Joseph and Helene Haase and their sister-in law, Margarete lived at No. 100. - by SL Wong

Stumbling Stone Memorials

Stolpersteine Denkmäler

It was drizzly, gray and wintery when we headed out to the Rathaus Neukölln. The heavily-pedestrianised Karl-Marx Strasse sidewalks had ...

Deutscher Hanf Verband demonstration. - by SL Wong

The Trouble with Coffee Shops

Das Problem mit den Coffeeshops

When news of a coffee shop ('cannabis cafe') opening in Kreuzberg broke in August 2013, arguments for and ... ...

Neukölln, My Berlin Kiez

My Kiez

Mein Kiez

An audio slideshow about living in Neukölln, part of my series on my Kiez (neighbourhood), Neukölln, which explores notions of belonging. ...

Neptunbrunnen (Neptune Fountain), Mitte, Berlin - by SL Wong

Crowning the Rivers

Um die Strömen zu Krönen

Good music from a stage near the 19th-century Neptunbrunnen (Neptune Fountain) in Mitte, prompted me to sit down on a ...

Memorial to the Homosexuals Persecuted under the National Socialist Regime - by SLWong

All Love Respected

Liebe ist Vielfältig

It is a single gray cuboid that references the 2,700 gray slabs across the road. As per its official description, ...

Hausvogteiplatz Bahnhof - by SL Wong

Bailiff Station

Vogtei Bahnhof

In Prussian times, the square after which this underground station was named, served as Berlin's bailiwick. ...

Kaa the Snake in Gruenau. - by SL Wong

Forest Playground


Deep in the forest in the charming locality of Grünau, a clearing suddenly appeared before me... ...

Playing with reality in 'Innen Stadt Aussen'. - Your uncertain shadow (colour) © 2010 Olafur Eliasson


Innen / Aussen

I walked into the room and it was like walking into colour itself – a fog of multiple hues and ...

Neukoelln flats with satellite dishes. - by SK Mandal

Satellite TV


Satellite dishes define migrant neighbourhoods in Berlin such as Kreuzberg and Neukölln. They mostly receive broadcasts in Turkish and Kurdish. ...

Britta Eppinger makes bags out of recycled posters, mainly from Barcelona. - by SL Wong

Bag Lady


It had already been a good afternoon. The camera had afforded me a wonderful experience with a pair of .. ...

A stylish, volumnious hijab. - by SK Mandal



I am fascinated by the style of hijab worn in Berlin by some women. In Malaysia, the Muslim headdress, called ...

Zille panels on Delbruck Str. - by SL Wong

The Zille Milieu


Ordinary Berliners of the late 19th and early 20th centuries were wittily depicted by beloved illustrator Heinrich Zille (1858–1929). His ...