5. GHOSTLY GUESTS

5. GHOSTLY GUESTS

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Nikolai Church Square & Park – Nikolaiviertel, Probststraße Green space next to the church, 10178 Berlin,

Nikolai Church Square & Park – Nikolaiviertel, Probststraße Green space next to the church, 10178 Berlin,

Nikolai Church Square & Park – Nikolaiviertel, Probststraße Green space next to the church, 10178 Berlin,

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Installation

Installation

Installation

The light art installations bring former residents of the historic city centre to life. This is because artist Alexander Reichstein believes that people never really disappear without a trace: “We can still hear words, footsteps and even breaths made long ago. People from the past wander around the park, meet on the street and enjoy the fresh air on the balcony.” In the UV light, the figures, made from bent wire and sprayed with fluorescent paint, come to life like ghosts. These translucent figures merge with their surroundings, and the environment of the old neighbourhood becomes part of the work. The stylized figures are reminiscent of line drawings, but are three-dimensional.

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Artwork/Design: Alexander Reichstein

Artwork/Design: Alexander Reichstein

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While you are welcome to photograph this installation for personal use we would like to inform you that commercial use of installation photography and film without our permission is strictly prohibited. Thank you.

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