The galleries in Berlin are currently closed to visitors until further notice in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Stay healthy, STAY AT HOME, and enjoy exploring the artworks digitally here on PiB! ps: Also follow PiB on Instagram for the upcoming takeovers by gallerists & artists!
Als Schutz vor der Verbreitung des COVID-19 Virus sind die Berliner Galerien für den Publikumsverkehr geschlossen. Bleibt gesund, BLEIBT ZUHAUSE, und genießt die Ausstellungen ausnahmsweise in digitaler Form hier auf PiB! Ps: Folgt PiB auf Instagram für die kommenden Takeovers von Galerist*innen & Künstler*innen!

Group Exhibition

»Of People And Walls – 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall«

Marina Abramovic/Ulay, Kurt Buchwald, Christo (reproduction with the kind support of Matthias Koddenberg), Sighard Gille, Sabina Grzimek, Franz John, Martin Kippenberger (reproduction with the kind support of Galerie Gisela Capitain), Mark Lammert, Wolf Leo/Manfred Butzmann, Ute Mahler and Werner Mahler, Rudi Meisel, Manfred Paul, Stefan Roloff, Jürgen Schneider, Erasmus Schröter, Victor Sloan, Peter Thieme, Wolf Vostell and Dieter Wendland and others

Curated by Gabriele Muschter and Uwe Warnke in collaboration with Karin Scheel
Lenders: the artists, DPA

30 years ago, in November 1989, after 28 years of existence, the Berlin Wall, symbol of German division, was accidentally opened by strong public pressure from many people in the eastern part of the country. The trigger was a misleadingly formulated note read at a press conference by Günter Schabowski, O-tone: “To the best of my knowledge … that is immediately, at once”.

On the occasion of this globally symbolic event, Schloss Biesdorf will open the exhibition Von Menschen und Mauern / Of People And Walls on October 27, 2019. In addition to various artistic works on the Berlin Wall, its opening and its slow disappearance, the exhibition shows positions on political walls in a global context. Today, walls still demarcate and exclude people all over the world, they lock them in, constrict and separate people from each other. The perspectives of the participating artists reveal dividing lines and boundaries between the included and the excluded, illuminating the relationship between man and political power.
Works of fine art from various genres are shown: painting, graphics, sculpture, photography, performance, multimedia and video.

A catalogue will be published to accompany the exhibition.

An event of the department of culture Marzahn-Hellersdorf.

Framework program

Dialogical guided tours through the exhibition with Fenia Franz (Labor M),
held in German, on Saturdays, 02.11. / 09.11. / 16.11. / 23.11. / 30.11. / 07.12. / 14.12.2019 // 11.01. / 18.01. / 25.01. / 01.02.2020 each 2 – 3 pm.

We kindly ask you to register group visits by e-mail.
All offers are free of charge.

Additional framework events & further information on the accompanying programme: Labor M – Art Communication

Schloss Biesdorf

Oct 28, 2019 — Feb 14, 2020
Opening Reception: Sunday, Oct 27, 6 – 10 pm
Framework program: see above

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Alt-Biesdorf 55, 12683 Berlin
[Biesdorf | Marzahn-Hellersdorf]

Opening hours: Daily 10 am – 6 pm, Fri 12 – 9 pm, closed on Tuesdays

Admission free

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