Glass Curtain. Silent, Digital video. 3:59 (loop). 2013

In 1961 The Berlin Wall was erected along the street Bernauerstra├če which ran through the center of the city. The apartment buildings that lined the street became part of the structure itself - so that the buildings' front entrance faced the East while the windows on the back facade looked over the West. In the aftermath of the wall's creation, many people jumped out of their windows fleeing to the West, and many lost their lives in their attempt. In this appropriated news footage from that time, a child watches the drama, crying as her father tries to comfort her.

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