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Workshop Mauertag

27 Apr 2011 - 10:00
27 Apr 2011 - 20:00
Workshop Mauertag

The workshop Mauertag im April is aimed at all those who are curious about the Berlin wall and its metaphors in the world.

As a documentary and illustrative platform it invites us to an open and dynamic debate.

o   What does the wall of Berlin mean ?
o   What place will its memory take in the future globalized world ?
o   Which are the challenges of the wall ?
o   How can it inspire us ?
o   Where is its place between myth and reality, fantasy and denunciation ?
o   How does one distinguish between a frontier and a wall ?
o   How can one understand cultural identity in this peculiar context ? (...)

The workshop consists of four key projects :

Virtuelle Mauer / ReConstructing the wall by the artists collective T+T.
A reconstruction of the Wall of Berlin in 3D.

Former East / Former West a documentary film by Shelly Silver.
A selection of on-the-spot interviews taken in Berlin just after the fall of the communist regime.

La Frontière intérieure
a documentary film by Atelier Limo.
A collection of contemporary accounts on the Iron Curtain.

Extracción an experimental short film by the artist Gabriel Acevedo Velarde.
About the crossing of the borders between Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil.

The presentation that is put on view will stimulate thought and reflection
on the Berlin Wall and its metaphors in a special and enriching way

The workshop will be held in german and english.
You are all welcome to participate! Free admission.

more info (incl. registration) here: