Exit Guardian at Crossroads
At the corner where the Exit Guardian sits on the traffic lights, at the end of the year 2018 a car crashed into a group of people. A 29 year old woman died. There was a memorial for some time. Now the candles and everything are removed. This is my memorial for her.
End of November 2018 I created the collage "Standing at Crossroads" so this ordinary spot in Berlin was already special for me.
Not long ago in the night I too was almost hit by a car at this crossroads, though the traffic lights showed green for me. Gladly the driver could stop. He was apologizing and we gazed at each other intensely for a moment. Being both so glad and relieved that nothing happend. He looked like an angel in my eyes.
Usually we do not know when our time to die will be and which kind of exit from this world we will take. An "almost" can make us aware how valuable and fragile life is. I was feeling so thankful and blessed and when I walk along there, I remember. I consider life and death.