…Four square meters of an historical floor plan. It’s a small, romantic space in a building constructed before the First World War. It’s located in the old newspaper district, where insurgent workers battled against the Freikorps in 1919, and where American tanks were turned against the East in 1961. Just touching the sandstone facade brings the history alive.
…In a way the Loge is akin to a chapel on the side of the road, a kind of roadside shrine that offers up something to the “wanderer.” Perhaps a tiny awareness of the quality of restraint and of concentration.
…It has a lot to do with the fact that for quite some time we’ve had enough of the loud, the overblown, and the showy. It turns us off more and more. Four square meters and only ever a single work. For us that’s absolutely enough for here and now.