Strolling through Global Metropolises of Exile

In six thematic walks through the METROMOD cities, the historical urban setting becomes tangible in the current metropolitan topographies. The walking tours connect sites of exilic artistic production, trace the migration of ideas and situate exchanges between locals and migrants. The walks can be explored at home on your computer or directly on location with a smartphone.

New York

In the footsteps of German-speaking emigrant photographers in New York City during the 1930s and 1940s

Buenos Aires

Artistic Exile and the Cityscape of Buenos Aires (1920s-1950s)


The Arts in Exile in the 1930s and 1940s: Urban Sites of Interaction


A Walk Through the Russian “Montparnasse” in Istanbul


Cosmopolitan Exile: Creative Movements in a Shifting City


Exiles, Art and Urban Sites during War