P A L A C E O F T E A R S
H E N R I E T T E K A S S A Y - S C H U S T E R &
H E R M I O N E M E R R Y
Multi channel projection, Wall, Perspex, Paper, Water, String, Microphone, Mirror, Speaker, Concrete dust
The Palace of Tears :: Tränenpalast in Berlin operated as the customs threshold between East and West Berlin, a place of greetings and farewells. Drawing on this architecture and the Germanic landscape
p a l a c e o f t e a r s examines the liminal zone, mortality, cultural grief, (mis)communication and identity. The work was developed through the support of international artist residencies at Takt Kunstprojektraum and Pistorius142 A.I.R.
2011 Seventh Gallery
2011 Takt Kunstraum, Berlin