Deyan Sudjic, The Design Museum London "B is for Bauhaus"
14. Mai 2014, 17:00 Uhr
FB Design der Hochschule Anhalt, Gebäude 01/Raum 303
Schwabestraße 3, 06846 Dessau-Roßlau
B is for Bauhaus is a inside view of contemporary culture, presented by a prominent writer and researcher on the history and theory of design: Deyan Sudjic, director of The Design Museum London.
B is for Bauhaus, recently published by Penguin Books, is a tool kit for understanding the world of design and the world for which design is made. Iťs about the idea of critical design; what makes a Warhol a genuine fake; the creation of national identities; the mania to collect. Iťs also about the world seen from the rear view mirror of Grand Theft Auto V; digital ornament and why we value imperfection. Iťs about drinking a bruisingly dry martini in Adolf Loo‘s American bar in Vienna, and about Hitchcock‘s film sets. Iťs about fashion and technology, about politics and art.
Deyan Sudjic is the director of the Design Museum. He was born in London, and studied architecture in Edinburgh. He has worked as a critic for TheObserver and the Sunday Times, as the editor of Domus in Milan, as the director of the Venice architecture biennale, and as a curator in Glasgow, Istanbul and Copenhagen. He is the author of The Language of Things, and Norman Forster—A Life in Architecture.