Dr. Bastian Heinsohn
Projects and Talks 2015:
June 5, 2015:
Goethe-Institut San Francisco
Copy & Paste: The Meaning of Graffiti and Street Art in Berlin Today"
February 18, 2015:
Dickinson College, PA
"The Meaning of Graffiti in Thomas Arslan’s Berlin Trilogy"
In preparation for publication:
"Graffiti Texts and Cinematic Space: The Linguistic Landscape in Thomas Arslan’s
Der schöne Tag
Contemporary German Cinema, Weimar Cinema, Architecture in Postwar German cinema
Berlin Streets in Film
The role of the urban street in German cinema from the Weimar Street Film to contemporary films et in Berlin
Migrants in European Cinema
Cinematic depictions of migration flows in Europe today and its impact on European countries and EU policies.
Graffiti and Linguistic Landscapes
Reading graffiti as text to understand current socio-aesthetic trajectories in German and Europe today.
Weimar Cinema, Contemporary German Cinema, East German Cinema
German Literature and Culture
The Berlin Republic, Contemporary German Literature, The Culture of East Germany
Film Theory / Film History
Understanding how to read films critically as text and how to interpret and locate them within the context of film history.
German Language classes
I am a passionate language teacher at all levels from beginner to advanced level courses
No More Rollkoffer
Berlin Neukölln, 2011
El Bocho: Little Lucy
Berlin Mitte, 2011
Soviet bullet holes Berlin 2011
Berlin Graffiti Gallery