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Stine Marie Jacobsen in her window doing research for her upcoming book 'German for Lovers'

a performative act / an installation

Stine Marie Jacobsen
Stine Marie Jacobsen
Stine Marie Jacobsen

Stine Marie Jacobsen lives in one of the most beautiful and old courtyards on Greifswalder Strasse. For Die Balkone she used her window to communicate her ongoing engagement with the German language and on the conditions of artistic immigration that she materialized with her book German for Artists. With an A4 page imprinted with the joke “Meine Wasserskulptur ist kaputt. Das Wasser fliesst von meiner Skulptur wie mein Geld von der Bank,” on her studio windows to trigger conversation. She invited her visitors into discussions on German as a love language, making them part of her research into her next book German for Lovers.


Stine Marie Jacobsen is a conceptual artist working on long-term participatory and educational projects such as Direct Approach, Law Shifters, and Group-Think. With a focus on law, violence, film, language, and gender, she creates platforms for critical thinking and new ways of looking at ethics, identity, control, fear, and trust.

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