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Over-sized “Dominoes” take over Center of Berlin

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Thousands of curious Berliners and scores of young students lined the centre of the German capital in the pouring rain last night to watch nearly a mile of giant 2.5 metre-high coloured polystyrene dominos topple over as an ersatz-Berlin Wall.

The Goethe-Institut – the German government’s cultural institution which operates worldwide – distributed the huge Styrofoam dominoes around the world so they could […] Continue Reading…

Berlin celebrates and remembers its own 9/11… a day for both joy and suffering in German history

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

For most of the world – before the tragic attack at the World Trade Centre in New York in 2001 – the numbers <<9-11>> either referred to a model of Porsche or the 9th day of November. [* see explanitory note below]

Yesterday, on 9/11, that is the 9th of November, leaders from all over the world came to Berlin to commemorate and […] Continue Reading…

Palestinians Break through Israeli Wall – Marking Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin-Wall

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

The Israeli wall -built around illegal settlements and separating Palestinian communities – a patchwork of walls, fences, watchtowers and checkpoints, inside the West Bank was briefly breached by Palestinian protestors today.
Marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Palestinian demonstrators mounted their own “Berlin-wall”, the huge Israeli concrete barrier near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday. A […] Continue Reading…

Berlin Wall, Israeli Wall and Mexican Border wall – All wrong!!!

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

What is probably the most interesting, compelling and artistic commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is the WALL PROJECT taking place in Los Angeles.

Artists have provided works that show clear analogies between the Berlin Wall and the wall the Israelis have erected along the border with the occupied Palestinians and the wall the US has erected […] Continue Reading…

And the Wall Came Tumbling Down – Berlin Festival of Freedom – by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Jensen Bernau

Monday, May 11th, 2009

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Berlin Festival of Freedom

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