Talk Berlin before and after the Fall of the Wall

Lori Goldston und Danielle de Picciotto © Lori Goldston, Sylvia Steinhaeuser

Mon, 11/11/2019


Goethe Pop Up Seattle

Danielle de Picciotto in Conversation with Lori Goldston

In conjunction with the exhibition TOTALLY EAST: LIFE IN EAST GERMANY and on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, join musician and artist Danielle de Picciotto in conversation with cellist and composer Lori Goldston on life in Berlin between 1989 and 1995.
Based on de Picciotto’s experience in the “wild Berlin of the1980s and 90s”, the talk traces the incredible fall of the Berlin Wall at the turn of the decade and the beginning of a new era with political, cultural, and social changes. She also shares photos and videos with the audience.
About Danielle de Picciotto
Artist and musician Danielle de Picciotto is co-founder of the Love Parade and Ocean Club, together with Gudrun Gut. Since 1987, she has been initiating countless events, exhibitions, and projects in and around Berlin.
About Lori Goldston
Lori Goldston is an American cellist and composer. Accomplished in a wide variety of styles, including classical, world music, rock, and free improvisation. She came to prominence as the touring cellist for Nirvana from 1993–1994 and appears on their live album MTV Unplugged in New York.  She was a member of Earth, the Black Cat Orchestra, and Spectratone International, and also performs solo.
The event is free but seating is limited. Please register at:
This event is part of a series of events timed to the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The exhibition TOTALLY EAST: LIFE IN EAST GERMANY is on view at Goethe Pop Up Seattle from October 11 to November 12.
On November 8, academic experts, former residents of East Germany, and community members gather in conversation and reflection at a public forum at the Allen Library, University of Washington, to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall.
And on November 10, de Picciotto also performs from her album “Deliverance” at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery, together with Minneapolis-based bassist and comic artist Zak Sally.
Check the full calendar for more information.