YASHA YOUNG @ DAS WILDE SOFA
In July, Berlin is all about Pride Weeks, which will culminate on July 28 with Christopher Street Day. One of the most famous events besides the popular parade is the lesbian-gay city festival in Schöneberg, the district where the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART is located.
The highlight of the city festival, which was attended by over 350,000 Berliners, was the political talk show “The Wild Sofa”. In addition to Klaus Lederer (Berlin Senator for Culture), Klaus Wowereit (former mayor of Berlin) and other prominent guests, Yasha Young was one of the participants in the talk show.
The director and curator of the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART spoke, among other things. on the history and influence of the museum on the neighborhood and gave a small outlook on upcoming projects, likw the artists in residence program, which opens its doors to young artists from September onwards.