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The alternative culture driving Berlin’s economy

The alternative culture is responsible for a strong economic force in Berlin and the city must remain 'weird' to aid its future growth, according to cultural activist and entrepreneur, Dimitri Hegemann.

Speaking at Citywire Berlin 2017, Hegemann described the need for cities to provide large spaces for cultural projects and highlighted that just one building has the power to bring hundreds of people to a city, each harbouring creative ideas.

Also in this video, Hegemann said it’s important that a city stays weird in order to keep alternative and creative ideas alive.

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