Public works in collaboration with Nicoline van Harskamp (Stefan Saffer formerly part of public works with Nicoline van Harskamp realised this project in Berlin). Neukoelln Express was part of a larger public art project "Okkupationen" organised by Uwe Jonas and Birgit Schuhmacher.
Public works offered a communication system which revived a long forgotten way of public life: "meeting points" were created in selected areas in the public space. Benches were constructed out of green wood with informal message boxes attached to them. From these points of gathering news, stories, messages and rumours can be spread. A local "messenger" takes over the moderation and the transmission of the news to other stations.
5th - 30th of September 2005
Sites were: Maybachufer/Höhe Hobrechtstr., Weichselstr. 16, Sonnenallee 132, Weisestr. 48, Jahnstr. 68+70 and Johannisthaler Chaussee/ near U-Bahnhof
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