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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  July 24, 2019 8:45am-9:01am CEST

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concern for the environment. and in our series underground europe we visit an eerie subterranean lake in southern switzerland. 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 well for 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. doris siegler doesn't see herself as someone who can see into the future but what the leipsic artist painted just a year before the fall of the wall did come to pass people peacefully demonstrating with candles crossing a border bridge. as nutty it was spring 980 s.
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and i explain it to myself as a type of wish fantasy for change and also one of personal change. in this person in awful things siegler is one of more than 100 artists whose work documents the years are painful the collapse of the g.d.r. the full of the wall and reunification a few of the paintings do express euphoria but more commonly loss and even pain. as well. it was 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 nest 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 codice was the exhibitions curator says that even today east
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german artists works are solved by value and their own role in the peaceful 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 the workshops in their private gallery spaces were a group to course where it could establish itself 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 sunshine. it is i don't know around 80 percent of the works here because they really did stay in the a tele a probably. 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
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annoying mention to the 5. to what could be 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 sun 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. as an. people saw him in a museum 2000000 people came to see it still remained
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a poetic experience. is master 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 just opened at the tate modern what do we see in his own thoughts what's real what is perception and what is real about perception we are supposed to provide the answers ourselves. shafi here to he she 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 on to 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 now i feel good we are here to question ourselves and to examine ourselves and to
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see ourselves within the context of the wider world to see. as many sources of inspiration and make sure in iceland is one of the most important. for me hi. thrown from a means the arctic landscape extremely slow and very fragile like 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 found in the by. he is still drawings which day and many of his ideas originate here the. water and lights and installation that creates a rainbow visible and invisible there or not there at all real but only in our perception.
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reindeer moss wall from 1904 today flora cried buildings everywhere. experience and participation knowledge that comes through perception musicality and movement then leads to experience all of for id all some plays with this. break dance on the roof of his studio. here is his laboratory and his think tank and own machine he works together with 120 creative people craftsmen scientists and architects 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
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a particular highlights the tunnel of fog disorienting spatial experience providing space for associations and encounters. suddenly it's like art. listening to you and doesn't tell you you have to do it one way or the other doesn't talk to you it listens to you. and if we also listen it creates 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 sally are not boasts the largest to radian like on the continent and it's a cool and
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a really beautiful place to duck into on a hot summer day. the rainbow trout are the only inhabitants of the biggest natural substrate unite in europe they were specially brought here to the lake under the small swiss were. to maintain the water and also as an extra attraction for tourists. 6 weeks of your regularly guards visitors cross the like he's fascinated by the car. 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 of. the subterranean 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
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projections allude to an old legend which said the goals of saleyard would come here to see the faces of the future husbands reflected in the now the lake attracts some $80000.00 visitors a year to see things have been strengthened to prevent peace. 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 between say he has a bin yard 70 metres apart for 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 all soundly along the track to the lawns i'm familiar
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attention. every year around a dozen concerts are 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 odeon 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
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well and that was impressive. simplicity. and finally we can sign off without the news that the orleans has lost another musical legend as art neville comes to weigh on monday at age 81 a celebrated funk musician behind the majors and the neville brothers he was nicknamed pop up funk and he had major successes with his brothers in the late eighty's and ninety's with albums like yellow moon for brothers keeper and so we'll leave you with a track from that last one here it's the neville brothers performance of fallen rain all the best you're from berlin and by. tom.
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