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DM & MC
BONUS ** BONUS ** BONUS ** Extra Crowdsurfing Shots from 2010!
1. 6pm. All the drawings are hung, after a busy day of trudging through the snow and banging nails into the wall. I can’t believe there are so many! I actually take some out of the frames and leave them out as the wall is so full. The whole gallery looks great and people start to arrive. Chrizzi’s drawings are so funny and the overall quality is really high.
2. Mary Ocher plays! At a vernissage, the band is often the background music and no-one really cares. But it is the nature of the Zum Schein exhibition that there are many musicians there and they all listen attentively to Mary. She is on top form and plays really well, with guitar coming through a tiny but very powerful amp and her voice clean. The life of every party, Ms. Hanin Elias has arrived. She suggests Mary call her act “Mary Had A Little Lamb” and dress her tiny amp up like a lamb, on rollers, something like this:
3. Coming home through the snow. There are not so many street lights in Berlin but every light was reflected a hundred times in the dark and it was bright enough to see everything. All day long the feeling has remained, that everyone is still in shock at the sudden onset of winter and the whiteness of the snow.
The best is that “Zum Schein” has just started. The exhibition is running until 8th January, and we plan to make a special sales day with Plätzchen before Christmas along with a finissage on January 8th.
Thank you to Chrizzi, Bob, Silky, Cherie, Vroni, DM, Markus, Gudrun, Jan, Jutta, Steffi, Juliane, Ludwig, Nora, Oska, Dennis, Jim, Mary, Friedrich, Gordon, Angie, Richard, Florian, Jens und Deacon!
Everytime winter comes to Berlin I think that I must have forgotten the cold, I have never experienced it before. But I wrote this song in the middle of autumn in anticipation of the siege mentality of winter, so there must be some memory: