8,000 glowing balloons trace the berlin wall to mark 25 years since its fall 8,000 glowing balloons trace the berlin wall to mark 25 years since its fall
oct 27, 2014

8,000 glowing balloons trace the berlin wall to mark 25 years since its fall

8,000 glowing balloons trace the berlin wall to mark 25 years since its fall
visualization at brandenburg gate
image © kulturprojekte berlin_whitevoid / christopher bauder — photo by daniel büche

 

 

 

from november 7th to 9th 2014, the inner city of berlin will be temporarily divided by a light installation featuring 8,000 glowing white balloons, commemorating the 25th anniversary since the fall of the wall. LICHTGRENZE (border of light), will trace an approximately 15 km long segment of the former course of the wall that once separated the city in two. developed by bauderfilm and WHITEvoid, the luminous installation evokes the candle-bearing demonstrators throughout the GDR to emphasize their peaceful intentions, and acts as a visually powerful symbol for the magnitude the wall spanned and its bearing over inhabitants. the course of the aerial spheres will run from bornholmer strasse to the reichstag and brandenburg gate, past potsdamer platz and checkpoint charlie, through kreuzberg to the east side gallery and oberbaumbrücke.

 

 


LICHTGRENZE
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glowing berlin wall balloons mark 25 years since the fall of the wall
visualization at checkpoint charlie
image © kulturprojekte berlin_whitevoid / christopher bauder — photo by daniel büche

glowing berlin wall balloons mark 25 years since the fall of the wall
visualization at engelbecken
image © kulturprojekte berlin_whitevoid / christopher bauder — photo by daniel büche

8,000 glowing balloons divide berlin to mark 25 years since the fall of the wall
visualization at spreeufer
image © kulturprojekte berlin_whitevoid / christopher bauder — photo by daniel büche

8,000 glowing balloons divide berlin to mark 25 years since the fall of the wall
visualization at the park at nordbahnhof
image © kulturprojekte berlin_whitevoid / christopher bauder — photo by daniel büche

8,000 glowing balloons divide berlin to mark 25 years since the fall of the wall
aerial visualization
image © kulturprojekte berlin_2014 WEW FU berlin IGB

8,000 glowing balloons divide berlin to mark 25 years since the fall of the wall
balloon storage place at the behala halle, westhafen
image © antje schröder_kulturprojekte berlin

8,000 glowing balloons divide berlin to mark 25 years since the fall of the wall
GDR — berlin wall: aerial photo taken from a helicopter flying from west towards east-berlin, may 1981

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