Update news for January 2021.
On the 20th of January 2020 the sandstone, also called Kueka, which formed part of my global stone project was loaded up and transported back to the Gran Sabana in Venezuela from where it originated. This brought to an END of 22 years conflict and which was based on an error. Continue reading.
In this link you can find the last Update for the Global Stone Project Compact Description 15.08.2019.
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Frieden ist moeglich
Fuenf Schritte zu globalen Bewusstsein und Frieden.
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Description of the Global Stone Project
I have sailed around the world in Pegasus, a three-masted sailboat I built
more than 30 years ago. It served as the main tool for the mission I have
set myself to pursue. On every continent I look for two stones with unique
characteristics in terms of material, form, and history, and each weighing
approximately 30 tons. One of the two stones remains in its country of
origin, while the other sister stone goes on a journey to Berlin, Germany,
to the Tiergarten near the Brandenburger Gate, Parliament and the
Holocaust Memorial. In summary, my project consists of the handling of
ten stones, five to be placed in the countries representing each continent
and the other five stones to be placed in Berlin.
All the stones are sculptured, polished and inscribed. The stones
remaining on the five continents are positioned so that once a year, on
the 21st of June, their surfaces reflect the light of the sun back to it. The
light reflected from these stones travels in a frequency of 16 minutes
around the world to meet their sister stones, at high noon in Berlin.
There, between the five continental stones, the reflected sunlight draws
five invisible straight lines. I expect the viewer to participate in the
peace process by making a free decision to join these invisible lines
using his active imagination, to create a circle as a symbol of united
mankind. The pairs of stones from the continents represent the five
steps towards Peace: (Europe) Awakening, (Africa) Hope, (Asia)
Forgiveness, (America) Love, and Australia (Peace).
The stones themselves, their history, the sculpting, their reflective quality
and their positioning are in a sense similar to hieroglyphs. Interpreting
them, understanding their message intellectually, emotionally or intuitively
is left entirely to the viewer. This is his or her contribution, which in turn
has the potential to make this work a piece of art, a monument, and a
symbol of global awareness and peace. The project is free of
historical, political and ideological burdens as well as commercial interests.
It is self-funded, with generous assistance from sponsors along my travels.
I am in charge of the entire project, starting with the preparation for
the voyage, the research, the seeking out of the stones, their transportation, negotiations with public officials and sponsors. Moreover, I am compiling
full documentation of this work, with photos and videos.
I have gained considerable experience toward the organization of this task,
as I have made three documentary films in the past, two of them for
TV. Perseverance is my advantage, impatience is my weakness
and unconditional love is my contribution to a better world.
Compact description of the project
The Global Stone Project consists of ten stones (Stone groups).
Five stones are placed in the five continents of origin.
The other five stones are placed in a circle in Berlin.
Once a year on the 21 st of June the light of the sun connects all ten stones by reflection.
The viewer is expected to participate in the process of global awareness towards peace by making a free decision to join the invisible five straight
lines with his active imagination to creata a circle as a symbol of united mankind.
Asian Stones ( Forgiveness )
I had been in search of the stones to be included in the Global Stone Project, when I eventually decided to go to the Kingdom of Bhutan. Having received an invitation from the Royal Government, I took a plane from Berlin via Kathmandu to the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Protected by mountains, valleys and canyons the people of Bhutan have been able to preserve their Buddhism-stamped culture. Bhutan at the feet of the highest mountains in the world is a small Kingdom with democratic structures, there I wanted to find the stones which represent Asia and stand for forgiveness.
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