BERLIN - Marte van der Graaf I didn’t want to go on a year abroad...
We have forgotten the true value, and fragility, of freedom and democracy.
Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall came down. Any art fan should celebrate that. Not just because it represented a profound triumph for free expression against the forces of authoritarianism and censorship, but because the thing was a bloody eyesore. The grey concrete was awful enough, but then the Berliners went and covered it in sodding graffiti.
The move is expected to bring more collaboration in the sciences and humanities