Thomas Demand has clad the historical Metzler Hall in Frankfurt's Städel-Museum with a curtain that is no curtain but is rather a picture of one. The artwork is called "Hall" and would not have been possible without the assistance of Danish textile makers Kvadrat.
Data protection patterns, and columns of numbers and letters without their content spelling a meaning, form the basis of "Rapport", an intervention by architect Jürgen Mayer H. at Berlinische Galerie. Outsized the symbols spread across the floor and walls to form an "experimental spatial structure".
The six architecture offices taking part in the current ‘Lights Change’ display at the Vitra Showroom in Frankfurt immediately agreed that “we want a joint project and we want to use the entire showroom.” Such team spirit is compelling.
They can be installed quickly and come in many shapes as serial productions - the inflatable structures by London company Inflate.
The projects by the artists' and architects' collective "Raumlaborberlin" are far from being conventional. The group of eight, which is at present developing the exhibition architecture for the "Audi Urban Future Award" that is curated by Stylepark, is currently presenting a very special kind of installation at Kunsthaus Bregenz.
Jerszy Seymour conjures up a society of amateurs, but not in the sense of "unprofessional", but rather of "lovers and friends". And when it comes to volcanoes, the designer himself becomes an amateur. A trip into a passionate and explosive world.
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by Jörg ZimmermannA site-specific installation by Canadian artist Cedric Bomford has radically changed the working environment in the large loft space that houses Stuttgart-based agency Dorten. The artist used found materials to create areas and installations that are surprisingly practical and have also given rise to a fundamental change in perspective.
Tomás Saraceno’s “Cloud Cities” currently occupy Berlin’s Hamburger Bahnhof as if they were some utopia. Yet many of the seemingly spaceless and timeless spheres are there not just to be seen, but to be entered. While these transparent structures are fascinating from the inside and the outside, the exhibition as a whole does not succeed in more closely defining Saraceno’s artistic position. Yet it’s certainly worth a visit.