Saturday, January 2

Tacheles - Berlin, Germany

Today Michaela, Vanessa and I braved the snow to venture out to Tacheles - a dilapidated (read: bomb damaged) yet enthralling artist colony smack-bang in the old Jewish quarter of Berlin.
After a former life as a department store, Tacheles became an illegal squat for artists shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall. It has since flourished, sheltering up to 100 Berlin-based artists during the peak months.

After climbing the leaky and creaky stairs, we stumbled the work of Dutch photo-collagist Tim Roeloffs...
He gained recognition in the fashion industry when he collaborated with Versace to create some photo-montages to print on fabric for their A/W 2008 collection.

Tacheles is a must if you're visiting Berlin (but after Mic spotted some shady dealings going down in the hallways we decided to call it a night...)

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