Berlin doesn’t have to be your birthplace to become the inspiration and sounding board for what you want to do. The Forumist meets four artists who have made the city their home to find out how it fuels their creative fire.

Beyond the mainstream, beneath the surface and maybe outside the norm, Yony Leyser is fascinated by being different, by embracing non-conformance. His movies deal with punk, self-discovery, hedonism, love and resistance – and the feeling of being against something.

Columnist, author, performance artist… meet Rhyannon Styles who, more than anything else, is an inspiring, warm and brave spokesperson for trans people everywhere.