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A Wall is a Screen: Tearing Down Walls, 2014
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Goethe-Institut Toronto

A Wall is a Screen: Tearing Down Walls

A Wall is a Screen - Hamburg, Germany


A combination of city tour, film night & art project: the German artist group A Wall is a Screen guides the audience through downtown Toronto and stops at selected locations to project short films on walls and surfaces - live, with projector, generator, speakers in tow. Each film communicates with the environment and vice versa. Participants become protagonists, passersby become actors.

In cooperation with the Goethe-Institut, AWIAS has curated a special program for Toronto on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Founded at Hamburg Short Film Fest in 2003, AWIAS has traveled the world as a mobile projection unit, from India to Russia, from Palestine to SXSW.


Two 2-hour film walks from 100 University Ave, one at 8 pm and one at 11 pm. Plus all-night installation at King & Emily Streets. No registration necessary.


Goethe-Institut Toronto

100 University Avenue (Two walks leaving from the Goethe-Institut, at King & University, right by St. Andrew subway station, and heading out through the city), 416 593-5257

This project is outdoors.