tv Euromaxx - Highlights of the Week Deutsche Welle December 16, 2018 11:30am-12:01pm CET
you know this is you know five minutes four minutes you know. power and beauty combined. he has it all. it's in the pantheon of the great tenors certainly he's one for the. tenor for the ages starts december twenty second on t.w. . i want to welcome to our highlights edition with me your host megan leigh we are highlighting some exciting cultural events and seafood dishes on the show today here's a look at what's coming up. top part tomorrow night go updates classic masterpieces
with modern day symbol. illuminated the festival of the life makes the friendships t.v. glow. fresh fish atop of course a key chef shares their specialty with us. we kick off the show with a bit of color the japanese attire an artist to marco nogo is inspired by well known masterpieces when she chooses one that she likes you transforms it into a colorful interpretation she takes historical subjects and transplants them into the modern world adding symbols and logos from contemporary pop culture the results are both colorful memorable and striking. in the late fifteenth century. interpreted.
his mona lisa. and last minute by spanish painter diego velazquez. in the artist to most hours reproductions these classical masterpieces get a fresh pop art look. i love the old masters very much and of course i studied and i'm very passionate about them. but my art is something different and i wanted to give them a modern twist. to moco nagar was born in japan in one thousand nine hundred seventy six and started out in kyoto and london for more than a decade she's been living in italy where she has become one of the main micro pop art artists of movement which works with symbols and logos her favorite period is the renaissance her favorite picture is the birth of venice. which she likes to
reinterpret on building walls with permission of course. ours art has become part of the cityscape she practices the superflat style which was founded by the japanese artist to cashmore a commie and combines classical with japanese graphic art while working with little picture death which makes him o'connell cowers i catch in creation so well suited to street art. that. i really like street art because it's available to everyone in their daily life. more people see it on the street than in a gallery or a museum. it's. not a choice. it's just there as you casually look around in the city like city she begins her pieces on her computer which she uses to draw her creations she
draws her inspiration from old masterpieces. the artist planes with colors vocals and patterns layering hundreds of images. often takes weeks to complete a single piece. when i had the idea here work i all when i have an idea for a painting i put my computer on weeks i don't use a pencil anymore. and i mix sketch with illustrator. and with these tools i can develop all sorts of paintings sculptures or illustrations. or. be critical but don't judge that to most current accounts motto it through the attention of the italian dance company should go to approach the artist and ask
whether they could use her images on an oversized scratch her skirt symbolizes constantly changing scenery in the dance piece vinay. we want to express a dramatic concept in a ironic way we chose to walk or to collaborate we does or because or she is a very thin a. vision of the word. female lawyer and they're also particularly critical and ironical at the same time. to moco new ground between japanese and european culture draws upon both in her art this creates a new language one which is colorful striking and almost manically detailed pictures are well received now adays can be seen in exhibitions all over the world but books or to mark especially with. news this. is
painting. instead of the brush she nicks very important the part of cultural. we weighed up with instead of the story but remembering as our contemporary society is through the brands. the pieces cost between two hundred and five thousand euros depending on materials used technique and copy number to my own account is especially popular in italy perhaps also because she keeps bringing a fresh look to old masterpieces and gives. a contemporary twist. it's time now to shed some light on the christmas season around europe cities and towns are currently lit up with amazing light installations and one place where you can experience this on a grand scale is in leo in southeastern france while the city hosts an annual festival of lights at the beginning of december it's called affected lumiere and
lasts for days and it tracks up to four million visitors from all over and of course we were on hand as well for the experience. leon experienced as an explosion of color over eighty light installations of turned the french city into an open air theater the designs music and dance interact with each other in brand new ways the city's residents are proud of their fet the lumiere light festival it's good in there more and more people are coming to it it's getting more international it's always fun to be here. that it's muslims out i like a lot it's cool that the light installations are placed at such symbolic places in the city. that i live in leon and i go to the festival every year it's magical like
revisiting your childhood. and leonsis sturrock city of rough logic from bomb watches over a spectacular three d. laser installation dubbed. the first time east taking part. i wanted to create something people could walk through which is why the effects come from every direction from all sides so you know we have about one hundred different laser sources like the. a lot of visitors are eager to get into the courtyard where the display takes place. in a little a little overwhelmed it's just thursday the first day of the shown. its raining really hard and yet every show is more or less packed they're applauding couldn't
be better it's not. the fed the lumiere has religious origins in the seventeenth century valid to build a statue to the virgin mary and she saved the city's residents from the plague. they were spared the statue erected and people still light candles in celebration of this event. the river sun and ron join in on the sort of water also provides a reflective surface for the rich play of colors. with our modern techniques we repeat what the citizens of leon did with fireworks one hundred fifty years ago. we pay homage to our city. and also to the virgin mary and the spiritual power that makes its presence felt here spiritual good folks it is all to. at leons park to
door visitors enter a fairytale world the ground is strewn with golden balls and videos of dancers provide a sense of joy and levity but this world is also a fragile one. was. something that's the message take care of your planet because it's beautiful enjoy it it's just some words of warning here at the park. in the garden of the fine arts museum visitors can create their own light show. just by playing the piano light is projected onto the surrounding walls statues and trees. no it's other than the colors on the wall change according to how high or low the no sun. and the coldest people play. one of the most impressive light shows is projected on somebody on cathedral portugese art studio
a cool bow created abstract paintings by the fusing pigments inks and flowers and water. being done to the buildings facade they produce fascinating kaleidoscope like effects. so we go from green to blue to yellow to multi color and. rose which is very known in the you'll know who is the new kind of to do color in new york. every year the french city is the stage for innovative lights arts which attracts admirers both young and old. and now for my favorite part of the show and we get a sneak peek in the someone the humble about in today we are heading to the mediterranean island of malta this is where one british family chose to settle after being constantly on the move they listed an architect to build their dream
home and anyone who visits them will quickly notice that wood is their material of choice. this house is a typical example of modern multis architecture which features clearly defined structures to smooth bright exterior. the edwards live here northeast of the letter with their daughter isabelle who lent her name to the family home. welcome to my health. from the front door you can see all the way through to the garden and the swimming pool this visual access makes the outside area appear as part of the living space the edwards moved into the house in twenty sixteen. russell an internet expert from britain and his wife lorraine or have travelled extensively and moved house thirteen times already here they finally feel at home for the first time. i'm a bit not i. it just flows really nicely
so i always feel. at home there's something lovely about waking up here every day and pretty much the sun is going to be shining and that's really nice. because the sun makes you happy. in order to bring back natural born consign the owners relied completely on board as a design element. the entrance area is almost completely paneled with oak and looks like a sculpture with indirect lighting. i was worried that they would take a lot of my space because they were talking as well behind these units you can storage things so we have the furniture actually here so i thought that either will take the space of the entrance but like i said you aren't witnesses these looks fantastic. the white metion of wooden in the foyer is mirrored by
a similar shaped shelf and the kitchen. the west trying to put the house all together because why these very clean the very i don't know i mean my least big but for me to happen to be that warm so they're all here was a fantastic idea and i think that is different to any other kid to use the sign for me i like that. the architect wanted the sonic dining table to form a line with the kitchen block. but that proved to be impractical to walk around so i think. that's a long way so what we tend to do is return to pull this down a little bit and then we can quickly skip through that bit which makes it a lot easier when you're putting your feet on the table every day and stuff like that so you're architects of great ideas that sometimes you change a little things here on. the staircase of the multi-story building with four
hundred square meters of living space is decorated with a motif will pay for the features perplexing space perspectives. the master bedroom on the first floor is decorated in quiet beige and earth tones in harmony with the wooden structures on the ground floor. nice is the color scheme in the living room. a built in wardrobe is hidden behind the dark blue wooden board the living room is the focal point of the house. normally we'd sort of turn the lights down and just relax is one of the if i don't say the only lounge that we have really sat down on enjoy a drink usually not their homes that we have to leave before never happened this is my. way and. i
love to dance. and the door to the garden usually remains open and need. mild temperatures prevail around on the mediterranean on and with molten. he's considered one of the most exceptional freestyle skiers of his time twenty nine year old benedict meyer for him normal slopes just long to meyer started skiing at the age of three and by the time he was a teenager he was already chalking up titles he continuously pushes himself to comparable to conquer the steve us mountains or the narrowest of peace myra's talents even took him to the olympics in sochi in two thousand and fourteen well freestyle skiing knows no limits and when you watch meyer and action you'll see that he knows no limits either. german freeskiing a benedict my ass sets off on his terrifying descent down italy's steep stelvio pos
. together with his friend marcos from south to roll he crosses the mountain road nineteen times with daring acrobatic jumps this footage was actually filmed last summer. but my aunt has only just released it now. it was challenging because it was incredibly steep or maybe it's a little snow and that meant we couldn't make any mistakes are jumps had to be perfect to me and to keep up our momentum so as not to slide down the mountain the descent took just three minutes but the preparation took two years. it took us several months just to get the snow ready with the help of excavators and snow grimace still vo past connects italy's long body region of the south to roll its italy's highest mountain pos at an altitude of more than two thousand
seven hundred fifty meters the winding mountain road is special to. the road is legendary because of the way it is and how it was built after driving up while he's felt carsick because of the many bands that stayed in my memory so i thought i want to do something here. the twenty nine year old manages to skate in extremely challenging environments because he has years of experience already as a child he enjoyed trying out new scheme moves over the years he grew to become one of europe's finest free riders and to twenty four change he was the only german to take caught in the newly created slope style competition at the winter olympics. forgiveness in the course was already there and we could decide for ourselves how to write it it was up to us which tricks we wanted to perform or whether to spin
left or right somersault or not it's a really creative sport. benedict soon felt the rules of the new impede freeskiing discipline was stifling his creativity so he set off iceland and alaska to ski through pristine untouched nature far from regular ski slopes. it was. special being up on top of a mountain all by yourself. you know that your descent will be a unique experience. like in alaska for example that was scary turtle because these are mighty mountains after all but it's possible to use the fear and to tell yourself you'll give it a go anyway otherwise everyone to be free right so you know there's an element of fear involved sure. sons would say you know.
benedict mile likes to keep pushing the boundaries of free skiing he keeps thinking up new and more extreme tricks in johnston county documents his efforts on film. you don't always want to do the same thing in this sport imagination is essential because without it nothing can develop that's our new tricks or new jumps come about each person sees a mountain differently at first the still go past project was just an idea in my head you have to imagine how something like that could look when you put it down on paper and in the end you stand there and it's reality and then you have to see if. free riding over to still be a pos is certainly a highlight in benedict mine a sporting career to date but that unusual trip has also given him many new ideas
to settle wild adventures in the snow. time now for something to even to day see food is on the menu for that we are headed to portugal's number one address first seafood dishes newness marva square in the portuguese capital. it's a favorite spot for voters and locals including the portuguese president well the restaurant chef is going to show us how to prepare grouper so one efforts or as they say in portuguese efforts. anyone who wants to h. well in the portuguese capital lisbon should go to it's district of pele. the newness of the scanner is located on a small street near the top to develop a. restaurant is known by cool maize as an insider tip for excellent seafood into
the. its own judge names up to me again. every morning he inspects the deliveries with chef money well costa. gracious sugar are you sure of what is what those who preach the food comes from different ports all over the country there he says that when they're sold at fish auctions from eight in the evening until five in the morning he pours what socog will say we work together with buyers or get what we need there was a buyer for us the best it's offered in plenty. of for the store while. the newness opened the restaurant seventeen years ago the selection of fresh seafood is a real eye catcher. diners can choose whatever they want to eat fish mussels crab or lobster. freshly caught.
still alive. today when crushed is preparing baked grouper a typical portuguese speciality. you know put. away for grouper is a traditional locally caught fish was on the weekend. there's a. rule for it is often cooked in the oven because it has a high fat content. you don't believe for far so the first move before. the recipe is simple push does so change the fish with somali foil in another improves pan with a. his. hands tomato sauce white wine water and cream.
finally he adds the fried potatoes peppers and mushrooms put it in the oven and cooks the dish for ten minutes to two hundred thirty degrees celsius. the newness of a on monday scare is popular with tourists and locals alike even the portuguese president sent over a barrel dish soda is said to. begin newness news most of his customers personally . the food he serves isn't cheap but it certainly is of the highest quality. care. for our philosophy is to prepare the fish in a way that preserves its natural fresh taste no matter whether it's cooked crooned or baked in the oven or. river was a good person for him of course we also experiment with recipes. but the main thing
is to retain the natural flavor of the product pretty sure over the over. up to ten minutes in the oven the group is ready a simple dish that preserves the fish taste of the ocean. an hour that we were have another week of your max don't forget to friend us on facebook to see more on the show there you'll find lots of fun web videos and photos from the reports we've covered on the program or if you want to see the show again then just go to our website so for me and the rest of the crew here you're our max as always thanks for tuning in you can see.
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