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Premiere: The Shape of Things

The play “The Shape of Things” by Neil LaBute was developed as a realization competition in cooperation with the Theater Chemnitz. Under the direction of Norman Heinrich and Frank Hänig, the students developed various designs for stage and costume. The stage design by Nikolai Kuchin and the costumes by Tina Hübner were realized.

Adam studies English studies and works as a guard in a museum where he wants to prevent the art student Evelyn from spraying a penis on the fig leaf of a naked statue of a man that has been added later. For Evelyn this was a protest against censorship, for Adam it was simply a violation of the rules. The opposing figures nevertheless become a couple. Self-confidently, Evelyn transforms the gauche and shy Adam, replaces his glasses, changes his haircut, his clothes, sends him to the gym, turns his life upside down. Amused, his two best friends, Jenny and Philip, watch Adam’s metamorphosis. They still have no idea that they too are locked into this fateful relationship. “An abysmal satire that examines how far people are willing to go to realize their visions.” (The Independent)

Neil LaBute (*1963 in Detroit) studied film and theater studies, writes plays and directs theater and film.

Premiere is on the 2nd October 2020 at 7:30 pm in the acting theater – big stage of the Theater Chemnitz.

Stage Design: Nikolai Kuchin (2. Semester, TU Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum)
Costumes: Tina Hübner (2. Semester, TU Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum)
Tutor: Norman Heinrich & Frank Hänig (TU Berlin)
Director: Ulrike Euen
Dramaturgy: René Schmidt

Further shows:
Sun, 4th October 2020, 6 pm
Sun, 1st November 2020, 6 pm

Tickets and further information can be found here.

SUPERKUNST – Final Exhibition 2020

The COVID-19 restrictions allowed us little more than to do our daily shopping. The supermarket  became a meeting point in a society of consumption. But consumption without spectacle? What would the world be without art, but a dystopia of passive walkers on their phones?
We kept creating during the quarantine. Since supermarket walks are still allowed, we created SUPERKUNST – a peculiar supermarket. Where you can find meat dreams, dairy love, frozen success and happiness juice. It’s a place where you discover how to desire, experience spatial arts in different formats and reflect upon whether art is a product to consume or a place to meet. We invite you to 2020 BBSR exhibition to find out. The works include installations and projects from the fields of scenography, performance, video and stage design.

Opening: Tuesday, 25th August 2020, 6.30 pm

Exhibition: Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 4 – 20 pm

Ackerstrasse 76, 13355 Berlin, Hof 3

Mentors: Prof. Kerstin Laube, Prof. Albert Lang, Tom Duncan, Christina Mrosek, Steffi Wurster, David Roth, Stefan Wiel, Maria Wolgast
Graduates: Maria Paula De Oro Osorio, Shang-Jie Gao, Una Jankov, Fernanda Jardi, Jan Klammer, Cecilia Nercasseu-Gibson, Soyoung Park, Paulina Radic, Victoria-Tabata Schröder, Martin Siemann, Anna Syrianou, Carina Wolf
Exhibition coordination: Maria Dannecker

*Please note that the event will be held in compliance with the current Covid 19 protection and hygiene concept. Further information is available at https://www.tu.berlin/arbeiten/themenportal-arbeiten/2020/mai/coronavirus/infobrief-des-krisenstabs/

Link Facebook Event

Fotos © Amir Baltic and Vanessa Marino

TAPETENWECHSEL/TURNING POINTS – Premiere

Tapetenwechsel (= change of scenerery) – a dance evening with five choreographies by the dancers of the Landesbühnen Sachsen GmbH in cooperation with the master’s course “Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum” of the Technical University of Berlin.

The cooperation between the Dance Company of the State Theatres of Saxony and the Master’s course “Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum” lives from the examination of different artistic approaches and narrative styles.
The young dancers of the Landesbühnen, who stem from Italy, Croatia, Ukraine and Russia, have come a long way and have already experienced some joyful or even painful changes of sceneries. The outfitters and video artists from Germany, Serbia, Austria, Colombia and South Korea accompany the choreographers’ creative confrontation with the turning points of their lives. They associatively link stage, light, costume and video sequences with the themes of loss, the search for identity and the fear of a future that may already be lost.

Premiere 11.01.2020 at 7:30 on the studio stage of Landesbühnen Sachsen, Radebeul.

Further shows on the 31.01.2020, 29.02.2020 and 29.04.2020

Project leading LBS  Wencke Kriemer de Matos, Stefan Wiel
Projekt leading TU Prof. Kerstin Laube

Choreografy Camilla Bizzi, Aurora Fradella, Ema Jankovic, Alena Krivileva, Brian Scalini, Christian Senatore

Dancers Camilla Bizzi, Aurora Fradella, Ema Jankovic, Alena Krivileva, Oleksandr Khudimov, Afonso Pereira,
Brian Scalini, Gianmarco Martini Zani

Stage Carina Wolf, Paulina Radic
Costumes Una Jankov, Maria De Oro Osorio
Lightdesign Martin Siemann
Video Jan Klammer, Soyoung Park

Further information: landesbuehnen-sachsen.de

 

Fotos © Sylvio Dittrich

Architekturgeschichten – Tast- und Aktionsbücher für Kinder

Architekturgeschichten – Tast- und Aktionsbücher für Kinder

Model building seminar for TU students of architecture and spatial studies.
In cooperation with the DBSV e. V. (German Association for Blind and Visually Impaired) ideas and concepts for books for blind and visually impaired children are to be developed within a funded project. The focus of the 2-week seminar is on content concepts as well as technical solutions for the concrete implementation.

Period: 2nd March – 11th March 2020, daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m
Tutors: Annette Müller & Robert Niemann
Registration deadline: until 13.02.2020 by e-mail to: info@modellunddesign.de
Credits: Optional subject: model construction 6 ECTS
Location: TU Berlin (at the course of studies Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum), Ackerstrasse 76, 13355 Berlin, Germany

The model as a means of communication:
Modell+Design offers students the opportunity to deal in-depth with model design and its implementation. Ideas become visible on the basis of models: design and craftsmanship, theory and practice are worked on together. The models take up a clear creative position and communicate what has been thought of both within and outside the discipline. Questions about abstraction, reduction, materiality, materiality, construction and technical implementation are always answered on the model.

Architektur der 80er Jahre – Begreifbar für Alle

Architektur der 80er Jahre – Begreifbar für Alle

Model building seminar for TU students of architecture and spatial studies.
On the occasion of the exhibition “Architecture of the 80s” in the Berlinische Galerie (autumn 2020), models and objects in the sense of “Design for all” are to be developed and implemented in a 2-week seminar.

The objects are intended to make the formal language and design principles of the architecture of the 80s accessible to visitors in a didactic and playful way.

Period: expected from 22nd June – 3rd Juli 2020, daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tutors: Annette Müller & Robert Niemann
Registration deadline: till 13.02.2020 by e-mail to:  info@modellunddesign.de
Credits: Optional subject: model construction 6 ECTS
Location: TU Berlin (at the course of studies Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum), Ackerstrasse 76, 13355 Berlin, Germany

The model as a means of communication
Modell+Design offers students the opportunity to deal in-depth with model design and its implementation. Ideas become visible on the basis of models: design and craftsmanship, theory and practice are worked on together. The models take up a clear creative position and communicate what has been thought of both within and outside the discipline. Questions about abstraction, reduction, materiality, materiality, construction and technical implementation are always answered on the model.

Der Frieden

Greece has been at war for so long that no one can remember its causes. The farmer Trygaios swings himself onto a dung beetle to climb Mount Olympus and frees the goddess of peace. But not everyone is happy with that… Der Frieden is a comedy by Aristophanes. It was awarded with the second prize in the Dionysia competition in 421 BC. Peter Hacks revised the play in 1962.

As part of the competition for the realisation of the fourth collaboration with the Theater Chemnitz, concept ideas for stage design and costumes for the play production “Der Frieden” by Peter Hacks were developed in the summer semester 2019. Under the direction of Prof. Frank Hänig and in close cooperation with the responsible director Branko Janack and the dramaturge Kathrin Brune, students developed several drafts and the stage and costume designs of Jan Klammer and Una Jankov were selected.

Premiere is on 27. 09. 2019 in the east wing of the Theater Chemnitz.

Stage Design: Jan Klammer (2. Semester, TU Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum)
Costumes: Una Jankov (2. Semester, TU Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum)
Tutor: Prof. Frank Hänig (TU Berlin)
Director: Branko Janack

Further shows:
Sat, 30th November 2019, 20:00 h
Sat, 07th December 2019, 20:00 h
Sun, 12th January 2020, 18:00 h
Mi, 29th January 2020, 20:00 h

Tickets and further information can be found here.

Positions – Master Exhibition 2019

We cordially invite you to our master exhibition this year. With the title Positions we refer to the different artistic positions and the site-specifity of the 12 final works. On display are installations and free works from the fields of scenography, video and stage.

Opening:
Friday, 12th July 2019, 7 pm, followed by a party – open end

Exhibition:
Saturday, 13th July 2019, 1 to 6pm

Address:
Ackerstrasse 76, 13355 Berlin, Hof 3, Treppe H, 4. Etage

Mentors: Prof. Kerstin Laube, Prof. Albert Lang, Heiko Kalmbach, Tom Duncan, Christina Mrosek, Steffi Wurster, Andreas Voigt

Graduates: Svenja Stannat, Suriya Poieam, Oliver Burkhardt,
Alejandra Alarcón, Marco Michelle, Mara Barnabò, Maksim Chernykh, Kuan-Jung Lai, Katsiaryna Filist, Julius Kirchner, Amina Nouns, Lena Tiffert, Hsin-Ying Ho, Linda Rodenheber

Exhibition coordination: Maria Dannecker

Link to the Facebook Event

MODELLBAUSEMINAR – MIKROWOHNEN

MODELLBAUSEMINAR – MIKROWOHNEN

The smallest wheelchair-accessible apartment – What does it look like and what does it cost?
The model as a means of communication: this summer, we are devoting ourselves to designing the smallest possible accessible apartment using models.

Period: 22 July – 02 August 2019, daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Lecturers: Annette Müller, Robert Niemann, Stine Kolbert (responsible for cost calculation, FG Bauökonomie, TU Berlin)
Registration deadline: 10 July 2019 by e-mail to info@modellunddesign.de
Study courses: preferably Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Civil Engineering
Credits: Optional subject: model construction 6 ECTS, possible further processing as WP Bauökonomie (course cost calculation)
Location: TU Berlin (at the course of studies Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum), Ackerstrasse 76, 13355 Berlin, Germany

The model as a means of communication
Modell+Design offers students the opportunity to deal in-depth with model design and its implementation. Ideas become visible on the basis of models: design and craftsmanship, theory and practice are worked on together. The models take up a clear creative position and communicate what has been thought of both within and outside the discipline. Questions about abstraction, reduction, materiality, materiality, construction and technical implementation are always answered on the model.

The aim of the course is the development of intelligent solutions for handicapped-accessible (if necessary, wheelchair accessible) usable, smallest possible housing units. Depending on the design idea, this can be done in different scales: beginning with the entire construction (from public to private areas) through the layout of the floor plan to the 1:1 detail solution. Together we will decide which model form best communicates the developed ideas, whereby accessibility will be a natural part of the design task.

 

 

100 Jahre Friedrichstadtpalast

The 100th stage anniversary of the Friedrichstadt-Palast (previously Großes Schauspielhaus) is to provide the broadest possible picture of the past 100 years in a series of events in the 2019/2020 season and beyond. The aim is to open windows through which the history and stories of the theatre, its surroundings and its art can be experienced. The Palst should not only appear in the past, but also the present and on its way into the future. Under the mentoring of Johann Jörg, the thematic concept and design of a parcours in the sense of an urban staging, a “red thread” from the former location Großes Schauspielhaus to the Friedrichstadt-Palast will be developed. The historical connection of both locations is to be made visible with 4 to 5 urban interventions and stations.

Students: Takayoshi Goto, Cecilia Nercasseau Gibson, Tabata Schröder, Martin Siemann, Anna Syrianou, Carina Wolf, Junghee Yoon

MUSEUMSPAVILLION & WISSENSPFADE

MUSEUMSPAVILLION & WISSENSPFADE

Development of ideas and concepts. A cooperation with the presidium of the TU Berlin.

Period: 4 March – 15 March 2019, daily 10 am – 6 pm
Lecturers: Dipl.-Ing. Annette Müller, Dipl.-Ing. Robert Niemann with Prof. Loidl-Reisch
Registration deadline: 18 February 2019, by e-mail to: info@modellunddesign.de
Study courses: preferably architecture, landscape architecture
Credits: Elective, 6 ECTS
Location: TU Berlin (at the course of studies Stage Design_Scenic Space), Ackerstrasse 76, 13355 Berlin, Germany

The model as a means of communication
Modell+Design offers students the opportunity to deal in depth with model design and implementation. Ideas become visible on the basis of models: design and craftsmanship, theory and practice are worked on together. The models take up a clear creative position and communicate what has been thought of both within and outside the discipline. Questions about abstraction, reduction, materiality, materiality, construction and technical implementation are always answered on the model.

The topic
In the coming years, the TU Berlin will have the means at its disposal to restructure the campus behind the main building. The following sub-areas are to be taken into account:

  • Realisation of the second section of Hertzallee
  • Construction of a museum pavilion for temporary exhibitions and for the Mineralogical Collection, one of the 5th largest and most important mineralogical collections in Germany.
  • Development of tourist knowledge paths to open the campus for regional, national and international visitor

During this compact seminar, students of architecture and landscape architecture will jointly develop various design scenarios, which will be made available as a basis for discussion for further planning. The aim is to develop design ideas that integrate the subprojects Hertzallee, Museum Pavilion and Knowledge Paths conceptually, thematically and creatively into a coherent overall concept. The students present their concepts in the form of models. Depending on the concept, models of the entire working area or detailed models can be created. The three-dimensional results of this model building seminar will make a fundamental contribution to concept development.

Download: Seminar announcement MUSEUMS-PAVILLON + WISSENSPFADE 04.03-15.03.2019

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