Hermann Josef Hack

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Born June 20, 1956, in Bad Honnef, Germany.

16 May, the German artist Hermann Josef Hack, founder of the Global Brainstorming Project ,  set up a climate refugee camp with more than 500 miniature tents in front of the town hall of Leipzig. This intervention, presented wants to attract public attention to the plight of Millions of people already suffering from climate change impacts.

Since 1991, Hack works on the social effects of global change. His last camp was set up in front of the Brandenburg Gate and on Alexanderplatz Berlin as part of the transmediale09 exhibition. The next camp will be placed in front of the Japanisches Palais Dresden on May 28 and in the court of the Residenzschloss Dresden on May 29, presented by the Dresden State Art Collections.

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