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[Godspeed fireflies] by Katrien Vermeire

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Using  light and time, photographer Katrien Vermeire allows the medium to make visible what would otherwise be invisible – and catches the beauty of a special natural phenomenon..

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..bright yellow stripes represent the paths taken by fireflies during extended exposure..

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[location:Tennessee.US]

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 Junglist mode [ON ] –> a chillout’ firefly watching a Milky Way

firelfy looks at milkyway

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Culture Spaces \\ Kunsthaus Tacheles

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This is (not) a story from a time long ago

”As soon as the Berlin Wall opened, an artists activist group reclaimed the site  as a cultural hub in the newly reunified city, taking it over..

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..they chose the name Tacheles for its location in the former Jewish quarter, after a Yiddish word meaning ‘to reveal’ or ‘to bring to a close’..

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..this project by the group, Künstlerinitative Tacheles (Artists Initiative Tacheles), spread so quickly that the city government adopted a policy of leniency and delayed demolition by declaring the site a historic landmark..

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..artists signed a ten year lease in 1998 with owner Johannishof GmBH, but by the time it expired, ownership had been transferred to HSH Nordbank, extremely eager to remove the artists altogether..

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..meanwhile, the building was painted in bright colors and held several sculptures using found objects . Tacheles held a cinema, performance space, workshops, and exhibition spaces..

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About 400,000 tourists visited the site last year for a taste of the carefree past of Berlin, when artists flocked to former East Berlin for cheap rents and anything felt possible in the reunified city. ”

2013-02-05_013315HINT:’the property stands on a site about three times the size of the one occupied by New York’s Empire State Building.'(that’s a clue!)

Kunsthaus Tacheles Gallery

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