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Frontières - Borders


By Vérok Gnos, Gloria Keller and
Hedi Schulitz

German-French cooperation

A few years ago, the border with its red and white customs barriers was very present. These days you can travel freely between the two countries and in both directions. The installation with shoes in all sizes and different styles represents this traffic. The prayer chair serves as a place for reflection on tolerance, peace...
There's a book on top. It tells the story of René Schickele, a writer between two cultures.
Hedi Schulitz, author of Karlsruhe, wrote the most important stages of Schickele's life. He sent these pages to Vérok Gnos to Obernai/France. She made a first painting, which she sent to Freudenstadt/Germany where Gloria Keller finished the drawing.