tv Arts and Culture Deutsche Welle July 24, 2019 1:45am-2:01am CEST
and for the environment. and in our series underground europe we visit an eerie stop to rainy a lake in southern switzerland. even or the turning point that's the term that germans used to refer to the fall of the berlin wall in 1909 an event that mend the end of east germany and clear the way for the country's reunification artists who had found a way to co-exist with the communist system and opened a vast new world of possibilities at the same time however it up ended everything about their creative motivation and their lives well 30 years on an exhibition in like 6 looks at the art that was produced during this turbulent period. tourist siegler doesn't see herself as someone who can see into the future but what the light sic art has painted just a year before the fall of the wall did come to pass people peacefully demonstrating with candles crossing a border bridge as poor as nutty it was spring 980 s.
and i explain it to myself as a type of wish fantasy for change and also one of personal change of in this personally an awful mess. siegler is one of more than $100.00 artists whose work documents the years up evil the collapse of the g.d.r. the full of the wall and re-unification a few of the paintings do express euphoria but more commonly loss and even pain. as well. as a kind of amputation not from the g.d.r. of but from friends colleagues from your life the life in the west was totally different so we came from the war next of state support into the free market soon after the fall of the war i went to frankfurt and that was like jumping into very cold water indeed. the exhibitions curator says that even today east german
artists works value and their own role in the peace revolution is both politically and artistically undervalued askance which this is important to remember and this was largely forgotten after 989 that in the eighty's it was a visual artist who made creative spaces in the studios in their workshops in their private gallery spaces were a group to course where it could have been a shit self a couple of phone calls and most of the works here have never been on display in public before even experts in the field are amazed at what. i don't know around 80 percent of the works here because they really did stay in the i tell you a couple. doctors are local each other who i did not expect that these dormant pieces of art would see the light of day in my lifetime but today i realized that people just wanted to look to the future and didn't want to be reminded of the pain of the past it was a new type of person that was called for and somehow i just got left behind to the
annoying mention to the 5 and 4 on doubt that to look at the now interest in these pieces has been sparked again says he is after the fall of communism there's a treasure trove of art to rediscover. well yet another treasure trove at the tate modern in london where a son has once again occupied the famous turbine hall 16 years after the last time he did it while the major retrospective of his work includes a ton of lego bricks a long corridor of dense fog and even a huge wall of reindeer moss from finland has been billed as a new model of artists who challenges how we interact with the world and now his fans can see the full range of his work. is a superstar people saw him in a museum 2000000 people came to see it but it still remained
a poetic experience. his monster of florence and the elements in 2008 he created waterfalls in new york a magical natural spectacle in the midst of the metropolis. his biggest show to date since just opened at the tate modern what do we see in his own it's what's real what is perception and what is real about perception we are supposed to provide the answers ourselves. when i look at it i create the story in this picture i look at the picture and then i project my feelings my dreams my ideas my thoughts onto the picture and so it is sometimes a bit of work to go to the museum it's not like going to the supermarket and saying it's now i feel good we are here to question ourselves and to examine ourselves and
to see ourselves within the context of the wider world to see. as many sources of inspiration the nature in iceland is one of the most important. for me and for me. means the arctic landscape extremely slow and very fry's child my parents are icelandic as a child i was often out and about in nature my father was an artist and as a painter he was out in nature in a conventional manner and as a little child i went along off and on he has fans can die by. he is still drawn to its day and many of his ideas originate here. water and lights and installation that creates a rainbow visible and invisible there or not there at home real but only in our perception.
random or school from 1904 today flora tried buildings everywhere. experience and participation knowledge that comes through perception musicality and movement then these 2 experience all of 4 of the awesome that plays with this. great song from the roof of his studio. here is his laboratory and his thing tank and own machine he works together with 120 creative people craftsmen scientists and all he techs this is the only way to realize large scale collaboration is with climate activists the un the world economic forum and partners in the private sector the tate modern provides a comprehensive overview of this multi communicator
a particular finites the tunnel of fog disorienting spatial experience providing space for associations and encounters. suddenly it's like art is listening to. you tell you you have to do it one way or the other doesn't talk down to you it listens to you. and if we also listen it creates you know the attention that we need to apply to the world. and that's on in london until january 5th just in case you can manage to make the trip well speaking of paying attention to our world this week in our series underground europe we're looking into some of the wonders lurking below the surface here in europe and this time we're in switzerland where the southern town of silo not boasts the largest sub to radian like on the continent and it's a cool and a really beautiful place to duck into on
a hot summer day. the rainbow trout are the only inhabitants of the natural substrate in europe they were specially brought here to the lake under the small swiss village. to maintain the water quality and also as an extra attraction for tourists. regularly guards visitors across the like he's fascinated by the car. although we live in a world where we're trying to get closer to nature to return to the essential things of life this is a place where we can be more at one with nature away from the outside and the excitement. like is 300 metres long and 20 metres wide behind the rock formation is a case that stretches for. but it's not accessible. to the right
projections allude to an agent with the goals of saleyards would come here to see the faces of the future husbands reflected in the now the like attracts some $80000.00 visitors a year to have been strengthened to prevent pieces of wrong. fording on the tourists. the case has a constant temperature of 15 degrees celsius perfect for storing wine this one is from a local village not christoph but 3 say he has a bin yard 70 metres above the like an ideal location. the locals here will always aware of this water filled cave but it was only in the 1940 s. that it became more accessible following the play. all of a sudden the sleepy village of sound leon attracted a lot of unfamiliar attention.
every year around a dozen concerts i held in the cave tonight there are about $100.00 people in the audience on stage the 2 folk country and blues from. the musicians have toured the world but they've never played on such an unusual stage before. it's magical there's an incredible silence and i think that the audience feels it too so there was silence in some pieces and that changed our way of playing it left the spaces if we could play with the silence as
well and that was impressive and simplicity. and finally we can't sign off without the news that the war lens has lost another musical legend as art neville passed away on monday at age 81 a celebrated funk musician behind the meters and the neville brothers he was nicknamed top of funk and he had major successes with his brothers in the late eighty's and ninety's with albums like yellow moon or brother's keeper and so we'll leave you with a track from that last one here is the neville brothers performance of fallen rain all the best to you from berlin. talk to me. a long playing.
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