Photo Gallery: Tacheles on the Brink
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Photo Gallery: Tacheles on the Brink

Interview with Harvard Professor Svetlana Boym 'Ruins Are at the Core of Berlin's Identity'

Berlin's iconic Tacheles arts center is threatened with eviction despite becoming a city landmark and major tourist destination. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, Harvard professor Svetlana Boym talks about Tacheles' role in Berlin's post-reunification identity and how activists can shape the urban environment by taking over unused spaces.
Interview conducted by Eric Kelsey