Sarah Khan

Sarah Khan is a writer who lives in Berlin. In 2012 she was awarded the Michael Althen Prize for criticism. Her latest book Die Gespenster von Berlin: Wahre Geschichten (The Ghosts of Berlin: True Stories) was published by Suhrkamp in 2013.

Action art in Berlin’s government district, from Christoph Schlingensief to the Center for Political Beauty

BY Sarah Khan | 25 NOV 15

An interview with German director Christian Petzold whose new film Phoenix will be in cinemas this autumn

BY Sarah Khan | 27 AUG 14

The pulp paintings of Vicente B. Ballestar

BY Sarah Khan | 12 APR 13

Ghosts in popular culture are being replaced. What does this reveal about our changing attitudes to death?

BY Sarah Khan | 08 JUN 09

Elvis Presley died on Madonna’s 19th birthday, the two stars can be seen as complex and contradictory emblems

BY Sarah Khan | 06 JUN 08

A new publication charts the stellar rise and dramatic fall of Germany’s most iconic teen magazine

BY Sarah Khan | 02 NOV 06