Dance the Bauhaus!
Should Architects Dance?
A playfully improvised, “mechanical” theater had already developed in and next to the Bauhaus stage workshop in Weimar, which was formally oriented towards previous Dadaist, Futurist and Constructivist experiments. The peculiarity of these stage experiments, however, was that they were not so much about a renewal of the theater operation as they were about a communal learning of design—applied theater for designers as well about the community design itself.
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.
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.
“Bauhaus Is Still Putting Us on the Right Track”
The grand Bauhaus Year 2019 will be inaugurated with a large-scale opening festival in Berlin. For one week, international artists from the fields of dance, theater and music will be devoting their attention to contemporary topics within the context of the Bauhaus’s performative inquiries. Bettina Wagner-Bergelt, the festival’s curator, discusses this multifaceted celebration of a bauhaus now.
Big Bauhaus stage
From 16th to 24th January „100 years bauhaus. The opening festival “ invites you on a creative and experimental journey, focussing on the legendary Bauhaus stage: nine days, ten world premières, over 100 artists participating in the Akademie der Künste at Hanseatenweg. Today we would like to present the programme highlights.