tv Arts and Culture Deutsche Welle January 25, 2020 3:02am-3:16am CET
hello welcome to news from the world of arts and culture here's what's coming up on today's edition. germany's most expensive and most successful t.v. series of all time is series 3 above a longer lens starts this week. and untouched nature this is digital art and these worlds do not exist in new exhibition examines our yearning for perfect nature. we begin though with the ends fonzie music prize one of the most prestigious in the classical music world it all as a performer a composer or musicologist and the winner receives a whopping $250000.00 euros in prize money this year it goes to the viola player
to be a similar man who has been dubbed the queen of the viola she is also a professor of music and the award is for her commitment to helping young musicians to she spoke to d.w. after hearing the news and about the great love of her life music. and how would it be if it faded like a piano cord. over the 2 of us but. she's a stickler for detail and she's long been considered one of the best viola players in the world now the all too much accolade the seaman's music prize she is rehearsing at schloss elmo in bavaria. started playing the viola at age 3 and i'm usually choice but viola can know we're already taken by other members of her large family. men to develop our own unique
musical language and search for the essence of music with her viola. it's 1st time but it's also tricky so this balance is. is a challenge and it's been a challenge for 30 years and it's so many possibilities that i can be both a soloist and him a musician in very very different repertoire zimmerman is keen to pass on her knowledge she became a professor at the age of just 21 and supports talented young musicians in various projects she says she teaches was strict ears but always with a deep understanding of her students. what i want to get to share my enthusiasm for music to also to give warm supporting. to developing everybody. strong sides and then send them into the world.
so that they can be happy musicians for god. to be as a moment at home in her apartment today she's meeting the composer george lentz from luxembourg to scrutinize every note and to. find the precise sound required that sounds very fast. enough yes i know i'm not sure that's the best solution for this part of the noise i'm not sure if we get back to the normal sound quick enough . silence of the comp 2. he wants to create a foundation using the prize money. 2 to support. to be financially independent for certain time. not many but some who have a good mix of talent discipline and good concepts. primers
also represents a new freedom. so far for other. reacted to ideas that came from outside and i think with this kind of award i wouldn't be able to also come up with what would i do use maybe do my own commission. the. music prize will help her fulfill her credo to continually try out new things to always go forward and never to stand still. the 1920 s. was an extraordinary time here in berlin and the reality of what was happening
artistically and politically in this city was great material for what has become the most expensive german t.v. series ever made the aptly named bob alone lent the 1st 16 episodes had a budget of 40000000 euros courtesy of sky and germany's main public broadcaster d it's been such a success internationally series 3 is said to have a similar budget begins on sky germany this weekend. and old hollywood maxim says a film should start with an earthquake and work up to a climax the earthquake in babylon berlin is the stock market crash of 1929 and many see only one way out. hollywood could have hardly staged it better or doc. our hero is caught
up in the maelstrom of the world economic crisis commission again. traumatized by world war one he's now a mental wreck addicted to drugs but still a great investigator. the new season is again based on a novel by far. in the silent deaths silent movies are being edged out by talkies. the new season of babylon berlin is set in the glamorous world of the film industry at a time of rapid change being in the spotlight is not always easy but shouldn't be facing . us can also see it. on berlin the pinnacle of german t.v. series production with great attention to detail the makers have captured the spirit of the times and recreated the berlin of the 100 years ago plenty of
historical facts mixed with a sprinkling of dramatic fiction is the formula much more captivating than a simple retelling of history. my money comes from the. mental coach testify that the new. book also back on the case emancipated criminologist is definitely ahead of her time. babylon berlin returns with 12 new episodes a dance on the volcano as the lean enjoys the potty and the faintly aware of the catastrophe waiting around the corner when the nazis seize power.
back in the 1960s the 1st graphic images were generated by a computer and those computer based drawings were the foundation of what has become a new art form digital art today we're surrounded by digital media of all kinds those virtual reality 3 d. printers seem to be able to reproduce anything and you can create things digitally that just do not exist in nature that's the subject of an exhibition here in germany called illusionary nature. back to nature. far from the stress of everyday life. a daily places radiates income but places that don't exist on show in an exhibition at the sinclair house museum barge home. this is a digital our virtual worlds created on the computer.
created by algorithms and advanced software it's the art form of the 21st century and of the digital revolution technology is a game changer. not only in arts the real world we live in has also been radically affected nature is no longer we are mercilessly exploiting its results by products of. consumerism often land in the sea martin corals are made of plastic waste not only in this meant to reality artwork a striking number of virtual worlds depict one thing in intact nature untouched by human activity in everyday life 2 pictures of the real world have schuman traces a raised by photoshop. here at least when mankind touches nature
as in this installation it doesn't destroy it actually makes it grow. and now recreate it can show the kind of nature we yearn for as we would like it to be again deserted an idyllic yeah. and yet. this longing for night church is nothing new 200 years ago caspar david friedrich also ideal. nature and it's no coincidence that this longing grew up in an age of industrialization a longing to escape dirty factories and the constructs of life that i think this is because industrialization and now digitalisation to of course removes you from nature you actually enter another world it's not called the digital world for nothing and this distance from nature perhaps leads to a great
a longing to return to it. look. back to nature back to an interactive perfect world in which we feel safe because the age of progress is also the age of fear where is the technological world taking us what will mankind's place be in an uncertain future machines have already replaced people in many areas of work they are faster and more efficient. there's an illustration of this in the exhibition this grueling arm. for 8 hours at a time it draws lines and 2 rectangles the arms movements are determined by an algorithm programmed by the artist. little by little a landscape takes shape mountains see or june's.
course this is a very exciting tool for the artist the machine the computer a machine that can execute something that the artist can't or maybe just doesn't want. and that never tires digital arts makes use of the latest technology and brings together seemingly incompatible worlds that shows us nature as we would like it to be it's a feast. for the eyes but don't forget. page just an illusion. stories from the world of arts and culture on our web site at d.w. don't call me culture and if you want to see any part of this program again it's available on the website. for now thanks for watching.
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