Agenda

September

Kabinett des Unbekannten

Museum der Dinge, Werkbundarchiv, Berlin / DE
– 25.09.2017
museumderdinge.de 

“An object that never revealed itself to the curator before the project began evoked interest and many inquiries …,” say the exhibition organisers. The current exhibition “Cabinet of the Unknown” addresses such objects; the main object in the exhibition is the so-called Berlin key, which has two symmetrical key bits at each end. Now that the curator Ece Pazarbaşı has got to the bottom of the key’s identity, the exhibition intends to research its knowledge of various unknown things in the museum’s collection and the next stage will be to make them visible in the environment. The museum itself is at the heart of the exhibition with the three main aspects of institution, collection, and community.

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Red, Yellow, Blue

Riot, Ghent / BE
– 30.09.2017
riot-ghent.org 

Riot is the latest project launched by the publication platform Art Paper Editions. As a gallery and bookshop, Riot focuses on up-and-coming artists and stages regular exhibitions. The work of the Korean artist, Na Kim, can be viewed there until 30 September 2017.

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Sur/face. Spiegel

Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt/Main / DE
– 01.10.2017
museumangewandtekunst.de 

The latest exhibition “Sur/face. Mirrors” in the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt/Main looks at what makes reflective materials so interesting and how and for what purpose these can be used in art, design, and architecture. In more than one hundred exhibits are designs by Ron Arad, Ettore Sottsass, and Andy Warhol, ranging from highly polished metals and reflective plastic to mirrored glass. These materials create confusing spaces and apparent infinity allowing the viewer to look into his own eyes, and, at the same time, to form a special connection with his surroundings.

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Ich weiß nicht

MAK Design Labor, Vienna / AT
– 01.10.2017
mak.at 

Our world is increasingly influenced by digital technologies, which in turn provides a particular value to relationships between people and objects. This group exhibition, “Ich weiß nicht. Growing Relations Between Things”, which is currently on show, presents the works of 17 different, mostly Austrian, artists on the affect of objects. At the core of the exhibition is the question of how we, in a world in which our lives are increasingly determined by technologies, can preserve our autonomy. The title of the exhibition is, moreover, a direct reference to the photographic work “Ich weiß nicht” [I Don’t Know] (2001) by Birgit Jürgenssen, who represents an affirmation of “relief that the machine no longer functions”.

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Frank Lloyd Wright at 150:
Unpacking the Archive

The Museum of Modern Ar, New York / US
– 01.10.2017
moma.org 

To mark the occasion of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, the Museum of Modern Art is opening up its archive on this architect. A comprehensive accompanying programme will highlight connections to thematic focal points in Wright’s work and thought and look at how these currently influence architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright is among the most regularly exhibited architects at the Museum of Modern Art. As part of an elaborate process, the archive was expanded and refurbished, and models were carefully reconditioned and restored for this exhibition. The current exhibition places the architect in a new context and broadens discussion about him. Thus, Wright's works are displayed in 'dialogue' with other materials, such as designs by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. An extensive workshop programme tackles themes in Wright’s work and draws parallels with the present.

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Plain/Purl

Design Museum, Gent / BE
– 01.10.2017
designmuseumgent.be 

The textile design course at the KASK School of Arts in Ghent is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year – what better reason to dedicate an exhibition and a publication to the discipline? To mark the occasion, international textile artists and students at the school are invited to present their work.

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Rechts und links herum

Design Museum Gent / BE
– 01.10.2017
designmuseumgent.be 

The Design Museum Gent is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the textile design course at the KASK School of Arts by staging the “Plain/ Purl” exhibition. The course is particularly known for its open visions and enjoys confronting the works of international artists with students’ works in immersive exhibition concepts. This current exhibition does not only allow visitors to view the exhibits – art works, design objects, and sketches by international celebrities such as Petra Blaisse, Hella Jongerius, Muller Van Severen or Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec – but also that the objects can be touched, sat upon, and experienced in the context of the students’ current course assignments.

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Öğüt & Macuga

Witte de With, Rotterdam / NL
– 01.10.2017
wdw.nl 

What is the role of the artist if he or she doesn’t deal with the world around them, but with the work of a colleague? This question is the basis of the two-part exhibition project "Öğüt and Macuga" running  from 17 June to 31 December at the Museum Witte de With in Rotterdam. The exhibition is the result of a long correspondence between the artists  Ahmet Öğüt and Goshka Macuga, two contemporary artists who have gained attention for their critical engagement. Their works include a wide range of media and presentation methods, including performance, sculpture, film and installation. However, the exhibition doesn’t only showcase the works of the artists, but also  discussion of each other's work.

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The Pink Floyd Exhibition.
Their Mortal Remains

Victoria and Albert Museum, London / UK
– 01.10.2017
pinkfloydexhibition.com 

Following its homage to David Bowie, the Victoria and Albert Museum is doing the same for another musical legend: Pink Floyd. The band is being honoured with a retrospective ­– and it’s not just for hard-core fans – offering a unique insight into Pink Floyd’s 50-year history. 

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Nendo: Invisible Outlines

Centre d’Innovation et de Design au Grand-Hornu, Hornu / BE
– 01.10.2017
cid-grand-hornu.be 

The exhibition entitled “Nendo: Invisible Outlines” follows on from a presentation in Hornu given in 2013 on the same theme. The “Nendo phenomenon”, which developed at some considerable speed, describes the development and work of the Japanese collective led by Oki Sato. His designs are characterised by a continuous consistency and powerful design language, and are pervaded by simple lines with a certain humorous twist. Irrespective of whether it is dealing with furniture, accessories, cutlery, interior designs or architecture, studio Nendo gives all its works the same natural rigour and its own striking poetry.

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SUR/FACE. Spiegel

Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main / DE
– 01.10.2017
museumangewandtekunst.de 

Mehr als 100 Exponate in der Ausstellung „SUR/FACE. Spiegel“ im Frankfurter Museum Angewandte Kunst zeigen noch bis 1. Oktober 2017, was Tobias Rehberger in seinem Werk „Kim Explores her Face in a Broken Mirror“ fokussiert. Auf 1.200 Quadratmetern werden öffentliche Spiegelsäle, wie ein Fitnesscenter oder die Lobby einer Bank, oder private Spiegelkabinette, wie in Schlaf- und Badezimmern, inszeniert. In und um diese Räume sind Werke von Künstlern und Designern wie etwa Ron Arad, Andy Warhol, Olafur Eliasson, Katharina Sieverding oder Heimo Zobernig eingefügt und platziert. In „SUR/FACE“ treten nicht nur die gespiegelten Gesichter der Besucher zutage, sondern eben auch das, was dahinterliegt: von der Überprüfung unseres Aussehens bis hin zur Selbstwahrnehmung ist alles auf den glänzenden glatten Oberflächen von Spiegeln möglich.

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Bikes! Das Fahrrad neu erfinden

Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Leipzig / DE
– 01.10.2017
grassimuseum.de 

Amongst the rising trends in urban mobility, bicycle designs and their utilisation concepts have changed considerably in recent years. Innovations in technology, material, and design have clearly influenced bicycle fittings. Against this background, the Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Leipzig is displaying current trends in contemporary bicycle design in “Bikes! Re-inventing the Bicycle”. Amongst the exhibits are more than sixty bicycles from the past decade hailing from Europe and the US, as well as various cargo bikes and folding bicycles. In addition, bicycles made of different materials such as bamboo, carbon, and titanium are on display, as well as designs for electric motors to change conventional bikes into e-bikes at the click of a switch.

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Vienna Biennale 2017

Wien / AT
– 01.10.2017
viennabiennale.org 

The second Vienna Biennale begins on 21 June 2017. Taking the slogan “Robots. Work. Our Future” the four-month programme will focus on the effects of progressive digitalisation on our working lives and our society in general in a series of exhibitions, symposia, workshops and performances. With a wide range of thematic specialisations and varied contributions from the fields of art, design and architecture, the Biennale is aimed at both a professional audience and the general public. 

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Modernism: in print

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam / NL
– 01.10.2017
bijzonderecollecties.uva.nl 

Die Special Collections der University of Amsterdam zeigen noch bis zum 1. Oktober 2017 die erste retrospektive Ausstellung über die Moderne des niederländischen Grafikdesigns. Im Zentrum der Ausstellung steht die Fragestellung, welchen Einfluss die Künstlergruppe De Stijl und die internationale Avantgarde auf das moderne Grafikdesign in den Niederlanden hatten. Zu sehen sind nicht nur Druckerzeugnisse, sondern auch Skizzenmaterial und archivierte Objekte aus der Zeit, die belegen, wie sehr die Moderne das Alltagsleben über einen langen Zeitraum hinweg visuell bestimmt hat.

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Robby Müller Master of Light

Deutsche Kinemathetik, Museum for Film and Television, Berlin / DE
– 05.10.2017
deutsche-kinemathek.de 

The exhibition “Robby Müller – Master of Light” continues until 6 November 2017 at the Museum for Film and Television in Berlin. It is about the life and work of the cameraman Robby Müller (born in 1940), famous for his work in early Wim Wenders’ films. Robby Müller is one of the most influential and internationally active cameramen. His style is exemplified by the special use of light and motifs, and had a significant influence on film as a medium of expression and on its recent history. Personal scripts and film shots and a selection of his Polaroid collection all contribute to an intense sense of his expressive technique.

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How to Pronounce Design in Portuguese: Brazil Today

Museu do Design e da Moda, Lisbon / PT
– 08.10.2017
mude.pt 

To mark Lisbon being named Ibero-American Capital of Culture 2017, the Museu do Design e da Moda (MuDe) will be staging various exhibitions on the theme, including “How to Pronounce Design in Portuguese: Brazil Today”. Although Portuguese and Brazilians speak the same language, their understanding of design differs considerably. Back in 2015, MuDe presented an exhibition of different interpretations of design taken from the past century. In its current exhibition, it is showing 100 approaches to design by Brazilian designers of the 21st century. At the heart of the exhibition are 50 publications on Brazilian design, presented to the Portuguese design community for the first time. In addition, another 50 contemporary objects on themes such as progress, consumption, identity, and protest will be on show.

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Ettore Sottsass.
Design Radical

The Met Breuer, New York / US
– 08.10.2017
metmuseum.org 

Met Breuer in New York is holding its first design show. A selection of work by the designer Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007), one of the most important representatives of postmodern design, will be on display until 8 October 2017. Ettore Sottsass’ works are known for the use of bright colour combinations and patterns and for his strong opposition to the modern design that pervaded design during his creative period. The exhibition doesn’t only include objects made by Sottsass himself, but also on objects that inspired him and ones that were inspired by him. This creates a silent dialogue providing new insights into exactly where Sottsass’ work can be positioned and its importance in a broader context.

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Bauhaus in Bewegung

Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin / DE
– 09.10.2017
bauhaus.de 

As part of the Bauhaus-Archiv’s relocation, the exhibition “Bauhaus in Motion” will be displaying highlights from the museum’s collection in the old building for the last time. The title indicates the common theme running throughout the exhibition; on show are movement studies from the foundation course as well as architecture, furniture, ceramics, metal, paintings, and graphics from the workshops and photographs from the various Bauhaus personalities. The Bauhaus seems always to have been in motion on account of its relocations from Weimar to Dessau and to Berlin and also given that its protagonists went into exile. Represented in the exhibition are Bauhaus teachers such as Walter Gropius, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Oskar Schlemmer, László Moholy-Nagy, but the work of many students is on display, too.

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Belgium Is Design: From Milan Design Week to Brussels

MAD, Brüssel / BE
– 09.10.2017
new.mad.brussels 

The exhibition “Belgium Is Design: From Milan Design Week to Brussels” will be held at the MAD in Brussels on 9 October. It aims to reinterpret national design and the communication of Belgian design and takes a fresh look at it. Instead of creating a national style, the aim is to display the diversity of Belgium and communicate its different roots.

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Spielelement

Bauhaus Museum, Dessau / DE
– 09.10.2017
bauhaus-dessau.de 

The competition “Spielelement” run by the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation is open until 9 October. It involves designing a large piece of furniture for the museum’s foyer to make for a pleasant visit for different groups of visitors and to invite them to play with it freely. Recent graduates with a degree in design, interior design, architecture or any other creative focus are eligible to apply. The winner will not receive any prize money as such, but will get financial support of up to 3,000 euros for the construction of a prototype.

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Ein Stilraum zum 85. Geburtstag von Dieter Rams 

Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main / DE
– 15.10.2017
museumangewandtekunst.de 

Das Museum Angewandte Kunst eröffnet am Samstag, den 20. Mai 2017 um 17 Uhr einen Stilraum anlässlich des 85. Geburtstags von Dieter Rams. Der Industriedesigner wird persönlich bei der Eröffnung anwesend sein.

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How to Live Together

Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna / AT
– 15.10.2017
kunsthallewien.at 

On show until 15 October 2017, the exhibition “How to Live Together” in the Kunsthalle Wien displays ways we can successfully live together in society. Our society is involved in changes that place it in increasing intense strains between being eroded and breaking up. Taking works by 30 artists, the exhibition “How to Live Together” attempts to illuminate how it is nevertheless possible to live together in a globalised world. To accompany the exhibition, the Community College offers visitors a platform for discussion and interaction. This is where there is discussion about the role played by education and the emotional movement of large masses in a society, and the extent to which this has an effect on political and family models.

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California

The Design Museum, London / UK
– 15.10.2017
designmuseum.org 

The London Design Museum’s exhibition “California” tackles the assertion that “Designed in California” is the new “Made in Italy”. Although mid-century modernism (form 268, p. 88) in California is well-documented, this exhibition is the first to discuss its current global influence. The exhibition begins with the 1960s and traces the counterculture (to the technical culture in Silicon Valley). In the past, California has been a pioneer for personal liberty in various things ranging from LSD to skateboards and iPhones. The exhibition displays political posters, personal computers, and self-driving cars and additionally includes works by user interface designers alongside hardware.

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Graphic Matters

Breda / NL
– 22.10.2017
graphicmatters.nl 

The biennial Graphic Matters festival in Breda organises a monthlong event encompassing exhibitions, workshops, and tours this year for the first time in Breda's Museum on the theme of visual culture. Upcoming and established designers are encouraged to present their very personal view of contemporary developments in the (typo-)graphical and visual world. In doing so, the festival lays particular emphasis on revealing the communicative power of design in everyday matters and hopes to inspire experts in their work. At the same time, the intention is to include the general public in the dialogue in order to convey what influence images can have on our behaviour and in forming opinions.

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Und. Die Ausstellung

Wasserschloss Klaffenbach , Klaffenbach / DE
– 22.10.2017
wasserschloss-klaffenbach.de 

Nicolaus Ott and Bernard Stein have been two of the most influential designers of the (West) German cultural landscape since 1978. Wasserschloß Klaffenbach is showing the production processes used in their works, until 22 October. Amongst other things, this Berlin studio has designed numerous posters for major German cultural sites. The exhibition entitled “Und” provides an insight into the origins of these works in the area of tension between handcrafted beauty and the quest for graphical innovations.

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Sound and Matter in Design

Design Museum Holon / IL
– 28.10.2017
dmh.org.il 

In recent years, sensory experiences such as hearing have increasingly influenced the way we experience and process the world around us and the way we communicate with our environment – which in turn also has an effect on the discipline of design. As a result, this can affect both the actual and the virtual world in the same measure. Against this background, the latest exhibition “Sound and Matter in Design” in the Design Museum Holon is focusing on this theme from 29 June to 28 October 2017. On show will be sound objects, loudspeakers, and music by international designers, together with interactive installations by local designers.

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Do Things– Stop Making Sense, It’s as Good as It Gets.

Bnkr, Munich / DE
– 29.10.2017
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The exhibition “Do Things” by Something Fantastic are a subjective and seemingly orderless system of displaying objects and photographs. This individual way of archiving will be on show in the Bnkr until 29 October 2017 – an experimental form of presentation that captures impressions and puts together ideas.

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Biennial of Design Ljubljana

Ljubljana / SI
– 29.10.2017
bio.si 

The Biennial of Design Ljubljana was the first of its kind to be founded in Europe back in 1964 with the aim of serving as a long-term and collaborative testing ground for design and the improvement of everyday living conditions. This year sees its 25th edition under the title of “Faraway, So Close” dedicated to tackling alternatives to the urban habitat. Even though the urban space is still valid as a contemporary model, people nevertheless leave on their search for other solutions. Against the backdrop of this development, the biennial devises concepts over seven sites across Slovenia and in co-operation with international design studios for new potential living environments.

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Food Revolution 5.0

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg / DE
– 29.10.2017
mkg-hamburg.de 

Food is the basis of our existence, but in our present prosperous society food has long been part of an eccentric self-portrayal and has almost become a religion. In contrast with this, on the other side of the world, increasing numbers of people battle to survive: climate change, scarcity of resources, an increasing population, hunger, and geopolitical crises require us to rethink – in terms of production, packaging, sales, consumption, and waste disposal. The exhibition “Food Revolution 5.0. Design for Tomorrow’s Society” is dedicated to this subject with visions and concepts by designers, architects, and scientists, and poses pressing questions in this context: What does the future of our food look like in a growth-driven society characterised by dwindling resources?

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Anfachen Award

DE
– 31.10.2017
anfachenaward.de 

Now in its second year, the poster competition Anfachen Award tackles the subject of “Tolerance” this year. With its declared aim of “igniting creativity”, the award aims to raise awareness of sensitive issues while allowing designers, photographers, and artists alike to address the chosen theme though creative means. Entries for the 2017 award can either express, celebrate, give form to or show understanding of tolerance, with the best 25 to be selected as winners. The submission deadline for entries is 31 October 2017. Once the winning posters have been announced, they will then go on display in various cities in Germany and around the world.

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Facetunes

Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld / DE
– 05.11.2017
bielefelder-kunstverein.de 

In its exhibition “Facetunes”, the Biederfelder Kunstverein presents a collection of contemporary artworks that explore the changing status of the face in the light of current social and technological developments. On show are works by contemporary artists who depict faces using very different media or use them as part of their work. On display are videos, photographs, images and installations by Paolo Cirio, Albrecht Fuchs, Kate Cooper and Britta Thie.

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Foam Talent. 20 International Young Artists

Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam / NL
– 12.11.2017
foam.org 

Als eine international tätige Organisation für Fotografie, schreibt Foam jährlich einen Wettbewerb für junge Fotografen aus aller Welt aus. Den Arbeiten der 20 Gewinner wird vom 1. September bis zum 12. November eine eigene Ausstellung gewidmet. Alle Künstler sind unter 35 Jahre alt und zeichnen sich durch einen ungewöhnlichen Zugang zur Fotografie und ihrer Umwelt aus. Viele Künstler reflektieren die Entwicklungen ihrer Gesellschaft und drücken mit den Fotografien ihre sozio-politische Besorgnis aus.

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Sibylle – Die Fotografen

Kunst- und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim / DE
– 26.11.2017
opelvillen.de 

[Sibylle – The Photographers] For the first time, an exhibition is looking at the significance of Sibylle, a magazine for fashion and culture, on the development of photography and “artistic imagery in Eastern Germany”. The exhibition, “Sibylle – Die Fotografen”, presents the different photographers, who worked on the magazine and puts them into an historical and cultural context. This women’s magazine was issued six times a year from 1956; the founder and namesake was Sibylle Gerstner. In addition to fashion photographers such as Arno Fischer, Roger Melis, Günter Rössler, and Ute Mahler, the publication also contained very different editorial articles, but did not include the typical advice columns beloved by other women’s magazines. However, production ceased in 1995 for financial reasons.

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The Materiality of the Invisible

Van Eyck, Bureau Europa, Marres, Maastricht / NL
– 26.11.2017
janvaneyck.nl bureau-europa.nl marres.org 

The observation that contemporary art has parallels with archaeology came out of the NEARCH (New Scenarios for a Community-involved Archaeology) project now being held at Van Eyck and Bureau Europe from 30 August to 29 October 2017, and from 30 August to 26 November at the Marres in Maastricht. Contemporary artists inevitably scrutinise and put aspects of our social and political reality to the test. Art can serve as a tool for uncovering what is concealed and through its work penetrate to other times. Like archaeologists, artists can make the invisible visible. The NEARCH project deals with the role of architecture in a fundamentally changing corporate context. In this process, the project reveals and highlights social aspects of archaeology while examining its potential in its crossovers with art.

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The North. Finnish Design and Lapland

Designmuseum, Helsinki / FI
– 31.12.2017
designmuseum.fi 

The exhibition “The North - Finnish Design and Lapland” investigates the relationship of Finnish design to Sámi culture from the north of the country. The exhibition itself shows only a few everyday objects from Sámi culture but focuses on the relationship of various artists and designers with their cultural origins.

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Alexander Kluge. Pluriversum

Museum Folkwang, Essen / DE
– 07.01.2018
museum-folkwang.de 

In holding the exhibition, “Alexander Kluge. Pluriverse”, the Museum Folkwang is looking at the works of this filmmaker, author, and artist for the first time. Kluge was born in Halberstadt in 1932, began teaching in 1963 at the HfG Ulm, amongst others, and is known as being one of the most important representatives of New German Cinema, whose theory and practice he has shaped and on which he has had a longterm influence. In the first instance, the exhibition focuses on the filmic montages that he has put together from words and images. These are found in various media – such as texts, cinema and television films, reportages, and video collages – and in various different forms and combinations, and are concerned with the great themes of modernism: the universe, evolution, love, war – which is also referring to the title “Pluriverse”.

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Does Permanence Matter? Ephemeral Urbanism

Architekturmuseum der TU München, Munich / DE
– 07.01.2018
architekturmuseum.de 

The exhibition “Does Permanence Matter? Ephemeral Urbanism” to be held at the Architekturmuseum of the Technical University of Munich will be looking at the question of how long-term or permanent urban planning should be. The Oktoberfest in Munich and the Burning Man festival in Nevada are just two examples for temporary structures accommodating small to medium-sized numbers of people in the short term. Refugee accommodations are also ephemeral structures that have the goal of fulfilling a specific functional task. Based on the research results gathered by Rahul Mehrotra of the Harvard University in Cambridge, and Felipe Vera of the Centro de Ecología Paisaje y Urbanismo of the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Santiago de Chile, the exhibition looks at a current phenomenon, especially by virtue of the refugee subject matter.

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Best of DAM Architectural Book Award

Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt/Main / DE
– 14.01.2018
dam-online.de 

The Architectural Book Award offered by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) in Frankfurt/Main has been in existence since 2009. Now in its ninth year, it will be staging a little show of the prizewinners to date and the shortlisted books. And the fact that the overview shows how countries such as Turkey and Mexico are increasingly being taken into consideration demonstrates a gratifying development. Long may it continue.

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Pure Gold. Upcycled! Upgraded!

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg / DE
– 21.01.2018
mkg-hamburg.de 

“Pure Gold. Upcycled! Upgraded!” looks at previously used materials, which in many cases are viewed as waste, and which in the users’ eyes have lost all their value, and how these materials can be reused. The exhibition is dedicated to materials that can be found everywhere and are often even the only “raw materials” available for manufacturing new products. Not only the materials themselves are seen as being inferior, the same is true for the associated processing techniques. Against this background, the exhibition presents more than 75 projects, which give both a European and an international perspective on the subject, and aim to change attitudes in experiencing and dealing with materials.

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Onomatopee in Autumn

Onomatopee, Eindhoven / NL
– 30.01.2018
onomatopee.net 

Onomatopee is an artist-run space in Eindhoven, which identifies as a space and partner for everyone who engages with the design of our environment. By being neither a classical gallery, nor a commercial publisher, it gives the team the freedom to redefine both. Over the next few months they will hold different exhibitions and activities such as “The Parts and the Sum” by Studio Mieke Meijer and “Sense & Sensibility” by Mandy Roos.

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Erik Mortensen – Haute Couture

Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen / DK
– 31.01.2018
designmuseum.dk 

Erik Mortensen (1926–1998), the Danish fashion designer, moved to Copenhagen at just 16 years old, where he was apprenticed to Holger Blom, one of the most famous fashion designers of the time. At the age of 22, Mortensen then made his way to Paris to work for the fashion house Pierre Balmain. After being appointed Balmain’s first assistant in 1951, he became head designer in 1982 on the death of his mentor. The Designmuseum Danmark is now dedicating a special exhibition to the designer entitled “Eric Mortensen – Haute Couture”. In addition to 70 of his creations from his most successful creative period from 1982 to 1995, the exhibition also displays a selection of the designer’s drawings and designs.

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Play Parade.

Vitra Design Museum Gallery, Weil am Rhein / DE
– 11.02.2018
design-museum.de 

On 9 September, the Vitra Design Museum is launching its first exhibition specially designed for children. At the centre is the artistic exploration undertaken by Ray and Charles Eames with play as a creative activity. Ray and Charles saw toys on an equal footing with everyday objects, so they should not be designed with less care than furniture or other products used every day. The exhibition is therefore not aimed primarily at children but at visitors of all ages.

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Design Studio

Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich / CH
– 15.07.2018
museum-gestaltung.ch 

In opening the Design Studio, the Museum of Design is launching an extraordinary place for conveying basic questions of design, where the processes of the discipline take centre stage. Quick sketches can convey the idea entirely without a word being spoken, and models help to test out certain parameters. The Design Studio explains the decisions that have to be made within a design process using sample design projects.

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d.confestival

Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam / DE
– 16.09.2018
dconfestival.hpi.de  

The concept of Design Thinking is based on the assumption that problems can be solved more effectively if professionals from different disciplines meet one another in an inspiring space and work together to find a solution. The Hasso-Plattner-Institut (HPI) wants to offer this space. To mark the HPI School of Design Thinking’s tenth anniversary, up to 800 guests have been invited to participate in an intensive programme of presentations, workshops, exhibitions, activities and special events. The themes of the presentations cover a broad spectrum ranging from the new potential offered by digitalisation to future mobility to business models and neurobiological processes. At the forefont, there is the potential for open and creative communication. 

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Design Matters

Docken, Copenhagen / DE
27.09.2017 – 28.09.2017
designmatters.io 

Design Matters was initiated to bring leading designers and pioneers together every year to discuss defining questions and challenges in digital design through presentations and workshops. Design Matters will be held for the third time in its history on 27 and 28 September in Docken in Copenhagen. The two-day event is intended to bring the design community in Copenhagen closer together and to provide useful food for thought from speakers and workshop leaders employed by leading companies around the world.

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EDIT

Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology, Toronto / DE
28.09.2017 – 08.10.2017
editdx.org 

Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology takes place in Toronto from 28 September to 8 October 2017. This is where design is considered to open doors to innovative ideas for creating a better future. Design projects focusing on very different areas are also presented, such as those that tackle wealth, care, nutrition and education. They each have in common the requirement that the designs have a positive influence on their environment as well as being connected to new approaches that include the latest technology.

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Design Research & Design Strategy

Gastwerk Hotel, Hamburg / DE
28.09.2017 – 28.09.2017
drdscon.com 

The fourth Design Research and Design Strategy conference takes place in Hamburg on 28 September 2017. Innovation, which is seen as the key to entrepreneurial success, is rarely identified as a straightforward process. Under the slogan of “Outthink Innovation – Create a Better Tomorrow”, the conference promises new insights on topics such as Rip the Brief, Rethink Research, Refine Tools, and Reframe Validation and to give examples of beneficial methods and tools. The speakers include Nancy Tennant, professor at the University of Chicago, David Gram, innovation director at the Creative Play Lab at Lego, and Hana Sahatqija, a programme manager at the UN children’s fund, UNICEF.

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Folkwang Finale 2017

Campus Welterbe Zollverein, Essen / DE
29.09.2017 – 07.10.2017
folkwang-uni.de 

The Folkwang Finale 2017 exhibition will take place from 29 September to 7 October in the SANAA building on the Campus Welterbe Zollverein. On show will be work by final year degree students on the photography, heterotopia, industrial design and communication design courses at Folkwang University of the Arts. The event will be launched at 6 pm on 28 September. Tours around the exhibition will be on offer on Saturday and Sunday at 12 noon. Entry is free of charge.

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Vienna Design Week

Vienna / AT
29.09.2017 – 08.10.2017
viennadesignweek.at 

The Vienna Design Week will see its eleventh edition taking place in 2017; this year’s guest country is Romania. The organisers are once again pursuing the goal of making the area of industrial design more visible in order to give the general public deeper insights into the discipline’s potential for innovation. In addition, the festival is intended to promote an awareness of design exceeding the pure aesthetics and to integrate it further into everyday life. By means of exhibitions, workshops, participatory projects, talks, cooperations, and tours, which will be scattered across the whole city, the event is aimed at both a professional audience as well as at the general public and intends to include all design disciplines.

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An Eames Celebration

Vitra Design Museum, Schaudepot, Weil/Rhine / DE
30.09.2017 – 25.02.2018
design-museum.de 

To mark the 110th anniversary of Charles Eames’ birth (1907–1978), the Vitra Design Museum is presenting a series of exhibitions and events under the title of “An Eames Celebration”, offering an unprecedented, detailed look at the legacy of this couple of designers and architects. Charles and Ray Eames (1912–1988) number amongst the most important designers of the past century and even today continue to inspire generations of designers with their furniture, books, exhibitions, and installations. The exhibition “Charles and Ray Eames. The Power of Design” forms the core of this series of events and exhibitions and, in the form of a retrospective, shows the versatile work of the couple using loans from around the world.

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October

Bikes! Das Fahrrad neu erfinden

Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Leipzig / DE
– 01.10.2017
grassimuseum.de 

Amongst the rising trends in urban mobility, bicycle designs and their utilisation concepts have changed considerably in recent years. Innovations in technology, material, and design have clearly influenced bicycle fittings. Against this background, the Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Leipzig is displaying current trends in contemporary bicycle design in “Bikes! Re-inventing the Bicycle”. Amongst the exhibits are more than sixty bicycles from the past decade hailing from Europe and the US, as well as various cargo bikes and folding bicycles. In addition, bicycles made of different materials such as bamboo, carbon, and titanium are on display, as well as designs for electric motors to change conventional bikes into e-bikes at the click of a switch.

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Öğüt & Macuga

Witte de With, Rotterdam / NL
– 01.10.2017
wdw.nl 

What is the role of the artist if he or she doesn’t deal with the world around them, but with the work of a colleague? This question is the basis of the two-part exhibition project "Öğüt and Macuga" running  from 17 June to 31 December at the Museum Witte de With in Rotterdam. The exhibition is the result of a long correspondence between the artists  Ahmet Öğüt and Goshka Macuga, two contemporary artists who have gained attention for their critical engagement. Their works include a wide range of media and presentation methods, including performance, sculpture, film and installation. However, the exhibition doesn’t only showcase the works of the artists, but also  discussion of each other's work.

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Frank Lloyd Wright at 150:
Unpacking the Archive

The Museum of Modern Ar, New York / US
– 01.10.2017
moma.org 

To mark the occasion of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, the Museum of Modern Art is opening up its archive on this architect. A comprehensive accompanying programme will highlight connections to thematic focal points in Wright’s work and thought and look at how these currently influence architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright is among the most regularly exhibited architects at the Museum of Modern Art. As part of an elaborate process, the archive was expanded and refurbished, and models were carefully reconditioned and restored for this exhibition. The current exhibition places the architect in a new context and broadens discussion about him. Thus, Wright's works are displayed in 'dialogue' with other materials, such as designs by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. An extensive workshop programme tackles themes in Wright’s work and draws parallels with the present.

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Plain/Purl

Design Museum, Gent / BE
– 01.10.2017
designmuseumgent.be 

The textile design course at the KASK School of Arts in Ghent is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year – what better reason to dedicate an exhibition and a publication to the discipline? To mark the occasion, international textile artists and students at the school are invited to present their work.

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The Pink Floyd Exhibition.
Their Mortal Remains

Victoria and Albert Museum, London / UK
– 01.10.2017
pinkfloydexhibition.com 

Following its homage to David Bowie, the Victoria and Albert Museum is doing the same for another musical legend: Pink Floyd. The band is being honoured with a retrospective ­– and it’s not just for hard-core fans – offering a unique insight into Pink Floyd’s 50-year history. 

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Rechts und links herum

Design Museum Gent / BE
– 01.10.2017
designmuseumgent.be 

The Design Museum Gent is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the textile design course at the KASK School of Arts by staging the “Plain/ Purl” exhibition. The course is particularly known for its open visions and enjoys confronting the works of international artists with students’ works in immersive exhibition concepts. This current exhibition does not only allow visitors to view the exhibits – art works, design objects, and sketches by international celebrities such as Petra Blaisse, Hella Jongerius, Muller Van Severen or Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec – but also that the objects can be touched, sat upon, and experienced in the context of the students’ current course assignments.

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Modernism: in print

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam / NL
– 01.10.2017
bijzonderecollecties.uva.nl 

Die Special Collections der University of Amsterdam zeigen noch bis zum 1. Oktober 2017 die erste retrospektive Ausstellung über die Moderne des niederländischen Grafikdesigns. Im Zentrum der Ausstellung steht die Fragestellung, welchen Einfluss die Künstlergruppe De Stijl und die internationale Avantgarde auf das moderne Grafikdesign in den Niederlanden hatten. Zu sehen sind nicht nur Druckerzeugnisse, sondern auch Skizzenmaterial und archivierte Objekte aus der Zeit, die belegen, wie sehr die Moderne das Alltagsleben über einen langen Zeitraum hinweg visuell bestimmt hat.

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SUR/FACE. Spiegel

Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main / DE
– 01.10.2017
museumangewandtekunst.de 

Mehr als 100 Exponate in der Ausstellung „SUR/FACE. Spiegel“ im Frankfurter Museum Angewandte Kunst zeigen noch bis 1. Oktober 2017, was Tobias Rehberger in seinem Werk „Kim Explores her Face in a Broken Mirror“ fokussiert. Auf 1.200 Quadratmetern werden öffentliche Spiegelsäle, wie ein Fitnesscenter oder die Lobby einer Bank, oder private Spiegelkabinette, wie in Schlaf- und Badezimmern, inszeniert. In und um diese Räume sind Werke von Künstlern und Designern wie etwa Ron Arad, Andy Warhol, Olafur Eliasson, Katharina Sieverding oder Heimo Zobernig eingefügt und platziert. In „SUR/FACE“ treten nicht nur die gespiegelten Gesichter der Besucher zutage, sondern eben auch das, was dahinterliegt: von der Überprüfung unseres Aussehens bis hin zur Selbstwahrnehmung ist alles auf den glänzenden glatten Oberflächen von Spiegeln möglich.

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Nendo: Invisible Outlines

Centre d’Innovation et de Design au Grand-Hornu, Hornu / BE
– 01.10.2017
cid-grand-hornu.be 

The exhibition entitled “Nendo: Invisible Outlines” follows on from a presentation in Hornu given in 2013 on the same theme. The “Nendo phenomenon”, which developed at some considerable speed, describes the development and work of the Japanese collective led by Oki Sato. His designs are characterised by a continuous consistency and powerful design language, and are pervaded by simple lines with a certain humorous twist. Irrespective of whether it is dealing with furniture, accessories, cutlery, interior designs or architecture, studio Nendo gives all its works the same natural rigour and its own striking poetry.

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Vienna Biennale 2017

Wien / AT
– 01.10.2017
viennabiennale.org 

The second Vienna Biennale begins on 21 June 2017. Taking the slogan “Robots. Work. Our Future” the four-month programme will focus on the effects of progressive digitalisation on our working lives and our society in general in a series of exhibitions, symposia, workshops and performances. With a wide range of thematic specialisations and varied contributions from the fields of art, design and architecture, the Biennale is aimed at both a professional audience and the general public. 

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Ich weiß nicht

MAK Design Labor, Vienna / AT
– 01.10.2017
mak.at 

Our world is increasingly influenced by digital technologies, which in turn provides a particular value to relationships between people and objects. This group exhibition, “Ich weiß nicht. Growing Relations Between Things”, which is currently on show, presents the works of 17 different, mostly Austrian, artists on the affect of objects. At the core of the exhibition is the question of how we, in a world in which our lives are increasingly determined by technologies, can preserve our autonomy. The title of the exhibition is, moreover, a direct reference to the photographic work “Ich weiß nicht” [I Don’t Know] (2001) by Birgit Jürgenssen, who represents an affirmation of “relief that the machine no longer functions”.

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Sur/face. Spiegel

Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt/Main / DE
– 01.10.2017
museumangewandtekunst.de 

The latest exhibition “Sur/face. Mirrors” in the Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt/Main looks at what makes reflective materials so interesting and how and for what purpose these can be used in art, design, and architecture. In more than one hundred exhibits are designs by Ron Arad, Ettore Sottsass, and Andy Warhol, ranging from highly polished metals and reflective plastic to mirrored glass. These materials create confusing spaces and apparent infinity allowing the viewer to look into his own eyes, and, at the same time, to form a special connection with his surroundings.

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Robby Müller Master of Light

Deutsche Kinemathetik, Museum for Film and Television, Berlin / DE
– 05.10.2017
deutsche-kinemathek.de 

The exhibition “Robby Müller – Master of Light” continues until 6 November 2017 at the Museum for Film and Television in Berlin. It is about the life and work of the cameraman Robby Müller (born in 1940), famous for his work in early Wim Wenders’ films. Robby Müller is one of the most influential and internationally active cameramen. His style is exemplified by the special use of light and motifs, and had a significant influence on film as a medium of expression and on its recent history. Personal scripts and film shots and a selection of his Polaroid collection all contribute to an intense sense of his expressive technique.

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How to Pronounce Design in Portuguese: Brazil Today

Museu do Design e da Moda, Lisbon / PT
– 08.10.2017
mude.pt 

To mark Lisbon being named Ibero-American Capital of Culture 2017, the Museu do Design e da Moda (MuDe) will be staging various exhibitions on the theme, including “How to Pronounce Design in Portuguese: Brazil Today”. Although Portuguese and Brazilians speak the same language, their understanding of design differs considerably. Back in 2015, MuDe presented an exhibition of different interpretations of design taken from the past century. In its current exhibition, it is showing 100 approaches to design by Brazilian designers of the 21st century. At the heart of the exhibition are 50 publications on Brazilian design, presented to the Portuguese design community for the first time. In addition, another 50 contemporary objects on themes such as progress, consumption, identity, and protest will be on show.

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Ettore Sottsass.
Design Radical

The Met Breuer, New York / US
– 08.10.2017
metmuseum.org 

Met Breuer in New York is holding its first design show. A selection of work by the designer Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007), one of the most important representatives of postmodern design, will be on display until 8 October 2017. Ettore Sottsass’ works are known for the use of bright colour combinations and patterns and for his strong opposition to the modern design that pervaded design during his creative period. The exhibition doesn’t only include objects made by Sottsass himself, but also on objects that inspired him and ones that were inspired by him. This creates a silent dialogue providing new insights into exactly where Sottsass’ work can be positioned and its importance in a broader context.

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Bauhaus in Bewegung

Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin / DE
– 09.10.2017
bauhaus.de 

As part of the Bauhaus-Archiv’s relocation, the exhibition “Bauhaus in Motion” will be displaying highlights from the museum’s collection in the old building for the last time. The title indicates the common theme running throughout the exhibition; on show are movement studies from the foundation course as well as architecture, furniture, ceramics, metal, paintings, and graphics from the workshops and photographs from the various Bauhaus personalities. The Bauhaus seems always to have been in motion on account of its relocations from Weimar to Dessau and to Berlin and also given that its protagonists went into exile. Represented in the exhibition are Bauhaus teachers such as Walter Gropius, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Oskar Schlemmer, László Moholy-Nagy, but the work of many students is on display, too.

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Spielelement

Bauhaus Museum, Dessau / DE
– 09.10.2017
bauhaus-dessau.de 

The competition “Spielelement” run by the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation is open until 9 October. It involves designing a large piece of furniture for the museum’s foyer to make for a pleasant visit for different groups of visitors and to invite them to play with it freely. Recent graduates with a degree in design, interior design, architecture or any other creative focus are eligible to apply. The winner will not receive any prize money as such, but will get financial support of up to 3,000 euros for the construction of a prototype.

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Belgium Is Design: From Milan Design Week to Brussels

MAD, Brüssel / BE
– 09.10.2017
new.mad.brussels 

The exhibition “Belgium Is Design: From Milan Design Week to Brussels” will be held at the MAD in Brussels on 9 October. It aims to reinterpret national design and the communication of Belgian design and takes a fresh look at it. Instead of creating a national style, the aim is to display the diversity of Belgium and communicate its different roots.

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California

The Design Museum, London / UK
– 15.10.2017
designmuseum.org 

The London Design Museum’s exhibition “California” tackles the assertion that “Designed in California” is the new “Made in Italy”. Although mid-century modernism (form 268, p. 88) in California is well-documented, this exhibition is the first to discuss its current global influence. The exhibition begins with the 1960s and traces the counterculture (to the technical culture in Silicon Valley). In the past, California has been a pioneer for personal liberty in various things ranging from LSD to skateboards and iPhones. The exhibition displays political posters, personal computers, and self-driving cars and additionally includes works by user interface designers alongside hardware.

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How to Live Together

Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna / AT
– 15.10.2017
kunsthallewien.at 

On show until 15 October 2017, the exhibition “How to Live Together” in the Kunsthalle Wien displays ways we can successfully live together in society. Our society is involved in changes that place it in increasing intense strains between being eroded and breaking up. Taking works by 30 artists, the exhibition “How to Live Together” attempts to illuminate how it is nevertheless possible to live together in a globalised world. To accompany the exhibition, the Community College offers visitors a platform for discussion and interaction. This is where there is discussion about the role played by education and the emotional movement of large masses in a society, and the extent to which this has an effect on political and family models.

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Ein Stilraum zum 85. Geburtstag von Dieter Rams 

Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main / DE
– 15.10.2017
museumangewandtekunst.de 

Das Museum Angewandte Kunst eröffnet am Samstag, den 20. Mai 2017 um 17 Uhr einen Stilraum anlässlich des 85. Geburtstags von Dieter Rams. Der Industriedesigner wird persönlich bei der Eröffnung anwesend sein.

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Graphic Matters

Breda / NL
– 22.10.2017
graphicmatters.nl 

The biennial Graphic Matters festival in Breda organises a monthlong event encompassing exhibitions, workshops, and tours this year for the first time in Breda's Museum on the theme of visual culture. Upcoming and established designers are encouraged to present their very personal view of contemporary developments in the (typo-)graphical and visual world. In doing so, the festival lays particular emphasis on revealing the communicative power of design in everyday matters and hopes to inspire experts in their work. At the same time, the intention is to include the general public in the dialogue in order to convey what influence images can have on our behaviour and in forming opinions.

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Und. Die Ausstellung

Wasserschloss Klaffenbach , Klaffenbach / DE
– 22.10.2017
wasserschloss-klaffenbach.de 

Nicolaus Ott and Bernard Stein have been two of the most influential designers of the (West) German cultural landscape since 1978. Wasserschloß Klaffenbach is showing the production processes used in their works, until 22 October. Amongst other things, this Berlin studio has designed numerous posters for major German cultural sites. The exhibition entitled “Und” provides an insight into the origins of these works in the area of tension between handcrafted beauty and the quest for graphical innovations.

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Sound and Matter in Design

Design Museum Holon / IL
– 28.10.2017
dmh.org.il 

In recent years, sensory experiences such as hearing have increasingly influenced the way we experience and process the world around us and the way we communicate with our environment – which in turn also has an effect on the discipline of design. As a result, this can affect both the actual and the virtual world in the same measure. Against this background, the latest exhibition “Sound and Matter in Design” in the Design Museum Holon is focusing on this theme from 29 June to 28 October 2017. On show will be sound objects, loudspeakers, and music by international designers, together with interactive installations by local designers.

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Biennial of Design Ljubljana

Ljubljana / SI
– 29.10.2017
bio.si 

The Biennial of Design Ljubljana was the first of its kind to be founded in Europe back in 1964 with the aim of serving as a long-term and collaborative testing ground for design and the improvement of everyday living conditions. This year sees its 25th edition under the title of “Faraway, So Close” dedicated to tackling alternatives to the urban habitat. Even though the urban space is still valid as a contemporary model, people nevertheless leave on their search for other solutions. Against the backdrop of this development, the biennial devises concepts over seven sites across Slovenia and in co-operation with international design studios for new potential living environments.

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Food Revolution 5.0

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg / DE
– 29.10.2017
mkg-hamburg.de 

Food is the basis of our existence, but in our present prosperous society food has long been part of an eccentric self-portrayal and has almost become a religion. In contrast with this, on the other side of the world, increasing numbers of people battle to survive: climate change, scarcity of resources, an increasing population, hunger, and geopolitical crises require us to rethink – in terms of production, packaging, sales, consumption, and waste disposal. The exhibition “Food Revolution 5.0. Design for Tomorrow’s Society” is dedicated to this subject with visions and concepts by designers, architects, and scientists, and poses pressing questions in this context: What does the future of our food look like in a growth-driven society characterised by dwindling resources?

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Do Things– Stop Making Sense, It’s as Good as It Gets.

Bnkr, Munich / DE
– 29.10.2017
bnkr.space/ 

The exhibition “Do Things” by Something Fantastic are a subjective and seemingly orderless system of displaying objects and photographs. This individual way of archiving will be on show in the Bnkr until 29 October 2017 – an experimental form of presentation that captures impressions and puts together ideas.

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Anfachen Award

DE
– 31.10.2017
anfachenaward.de 

Now in its second year, the poster competition Anfachen Award tackles the subject of “Tolerance” this year. With its declared aim of “igniting creativity”, the award aims to raise awareness of sensitive issues while allowing designers, photographers, and artists alike to address the chosen theme though creative means. Entries for the 2017 award can either express, celebrate, give form to or show understanding of tolerance, with the best 25 to be selected as winners. The submission deadline for entries is 31 October 2017. Once the winning posters have been announced, they will then go on display in various cities in Germany and around the world.

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Facetunes

Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld / DE
– 05.11.2017
bielefelder-kunstverein.de 

In its exhibition “Facetunes”, the Biederfelder Kunstverein presents a collection of contemporary artworks that explore the changing status of the face in the light of current social and technological developments. On show are works by contemporary artists who depict faces using very different media or use them as part of their work. On display are videos, photographs, images and installations by Paolo Cirio, Albrecht Fuchs, Kate Cooper and Britta Thie.

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Foam Talent. 20 International Young Artists

Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam / NL
– 12.11.2017
foam.org 

Als eine international tätige Organisation für Fotografie, schreibt Foam jährlich einen Wettbewerb für junge Fotografen aus aller Welt aus. Den Arbeiten der 20 Gewinner wird vom 1. September bis zum 12. November eine eigene Ausstellung gewidmet. Alle Künstler sind unter 35 Jahre alt und zeichnen sich durch einen ungewöhnlichen Zugang zur Fotografie und ihrer Umwelt aus. Viele Künstler reflektieren die Entwicklungen ihrer Gesellschaft und drücken mit den Fotografien ihre sozio-politische Besorgnis aus.

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The Materiality of the Invisible

Van Eyck, Bureau Europa, Marres, Maastricht / NL
– 26.11.2017
janvaneyck.nl bureau-europa.nl marres.org 

The observation that contemporary art has parallels with archaeology came out of the NEARCH (New Scenarios for a Community-involved Archaeology) project now being held at Van Eyck and Bureau Europe from 30 August to 29 October 2017, and from 30 August to 26 November at the Marres in Maastricht. Contemporary artists inevitably scrutinise and put aspects of our social and political reality to the test. Art can serve as a tool for uncovering what is concealed and through its work penetrate to other times. Like archaeologists, artists can make the invisible visible. The NEARCH project deals with the role of architecture in a fundamentally changing corporate context. In this process, the project reveals and highlights social aspects of archaeology while examining its potential in its crossovers with art.

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Sibylle – Die Fotografen

Kunst- und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim / DE
– 26.11.2017
opelvillen.de 

[Sibylle – The Photographers] For the first time, an exhibition is looking at the significance of Sibylle, a magazine for fashion and culture, on the development of photography and “artistic imagery in Eastern Germany”. The exhibition, “Sibylle – Die Fotografen”, presents the different photographers, who worked on the magazine and puts them into an historical and cultural context. This women’s magazine was issued six times a year from 1956; the founder and namesake was Sibylle Gerstner. In addition to fashion photographers such as Arno Fischer, Roger Melis, Günter Rössler, and Ute Mahler, the publication also contained very different editorial articles, but did not include the typical advice columns beloved by other women’s magazines. However, production ceased in 1995 for financial reasons.

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The North. Finnish Design and Lapland

Designmuseum, Helsinki / FI
– 31.12.2017
designmuseum.fi 

The exhibition “The North - Finnish Design and Lapland” investigates the relationship of Finnish design to Sámi culture from the north of the country. The exhibition itself shows only a few everyday objects from Sámi culture but focuses on the relationship of various artists and designers with their cultural origins.

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Alexander Kluge. Pluriversum

Museum Folkwang, Essen / DE
– 07.01.2018
museum-folkwang.de 

In holding the exhibition, “Alexander Kluge. Pluriverse”, the Museum Folkwang is looking at the works of this filmmaker, author, and artist for the first time. Kluge was born in Halberstadt in 1932, began teaching in 1963 at the HfG Ulm, amongst others, and is known as being one of the most important representatives of New German Cinema, whose theory and practice he has shaped and on which he has had a longterm influence. In the first instance, the exhibition focuses on the filmic montages that he has put together from words and images. These are found in various media – such as texts, cinema and television films, reportages, and video collages – and in various different forms and combinations, and are concerned with the great themes of modernism: the universe, evolution, love, war – which is also referring to the title “Pluriverse”.

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Does Permanence Matter? Ephemeral Urbanism

Architekturmuseum der TU München, Munich / DE
– 07.01.2018
architekturmuseum.de 

The exhibition “Does Permanence Matter? Ephemeral Urbanism” to be held at the Architekturmuseum of the Technical University of Munich will be looking at the question of how long-term or permanent urban planning should be. The Oktoberfest in Munich and the Burning Man festival in Nevada are just two examples for temporary structures accommodating small to medium-sized numbers of people in the short term. Refugee accommodations are also ephemeral structures that have the goal of fulfilling a specific functional task. Based on the research results gathered by Rahul Mehrotra of the Harvard University in Cambridge, and Felipe Vera of the Centro de Ecología Paisaje y Urbanismo of the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Santiago de Chile, the exhibition looks at a current phenomenon, especially by virtue of the refugee subject matter.

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Best of DAM Architectural Book Award

Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt/Main / DE
– 14.01.2018
dam-online.de 

The Architectural Book Award offered by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) in Frankfurt/Main has been in existence since 2009. Now in its ninth year, it will be staging a little show of the prizewinners to date and the shortlisted books. And the fact that the overview shows how countries such as Turkey and Mexico are increasingly being taken into consideration demonstrates a gratifying development. Long may it continue.

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Pure Gold. Upcycled! Upgraded!

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg / DE
– 21.01.2018
mkg-hamburg.de 

“Pure Gold. Upcycled! Upgraded!” looks at previously used materials, which in many cases are viewed as waste, and which in the users’ eyes have lost all their value, and how these materials can be reused. The exhibition is dedicated to materials that can be found everywhere and are often even the only “raw materials” available for manufacturing new products. Not only the materials themselves are seen as being inferior, the same is true for the associated processing techniques. Against this background, the exhibition presents more than 75 projects, which give both a European and an international perspective on the subject, and aim to change attitudes in experiencing and dealing with materials.

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Onomatopee in Autumn

Onomatopee, Eindhoven / NL
– 30.01.2018
onomatopee.net 

Onomatopee is an artist-run space in Eindhoven, which identifies as a space and partner for everyone who engages with the design of our environment. By being neither a classical gallery, nor a commercial publisher, it gives the team the freedom to redefine both. Over the next few months they will hold different exhibitions and activities such as “The Parts and the Sum” by Studio Mieke Meijer and “Sense & Sensibility” by Mandy Roos.

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Erik Mortensen – Haute Couture

Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen / DK
– 31.01.2018
designmuseum.dk 

Erik Mortensen (1926–1998), the Danish fashion designer, moved to Copenhagen at just 16 years old, where he was apprenticed to Holger Blom, one of the most famous fashion designers of the time. At the age of 22, Mortensen then made his way to Paris to work for the fashion house Pierre Balmain. After being appointed Balmain’s first assistant in 1951, he became head designer in 1982 on the death of his mentor. The Designmuseum Danmark is now dedicating a special exhibition to the designer entitled “Eric Mortensen – Haute Couture”. In addition to 70 of his creations from his most successful creative period from 1982 to 1995, the exhibition also displays a selection of the designer’s drawings and designs.

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Play Parade.

Vitra Design Museum Gallery, Weil am Rhein / DE
– 11.02.2018
design-museum.de 

On 9 September, the Vitra Design Museum is launching its first exhibition specially designed for children. At the centre is the artistic exploration undertaken by Ray and Charles Eames with play as a creative activity. Ray and Charles saw toys on an equal footing with everyday objects, so they should not be designed with less care than furniture or other products used every day. The exhibition is therefore not aimed primarily at children but at visitors of all ages.

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Design Studio

Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich / CH
– 15.07.2018
museum-gestaltung.ch 

In opening the Design Studio, the Museum of Design is launching an extraordinary place for conveying basic questions of design, where the processes of the discipline take centre stage. Quick sketches can convey the idea entirely without a word being spoken, and models help to test out certain parameters. The Design Studio explains the decisions that have to be made within a design process using sample design projects.

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d.confestival

Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam / DE
– 16.09.2018
dconfestival.hpi.de  

The concept of Design Thinking is based on the assumption that problems can be solved more effectively if professionals from different disciplines meet one another in an inspiring space and work together to find a solution. The Hasso-Plattner-Institut (HPI) wants to offer this space. To mark the HPI School of Design Thinking’s tenth anniversary, up to 800 guests have been invited to participate in an intensive programme of presentations, workshops, exhibitions, activities and special events. The themes of the presentations cover a broad spectrum ranging from the new potential offered by digitalisation to future mobility to business models and neurobiological processes. At the forefont, there is the potential for open and creative communication. 

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EDIT

Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology, Toronto / DE
28.09.2017 – 08.10.2017
editdx.org 

Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology takes place in Toronto from 28 September to 8 October 2017. This is where design is considered to open doors to innovative ideas for creating a better future. Design projects focusing on very different areas are also presented, such as those that tackle wealth, care, nutrition and education. They each have in common the requirement that the designs have a positive influence on their environment as well as being connected to new approaches that include the latest technology.

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Vienna Design Week

Vienna / AT
29.09.2017 – 08.10.2017
viennadesignweek.at 

The Vienna Design Week will see its eleventh edition taking place in 2017; this year’s guest country is Romania. The organisers are once again pursuing the goal of making the area of industrial design more visible in order to give the general public deeper insights into the discipline’s potential for innovation. In addition, the festival is intended to promote an awareness of design exceeding the pure aesthetics and to integrate it further into everyday life. By means of exhibitions, workshops, participatory projects, talks, cooperations, and tours, which will be scattered across the whole city, the event is aimed at both a professional audience as well as at the general public and intends to include all design disciplines.

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Folkwang Finale 2017

Campus Welterbe Zollverein, Essen / DE
29.09.2017 – 07.10.2017
folkwang-uni.de 

The Folkwang Finale 2017 exhibition will take place from 29 September to 7 October in the SANAA building on the Campus Welterbe Zollverein. On show will be work by final year degree students on the photography, heterotopia, industrial design and communication design courses at Folkwang University of the Arts. The event will be launched at 6 pm on 28 September. Tours around the exhibition will be on offer on Saturday and Sunday at 12 noon. Entry is free of charge.

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An Eames Celebration

Vitra Design Museum, Schaudepot, Weil/Rhine / DE
30.09.2017 – 25.02.2018
design-museum.de 

To mark the 110th anniversary of Charles Eames’ birth (1907–1978), the Vitra Design Museum is presenting a series of exhibitions and events under the title of “An Eames Celebration”, offering an unprecedented, detailed look at the legacy of this couple of designers and architects. Charles and Ray Eames (1912–1988) number amongst the most important designers of the past century and even today continue to inspire generations of designers with their furniture, books, exhibitions, and installations. The exhibition “Charles and Ray Eames. The Power of Design” forms the core of this series of events and exhibitions and, in the form of a retrospective, shows the versatile work of the couple using loans from around the world.

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A Designer’s Universe

Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills / US
01.10.2017 – 08.10.2017
cranbrookartmuseum.org 

The designer Alexander Girard is credited with having a lasting influence on the shape of American design. The retrospective exhibition "A Designer's Universe" pays homage to the designer’s entire work. It was previously shown at the Vitra Design Museum.

Among the focal points of the exhibition are Girard’s numerous textile designs that he designed as head of the textile department at the Herman Miller Company. Sketches and collages, now available to view for the first time, provide an insight into Girard’s design processes. Also on show are some 300 objects of folk art collected by Girard and his wife.

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Logo. Die Kunst mit dem Zeichen

Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus, Bremen / DE
01.10.2017 – 08.10.2017
wilhelm-wagenfeld-stiftung.de 

In collaboration with the Museum für Konkrete Kunst in Ingolstadt, the Wilhelm Wagenfeld Foundation presents the travelling exhibition Logo. Die Kunst mit dem Zeichen [Logo. Art with Signs], exploring the relationship of signs and emblematic painting in concrete art. The exhibition catalogue is available online from the form shop.

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Logo. Die Kunst mit dem Zeichen

Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus, Bremen / DE
01.10.2017 – 08.10.2017
wilhelm-wagenfeld-stiftung.de 

Amongst other things, the quality of a logo is determined by its distinctiveness, memorability, and reproducibility. In order to achieve these qualities, designers often work with methods and approaches that can also be found in concrete art: basic shapes, signal colours, and formal simplification. This is also why many logo designs are made by concrete artists. The “Logo. Die Kunst mit dem Zeichen” [Logo. The Art with the Sign] exhibition has been organised in co-operation with the Museum für Konkrete Kunst in Ingolstadt. It is dedicated to the link between signs and signal like painting, and includes a display of the logo designs for Renault by the op-art artist Victor Vasarely, and Anton Stankowski’s logo for the Deutsche Bank. A catalogue has been published for the exhibition and is available at form.de/shop

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Łódź Design Festival

Łódź / PL
03.10.2017 – 08.10.2017
lodzdesign.com 

This year sees the eleventh edition of the Łódź Design Festival, which takes place from 3 to 8 October 2017. Taking the title of “A. New”, the festival will focus on new perspectives in design, and show how designers can meet the challenges of various social changes. The highlights of the festival include the “New Old” exhibition, which presents opportunities for dealing with an increasingly ageing society. In contrast, the “Rêveries Urbaines by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec” exhibition showcases a broad study of possible urban city concepts. In turn, the Make Me! competition and the exhibition of the same name enable new designers to present their work to a wider public.

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Design Week Mexico

Mexico City / DE
04.10.2017 – 08.10.2017
designweekmexico.com 

The Design Week Mexico, taking place from 4 to 8 October 2017, is a way for the city to prepare for its role as World Design Capital 2018. Taking the slogan “Socially Responsible Design” it will present to the public and a professional audience the latest design trends from Mexico and the world. The Design Week Mexico sees itself as a leading platform for design and architecture and will be meeting the urban challenges of the 21st century with the help of exhibitions, installations, conferences, and fairs. As in previous years, a well-known architect will erect a temporary pavilion at the Museo Tamayo, which will form the central, social point of interaction for the design week.

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Comic Festival Hamburg

Hamburg / DE
05.10.2017 – 08.10.2017
comicfestivalhamburg.de 

The comic scene in Germany has been growing steadily for several years, and this year once again, countless comic fans will converge in Hamburg from 5 to 8 October 2017 to discover the variety of the independent comic scene today. A children's comedy festival will be held at the Altona Museum at the same time. Admission is free.

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Edward Krasiński

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam / NL
08.10.2017 – 15.10.2017
stedelijk.nl 

The “Edward Krasiński” exhibition currently on show is the first retrospective in the Netherlands of one of the best-known artists on the Eastern European art scene of the 20th century, who was also an important personality in the Polish avant-garde of the 1960s and 1970s. With over 50 exhibits drawn from Edward Krasiński’s (1925–2004) creative period, including the sculptures he designed in the early 1960s, and his installations, which evolved from found objects at the beginning of the 21st century. He pursued an experimental approach and linked his ironic sense of humour with a Dadaist fascination for chance.

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Reasearch in Art and Design at ECAL

École cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Auditorium Ikea, Lausanne / DE
10.10.2017 – 10.10.2017
researchday.ch 

Ten years ago, saw the founding of not only EPFL and ECAL Lab, but also the École cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL) at their new premises in Renens – and it’s reason enough to celebrate an anniversary in the form of a symposium – a “Research Day in Art and Design” on 10 October 2017. The programme is divided into four parts. The first part is about theoretical approaches and practice. The second focuses on studies of material and form, while the third part deals with research practices in curating. The afternoon is devoted to discussions on the future of research in art and design.

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Being There

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk / DK
10.10.2017 – 25.02.2018
louisiana.dk 

Who are we? What are we becoming? Twelve young artists pose these questions in the “Being There” exhibition in the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. New technologies and an increasing growth in digitalisation do not only create new challenges, but also offer new opportunities to answer existential questions. The exhibited young artists, including Lizzie Fitch, Ryan Trecartin, and Cécile B. Evans, attempt to provide answers in their works in the form of video material, sculptures, and installations, and use various approaches to do so. Their works range from prophetic to humorous to subtle and disturbing.

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Frankfurter Buchmesse

Fairground Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt/Main / DE
11.10.2017 – 15.10.2017
buchmesse.de 

This year, the Book Fair will be taking place once again in Frankfurt/Main from 11 to 15 October. It will offer the opportunity to professionals in the field and the general public to find out about the latest trends, products, and business areas in the book market. More than 7,000 exhibitors from 100 countries and 270,000-plus visitors will have the opportunity to network and inform themselves. This year’s guest of honour is France. The Arts+ is a central exhibition area at the fair and is aimed primarily at creative and cultural organisations, but also at technology companies and museums, offering a special stage to them with workshops, exhibitions, presentations, and talks.

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Future Talks 017

Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum, Munich / DE
11.10.2017 – 13.10.2017
dnstdm.de 

The fifth edition of Future Talks will take place at the Neue Sammlung in Munich from 11 to 13 October 2017. This year, the talks will be looking at conserving modern materials under the title of “Visions. Innovations in Technology and Conservation of the Modern”. Future Talks has taken on the task of improving awareness amongst the general public that series products are not immune to material decay, which in turn can go hand in hand with a loss of cultural identity and history. During the conference, therefore, international research projects will be presented with a theme of conservation methods for modern materials in design and art.

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Century of the Child

Gemeinschaftshaus der Nordischen Botschaften, Berlin / DE
15.10.2017 – 22.10.2017
nordischebotschaften.org 

Wie sehr sich die Rolle des Kindes in der europäischen Gesellschaft verändert hat, lässt sich sehr gut an den Produkten nachvollziehen, die seit 1900 für sie gestaltet wurden. Mit der Ausstellung „Century of the Child“ zeigen die Nordischen Botschaften in Berlin die Veränderungen in der Spielzeugentwicklung, die sich in den letzten hundert Jahren abgespielt haben. An zahlreichen einflussreichen Designentwürfen von beispielsweise Alvar Aalto, Kay Bojesen, Olafor Eliason und Elsa Beskow zeigt sich, dass die Gestaltung für Kinder im 20. Jahrhundert stark an Bedeutung gewonnen hat. Es werden jedoch nicht nur namhafte Designer ausgestellt, sondern auch anonyme Entwürfe und die Produkte großer Firmen wie IKEA, Brio, Lego und Marimekko. An ihnen wird sichtbar, wie Spielzeuge Lebenswelten erschaffen und gleichzeitig den Zustand einer Gesellschaft als Ganzes reflektieren. 

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Linking Leather

Deutsches Ledermuseum, Offenbach/Main / DE
15.10.2017 – 22.10.2017
ledermuseum.de 

The current exhibition in Offenbach’s Deutsches Ledermuseum “Linking Leather. Die Vielfalt des Leders” presents an interactive installation around this subject until October. Leather is not only one of mankind’s oldest materials, it is used in many cultures, both as a protective material, but also purely as decoration. The versatility of the material ranges from cowhide and lamb’s leather to velour and leather imitations. There are not only differences in the origin of the material, but also in the processing methods themselves. The interactive design of the exhibition allows visitors to become familiar with the materiality of leather, while various projection screens provide further information about types of leather and processing techniques using text and images.

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Designers’ Open

Kongresshalle am Zoo, Leipzig / DE
20.10.2017 – 22.10.2017
designersopen.de 

The Designers’ Open is a fair for design, communications, and sales of individual products which, during the three-day event taking place from 20 to 22 October 2017, will once again present the latest trends and developments in the industry. The programme includes conferences, exhibitions, and (fashion) shows as well as the presentation of different awards such as the Green Product Award. The Designers’ Open is part of the Design Festival Leipzig during which various spots throughout the city will be venues for events, subdivided into the areas of research and industry, interior and furniture, fashion and accessories as well as graphic and media.

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Dutch Design Week

Eindhoven / NL
21.10.2017 – 29.10.2017
ddw.nl 

The Dutch Design Week is taking place in Eindhoven again from 21 to 29 October 2017. The programme includes exhibitions, presentations, award ceremonies, networking events, discussions, and parties. The organisers are putting great emphasis on the future of design and giving the event an experimental and innovative focus. The various  projects and works cover the entire discipline, ranging from graphic and product design to service and food design to fashion, design management, and education. A broad field of themes will also be embraced, including bio design, digital, future concepts, health, living, material, social design, and sustainable design.

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Christoph Niemann. That’s How!

Cartoonmuseum, Basel / CH
22.10.2017 – 29.10.2017
cartoonmuseum.ch 

The Cartoonmuseum in Basel is holding a solo exhibition of the works of Christoph Niemann for the first time in Switzerland. The illustrator, artist and author from Berlin is considered to be one of the most influential illustrators of today. The exhibition shows the versatility of his works, which include commissions for magazines such as the New Yorker, Time, Wired and the New York Times Magazine, as well as uncommissioned works and travel illustrations, self-published on online blogs. The focus is always on the search for the essence of an idea and the transformation of a complex context into a metaphorical picture. 

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25th Biennale of Design

Ljubljana / SI
22.10.2017 – 29.10.2017
bio.si 

The Biennale of Design in Ljubljana will be opening an international discussion and exhibition platform for new ideas in design practice for the 25th time, with this year’s slogan  "Faraway, so close". Here, design is viewed not just in its traditional sense, but as something that is interwoven with scientific research, humanist questions, unusual production methods and systematic approaches. The versatility of the project results in the mediation and collaborative development of resilient structures that can meet both local needs and global challenges. This year, the focus is on a social development that is visible all over Europe, but especially in Slovenia. Despite persistent urbanisation, people who grew up and were socialised in urban contexts are increasingly attracted by the countryside. This also changes rural contexts, which become increasingly influenced by urban ways of thinking and new technologies. 

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Food Revolution 5.0

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe , Hamburg / DE
22.10.2017 – 29.10.2017
food.mkg-hamburg.de 

In the exhibition "food revolution 5.0", the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg focuses on the challenges facing the global growth society regarding food supply in the future. In five narrative threads, the exhibits explore in detail the factors that might make us adopt a different approach to food as well as presenting creative solutions.

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Sparkling. Damask and Glass from Classic to Art Deco

Textiel Museum, Tilburg / NL
22.10.2017 – 29.10.2017
textielmuseum.nl 

Bright damask tablecloths and sparkling glassware seem to simply belong together – particularly when needing to create a festive atmosphere. This exhibition currently on show, “Sparkling. Damask and Glass from Classic to Art Deco”, illuminates the interaction between these two materials and products in the Netherlands – from the classic decorations of the 19th century and the art nouveau movement around 1900 to art deco in the 1930s, from artistic designs to industrial collaborations to boisterous and geometric shapes. The exhibits include glassware by Karel de Bazel, wine glasses by Willem Jacob Rozendaal, and damask by Chris Lebeau.

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Common Places

Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana / SVN
22.10.2017 – 29.10.2017
mao.si 

The Common Places exhibition at the Museum of Architecture and Design features works spread across the Nove Fužine district in which the museum is based. The collaboration between the architectural office Plan Común and the landscape architect Tiago Torres-Campos has resulted in five brick structures with accompanying short stories by the Slovenian author Goran Vojnović. The medium of an interactive exhibition dispersed throughout the city was specifically chosen in order to strengthen the connection between local residents and the museum, and to allow visitors to immerse themselves in the district. 

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Anfachen Award

24.10.2017 – 31.10.2017
anfachenaward.de 

Now in its second year, the poster competition Anfachen Award tackles the subject of “Tolerance” this year. With its declared aim of “igniting creativity”, the award aims to raise awareness of sensitive issues while allowing designers, photographers, and artists alike to address the chosen theme though creative means. Entries for the 2017 award can either express, celebrate, give form to or show understanding of tolerance, with the best 25 to be selected as winners. The submission deadline for entries is 31 October 2017. Once the winning posters have been announced, they will then go on display in various cities in Germany and around the world.

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Euromold

Expopark, Munich / DE
24.10.2017 – 26.10.2017
euromold.com 

The Euromold takes place this yearonce again in Bavaria under the slogan “Creating, and producing faster and more efficiently – from the idea to the final product” and with a larger exhibition area right next to Munich airport it is keen on increasing its international interest. From 24 to 26 October 2017, the Euromold will be presenting itself again as the worldleading trade fair for the products of tomorrow and will primarily offer visitors insights into the latest developments in the area of additive manufacturing methods. With the fair’s focus on the various processing stages in product development, it will cover the areas of design, engineering, tooling and mouldmaking, production, and 3D printing.

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Senses & Sensibility: Design Beyond Borders

Jesuits’ College of Funchal, Madeira / PT
24.10.2017 – 27.10.2017
senses2017.unidcom-iade.pt 

The biennial conference Senses and Sensibility: Design Beyond Borders will take place this year on the island of Madeira. The conference will be looking at peripheral areas, where the term “borders” can be understood both geographically and theoretically. The (changing) role of the designer will be considered, but also how knowledge can be preserved and conveyed in order to improve general wealth throughout the world. The speakers include amongst others Guy Julier, professor of design culture at the University of Brighton, Thomas Pausz, who designs scenarios for alternative material cultures as well as the designer, Teresa Franqueira, who teaches amongst others at the University of Aveiro.

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Thomas Bayrle

MAK, Vienna / AT
25.10.2017 – 02.04.2018
mak.at 

In its exhibition “Thomas Bayrle. If It’s Too Long – Make It Longer”, the MAK in Vienna is for the first time dedicating a solo show to this illustrator, painter, and sculptor. At its centre is the installation developed especially for the exhibition “iPhone Meets Japan”, made up of innumerable mobile phones. As part of the exhibition, Bayrle illuminates the MAK’s collection using selected objects and linking several rooms in the museum together in this way. Bayrle was born in Berlin in 1937 and studied commercial art and graphic reproduction. Throughout his career he worked with metaphors of dyeing, weaving, and programming. He draws the inspiration for his works – graphics, photographs, collages, and objects – from everyday situations and political contexts.

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Simeon Barclay: The Hero Wears Clay Shoes

Tate Britain, London / UK
29.10.2017 – 05.11.2017
tate.org.uk 

Simeon Barclay, the multimedia artist based in Leeds, is always searching for answers to the question of how we can identify and position ourselves within our culture and tradition. In his works, he combines personal experiences with selected images, which he takes from advertising, fashion magazines, and the music industry. Above all, he is interested in the cultural significance of these images and the way in which they can be used both for the purpose of temptation and for provocation in order to create a portrait of the British society and pop culture.

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