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Thursday, July 6, 2006

Balls of concrete

For the last few days footballs filled with concrete and chained together in pairs have been turning up in various parts of Berlin. Sometimes they've been accompanied by the invitation "can u kick it?", which has led to foot injuries to anyone trying. 16 of the football pairs have turned up so far. Now the police have found the perpetrators: two Austrians who have been living in Berlin for some time, and who were in the process of making more of the concrete footballs, which weigh about 10kg each.

Their motives are not yet known, though I'd bet the words "conceptual", "art" and/or "installation" would be involved in any explanation.

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