U8 Schönleinstraße: back to nature

It seems like the U8 is too much of an interesting underground line:
I worked my way south to Schönleinstraße and back to nature.

These great photographs take you away from the fast urban life
to what - at first glance - looks like the peaceful British countryside to me.
And indeed it is an area in Northumberland close to the Scottisch border.

Being, again (as was U8 Bernauer Straße), part of the art project Kunst im Untergrund, however,
these photographs turn out to offer a particular twist and relation to Berlin: they document the construction of a stone wall with the letters THC (for tetrahydrocannabinol) - the psychoactive agent of marijuana. By building this wall and bringing its pictures to Berlin the artist, LEO, wants to create a connection to the Kreuzkölln (Kreuzberg-Neukölln) area where they are displayed and where you can see a THC graffity every so often (as for instance at the U6 Gneisenaustraße) - not to speak of the doubtful fame of the U8 as a place prefered by drug dealers.

Although I quite like the photographs, I am not sure about that rather constructed connection between Berlin and Northumberland - as much as I would love to visit the latter one day.

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