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Heiko Hahnewald Breakdance Collection

The breakdance movement emerged in the GDR in the 1980s. The private collection of Heiko Hahnewald represents one of the largest repositories of materials concerning this movement and provides insight into how breakdance culture found its place within the confines of life in the GDR as well as its continued development after 1990.


  • 01662 Meißen Burgstraße 29 , Deutschland
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  • German

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • memorabilia (posters, flyers, stamps, etc.): 100-499
  • music recordings: 500-999
  • photos: 1000-
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 500-999
  • video recordings (including oral history recordings): 100-499
  • voice recordings (including oral history recordings): 10-99

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international

Date of founding

  • 1984

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content

Access type

  • visits by appointments

Author(s) of this page

  • Sonnenberg, Uwe


Hahnewald, Heiko "Hahny", interview by Sonnenberg, Uwe, August 09, 2016. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-02-06 19:49:28