Finnish authors Harri Hertell and Katariina Vuorinen sit inside a mobile sauna near the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (in background at right), presenting spoken word poetry from Finland during the Frankfurt Bookfair.
(Photo taken Oct. 8)
Rosa Liksom from Finland at her photo exhibition named “Burka”, depicting women in blue Afghan burkas in Finnish landscape. The versatile artist is also present at the Frankfurt Book Fair (Oct 8 thru 12) with her new book named ‘Compartment No. 6’ (‘Hytti nro 6’ in Finnish, ‘Abteil Nr.6’ in German).
(This portrait shooting with the very friendly artist took about two minutes, just before the exhibition was opened.)
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie during her sold-out reading at the Literaturhaus in Frankfurt, May 12, starting her reading tour through Germany. She presented her new novel ‘Americanah’, first published in 2013 and winning the National Book Critics Circle Award (NBCC).
A carnivalist with a beer mug as headgear walks past a wall painting before the beginning of the carnival parade in Frankfurt, March 2.
An actor disguised as Greg Heffley, the main character in the satirical novel ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ by Jeff Kinney, stands among traders at the Frankfurt stock exchange, Oct.8, during the IPO of a German publishing house.
… that’s the title of this huge mural in Frankfurt, Aug.27. It was completed yesterday by street artists Jasmin Siddiqui and Fred Lehman, who call themselves ‘Herakut’. The painting is actually a part of their worldwide ‘Giant Storybook Project’.