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Architecture is undergoing a crisis. Our buildings no longer satisfy people. It is necessary to start to create differently: in place of design and aesthetics to take inspiration from the deeper laws of nature. This quote by architect Martin Rajniš illustrates the basic concept of the Pavilion of the Czech and Slovak Republic at the 12th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in Venice / Italy.
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The 12th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice / Italy, directed by Kazuyo Sejima (SANAA) is titled “People Meet in Architecture”. The show runs from 29th August to 21st November 2010. VernissageTV had a look at the exhibition during the Preview days. In this video we walk through the national pavilions and exhibitions in the Giardini and the Arsenale. More info .
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Fuehlometer (Feel-o-meter) is an interactive art installation that shows the mood of a city by displaying it in the form of a monumental Smiley. The system allows to read emotions out of random peoples faces. The faces are analyzed by sophisticated software (contributed by the Fraunhofer Institut). The obtained mood data are then stored on a server and processed by the smiley to visualize the emotions in real-time. More info
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Richard Neutra is considered one of modernism's most important architects. The Austrian architect was active primarily in Southern California. The exhibition Richard Neutra: Buildings and Projects 1960-1970 in Switzerland at the Swiss Architecture Museum focuses on the his projects in Switzerland. More info .
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They are the perfect embodiment of the design slogan "Form Follows Function": the dowel, the tea bag, the zipper. For once, the Vitra Design Museum puts these and 32 other ingenious products in the spotlight by dedicating an exhibition to them.
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This year’s exhibition at Schaulager in Basel is dedicated to the Drawing Restraint series by Matthew Barney. Drawing Restraint is a series of performances, numbering sixteen thus far, in which Matthew Barney leaves traces in an environment of self-induced physical and psychological restraints. Exhibition Walkthrough. More info .
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Provinz is a group exhibition taking place in the province, the Southern German town of Lindau. During three weeks, fourteen artists show their works – large-scale installations, objects, paintings, video, performances, temporary interventions on the island located in the Lake of Constance. More info .
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Robot Dreams is an exhibition that the Museum Tinguely in Basel organized in cooperation with Kunsthaus Graz. The title Robot Dreams is borrowed from a short story of the same name by Isaac Asimov. The show brings together works that explore the broad topic of Robots and its association with various topics. More info .
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He is perhaps the most influential living industrial designer of modern times and some call him the Godfather of Apple design: Dieter Rams. In this excerpt of an interview with the Head of Exhibitions of the Design Museum in Frankfurt, Prof. Klaus Klemp talks about the design language of Braun, the company Dieter Rams worked for for four decades. More info .
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Raul Walch: Wurfsendung. What happens when you drop a giant wooden box from a height of 10 Meters? And what's inside? Watch the performance by Berlin-based artist Raul Walch as part of the group exhibition "Provinz" (Province) in the German town of Lindau. More info .
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“Innen Stadt Aussen” is the first solo exhibition by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson in a Berlin institution. The exhibition’s central theme stems from Olafur Eliasson’s close relationship with Berlin, the city in which he has lived and worked for many years. More info .
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Kessler's Circus (2009) by American artist Jon Kessler places the viewer inside the American war machine. An army tent houses mechanical sculptures and barracks stacked with video monitors. The installation is currently on view at Museum Tinguely in Basel / Switzerland. More info .
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The WRO Art Center in Wroclaw / Poland presents an exhibition that shows films by the Canadian animator and film director Norman McLaren. Norman McLaren is known for his experiments with image and sound. He developed a number of groundbreaking techniques for combining and synchronizing animation with music. More info .
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Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999) was one of the most innovative interior architects and furniture designers of the 20th century. The Museum of Design in Zurich, Switzerland, dedicates a retrospective to the designer, photographer and activist Charlotte Perriand. More info .