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The Creation of Art as Collaboration
The Potsdamer Tanztage are one of the outstanding international dance festivals in Germany. With “Dancing Future. 100 Years BAUHAUS” it explores the Bauhaus’ influence on modern dance and the performative arts of our time from 14th to 26th May. We spoke to the choreographers Lia Rodrigues and Anne Collod about their works, which they will be presenting in Brandenburg: two interviews, two positions.
„Only our questions and our curiosity will make history relevant for us.“
Ines Weizman works on the interface between past and present: She is Junior Professor of the Theory of Architecture at the Bauhaus University in Weimar and Conference Director of the XIV. International Bauhaus Colloquium. We discussed about the historical context, current research and the confrontation of the Bauhaus with the present.
History Is About Radical Moments
artnet magazine recently voted her the “world’s most active performance curator.” One of her accomplishments is most definitely the founding of the New York Performa Institute, an exceptional undertaking. Her expertise in contemporary art is based on a profound exploration of the modernist stage. We talked to her about 100 years of bauhaus and the upcoming Performa Biennial.
Bauhaus in 360°
To mark the Bauhaus centenary, Interactive Media Foundation, a Berlin-based creative foundry, joined forces with Filmtank to develop the project BAUHAUS SPIRIT. Parts of the cross-media project will be on view at the 100 Years of Bauhaus opening festival in January 2019. We talked with Diana Schniedermeier, Director of the Interactive Media Foundation, about the spirit of the Bauhaus in our era of virtual realities.
Avant-garde in the Lower Rhine region
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is associated with iconic buildings such as the Barcelona Pavilion, the Tugendhat House in Brno, the Seagram Building in New York or the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. Less well know however is that from 1927 to 1938 Mies cultivated a close relationship with the city of Krefeld in North-Rhine Westphalia and also made his mark there.