Tacita DeanPalast 2004

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Artist
Tacita Dean (born 1965)
Title
Palast
Date 2004
MediumFilm, 16 mm, projection, colour and sound
Dimensionsduration: 10min, 30sec
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Tate Members 2006
Reference
T12212
Not on display

Summary

Like Dean’s earlier film, Fernsehturm 2001 (T07871), Palast was created in Berlin, where the artist has lived since she undertook a DAAD fellowship with the Berlin Artist-in-Residence programme in 2000. It comprises a sequence of still shots angled at the reflective surfaces of bronze-mirrored windows on the Palast der Republik, or the Palace of the Republic, a government building opened in 1976 in former East Berlin serving primarily as the seat of the German Democratic Republic parliament – the Volkskammer… (read more)

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