Boros Collection #3 – Third presentation of the collection with Martin Boyce, Andreas Eriksson, Guan Xiao, He Xiangyu, Uwe Henneken, Yngve Holen, Sergej Jensen, Daniel Josefsohn, Friedrich Kunath, Michel Majerus, Fabian Marti, Kris Martin, Justin Matherly, Paulo Nazareth, Peter Piller, Katja Novitskova, Pamela Rosenkranz, Avery Singer and Johannes Wohnseifer.
Boros Collection #2 – Second presentation of the collection with Ai Weiwei, Awst & Walther, Dirk Bell, Cosima von Bonin, Marieta Chirulescu, Thea Djordjadze, Olafur Eliasson, Alicja Kwade, Klara Lidén, Florian Meisenberg, Roman Ondák, Stephen G. Rhodes, Thomas Ruff, Michael Sailstorfer, Tomás Saraceno, Thomas Scheibitz, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Danh Vo, Cerith Wyn Evans and Thomas Zipp.
Boros Collection #1 – First presentation of the collection with Michael Beutler, John Bock, Olafur Eliasson, Elmgreen & Dragset, Kitty Kraus, Robert Kusmirowski, Mark Leckey, Manuela Leinhoß, Sarah Lucas, Kris Martin, Henrik Olesen, Manfred Pernice, Daniel Pflumm, Tobias Rehberger, Anselm Reyle, Bojan Sarcevic, Santiago Sierra, Florian Slotawa, Monika Sosnowska, Katja Strunz and Rirkrit Tiravanija.
Completion of the conversion.
Karen and Christian Boros purchase the bunker to convert it, in order to both house their collection of contemporary art and to make it accessible to the public.
The art exhibition “Files” is showcased in the bunker, featuring Olafur Eliasson, Daniel Pflumm, Ugo Rondinone and others.
The New Year’s Eve party “The Last Days of Saigon” is banned, however takes place anyway. The bunker is closed down upon order of closure by authorities.
The erotic trade fair "Sexperimenta" is held in the bunker.
The “Deutsches Theater” stages Simon Donald’s Lebenstoff (“Stuff of Life”) on the fourth floor of the bunker.
The techno club “Bunker" becomes one of the most important hubs of the emerging electro scene. It is considered the hardest club in the world because of its fetish and fantasy parties.
After German Reunification, the building becomes the property of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Storage of imported tropical fruit from Cuba, managed by the state-owned company “Fruit Vegetables Potatoes”. The local population calls the building the “banana bunker”.
The bunker becomes a warehouse for textiles.
Occupation of the bunker by the Red Arm, used for prisoners of war
Construction of the bunker as an air-raid shelter for the civilian population, built by forced labourers.
Planning of the “Friedrichstrasse Imperial Railway Bunker” by Karl Bonatz under the supervision of Albert Speer, “General Building Inspector for the Reich Capital”..