Do You Want To Own A Piece Of Berghain?
, March 17th, 2017 14:11
Berlin club is selling parts of its dismantled entrance mural
The large mural designed by Piotr Nathan that adorns Berghain's entrance area has been taken down to be sold in fragments.
The mural, called Rituals Of Disappearance, stood at 82-feet in width, and had been part of the Berlin nightclub since its opening in 2004, as Resident Advisor reports.
The entrance area to the club will be reconstructed, and as part of that the mural was dismantled. Piotr Nathan explains that the mural "has been carefully disassembled and will be offered for sale exclusively through a website, conceived by me, provided by the club".
The reconstruction of the club's entrance area will be turned into an art project in its own area running from now until April 17. "Rituals Of Disappearance is only to be fully understood in the context of the music at the club, the people who celebrate there, and the unique aura of the space," Nathan explains. "To me it is therefore conclusive to dissolve the work and distribute it primarily among the people who have a connection with the Berghain. The work as a whole is constructed of single plates and will be dissolved and sold in fragments."
You can find out more about the project here. The club will soon also open a new dance floor, called Säule, which will be geared more towards the experimental reaches of club music. You can find out more about that here.