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Peekaboo – I See You, September 2015
Public intervention on a building at the corner of Roelkstrasse and Gehringstrasse in WEISSENSEE district, Berlin
Red acrylic glass glued on a brick wall, artificial gemstones
Ca. 3 cm diameter x 6 cm height
Three nuts are painted gold directly on a tree as a reference to a movie “Three Nuts for Cinderella”, which was made in 1973 by collaboration of Czech Republic and GDR. Given the fact that the site is located in the former GDR territory, when I saw these three nuts hanging on a tree, the childhood movie instantly came to my mind.
In the movie, three nuts stand for Cinderella’s three wishes, and maybe taken as a childhood dream for a happy life.
I have painted the nuts in gold color by a way of reference to their magical power as each nut grants one wish.Perhaps if someone will look up and notice the three gold nuts, will be reminded of this childhood movie and his thoughts will be disrupted and maybe for a moment the person will have another chance to reflect on his life.
PEEKABOO - I SEE YOU
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