Exhibition Preview: WALLonWALLEvents
About The Event
Exhibition Preview Schedule:
- 3:00pm: Drinks reception at Belfast Exposed.
- 3:30pm: Artist (Kai Wiedenhöfer) arrives.
- 3:50pm: Bus leaves from Belfast Exposed to Cupar Way.
- 4:00pm: Exhibition preview / artist walk & talk.
- 5:00pm: Bus leaves from Cupar Way back to Belfast Exposed.
*** To book a place for the bus / exhibition preview, follow the link to Eventbrite (below) and book your place for free ***
WALLonWALL - 50 years of “Peace Lines” in Belfast / 30 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall
A photo exhibition by photographer Kai Wiedenhöfer about border walls worldwide on a Belfast Peace Line - a separation wall between Catholics and Protestants communities. The show takes place in Autumn 2019 to include the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the 50th anniversary of the first built Peace Line in Belfast.
WALLonWALL was an exhibition from 10.7 - 10.11.2013 by Kai Wiedenhöfer on the Berlin Wall depicting eight walls that separate people worldwide. The show of 36 panoramics in a format of 3x9 m covered 1200 sqm of the Berlin Wall or 364m of it and was an overwhelming success.
Below the planned exhibition site in West Belfast for WALLonWALL: The Peace Line in Cupar Way which separates a Catholic and a Protestant community. It is also the first Peace Line which was erected in Belfast in 1969. The length of the show will be again about 360 meters or covers 1200sqm of wall.
The exhibition will be running from 27th September to the 11th November to include the anniversary dates of 50 years of building the first “Peace Line” in Belfast on 10 September 1969 as well as the 9, November which marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The show will be accessible for the general public without a fee and can also be viewed by people with disabilities as all the area around the exhibition venue is very even.