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120,000 Ribbons Hover Around Where The Berlin Wall Once Stood To Mark 30-Year Anniversary Of Its Fall

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120,000 Ribbons Hover Around Where The Berlin Wall Once Stood To Mark 30-Year Anniversary Of Its Fall

Walls have severally been torn down to get people reunited once again!

Berlin, on November 9th, celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. While walls have severally been torn down to get people reunited once again, the highlight of the celebration was a colorful motion art installation by Patrick Shearn and his Poetic Kinetics team, which comprised of 120,000 fabric ribbons.

An open-air art installation was hosted by Berlin to commemorate 30th anniversary of the peaceful revolution and the fall of the Berlin wall

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Poetic Kinetics is recognized as an experienced design and fabrication team that develops detailed larger-than-life art. The decorating group brought together varieties of disciplines to form something unique, unconventional and unexpected.

The group is well-known for a number of gigantic installations, including Caterpillar’s Longing, Solar Sunflowers and Escape Velocity.

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However, the Kulturprojekte Berlin asked Patrick Shearn and his team to develop a moving sculpture symbolizing the unification of the German people. Titled  Visions in Motion, the art installation was placed in front of the Brandenburg gate in Berlin.

The Visions in Motion include about 120,000 colorful fabric ribbons with messages of hope, wishes and greetings on them

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About 9500 feet of rope was used during the installation of the visions in motion, while about 1250 people hand-tied the knots. Swaying majestically in the wind, the art created an impressive and beautiful wave.

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The art installed symbolizes the unity of the German people

Poetic Kinetics on Instagram

Nevertheless, the Visions in Motions was a major part of the event, the Berlin Festival week of November 4th through 10th. Guests were able to participate effectively in a variety of events, exhibitions spread across a number of historical locations and activities.

On the other hand, the group released a video for the art installation

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