Safe & Sound: Fire
published by Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
94 pages, English
21 x 29 cm
Following Rodeh’s artist residency at the Berlin Fire Brigade, this publication includes four essays by professionals who tackle the subject of urban fire from different perspectives: Thöre Schröder, a journalist, Gilly Karjevsky, a curator working in the built enviroment, Kristen McCleary, a professor of history, and Bruce Hensler, a retired firefighter with 41 years of experience. An additional essay is Ulrike Menhof’s “Setting Fire To Department Stores” (1969). The booklet’s epilog is a photo essay compiled from the archives of the Berlin Fire Brigade: documentations of self-caused accidents of Berlin fire engines.