About the project

This research project takes place within the framework of the Master of Human Geography (with a specialization on ‘Europe: Borders, Identity and Governance’) that I attend at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

The objective is to find, comprehend and shed light on contemporary European, physical and non-physical, internal borders in urban space Berlin. Furthermore, it explores how art, artists and artistic practices could potentially contribute to deconstruct and shed light on these borders from yet another angle.

The project builds on and connects existing knowledge from the fields of border studies, urban studies, cultural studies and art geopolitics to open up the concept of the border in urban spaces and innovatively contribute to capture the changing nature of borders.

Multiple methods are combined in order to understand the urban space from various angles and levels in a holistic manner: