'monument of unity' by graft architects
 
'monument of unity' by graft architects 'monument of unity' by graft architects
feb 01, 2009

'monument of unity' by graft architects

‘monument of unity’ by graft architects all images courtesy graft architects

graft architects created ‘monument of unity’ an installation aimed to unite different areas of germany. the concept using ‘flying flag’. the ‘flying flag’ is a matrix of semi – impact air motion modules from one to four per cubic meter capacity planned over the solvable couplings together.

the colors and their meaning is germany’s ‘monument to unity’. they float weightlessly over the country without being fixed to a pole, a building, or a specific place. looking up into the sky, the moment of reunification is revived, the inconceivable and noble nature of this moment returns—returns as the incomprehensible flotation of the flag. it can wander, it can dance above the country. although it can pause, it is not a fixed place.

it can stretch itself and form a solid canopy over places of memory, marking the felicity of the reunion all over germany. it can follow the reunification festivities held festivities held in a different german city every year. once a month it will return to the brandenburg gate, the most prominent symbol of the german reunification.

the flag is a medium for the invisible feeling of unification, expressing the overwhelming mania of that moment. this entity is not static, but a moving flag.

http://www.graftlab.com

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