February 15, 2018

Anna Borgman & Candy Lenk’s Berlin Installation Radiates Ambiguity

Anna Borgman & Candy Lenk’s Radiator installation in Berlin radiates ambiguity. 

On view through March, the installation mimics the scale and Gothic forms of the Franziskaner-Klosterkirche. Photography courtesy of Borgman & Lenk.

Two artists

34 segments

Three days of installation

33 feet high

7 centuries spanned

Segments of painted steel pipe awaited the assembly of Anna Borgman and Candy Lenk’s Radiator in Berlin. Photography courtesy of Borgman & Lenk.
Bolted together, the segments formed columns. Photography courtesy of Borgman & Lenk.
Nylon straps held the columns in place as connectors were added on top. Photography courtesy of Borgman & Lenk.
A cherry picker assisted a crane as it lowered components inside the remains of a 13th-century church destroyed in World War II. Photography courtesy of Borgman & Lenk.

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