Motion Detector No. 14: 30 Years Fall of the Wall – Advent tear-off ´89

Blog entry from 11/09/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

'Motion Detector Nr. 14: 30 Years Fall of the Wall – Advent tear-off ´89': Tear-Off Advent for Bär-LIN '89, A Schmiddem, Hauschildt, Schmiddem Production, PropagandaDesign Wuppertal, 1989
"Motion Detector Nr. 14: 30 Years Fall of the Wall – Advent tear-off ´89": Tear-Off Advent for Bär-LIN '89, A Schmiddem, Hauschildt, Schmiddem Production, PropagandaDesign Wuppertal, 1989
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Christian Krug

In its Motion Detector (formerly: The Showcase of Contemporary Issues) the Museum Europäischer Kulturen displays objects from its collection that are relevant to current topics. The 14th Motion Detector presentationrecalls the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and that year’s exciting Christmas season. The opening of the Wall inspired a special Advent calendar that is now on display in the lobby of the MEK until 2 February 2020.

In 1989, two separate political and economic systems existed in...

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