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A Jewish Memorial
You Get The Point
A Jewish Memorial
You Get The Point
A Jewish Memorial
These 10,000 iron cut-outs are from the Jewish Museum in Berlin. The architect designed this room with a purpose. When you walk on the faces (imagine) they grind together in a shriek/scream of metal against metal. The walking is difficult and uncomfortable to your feet—the combination of noise and discomfort being the point of this particular space. The room itself is a cold, lonely slab of concrete. It achieves everything the architect wanted it to. This is but one of many fascinating things to see at this museum.
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You Get The Point
This is in the Jewish Museum in Berlin, a fascinating place which is more about the culture than the Holocaust . . . except for this. You're supposed to walk on them, but I couldn't do it. They clank when you do.
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Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin, Germany
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