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8,000 Glowing Orbs Will Trace the Former Route of the Berlin Wall

Walking the streets of Berlin today, it’s easy to forget the Berlin Wall once sliced the city in two, effectively imprisoning half the city’s population. Countless construction cranes spike the skyline, and in most places, the wall’s scars have healed over. Berlin, which is still defining itself, is known as “poor, but sexy,” a phrase coined by the city’s mayor, Klaus Wowereit. This weekend, when the city marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall, two Berlin-based artists,...

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