Georg Seeßlen

Author, journalist and film critic. His new book Die zweite Welle: Corona & Kultur (‘The second wave: Corona and culture’) is published by Bahoe Books.


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The next wave

Culture and the virus

The dictate of ‘systemic importance’ is being used to purge all forms of culture resistant to marketization. A newly strengthened alliance between the cultural sector and civil society has emerged in response. But an anti-democratic backlash is also gaining ground, not least from within culture itself.