Open Studio Florida
Pedagogy and Production
Interdisciplinary approaches for a workshop-centred curriculum
10–17 June 2016
The objective of this Open Studios was to research the pedagogical and productive role of the workshops in the Bauhaus curriculum. An interdisciplinary group of fifteen students and two lecturers visited art, craft and industrial design galleries and archives and production workshops in Basel and Berlin in order to learn about the Bauhaus’ influence on modern and contemporary art and design.
At the Bauhaus Dessau the students studied the school building and the campus, the curriculum and the influential teachers, as well as the development of the role of the workshops in the curricula in Weimar, Dessau and Berlin. The study trip by Florida International University (FIU) to the Bauhaus Dessau was the first exchange of teaching staff and students to take place within the framework of the memorandum co-signed in 2015 by the College of Communication, Architecture and The Arts and the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation.
Florida International University
Departments of Architecture, Art and Art History, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Environmental and Urban Design
Prof. Eric Peterson
Prof. Darci Pappano
Torsten Blume (Research Associate, Bauhaus Dessau Foundation)