Event Date:Start at 12:00 PM
January 24, 2020
Location'Atë Pjetër Meshkalla' High School
∎ Exhibition ▲ Documentary film ● Open lecture
On the occasion of the centenary of the Weimar Bauhaus, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Tirana, in cooperation with the GO2_Sustainable Urban Planning Organization presents:
∎ Architecture photographs by Jean Molitor: bau1haus – Photographic Journey around the World
The photographs taken in Germany and around the world are showing modern architecture in all its various facets. Jean Molitor has been traveling the world for ten years now, inspired by the vision of creating a worldwide photo archive of modernist buildings. The exhibition approaches the whole range of modern construction in various complexes.
▲ Documentary film “Bauhaus spirit, 100 years of Bauhaus”
The documentary film (2018) tells the story of the art and architecture school Bauhaus, founded in 1919 in Weimar (Germany). Its goal was to improve living conditions and community coexistence through architectural designs. The film is dedicated to the first Bauhaus followers around its founder Walter Gropius, it highlights the history and development of the Bauhaus School and explores the question of what influences the school still has today. Directors: Niels Bolbrinker, Thomas Tielsch. The film will be screened in original version with Albanian and English subtitles.
● Open lecture by Arbër Sadiki: Bauhaus100 - an analytic reflection and personal experiences
Arbër Sadiki is a Kosovan architect based in Prishtina. He is a lecturer at Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, UBT, Prishtina. Sadiki received his PhD at the University of Belgrade and was a finalist of “Aga Khan Award for Architecture” in Geneva for two years. He won an Erasmus+ exchange program in Dessau International Architecture Graduate School, near Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Dessau, Gjermani.
Bauhaus was a lively school of ideas and a field for experimenting in the free and applied arts, design, architecture and educational methods. It was a German art school operational from 1919 to 1933 that combined crafts and the fine arts.