Public Art, Campus Charité Mitte || App iOS/Android, 6 Sculptures, Around 45:00 minutes tour

    As an interactive memorial, REMEMBER brings traces of this past into the present. It connects current technologies with contemporary art and thus allows previously silent sites of remembrance to speak. The central starting points are the memorial sculptures located at six historical sites on campus. The memory path includes a free app for smartphones and tablets that features interactive video art at each of the sculptures. Through the combination of different elements, the memorial sculptures, video art, and the original environment, REMEMBER creates a living remembrance. In collaboration with Danielle Ana Füglistaller, Jürgen Salzmann and Karl-Heinz Stenz. Project website: remember.charite.de

    Public Art, 2013 || Six Posters at Bernauer Straße, U8

    After Work, Art On The Underground

    The installation of black and white posters in the subway station at Bernauer Straße refers directly to the history of the location. During the Cold War and until the 1980s the house façades along this street in the divided Berlin represented part of the Berlin Wall separating East from West Berlin. Here, captured in photographs and films, dramatic scenes of escape from windows and through tunnels played out. Today, the station is the starting point for many tourists visiting the monument. Current shots of both sides of Bernauer Straße are combined on the large-format posters with scenes from historical photographs in which people are visible as mere shadows in flight, at demonstrations, or in the attempt to communicate across the border. Although the fall of the Wall marked the end of the Cold War and was considered a symbol of hope for the tearing down of other borders, the past lies like a dark shadow on the present, where the renewal of nationalist isolation and the erection of political borders is currently playing out around the world. > DOWNLOAD CATALOG (1.2 MB)