In this installation, Dominique Hurth reconstructs and intertwines historical moments of the IG Metall building built by E. Mendelsohn 1929. Centring her attention and making on a replica of the handrail from the building’s stairs, and using the dynamics and diametre from the same staircase, this piece thematises archival gaps on the building’s occupation and the union’s ban on May 2nd 1933.
denn hier ist es grau zu grau
2019
print on fabric, iron, steel, brass, concrete
dimension variable
Installation views: IG Metall, Berlin within the exhibition “the cloud continues and the spot diminishes without the hint of a glow”