Beginnings

What’s in a new beginning? After graduating from High School I went to volunteer in Ukraine for a year. I had always had this urge to learn more about the world and to grow personally by experiencing myself in new surroundings. I had previously lived and attended

2 Insider Tips on How to Choose the Best Domain Name

How to Choose the Best Domain Name for your idea, is something that I’m sure every person wonders at some point in their life, at the latest when actually thinking about setting up a website 🙂

3 Strategies to Help You Define Your Core Values

Would you like to stay in the loop? Sign up for newsletter or follow on: tumblrfacebooklinkedinpinterestinstagramtwitterrssI posted this quote on Instagram yesterday, because I thought it is a great addition to aligning yourself with your Core Values in order to...

7 Ways to Help Save Rare Materials by Recycling E-Waste

With more and more of our lives and businesses taking place online and requiring the use of electronic devices, there’s no end in sight to producing e-Waste. Wealthier countries unfortunately often enough just try to export the problems…

5 Ways to Show You’re a Responsible Digital Citizen

I’m sure you wonder: “What is digital citizenship and how can I get one?” The short answer is, if you read this you are a digital citizen. Different from…

Podcast Finding Freedom

Finding Freedom pt. I

Podcast – 28 people from around the world share their thoughts about freedom & Europe.

Living Joyfully

Taking a look at how to live joyfully. We are here today, every day, together – how do we make the best of it?

Beginnings

What’s in a new beginning? After graduating from High School I went to volunteer in Ukraine for a year. I had always had this urge to learn more about the world and to grow personally by experiencing myself in new surroundings. I had previously lived and attended

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The Parable of the Corn Seeds

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How do you imagine your future?

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Taking a new path

Every morning we wake up, and every morning we have the choice: will we continue to do things the way we used to, or will we try something new?

How to Make the Right Decisions

To build a website involves making an enormous amount of decisions. Starting from the domain name, the web hosting service (go green!), to questions of style; colours, fonts and of course the content. What is the most…

Working For Yourself

Sometimes I can't even begin to explain how lucky I feel to be my own boss. Last weekend a friend,...

Can We Dance?

Wasn't it around this time of year one year ago that the first lockdown started? After a year of...

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Sustainable @work

How can we make changes in our day-to-day routines to make life and work more sustainable?

Are these natural colours?

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Why choose a green web host?

Estimates say that around 1-10% of all energy consumed worldwide is used to run the data centres...

7 Ways to Help Save Rare Materials by Recycling E-Waste

With more and more of our lives and businesses taking place online and requiring the use of electronic devices, there’s no end in sight to producing e-Waste. Wealthier countries unfortunately often enough just try to export the problems…

Green Energy

Who provides the energy for your home? Or for your office? If you haven't switched to a company...

The Best Green Web Hosting Services 2021

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What is… ?

Feminist Design, what is the difference between corporate design and corporate identity? What is important to know?

5 important things to remember when creating your about page

Foto von Jeffrey Czum / PexelsYour About Page is one of the most important pages of your website....

How to Design the perfect Start Page

Photo by Dale Brooks @ PexelsHow to design a Start Page that works If you have a website or blog,...

2 Insider Tips on How to Choose the Best Domain Name

How to Choose the Best Domain Name for your idea, is something that I’m sure every person wonders at some point in their life, at the latest when actually thinking about setting up a website 🙂

3 Strategies to Help You Define Your Core Values

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Six Essentials for Every Successful Website

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What do Cookies do on my Website?

We’ve seen cookie banners pop-up on websites we visit, you’ve had to put in your preferences for this website, and you will have to deal with…

5 Ways to Show You’re a Responsible Digital Citizen

I’m sure you wonder: “What is digital citizenship and how can I get one?” The short answer is, if you read this you are a digital citizen. Different from…

What is Branding?

“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” – Jeff Bezos “Your brand...

The Best Green Web Hosting Services 2021

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What is web hosting?

While I highly recommend choosing a Green Web Hosting Provider, because they are as reliable, fast...

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BEST PRACTICES DIRECTORY

Wonderful projects and people, implementing and inventing the changes we need to make this world a better place.

5 excellent Recycling Websites

What do Recycling Websites have to offer? While it was relatively easy to find great projects that...

4 Remarkable E-waste Recycling Companies

Here are four examples of people and initiatives that are already contributing to creating a solution for e-Waste in their area. Find out what it is that they do.

Recommendations

A selection of all-time favourites and classics as well as new releases – books, films & podcasts that have a lot to give

Brené Brown: Dare to Lead

We are all vulnerable. We’re all trying our best – no matter what topic or task we’re working on. It is good to have friends, family & colleagues to support one, but

Seth Godin

Seth Godin is a wonderful person to listen to and if you're interested, to hear from him more...

On Being Podcast

If you've never heard of the On Being Podcast, now is definitely the best time to go and check it...

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

Film: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
The story of William Kamkwamba – a young schoolboy who builds a windmill to secure the survival of his family and the other villagers…

Inspirations

Standing on the shoulders of giants – learning from the best. Inspiring ideas from inspiring people.

To bring about change…

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What if…?

What if we were successful peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers?
We need more good in this world, and we want your voice and wisdom to be heard!

“… but a lifetime to paint like a child”

Quote by Pablo Picasso: “…but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

It doesn’t matter where we look, what we hear or do, …

What do you work for?

“Think of something that you can do as opposed to all the things you can't do - and do that.” -...

Complex Problems & Simple Solutions

“...for every complex problem ther's a simple solution, and it's wrong.” - Umberto Eco I saw this...

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Talks & Workshops

Some talks & workshops I have given. If you’d like to book me – send me a message

Still Looking for Freedom?

Still looking for freedom? – an artistic workshop with Verena Spilker Thursday 14th of January...

Talk & Workshop: Queer Art?

EU-Russia Civil Society Forum/ Гражданский Форум ЕС-Россия:"1989-2019. Reflecting Europe. Am...

Talk at Bed Talks Berlin

BedTalks Berlin - The Free Thinking FestivalLast year I got invited to participate at BedTalks...

Talk at Tallinn Feminist Forum

Tallinn Feminist Forum - Tallinna feministlik foorumThis November I’ll be travelling to Tallinn...

Talk + Exhibition: Whose Museum Malmö

Talk & Workshop: Queer Art? Whose Museum Malmö, 2019I can’t quite remember how the first...

Talk: Queer Art?

Talk & Workshop: Queer Art? ArtGora Forum Riga, 2019At:  ArtGora Forum Riga ◼︎ 10.-12.04.2019...

Talk: Identity in Germany

Talk: Identity in Germany 18.04.2019 at New York University, BerlinA discussion/conversation under...

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Press

Read or listen to some things that are important to me. There’s some video too. If you’d like to talk to me – get in touch

Lola Magazine: Local Hero

Lola Magazine: Local Hero Local Hero: Verena Spilker On Elevating Opportunities for Artists in...

Interview: Siegessäule

Interview: Siegessäule Stirn bieten“Ich habe mich erniedrigt und hilflos geführt”, erzählt die...

Interview: Gay.ch

Interview: gay.ch Verena Spilker und ihr Projekt TQU: Vor neun Jahren hat Verena ein...

Pelican Bomb: Queer Traces

Interview: Pelican Bomb Queer Traces: Transnational Queer Underground’s #TheGalleryProjectBen...

Sleek Magazine

Interview: SLEEK MAGAZINE The Paltform Showcasing Queer Art From All Over The World Transnational...

Interview: FELGBT

Interview: FELGTB We talk with Verena, the creator of Transnational Queer...

Podcast: German journalist talks about collecting Queer Art with NoStrings

Podcast: NoStrings German journalist talks about collecting Queer Art with NoStrings  Verena...

lulu.fm

Podcast: lulu.fm Kunst verbindet - und das weltweit.Wir stellen euch heute NAchmittag das Projekt...

Vom Mainstream zum Underground – und zurück

Podcast: CouchFM Vom Mainstream zum Underground – und zurückQueere Musik ist kein neues Phänomen....

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Photography

Places, projects, exhibitions, publications.

illustrations

Drawings, illustrations, exhibitions, publications.

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Brand new: Course - Web Design for Change

WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE?

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Learn how to build Your Own Responsive and Scalable Website & underline it with the right branding and a corresponding Marketing Plan, all built in a Sustainable and Ethical way - so that you can run your business/non-profit consciously, joyfully, effectively and successfully and boost your confidence by acquiring new skills!

Whether you are just starting or have been in business for a while and want to upscale - with Web Design for Change you will get all the tools necessary to create a greater impact with your powerful new online presence.

Web Design For Change Course

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