To a European mind, the Mormon religion seems intrinsically American - but is it? A visit in the church´s headquarters in Salt Lake City and at the church-owned Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Published in FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE SONNTAGSZEITUNG
"THEREFORE I TOOK REFUGE WITH THE BIRDS"
In 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit ran a wire between the roofs of the newly constructed World Trade Centers and walked across. Forty-three years later, he remembers his visit in the sky.
Published in BERLINER ZEITUNG MAGAZIN
NOT A SHORTCUT
A hike in the Grand Canyon is a challenge even for experienced outdoor-enthusiasts. Only a crazy few blaze their own trails into the mile-deep gorge. We joined one hiker on his route finding quest to the Colorado River.
Published on SPIEGEL ONLINE
on a missed career as Pop-Artist in the sixties, tipps by James Dean and the limits of drug-addiction
Published on SPIEGEL ONLINE and on WWW.GREENCINE.COM
THE TREASURE FROM THE TRASH BIN
Week after week for two and a half years, an American collected what the famous writer John Updike threw away. A breach of privacy? Or a collection of magical objects?
WALL OF ILLUSIONS
In the past few years, the U.S. has been fortifying its border with Mexico – much of it for show. Here´s a closer look at the wall.
Published in FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE
"MY JAIL IS NO HOTEL“
Joe Arpaio likes to call himself “America´s toughest sheriff”, and he rules Phoenix, Arizona, with a medieval sense of vengeance. A visit with Arpaio at the notorious Tent City jail.
Published in BERLINER ZEITUNG MAGAZINE
on the terrorist attacks on New York, a secret hope for a career as a con artist, the neuroses of his colleagues and the power of love
Published in SONNTAGSZEITUNG ZÜRICH and on WWW.GREENCINE.COM
talks about high- and lowlights of his career, the dangers of success, sex and dealing with age
Published in KÖLNER STADTANZEIGER and on WWW.GREENCINE COM