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Melvin Edwards, Regina Silveira

Walking Through Walls, installation views, Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany (2019)

Melvin Edwards and Regina Silveira included in Walking Through Walls, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, at Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany.  

The institution's press release follows:

The thematic exhibition Walking Through Walls presents a contemporary panorama of the artistic responses made to the detrimental effects of human-made barriers, divisions and walls, showcasing works by Jose Dávila, Mona Hatoum, Nadia Kaabi-Linke, Christian Odzuck, Anri Sala, Regina Silveira, alongside many others. Acknowledging the location of the Gropius Bau alongside the former Berlin Wall, the exhibition offers a global perspective on the physical and psychological repercussions of coexisting in divided societies. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall, the exhibition is a timely exploration of how barriers can articulate feelings of vulnerability and anxiety, and represent individual and collective identities.

Walking Through Walls
September 12, 2019 – January 12, 2020
Martin-Gropius-Bau
Berlin, Germany