Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research (BIM)

Wolf Farkas

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  • Media, communication, website
  • Public events


phone: +49 179 11 55 55 4

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Wolf Farkas is an author, media manager and cultural organizer.

He studied communications in Munich and completed his editorial training at the German School of Journalism (DJS). Freelancer and staff writer for many years for Süddeutsche Zeitung, taz, Die Zeit, Gentleman's Quarterly, Elle, BR, RBB.

From 2002 to 2012 co-founder and publisher at Blumenbar.

Founding member of the authors' group POEM; regular essays  for Robb Report.

Since 2019, Wolf Farkas work in the fields of press, communication and events
for the BIM.

He lives in the Uckermark and in Berlin.


Publications (selection)


As translator:

  • Hunter S. Thompson: The Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist, Edition Tiamat, 2015
  • Hunter S. Thompson: The Rolling Stone Years, Heyne, 2012
  • Leonard Cohen: Book of Longing, Blumenbar, 2008
  • Hunter S. Thompson: The Rum Diary, Novel, Blumenbar, 2004

As editor:

  • Nightlife Berlin. From 1974 untill today (with Stefanie Seidl, Heiko Zwirner), Metrolit, 2013
  • East. In 26 stories around the world (with Textdiebe), Blumenbar, 2003


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