Bettina Pousttchi, ‘Amplifier’, Installation view, 2021, Konzerthaus Berlin

Amplifier, 2021
Installation view

Konzerthaus Berlin
Amplifier draws on Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s architecture of the Berlin Concert Hall. A frontal view of the portico reveals five photographically printed columns between the six familiar Ionic columns. Unlike the historic columns, they extend beyond the first pediment, leading directly to the portico’s higher second pediment. By altering the familiar dimensions, the installation changes the perception of the building, creating a new experience of its own.