conversations berlin is an online platform showcasing art projects and talks with Berlin-based artists and cultural workers.

Initiated in 2016 by Ali El-Darsa, the fall-2021 edition showcases talks and works by Vika Kirchenbauer and Salwa Aleryani, as well as projects by curator Michael Birchall, focusing on the changes that artists have had to adapt to since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

conversations berlin is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Anchor and Soundcloud.
Ali El-Darsa is a visual artist, filmmaker and educator living and working in Berlin. He is a 2022 fellow at Villa Aurora residency, Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles, and a board member of Dazibao, an art center dedicated to the dissemination of contemporary image practices in Montréal, Canada. His recent sound installation in collaboration with writer Elias Kosanke, Still Fields, is accessible at the Columbiadamm Cemetery in Berlin.