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Hannah Hurtzig in conversation with passers by, 2020
a performative act / an installation
Hannah Hurtzig has lived in Prenzlauer Berg since 1992. Like many of us, she never really met her neighbors, except for the people in her building. Installing a panel with her landline number (usually one tends to see only real-estate phone contacts on the buildings) she initiated a lot of conversations with random passersby, the project visitors or people living just opposite her. There is no boring talk with Hannah, as all her art is one long conversation piece. With some people, for example, she discussed the Sakura cherry trees that were given to their street as a present from Japan after Germany’s and Berlin's reunification.
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