Anne Waak is a freelance journalist and writer interested in all things culture, arts and society. She has published the books Der Freie Tod – Eine kleine Kulturgeschichte des Suizids (2016), a highly subjective cultural history of suicide, Hartz IV und wir – Protokolle (2014), that deals with the creative use of social welfare, and the anthology Spex – Das Buch. 33 1/3 Jahre Pop (2013, with Max Dax). She is one of the co-founders of Waahr.de, an online archive for literary journalism. Together with Annika von Taube and Holm Friebe she hosts the bi-monthly art talk show NUN – Die Kunst der Stunde in Berlin. At Digital Bauhaus Summit 2017 she is hosting the What Will Be Contemporary? track.
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