“Preliminary Course: From Bauhaus to Silicon Valley”
The Bauhaus sought a synthesis of knowledge in which the various forms of knowledge—technical, scientific, emotional, creative—are interconnected. This concept of knowledge was combined with a new pedagogy to emancipate the people, release their potential, and lead to the creation of a “new man.”
“Can the universal be specific?”
Both the Bauhaus and classical modernism as a whole were deeply committed to establishing universal principles of design. In the spirit of the Enlightenment, these movements grounded the practice of design in an approach based on rational, objective, and universally valid principles.
Open call for participation: projekt bauhaus Werkstatt / Datatopia Summer School in the Floating University
With Morehshin Allahyari, Alliance of Southern Triangle, Armen Avanessian, Benjamin Bratton, Beatriz Colomina, Brave New Alps, Keller Easterling, Victoria Ivanova, Olaf Nicolai, Öffentliche Gestaltungsberatung, T’ai Smith, Ida Soulard, Georg Vrachliotis, Eyal Weizman, Ines Weizman, Mark Wigley, ...