Video, 7 min., 1990


July 1st 1990 marked the day of monetary reunification between East and West Germany. The West German currency, the Deutsch Mark, was imported into the East, and with it, the promise of free markets. At Berlin Alexanderplatz, the centre of the fallen East German capital, an American dance group is holding a victory party. “Feel free, buy T-shirts” they chant to a crowd of on lookers.

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