…in the world

Geneva, CH

Location: World Council of Churches, Route de Ferney 3 segments   Three Berlin Wall segments are in the garden of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva. In 2009, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia commented on the 20th anniversary of the event that brought to an end the cold war era: Twenty years […]

Daejeon (Taejon), ROK

Location: Hanbit Square 6 segments   The world’s fair in 1993 (Exposition Universelle Internationale, shortly: EXPO) took place in the than developing South Korea – exactly 100 years after Korea’s first participation at an EXPO (1893 in Chicago). The overall subject of the EXPO ’93 was The Challenge of a New Road of Development. Germany, […]

Santiago de Chile, RCH – Museo de la Moda

Location: Museo de la Moda, temp. spring to autumn 2018 1 segment (on loan of German Embassy in Santiago de Chile)   Siendo el futuro: 1889-1918 / 1989-2018 – being the future – is a temporary exhibition of the Museo de la Moda, a fashion museum in the Chilean capital. Sociopolitical, technical and cultural subjects […]

Marwitz, BB

Location: private property, Historische Bauelemente 2 segments from Pankow   After the German Unification, a lot of demolition works, core removals and renovation was done in the new federal states. Scrapped stuff was dumped. Olaf Elias soon got specialized in saving historical components and antiques from the Renaissance to Bauhaus and GDR-Objectivity and has made […]

Seoul, ROK – Dobong-gu

Location: culture bunker 3 segments   During the Korean war, an anti-tank defense shelter was build in the Northwest of the South Korean capital Seoul in order to prevent the advance of the North Korean military. The apartments within the complex were basically for the soldiers but also a camouflage for the military facility underneath […]