The Past People of Potsdamer Platz


Terry Gilliam has created a new installation in Berlin.

“I’m just back from Berlin,” Gilliam told Dreams early in May 2006, “where I opened an art installation of my very own invention in Potsdamer Platz. It’s called Past People of Potsdamer Platz. It involves four headless figures which, if you stick your head in their necks, you learn about the history of the place and, at the same time, have your photo taken to be combined with faces from the past on 10 floor-high light display on the side of a building facing the square.”

Here are some pictures of the installation (taken by Bernd Hiepe), click on them for larger versions:

The installation will be at Potsdamer Platz, Berlin until 8 June 2006.

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