UMSTEIGER BERLIN A new commissioned work by Magne titled 'umsteiger' is unveiled thursday 29th of April at Friedrichstrasse 149 in Berlin. It will b

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A new commissioned work by Magne titled 'umsteiger' is unveiled thursday 29th of April at Friedrichstrasse 149 in Berlin. It will be inaugerated by the Norwegian ambassador to Germany, his excellency Sven Erik Svedman.

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The work, which will be on permanent display, consists of approx. 100 square-metres of transcluscent foil on architectural glass, with a motif of English anagrams based on the German word 'umsteiger', translating rougly to 'in transit'.

This commission is done in collaboration with Anders Hofgaard and the graphic designers node Oslo / Berlin, and employs the (as of yet) unpublished typographical font U8, created in 1920 especially for the Berlin U-bahn.

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