Berlin Diary

     |    Wednesday May 11th, 2011

xhiller found this stenciled tile artwork in Görlitzer Park. A ceramic tile piece that is well-hidden (similar to the type of work that Tona does) but with a message that is loud and clear (and in unmistakable Pop Art visual language): we all need an EMERGENCY TIME OUT BUTTON.  For a close-up of the button, 

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Berlin Diary: L’ATLAS PUNITIONS – A ‘MAZE’ ING

     |    Thursday April 28th, 2011

This Friday, April 29 at 7pm, Skalitzers Contemporary Art  Gallery in Berlin (Skalitzer Strasse 43, 10997) presents PUNITIONS, the first solo exhibition in Berlin of the Parisian artist L’ATLAS. One of Europe’s most fascinating urban artists, L’ATLAS works with everything from small block-printed tags to massive, perfectly executed taped street pieces. Xhiller had the good 

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Berlin Diary

     |    Wednesday March 23rd, 2011

This haunting piece at Görlitzer Bahnhof is seen by hundreds of people a day. I first noticed it on Monday morning. It is impossible to miss. As you walk up the steps to reach the subway platforms, you are confronted by this young child crouching close to the ground, arms wrapped about his small body, 

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Multiple Meltdown: Enough is Enough! Clean Renewable Energy Now!

     |    Friday March 18th, 2011

There are at least four independent electric companies in Germany who deal exclusively in clean, renewable energy: Greenpeace Energy, the Elektrizitätswerke Schönau as well as Naturstrom and Lichtblick. Take your pick and change now! The more demand for clean energy, the cheaper it will become. It makes sense to put your money into clean, renewable 

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Berlin Diary: Random Urban Landscape

     |    Wednesday March 2nd, 2011

The nice thing about visuals in an urban setting are the layers of three dimensional space that can be telescoped into an image. Xhiller, hanging halfway off the bridge to snap the reflection in the water and catch the flat echoing planes in the background. This is a typical view of Berlin’s more unassuming areas.