GRAHAM BUDGETT: BERLIN BEI NACHT

[Berlin by Night, 1987]

Pre-digital, in-camera, photo-textual montages. Produced during a residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 1986-87, as 100 x 75cm laminated Cibachrome prints on aluminium for exhibition and as a boxed set of postcards & texts for dissemination. Critically celebrating Berlin's 750th anniversary and West Berlin's stint as 'European City of Culture' 1988.

about BERLIN BEI NACHT  [1988]
There's no such place as West Berlin - ask them in 'East Germany' - it's called 'Vestberlin', [translates: WESTberlin, WESTWORLD], but there's still no such place. Ask them in Bonn, political capital of the Western Bundesrepublik - where the elected representatives of 'free Berlin' have no say - it's a constriction of speech. Like the pole at true North, West Berlin is erected by language - at absolute West everywhichway is East.

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Olympiastadion

[Zoo]Logical Garden

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Europa-Center

Schnuppe!

The Void

Reichstag Proposal Nr.2

The Angel of History

Georg Grosz Platz

Teufelsberg

Berlin Radiates

Berlin Bei Nacht

Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 1987

© Graham Budgett 1987 - 2017