Berlin, november 24th 2013. Today we had 30 minutes of sunlight. It was beautiful.
Red memory, deconstructed by sunlight. Berlin 2012.
"Time: 13:30 Date: 9/1/1987
Monitored by the Iraqi Broadcasting and TV Department Communique issued by the Khatim Al-Anbiya Headquarters Joint operations centre of the guards and the army. In the name of God the compassionate, the merciful, The heroic-hard working nation
The zealous soldiers of Islam have once again demonstrated their fighting ability which stems from their belief. They carried out the Kerbala operations at 00:30 today (Baghdad local time) under the slogan “Zahra”. These operations are in reaction to the enemy’s recent evil actions of using chemical weapons and the false information claims of the Iraqi regime. The Islamic forces carried out sophisticated amphibious operations by virtue of the heavenly care in the Shalamcha which is the most important defensive line of the zionist enemy in the battlefronts…”
What do you find when you walk into an abandoned embassy? These documents were left behind when the staff disappeared from the Iraqi Embassy at the GDR (East Berlin) in 1990. You can find lots of reports, letters, manuals, publications and other goods from the Saddam Hussein’s regime in the times of the Gulf War.
The Iraqi Embassy at the GDR
Abandoned in 1990, this diplomatic haunted house is a treasure chest for urban art and archeology. Official papers lie illuminated only with the visitors’ flashes and the scarce light that trespasses its cracks. It in a residential area of Pankow which is said to be the home of major diplomats of the GDR.
It is a delightful and spooky experience to visit.
Apartment Building - Berlin Neukölln 2013.
Nachbarschaft - Berlin Neukölln. 2013
Nature takes thing back with elegance. Ballhaus Grünau Berlin, 2013.
The place was pitch black when I went in. I took this shot to test the light and see what’s inside. Could not help it but smile when I found these two there. This is mere Berlin magic.
Taken in the abandoned Ballhaus Grünau.
Infinite. Maueranklage. Berlin 2013.
Sublime, Maueranklage 2013. Berlin.
Red concert. Maueranklage, Kiez Oper. Berlin 2013.
Views of the Maueranklage by Kiez Oper. Taken in Berlin 2013.
Kiez Oper nailed it with their Maueranklage during Berlin’s festival of lights. Seriously, amazing mapping with amazing, touching performance. More to come soon!