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Now and Then, Acrylic Painting by Dr. Rotraut Wurst

Now and Then

For as long as I can remember, I didn’t seem to fit into the image of what society considers common for a girl. Inspired by an old photo of me riding a tricycle when I […]

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Hommage to Them, Acrylic Painting. Artist: Dr. Rotraut Wurst

Hommage to Them.

I created this painting with its expressive colors because I was impressed by a person I know only virtually because of the pandemic. The goal was not a portrait or photograph but to capture all […]

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Der große weiße Hai von Dr. Rotraut Wurst

The Great White Shark

This piece was created as a collage because I realized that the T-shirt had become too small. But I am reluctant to just throw something away and to produce even more garbage in today’s – […]

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Sollte - Hätte - Könnte - Würde - Machen

Should – Could – Would – Do

I used words that I cut out of the fabric of a T-Shirt that became too small to create this collage. I wrote questions in English, but from right to left, mirror-inverted. People like to […]

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Acryl Painting and Collage by Dr. Rotraut Wurst

DJ Jampa Sausage and Friends

For the past twenty years, I have been writing raps in different languages (German, English, Latin, French). I use this form to engage with my audience and/or my students and to encourage thinking. The topics […]

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Acryl Painting by Dr. Rotraut Wurst

The Last Seven Days of Humanity II: Fires.

The climate catastrophe is very apparent this year: Floods, a pandemic with ever new mutations, temperatures rising to 50 degrees Celsius, and firestorms.Politicians, however, continue to rely on coal and other fossil fuels instead of […]

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Inspired by the Power of I.

A few years ago I did a presentation at a conference, invited by the (at the time) “Network Lesbians and Buddhism”. Two years ago – the pandemic had just begun – I met one of […]

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The Storm

In the spring of 2021, several rough storms destroyed roofs and uprooted trees in northern Germany. Watching the stormy sea from the cliffs is always an impressive and dangerous natural spectacle. Nothing can stop the […]

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Early Vegetarians

Originally, I created the black-and-white caricature for a T-Shirt print in 2007. Now, in 2020, I added color and embedded it into a collage. It’s about the idea of living a vegetarian life. Humankind is […]

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Humanity thinks about itself being the crown of creation, the “homo sapiens”. This hybris led to destruction, abuse, and exploitation of the earth. Especially the amount of trash makes it look like there would be […]

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The Fly 2

Despite Trump’s electoral defeat (as ‘predicted’ by the fly) democracy isn’t like it was before. The stars on the flag seem to be gone. The President is not accepting the election result […]