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Scream without raising your voice

At Jewish Museum, Berlin.

 

I had real feeling with a mixture of dissapointness, sadness, ...

The most amazing installation I've ever seen. People are encouraged to walk upon this sea of iron faces, which makes this constant clink-clank sound echoing off the bare concrete walls. Like crying faces...

 

“Menashe Kadishman’s installation “Shalechet” is first a memorial to the Holocaust. But he reaches beyond this and dedicates it to all innocent victims of violence and war. He requests that visitors walk upon the work. The title “Fallen Leaves” raises suggestions both of negative predestination and of hope for new life in the coming spring”

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Uploaded on September 3, 2007