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A purely documentary approach
to the experience of the Wall has its limits with regard to variability.
But a work of art would by definition approach that complex experience
with poetry that incorporated a certain indirection and indeterminacy
closer to the experience of the Wall itself. The project proposed by Tamiko
Thiel and Teresa Reuter promises to approach the historic site with
the necessary concern for the variability of the experience and its starkly
This is a way to at least approach both the historical experience and lived experience of an individual at the Wall. This is why one should support the project of Reuter and Thiel. It promises to augment a consciousness of history and to engage one in pondering about a historical experience.
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