Stephanie Hanna »Worauf basiert Frieden?«

Stephanie Hanna »What is peace based on?«, Installation View »Art in the Underground«, Platz der Luftbrücke Berlin, 2019 (Foto: Benjamin Renter)

The global arms race is often justified for peacekeeping reasons, yet the opposite is the case: the sheer existence of weapons is a threat in itself and is a form of structural violence. Stephanie Hanna’s floor poster refers to a Persian carpet or an Afghan war carpet. Its central question »What is peace based on?« is translated into numerous languages and spun into a delicate pattern whose underlying motifs can only be recognized as weapon illustrations at a second glance.
Duration: 15th of September – 15th of November 2019
Location: Platz der Luftbrücke, Tempelhof Airport main entrance