We Will Not Be Broken

(mixed media)

The used phrase paraphrases language of the advertising world. Win, be practical and forever young! The building was created for the exhibition space Weltecho in German Chemnitz (formerly Karl-Marx-Stadt). Chemnitz is a part of the Saxon Triangle metropolitan area, comprising roughly 3.5 million inhabitants. The regional centre after the fall of the Iron Curtain experienced an economic boom redeemed by the drain of the youngest generation moving in a large to culturally interesting cities like Berlin or Hamburg. Capitalism dominated in Chemnitz, which is very demotivating for the young generation that does not worth it and that is why demographic development in the region records the continuous population increase in the retirement age with its specific way of life.