 89 million tons. Now restaurants like the Spill (“trash” in English) in the Västra Hamnen district of Malmö, Sweden, are trialing a dedicated counteroffensive by serving, for instance, a delicious fish soup prepared with “rescued” vegetables from local markets would otherwise have thrown out.
In 2018, the jury of Siena International Photo Award had to judge more images than ever before: 48 000, sent in by photographers from 156 countries. Christoph Kaula’s sprinting hamster was not a winner in the Animal category, but it did earn him a Remarkable Award.
Peruvian artist Cecilia Paredes usually features herself standing, sitting or reclining in the middle of her tapestry-like works. So well does she blend into her textile backgrounds that it sometimes takes a second glance to spot her.