13 September 2019

¶ Installation ¶
Joschmi‘s Connecting Pieces
Sculptural highlights for the venues of the festival and urban spaces in-between. Inspired by typographical and sculptural concepts of Bauhaus master Joost Schmidt.
w/ Anhalt University of Applied Sciences Dessau, visual design and graphic design class led by Brigitte Hartwig
–> Dessau-Roßlau, Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, Bauhaus Building, Masters’ Houses

10 am – midnight
¶ Installation ¶
The role of the museum and its function as a public space is put into play with Arena (1997),  a semicircular modular structure made of plywood covered on both sides with Twaron (an aramid fibre, five times stronger than steel) and epoxy resin. Since its creation, it has been exhibited worldwide and is transformed with each venue it is presented. At the Bauhaus Museum Dessau it delineates a special forum in the space of the Open Stage.
w/ Rita McBride [ Los Angeles, Düsseldorf ]
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, foyer

10 am – midnight
¶ Installation ¶
“Das Totale Tanztheater” and “Das Totale Tanztheater 360°”
Experience dance in a virtual world with virtual dancing creatures. Inspired by Oskar Schlemmer’s stage experiments and Walter Gropius’ ideas on a total theatre.
w/ Interactive Media Foundation, Richard Siegal [ choreography ]
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, foyer

10 am – midnight
¶ Installation ¶
Oskar remixed
Video sequences that address the various motion options af- forded by costumes and masks.
w/ Pupils from Grundschule Ziebigk, Sekundarschule Kreuzberge, Friedensschule and Gymnasium Philanthropinum in collaboration with Katja Schröpfer, Kerstin Dathe, Franziska Bilharz, Kathrin Zickler [ costume and mask making ], Ruben Reniers [ choreography ]
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Studio Total

10 am – midnight
¶ Installation ¶
Play, Life, Illusion
Arena Extensions Performance installation devoted to Xanti Schawinsky featuring scenes from the “Spectrodramas” (1936) reinterpreted differently each day.
w/ Camberwell College of Fine Arts, University of the Arts London, Sarah Kate Wilson, Matthew Draper, Juan Bolivar, Daniel Sturgis [ direction ]
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Arena

10 am – 11 pm
¶ Installation ¶
Photo Gymnastics
Visitors have their photos taken as “dancer figures” and warm up with Bauhaus gymnastics for a performance that is as eccentric as possible.
w/ Marcus Nebe, Lena Held, Timo Herbst, Linda Pense, and others
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Studio Total

10 am – midnight
{ Staging }
Walk-in / walk-off readings for performances in which the audience determines the reading sequence and dramaturgy of the script unfolding in the room.
w/ Students of typography and editorial design under Prof. Ludovic Balland, Academy of visual Arts Leipzig
–> Bauhaus Building, room 1.20, E.20

10 am – midnight
¶ Installation ¶
artictic research about the chair chaise sandows and strain as principle
w/ Tobias Klett, Klasse für Typo- grafie und Editorial Design of Prof. Ludovic Balland, academy of Vidual arts Leipzig
–> Bauhaus Building, room 1.47

10 am – midnight
¶ Installation ¶
w/ Linda Werner, Akademie für Bildende Künste Nürnberg
–> Bauhaus Building, room E.20

12.30 – 12.45 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
Premiere A choreography turns into a flash mob. The dance is based on the composition of the song “B-A-U Haus” from the performance “Dreams of the future. A Bauhaus Revue for Young People.”
w/ Gabriella Gilardi [ choreogra- phy, rehearsals ], Silke Wallstein, students of Liborius-Gymnasium and Friedensschule
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, outdoors [ fountain side ]

2 pm – 8 pm hourly
Tour :-)
Historic Trip in Volkswagen Bulli van
A tour in an original VW Bulli T1 exploring the history of the Bau- haus in Dessau.
w/ Autohaus Heise in coopera- tion with Glathe Otto Taxi GmbH Tickets: EUR 5 per person/trip Capacity: 5 – 6 passengers
–> Starting point: Gropiusallee opposite the Bauhaus Building Route: Bauhaus Building > Masters’ Houses > Kornhaus > Bauhaus Museum Dessau > Bauhaus Building

2.30 pm, 5 pm, 8 pm
⁂ AR-Performance ⁂
„Der Verrat der Bilder –  La trahison des images“
Augmented reality project to mark the Bauhaus centenary. Raises questions about the cred- ibility of imagery and the depth and blind spots of what is told.
Tickets: EUR 18 / concessionary EUR 14. Online Tickets
w/ Nico and the Navigators, Oliver Proske [ AR concept ], Nicola Hümpel [ direction ], Andreas Hillger [ concept, dramaturgy ]
–> Muche/Schlemmer House

Other Dates after the Festival 19 – 21 Sept

3 pm, 5 pm
»!« Talk »!«
Artist Talks
Arena Extensions A conversation with the players of the Festival Stage Total.
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Arena

5 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
Graphic – Plastic – Cosmic. Pantomime in Glass
Arena Extensions A performance played out by moving costumed figures wearing transparent helmets who initially move only slightly and then more and more expansively, like moving space sculptures, to finally form a “glass architecture.”
Additional date: Sat 4 pm
w/ Kuwasawa Design School Tokyo, Asuka Kawabata, Torsten Blume [ direction ]
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Arena

6 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
Figural Space Cabinet –  Xiang Peng
Arena Extensions Physical and spatial approaches of traditional Chinese theater reexamined and tested from the perspective of abstract Bauhaus stage.
Tickets: EUR 5. Online Tickets
w/ China Academy of Art Hangzhou, Zhenghang Hu, Torsten Blume [ direction ]
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Arena

7 pm, 9 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
Formal sport
Arena Extensions A geometric dance performance based loosely on Mechanical Ballet (1923), by Kurt Schmidt (1901– 1991)
Tickets: EUR 5. Online Tickets
w/ Bauhaus University Weimar in cooperation with Kunstverein Gera and Thüringisches Staats- theater Gera and Altenburg, Torsten Blume [ production ], David Bloom, Katherine Evans, Julek Kreuzer [ dance ] Charlotte Arendt, Felix Brieden, Ulysee Fontaine, Felix Heimbach, Isabell Kloss, Amelia Krebs, Julia Mayer, Claire Müller, Sonja Wendelken [ Dance, Prolog, stu- dents of the Bauhaus-Universi- tät Weimar ] Burkhard Schlot- hauer [Komposition, Music ], Matthias von Hintzenstern, Ulrich Phillipp [ Music ] David Leroy [ Video ] Luise Nehrlich, Claudia Tittel [ project direction Bauhaus Open Stage Weimar ]
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Arena

7.30 pm
{ Stage }
World premiere Stage composition by Wassily Kandinsky and music by Ali N. Askin. The Anhaltisches Theater Dessau will premiere the ideas of two Bau- haus masters together — Violett, by Wassily Kandinsky, and Total Theater, by Walter Gropius — some 100 years after they were created.
Tickets: purchase from Anhaltisches Theater Dessau
Additional performances: Sat, 14 Sept, 4 pm and 8 pm; Sun, 15 Sept, 3 pm and 7 pm
w/ Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, Sebastian Kenner- knecht [ musical production ], Arila Siegert [ production and choreography ]
–> Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, arena stage

10 pm – midnight
! ! ! Party ! ! !
London Calling Disco
Arena Extensions In keeping  with the topic of the day, “Music from 100 Years.” Air guitar, partying and dancing.
w/ DJ Malevich and Friends, Camberwell College of the Arts London
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Arena

C l o s e d   e v e n t s   o f   t h e   B a u h a u s   A g e n t e n   p r o g r a m m e :

9 am
The sound of patterns
Image sound workshop. Carpet patterns by Margaretha Reichardt turn into sounds.
w/ Benjamin Stache with primary school students from Dessau
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, workshop space

10.30 am
Dance Geometry
Bauhaus dance workshop. Creating various choreographies with choreography cards.
w/ Gabriella Gilardi, Maayan Gur with primary school students from Dessau
–> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, workshop space

Bauhaus Festival

9 pm – midnight
¶ Installation/Performance ¶
Giant Kaleidoscope
A giant kaleidoscope of metal mirrors allows 50 people to look into it simultaneously. On Satur- day, the mirrors merge with a water world of several hundred lenses.
w/ Theater Anu, Tim Engemann, Janna Schimka [ performers ], Bille Behr [ direction and chore- ography ]
–> Bauhaus Building, room 1.22

8.30 pm – midnight
<< Video projection >>
Light. Facade. Man.
Light projections on the facade of the Bauhaus Building as an icon of modernism and experi- enced as a vibrant building.
w/ Philipp Geist, Lukas Taido
–> Bauhaus Building, facade

9 pm – midnight
⁂ Performance ⁂
Dancer woman in physical space
The stream of life in defined spaces. Lines of light immersed in water outlining geometrical shapes in which a woman moves.
w/ Theater Anu, Helena Aljona Kühn [ performers ], Stefan Behr [ installation ], Bille Behr [ choreography ], Philipp Geist, Lukas Taido[ music ]
–> Bauhaus Building, courtyard lawn

8 pm – midnight
¿ Exhibition ¿
Performative Matter
Changeable surfaces inspired by the ripening process of the magnolia fruit and lunaria and colour effects derived from the iridescence of peacock feathers.
w/ Weissensee Academy of Art Berlin
–> Bauhaus Building, room 2.30

8 pm – midnight
► Film ►
ARTE presents

The Permanent Experiment: László Moholy-Nagy and the Bauhaus – documentary film by Jens Schmohl, [ ARTE/BR 1996 ]
Ellen Auerbach, Fotografin [ Ellen Auerbach, Photographer ] – documentary film by Antonia Lerch [ ARTE/ZDF 1993 ]

Grete Stern, Photographer [ Grete Stern, Fotografin ] – documentary film by Antonia Lerch [ ARTE/ZDF 1993 ]

Ilse Bing, Photographer [ Ilse Bing, Fotografin ] – documentary film by Antonia Lerch [ ARTE/ ZDF 1993 ]

–> Bauhaus Building, glass room

9 pm
( ( Music ) )
DJ La Pfusch
Beat-heavy for the dancing leg and hip Zippen bob enormously.
–> Bauhaus Building, Café Bistro, souterrain

8.30 pm – 10 pm, 10.30 pm – midnight
⁂ Performance ⁂
Perpetuum mobile
Lecture performance in connection with Paul Scheerbart. Brilliant play of light and shadow conjuring the craziness of an ever-faster-turning machine.
w/ Theater Anu, Markus Moiser [ performer ], Stefan Behr, Bille Behr [ production ]
–> Bauhaus Building, room 2.20

9 pm – midnight
( ( Music ) )
Concert for closed ears
How is sound transmitted? What sounds are produced by everyday objects? Fifty people connected to one another via a curious musical apparatus find out.
w/ Theater Anu, Stefan Emde [ musicians ], Stefan Behr [ production and musical apparatus ]
–> Bauhaus Building, bridge

9.30 pm, 11 pm
<< Video projection >>
on the brink
A composition of aerial acrobatics, juggling, object manipulation, video projections, music and architecture. A contemporary circus performance.
w/ Atemzug e. V., Philipp Geist, Lukas Taido
–> Bauhaus Building, outdoor area, studio building

8 pm, 8.30 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
chamber suits
Discover the New Circus in the Bauhaus on a guided tour of the performance level of the studio building.
Duration: approx. 30 mins. Capacity: 15 people
Meeting time and place: 10 min- utes before the scheduled start at the entry stairs to the studio building
w/ Cox Ahlers, Jenny Patschovsky
–> Bauhaus Building, studio building

8.30 pm, 10 pm, 11.15 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
to the point
International circus students explore the topics and visions of Bauhaus through the disciplines of acrobatics, object manipulation and balancing acts.
w/ School for Performance and Visual Arts Berlin, School of Dance and Circus / Stockholm University of the Arts, Codarts Rotterdam, Cox Ahlers, Jenny Patschovsky, Benjamin Richter
–> Bauhaus Building, stage

8 pm, 10 pm
″”″ Puppetry ″”″
AT: Amor Vati
Individual projects on the options or death, conflict involving things and people and doubts about find- ing a meaning in things.
w/ Matthias Redekop, Hochschule für Schauspielkunst “Ernst Busch” Berlin, Puppetry Department
–> Bauhaus Building,  room S. 41, basement level north wing

8 pm, 11 pm
″”″ Puppetry ″”″
Dada Dessau
Dessauweia. Dada is dead. Kaspar is dead. Performances to resuscitate them.
w/ Seth Tietze, Svea Schiedung
–> Bauhaus Building, room 2.47

9 – 11 pm
″”″ Puppetry ″”″
A puppet suspended at the center of this installation hopes to be brought to life through hu- man interaction.
w/ Friederike Förster, Paul Hentze, Moritz Schaller
–> Bauhaus Building, room 1.47, north wing

8 pm, 9.30 pm
( ( Music ) )
TempoTempo I, II
BauhausJazzSummit: Unusual sounds from self-made instru- ments inspired by the “crossover music” of the Bauhaus orchestra. No pre-produced tracks, 100% live.
w/ Ann Weller, Fabian Sackis, Johannes Marx
–> Bauhaus Building, outdoor stage, beneath the bridge