Bauhaus Dessau

12 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 – 11 am
{ Staging }
dreams of the future: A Bauhaus Revue for Young People
Premiere Musical-scenic collage with choir, live music and dance. Young people and the reality of their lives encounter the Bauhaus and the philosophy of its masters.
Public dress rehearsal: Wed, 11 Sept, 10 am
w/ Sofia Borges [ composition ], Andreas Hillger, Silke Wallstein [ dialogues ] Beatrix Hilgenhof [ chorus ] Sebastian Mitrenga [ band ] Gabriella Gilardi [ chore- ography ], Katja Schröpfer [ costumes ], Nicole Bergmann [ stage ], Silke Wallstein [ director, project management ], pupils from the Liborius and Philan- thropinum Senior High Schools
–> Bauhaus Building, stage

10 am – midnight
¶ Installation ¶
Arena
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 crea- tures. Inspired by Oskar Schlem- mer’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 Kreuz- berge, 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 }
OFF/ON SCRIPT STAGE
Walk-in / walk-off readings for performances in which the audi- ence 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 ¶
Anspannung
artictic research about the chair chaise sandows and strain as principle
w/ Tobias Klett, Klasse für Typografie und Editorial Design of Prof. Ludovic Balland, academy of Vidual arts Leipzig
–> Bauhaus Building, room 1.47

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

1.30 – 1.45 pm
⁂ Performance
Youth TOTAL
Premiere New youth encounters old youth. Pupils reenact scenes of friendship and the parties of the Bauhaus members documented in photographs.
Public dress rehearsal: Wed, 11 Sept, 1.30 pm; additional performance: Fri 13 Sept, 1.30 pm
w/ Eva Plischke, Lior Pinsky, pupils from Friedensschule Dessau
–> Dessau central station, forecourt

2 – 2.15 pm
⁂ Performance
Figure TOTAL
Premiere Young people move through urban spaces dressed in outsized, Bauhaus-like costumes.
Public dress rehearsal: Wed, 11 Sept, 2 pm; additional performance: Fri, 13 Sept, 2 pm
w/ Kerstin Dathe, Shady Francis Majlaton, pupils of Friedensschule Dessau –> Bauhaus Museum Dessau, outdoors [ city park 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

2, 5, 8 pm
¤ summer garden ¤
House Kandinsky/Klee – The Artist Garden
4 forms from the Bauhaus style
w/ FH Sachsen-Anhalt Design Prof. Uwe Gellert, students: Shu -Han Yang, Ponjira Jirawechkigkul, Manuel Lukas, Luana de Almeida
–> Masters‘ Houses, garden

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

4 – 5 pm
⁂ Lecture Performance ⁂
exploring the motion space
Students’ bodies brought to bear as the primary means of experiencing space as part of the education received in architec- ture and design studies. Insights into scientific methods and fundamentals.
w/ exploring the motion space emerged from a working group of the Cluster of Excellence Bild Wissen Gestaltung at Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik, Humboldt Uni- versity Berlin: Mary Copple, Michael Friedman, Sabine Hansmann, Joachim Krausse, Friederike Schäfer
–> Bauhaus Building, stage

6 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
CMD+N: GRAPHIC STAGE.indd
Movements in digital, graphic designs translated into the space of the stage to explore, discover and reflect on them.
Tickets: EUR 5. Online Tickets
w/ Zora Asse [ concept and di- rection ], Students of typography and editorial design under Prof. Ludovic Balland, Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig, Rieke Boge- na, Marie Deuflhardt, Timm Henger, Miriam Jehle, Laila Uhl
–> Bauhaus Building, stage

7 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

7.30 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
Fractals
Prolog to the dance perfor- mance “Futura.” Motion studies, inspired by exercises at the New Bauhaus in Chicago.
w/ Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago
–> Bauhaus Building, stage

8 pm
⁂ Performance ⁂
Futura
The stage as an exploratory space. Dance performance and a collage of movement compris- ing constantly new images and atmospheres expressed in dance.
Tickets: EUR 5. Online Tickets
w/ Jedwig Dances Chicago, Jan Bartoszek [ choreography ], Maray Gutierrez [ assistence ], Jacob Buerger, Jessie Gutierrez, Maray Gutierrez, Rigoberto Fernandez Saura, Olivia Gonza- lez, Jesse Hoisington, Oksana Kuzma, Taimy Ramos [ dance ], Richard Woodbury [ music ], Sarah Espinoza [ sound ], Sanja Manakoski [ costumes ], Reese Murdock, O’Connor Hartnett, Kirill Mazor, Jason White [ video] gefördert von: MidAtlantic Arts, USArtists International, National Endowment for the Arts, Mellon Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Driehaus Foundati- on, 3Arts, High Concept Labs, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Bloomberg Philanthro- pies, Chicago Dancemakers, Hyman and Shirley Hill Charitable Foundation
–> Bauhaus Building, stage

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


Bauhaus Festival

10 pm – 11 pm
¶ 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
–> 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 Schöner [ music ]
–> Bauhaus Building, courtyard lawn