IZAI AMORIM

The Lace Curtains of Berlin is the graphic, non-fiction part of the Twin Projects: Berlin. The fiction part is the novel The Games. There is a character in the novel called Rainer-Werner Sprengberg who photographs lace curtains. These are “his” curtains.

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There are a lot of ways to learn about a given group of people. One can ask: What are their views about the world?  What do they hope for the future?  How do they evaluate the past?  One can observe how they live, talk, eat, dress, work, have fun, etc. Or one can investigate what kinds of things they have.

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Disclaimer
This is a very subjective essay. It’s unorthodox, unscientific, literary. It’s based on observation and not on scholarship. It’s about perceptions, which could as well be misperceptions. It connects things that shouldn’t necessarily be connected. Therefore, it makes conclusions that could be false. It definitely makes generalizations, which are never true.

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You can buy The Lace Curtains of Berlin as paperback and ebook (Kindle format).



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I published an article on Anthrovision, the online journal published by the Visual Anthropology Network of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (VANEASA), about the project The Lace Curtains of Berlin.

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