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Salon 2: On initiative and public

November 3, 2011

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Where does the initiative for public art come from, besides government policies? Artists and other parties can and do take the initiative for art projects in public space – in Berlin so more than in other places – either to seek out a wider audience or to seek opportunities for showing themselves. What are the […]

Planning the second Salon: on Initiative and Public

October 28, 2011

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Working lunch with the ABA-team (Susanne, Ilka and Aleksander), diligently planning the next salons. My outline: In the programme of ABA meetings I hope to shed light on a few questions (see also post on First Observations). First I feel there is a sense of urgency in terms of the future of public art. This […]

A monument about monuments

September 18, 2011

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This week I met with Susanne Prinz, who runs the public art projects at Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz. One of their permanent pieces is a work by Clegg & Guttmann, situated in a spot where people just like to sit and gather and sometimes have parties. They integrated the whole ‘sitting idea’ into the work by making it […]