Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed
Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed

Die Mauer ist Weg! - signed

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Mark Power
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€39,00

Photographs and text by Mark Power.
Globtik Books, Brighton, United Kingdom, 2014. 96 pp.,
45 tritone illustrations, 28x38cm
first edition, sigend, wrapped
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By a series of fortunate events, Mark Power was present at the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. To mark the 25th anniversary, this new production (self-published under his new imprint, Globtik Books) is bound as a pastiche of a newspaper Power purchased in Berlin the morning after, embossed into heavy-duty cardboard.

While the early pages read as news-based photojournalism, as the book unfolds Power retreats away from the epicentre of the event to re-camp over the border in an almost desolate East Berlin. From there he views the story from another perspective, before embarking on a (frankly, rather pointless) search for Bertolt Brecht’s grave.

The book is both a record of a major, 20th-Century news event and a piece of critical soul-searching about the lessons learnt from the experience as, in the accompanying essay, Power recounts his fascinating tale of chance and choice.