Translation by Martha Ronk
Two flat screen LCD monitors, one Aittityd wall cabinet, four feet of HO train track, one Pendelzugsteuerung (commuter
train control module unit), one HO scale DB engine, one HO scale DB first and second class passenger car, two DVD players
and two DVD discs.
4' X 2' X 5'
Rotbahn (Subtitled) is a S-Bahn trip from West Berlin to East Berlin and back again with diversions, undertaken during
the summer solstice. Subtitles play a prominent part in excavating a tale of erasure, desire and possibility that disobeys
temporal, spatial and historical expectations. Playing with lesbian Berlin, the erasure and assimilation of the GDR (East
Germany) and the topographic/urban strata re-arrangements that are fleetingly glanced out an encrusted window, Rotbahn (Subtitled)
traverse the spaces of translation, unification and the temporarily nomadic.