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LICHTGRENZE / Light installation

LICHTGRENZE
LICHTGRENZE

Discipline: Interior Architecture

Discipline: Interior Architecture

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, an extraordinary light installation – The LICHTGRENZE (The Border of Lights) – was created, following the former route of the so-called Berliner Mauer. From 7th to 9th of November the 15.3 km frontier that once divided the city center will be re-imagined in light by thousands of illuminated balloons. On the last night of the temporary installation, 8,000 volunteers jointly released the helium balloons with their own personal message attached into the Berlin night sky. The wall of light, just like its 1989 counterpart, with the help of the citizens literally vanished into thin air.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2014

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME other period:: 37 - 42 Monate

  • TARGET REGIONS Europe

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Other target groups:: Bürger von Berlin, Berlin-Besucher, Further specification:: Gäste

For the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, an extraordinary light installation was implemented along the inner city route where the wall used to be: illuminated spheres symbolized the wall, but also the people who eventually brought it down through nonviolent protest. A poetic space-and-time installation that captures this historical moment in an emotional way. An unique and positive symbol of German reunification and an overall excellent design that intuitively communicates its message.
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WHITEvoid interactive art & design

WHITEvoid GmbH
Berlin, Germany

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WHITEvoid interactive art & design

WHITEvoid GmbH
Berlin, Germany

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