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We invite you to Falscher Fisch!

MARTHA | 16.12.23 | 2 – 6 pm | Ziegrastr. 1

MARTHA is a creative exploration of the “Rummelsburger Kippe”, which we have transformed this year into a creative meeting place for young people from the neighbourhood together with the Clubcommission and other partners.

14:00-16:00 | “Where does my trash belong” – plastic recycling workshop by S27
14:00-16:30 | “Dirty food movement” – Culinary performance by Nettles and Poppies
16:30-17:30 | Film screening “Martha” – documentary film by Jürgen Böttcher

Between the end of the Second World War and the collapse of the GDR, new building material for the reconstruction of socialist Germany was extracted from the rubble of demolished houses on a site in the Lichtenberg district.
With the unification of East and West Germany, the site was decommissioned and it turned into one of Berlin’s many wastelands.

In his documentary film of the same name, DEFA director Jürgen Böttcher tells the story of the rubble woman Martha Bieder, who was achieving fame as the only woman among workers on the site.

The now overgrown and littered area becomes a creative building site, a place for assembly, debate and experimentation, taking into account the local flora and fauna.

Let’s look into the past together and try things out in the present!

Photo: © DEFA Foundation, Wolfgang Dietzel

Supported by the Senate Department for Culture and Social Cohesion and the Stiftung für Kulturelle Weiterbildung und Kulturberatung.

The event is part of the exhibition The Great Repair, on view at Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg, curated by ARCH+ in cooperation with Akademie der Künste, Berlin; Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich; Faculté des Sciences Humaines, University of Luxembourg. Part of KUNSTWELTEN, the mediation programme of the AdK, funded by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung.

The location at Ziegrastr. 1 is made available to us by Estrel Berlin.