Cultural tips - 2030 Agenda

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From poetry slam to photography, from theater to graffiti, from music to dance, from architecture to cultural events - every day of this Advent brings a new cultural tip in which the goals of the 2030 Agenda find artistic expression. Do you have more cultural tips? Post them as a comment or in our community.

Culture tips

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    SDG 17 - Performance about promising trans-national partnerships

    The dance theatre performance ‘BE-LONGING’ that features two award-winning actors shows what healthy trans-national partnerships can look like.

  • Swastika graffiti on a wall turned into a rabbit
    Before and after - hate graffiti creatively transformed into art© Die kulturellen Erben e.V.
    Before and after - hate graffiti creatively transformed into art © Die kulturellen Erben e.V.

    SDG 16 - Graffiti that turns hatred into art

    A celebrated YouTube video shows the creative way in which graffiti artists from Berlin address hateful scribbles.

  • MIKROPLASTIK III DISCOFISCH by Swaantje Güntzel: Fish with glitter
    MIKROPLASTIK III DISCOFISCH, 2016, Swaantje Güntzel, Photo© Henriette Pogoda
    MIKROPLASTIK III DISCOFISCH, 2016, Swaantje Güntzel, Photo © Henriette Pogoda

    SDG 14 - A work of art: a plaice covered in plastic

    Swaantje Güntzel raises awareness of pollution of the seas with her ‘Discofish’.

  • Scene from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar: Lawyers in gowns
    Scene from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar.© Still frame from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar
    Scene from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar. © Still frame from the documentary "Duty of Care" by Nic Balthazar

    SDG 13 - Film about a lawsuit for our climate

    The documentary ‘Duty of Care - The Climate Trials’ that is just under an hour long illustrates a new way to address climate change.

  • SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
    Group of dancers on stage in synchronous movement and shiny clothes
    RE_CYCLE, tanzbar_bremen, Concept und Choreography: Günther Grollitsch in collaboration with the dancers© Daniela Buchholz
    RE_CYCLE, tanzbar_bremen, Concept und Choreography: Günther Grollitsch in collaboration with the dancers © Daniela Buchholz

    SDG 12 - Dance performance about sustainability and the value of artistic work

    Is this art or garbage? This is the question addressed by the diverse team of five of ‘tanzbar_bremen’ in their piece ‘RE_CYCLE’.

  • Sheep on the roof of WERK3 and the Frauenkirche in Munich in the background
    Sheep on the roof of the WERK3 in Munich© URKERN 2022 Ivana Bilz
    Sheep on the roof of the WERK3 in Munich © URKERN 2022 Ivana Bilz

    SDG 11 - A rooftop meadow

    The nature project of Munich’s creative quarter ‘WERK3’ consists of a 2,500 square metres big meadow that is home to sheep, hares and chickens.

  • Scene from the film adaptation of the book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century": A lot of people standing very close together in a pool
    Scene from the film adaptation of the book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century"© STUDIOCANAL
    Scene from the film adaptation of the book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" © STUDIOCANAL

    SDG 10 - A book about the development of inequality

    ‘Whosoever hath, to him shall be given’ – the best-selling book ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ shows that this is true.

  • Construction site of Monumen Antroposen in November 2022
    Construction site of Monumen Antroposen in November 2022© Yoga Permana/Monumen Antroposen
    Construction site of Monumen Antroposen in November 2022 © Yoga Permana/Monumen Antroposen

    SDG 9 - A temple for the environment as a think tank

    A modern temple that advances environmental innovation is being built in Indonesia.

  • Scene from the play "Beyond caring": The cleaners talk to each other
    Beyond Caring by Alexander Zeldin, Director: Alexander Zeldin, Schaubühne, Photo© Gianmarco Bresadola
    Beyond Caring by Alexander Zeldin, Director: Alexander Zeldin, Schaubühne, Photo © Gianmarco Bresadola

    SDG 8 - Play about degrading work

    The play ‘Beyond Caring’ shows the everyday life of cleaning staff.

  • A piece by Julian Charrière: You can see a fire in the jungle
    Julian Charrière, An Invitation to Disappear - Bengkulu, 2018 (Detail)© Julian Charrière; VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany
    Julian Charrière, An Invitation to Disappear - Bengkulu, 2018 (Detail) © Julian Charrière; VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany

    SDG 7 - Art exhibition about fire and sustainable energy generation

    The artist Julian Charrière explores our role in nature in his exhibition ‘Controlled Burn’.

  • SDG Ziel 15: Leben an Land
    Cover of the poetry book "Dodos auf der Flucht"
    © Verlagshaus Berlin
    © Verlagshaus Berlin

    SDG 15 - Poetry about science of the species

    Mikael Vogel’s poetry collection ‘Dodos auf der Flucht’ (dodos on the run) focuses on extinct animal species and the role of human beings in the disappearance of species.   

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    SDG 6 - Ice lollies: bitter rather than sweet

    Three designers from Taiwan used water samples to make ice lollies, in order to raise awareness of environmental pollution.

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