Global Atlanta: Light-art meets German architecture: „Spotlight Bauhaus“
Light-Art Meets German Architecture: The minimalist building of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System—designed by Bauhaus architect Marcel Breuer—will interact with the dynamic motion of “Superposition,” a light show created by German artist collective URBANSCREEN, accompanied by the motion of young local dancers from Dance 411. The pre-show will be Berlin-based urban dance crew “Flying Steps” at 6 pm. They have been thrilling audiences all around the world since the 90s. The Light-Art show will start at 8:15 pm.
As a special part of the street festival, Wiesn in a Box – a mobile mini Oktoberfest – will be offering Hofbräu beer and pretzels in its first of many stops along a nationwide tour. The event is part of Wunderbar Together: The Year of German-American Friendship 2018/19 – an initiative funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, implemented by the Goethe-Institut, and supported by the Federation of German Industries (BDI).
More information at www.wunderbartogether.org.
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