Posts Tagged: Bruno S.

Strange Flowers guide to Berlin: part 3

The retro-revellers at Bohème Sauvage are responding to a particular idea of Weimar Berlin, a fragile, frantic golden age of sexual license and social mobility, lewd and doomed. The undying allure of the Weimar Berlin evoked by Isherwood’s books ensures that the reality of the city in that era can never be divorced from its fictional echoes.

Strange Flowers guide to Berlin: part 3

The retro-revellers at Bohème Sauvage are responding to a particular idea of Weimar Berlin, a fragile, frantic golden age of sexual license and social mobility, lewd and doomed. The undying allure of the Weimar Berlin evoked by Isherwood’s books ensures that the reality of the city in that era can never be divorced from its fictional echoes.

End of the enigma

Schleinstein (more commonly known as Bruno S.) was the star of Werner Herzog’s 1974 film The Enigma of Kaspar Hausar and the later Stroszek. In recent years he had attracted attention for his idiosyncratic art and continued to perform in Berlin.

End of the enigma

Schleinstein (more commonly known as Bruno S.) was the star of Werner Herzog’s 1974 film The Enigma of Kaspar Hausar and the later Stroszek. In recent years he had attracted attention for his idiosyncratic art and continued to perform in Berlin.

The eternal enigma

Kaspar Hauser had evidently been confined to a 2 metre square room for much of his life, never catching sight of the person or persons who held him captive, a toy horse his only comfort.

The eternal enigma

Kaspar Hauser had evidently been confined to a 2 metre square room for much of his life, never catching sight of the person or persons who held him captive, a toy horse his only comfort.