Juliane Henrich, DE, 2018, 12'
The replica of the Berlin City Palace is draped in advertising. Next to it stands the former state council building of the GDR, now a private business school. Its modern architecture contrasts with its integrated baroque entry portal – rescued from the original castle that was demolished in 1951. It’s where Karl Liebknecht proclaimed the free socialist republic in 1918. What would the act of this proclamation mean today? KOORDINATEN asks how history is inscribed into Berlin’s cityscape – and challenges the measuring and the distribution of the world that foregoes these changes.