Kapturing Photo- & Videography
Hamburg based creative duo Sebastian and Florian from Kapturing
highlights the contribution the bauhaus movement has had, on
many other areas of the creative industry, most notably fashion.
Blog of this Years Illustration Class
Laura Ann Huber created a Blog with the best works of her Class. Watch it here
Anne Gorke – Mercedes Benz Fashion Week
Weimars based Fashion Designer and former Bauhaus Student Anne Gorke just had her first Show on Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin. Congratulations! Watch the Show here
Visiting Illustrator Laura Ann Huber
Laura creates intuitively and is mainly inspired by everyday life and abstract art, which are inseparably connected, according to her. She has a sensitive way of showing the imperfections of things and people in her images/illustrations. They seem to include a hint of coincidence, but actually show the miscellaneousness of life itself and its peculiarities. Her themes are courageous and curious, as are her experiments on structures, colours and shapes. We are happy to have her as visiting Teacher for Illustration and Fashion this Semester. More work on her Illustration Portfolio
and her Website
Acousmatic/Electroacoustic Music by Sebastian Peter
Sebastien Peter delivers a fiction mixing characters and sound events. His creations present a very wide range of sound sources feeding on materials often more produced than recorded.
»Port« is the anual students magazine at the Bauhaus University. Selected Works and Diplomas of all faculties are introduced. Order soon here
Tobias Dahl – the great flood
Surrounded by information every time and everywhere as a member of the first generation of “digital natives” Tobias decided to examine this subject as his diploma thesis. Are we made to handle this flood of permanent information? What is the value of information today?
Adam & Simshauser
Interactive Media Installation by Julien Simshäuser for Opel Adam. The movement of projections and physical shapes can be influenced by the hand movement of the visitor that interacts with it. Powered by kinect and dmx technology. Video
Ina Niehoff – constantly changing
In her Diploma Ina analyzed the consequences of the constantly changing weather to our environment, reaction and influence of the weather to our emotions. »Constantly Changing« is an interpretation of human curiosity about a phenomenon in our atmosphere and the daily effect in the media and our conversations.
Anne Baier – Illustrated Glossary
This glossary wants to show the attractiveness of the Low-German vocabulary. It describes 43 Low-German words in text and illustration. The book was written, designed and illustrated by Anne as her Diploma at Bauhaus University.
Jörg Brinkmann – Simulation
A speech about Love itself extracted from a YouTube video is projected back onto the human body through a self build device. The device that is presented in the video work can be seen as a low-fi talking simulator: It consists of a servomotor controlled by a computersystem. The servomotor is attached to the lower lip of the subject and reacts to a speechfile, fed into the computersystem. Video
More work on his Website
Natalie Mohadjer – Weimar Paradies
The onset of twilight heralds the kids’ time: In the evening the high-rise community of Weimar-West belongs to them. Weimar-West, the city quarter built in the 80’s and isolated from the rest of the idyllic cultural city of Weimar, faces challenges like a high level of unemployment, an aging population, conflicts between foreigners and neo-Nazis and reflects a poor image. Since 2001, the quarter has been peripherally integrated into the program “Social City”.
See the rest of the series and other great works on her Website
Robert Verch – Kryotypie
In his diploma, Robert developed a method to make inkjet prints on ice. In Greek, the word “Kryros” means “cold” and “Typos” means “pressure”. These Kryotypes are generated.more
Studio Martin Lang
of the Berlin based Designer Martin Lang.
The work of Johannes Abendroth
mostly takes part as interventions in the urban or countryside area. It suddenly appears and disappears. Often the work is displayed as geometrical forms to change the recipient’s perception by uncovering and recomposing the environment.
Former Student of Visual Communication and now focused on crazy inventions and media arts. Watch her new Website
, containing a machine for major understanding and a space device for the visualization of electromagnetic waves.
Arvid Häusser – Seppl
This coffee maker out of porcelain is attached to the wall, which helps to keep kitchen workspace vacant and simplifies the operability. Single components are separately affixed and completely visible in order to make the process of coffee preparation comprehensible to the user.
Claudia Symank – Futura Graphics
Some awesome bricolage-built stereo Letters. See the hole Book of on Website
Berit von Enoch – Stil Lifes
These focused and mystic still lives are based on the fact that a photograph is only a representation of the once living. By capturing traditional symbols of decay and decadence on instant film, it intensifies the tragic nature of life and states that all is vanity.
Inspired by the picture of Russian birch forests, this collection shows attitude, strength, discipline, pride and bravery by using white silk satin in combination with bright red and strong navy colored cotton satin. Following the Bauhaus inspired aesthetics of simple design, the collection longs for a sophisticated wearability.
Moritz Wiegand – Seam
A poster by Moritz Wiegand for Sebastian Peter’s electroacoustic concert for the Studio for Electro-Acoustic Music of the Faculty of Media and the Liszt School of Music Weimar.
My Bauhaus is better than yours – km
MY BAUHAUS IS BETTER THAN YOURS have been invited by Kunstverein Munich to display their work
and a selection of k.m publications from 1970 until today. We conceived a furniture-collage which is on view in the k.m display window under the arcades of the Hofgarten, Munich.
das schmott – generative Graphics for Uni Weimar
Bauhaus views Bauhaus. Das Schmott designed the key visuals for the new Corporate Identity of the Bauhaus-University in Weimar. Due to the use of presentation methods of all four faculties, a visual library was elaborated.
Fist of Light
An interactive light and sound installation by Julien Simshäuser, Philipp Schöpfer and Sebstian Wolf for the last years Nachtdigital Festival, which is an experimental electronic dance music festival in the east of Germany. Since it’s start in 1998, acts like Ricardo Villalobos, James Holden, Theo Parrisch, Tim Exile, DJ KOZE, Efdemin, Carl Craig, Clark and Modeselektor have performed there.
45kilo – Lux Book
45kilo’s Descent Light and Jack in the Box ist now featured in the new LUX-Publication from Gestalten Verlag.
The Exhibition of Students, Teachers and Alumni of the Bauhaus University is showing Works as Experiments, Fragments and Sketches. It should be understood more as a documentation of the Laboratory Character in tradition of the Bauhaus, than showing only contemporary Works in Art and Design. A big Variety of Design-Proposals and Drafts handling architectural, scientific or social Questions shows the interdisciplinary Character of the Bauhaus University. The publication, showing the exhibited Objects, Models, Films and Photographs is to be understood as Guide through the exhibition and a proposal as well.
Vernissage: Friday 19. April 2013
Markus Weisbeck, Mathias Schmitt, Michael Ott
Sebastian Schönheit, Ina Niehoff
Enno Pötschke, Frieder Oelze
Nature – SS2012
Nature always has been a big inspiration for visual cultures. Starting with studies about Heckel and Hausknecht, the class made a variosity of works through different subjects as chaotic-movemtents through flattened animals and hurricanes. We are happy to announce, that the whole project was chosen as the best Project by the Jury of this years Bauhaus Essentials Price.
Christian Krüger – chaos
Two chaotic pendulums as a generative basis for form studies.
Leonie Brune – about tornados
Serious informations, practical rules of behaviour and useful advices mixed with Articles about things, events and groups which handle all about the weather phenomenon of the tornado. Visually supported by using “Flattersatz” in all directions and other various typografical interventions.
Mareike Rittig – the playful nature
The work of Mareike is containing studies based on adhesive power between water and glas plates.
Jakob Vieweg – the great animalarium
Our planet is populated by many different animals. To help the scientists exploring the colorful world of animals, Jakob he examined one of the most important, undiscovered questions:”what happens, if an animal is pressed to 5% of its natural height?”.
Katharina Hüttler – The beauty of biology
A book of several studies and pictures inspired by different observations attending Prof. Dr. Lötschs essay “the beauty of biology” visually.
FROM NATURE TO ABSTRACT – SS2012
Attending to our main Project “Nature” we were glad to have two great visiting lecturers, John Russo and Gina Mönch from Studioheyhey in Frankfurt. They gave a one-week Class and the task was to analyse different Objects from Nature and to examine those to their stilistic attributes visually. From these researches a visual library was build an posters are genereated.
1. Alexia Mazano Schlamp: Polar Light, 2. Alicia Clemente Garcia: Minerals, 3. Elisa Trebstein: Minerals, 4. Felix Wetzel: Mushrooms, 5. Frédéric Engelhard: Polar Light, 6. Marc Bredemeier: Minerals, 7. Frieder Ölze, Claudia Symank, Yulia Wagner, Sarah Bergmann, Maik Gräf: Jellyfish, 8. Victor Schmidt: Mushrooms, 9. Viola Steinberg: Minerals
THE TIME PROJECT – WS 2011/2012
Dealing with time graphically was the subject of the project oft he last semester. The second project was a collaboration with the Faculty of Media, and the task was to build time machines.
Claudia Symank, Yulia Wagner – Time of my Life
Besides time, we also had an interdisciplinary class together with the Faculty of Media. This concept was developed in the time-machine-class. It is a time detector app that periodically manages daily happenings, which can be measured and displayed by polygons.
Florian Fischer – T
Searching for the essence of time and as an experiment to visualize t, cress was planted on Florian’s head throughout a period of seven days. After seven days of complete isolation and sleeping in a seated position, an additional dilatability could be confirmed.
Florian Apel – Sound Calendars
By building rhythms based on the time intervals and by revisualizing them with the help of sound spectrograms, Florian screen-printed a series of very abstract calendar systems.
Janna Seiter & Sarah Bergmann
Six small examinations about Time. From Hermann-Dough to the Time Scarf, or the Time Machine Substance with Travel-Glitter.
Time – Distance – Machine
Adrian Palko’s experiments with time and distance relations with a simple slit-scan machine combined with “modern” VCR-technologies with a direct printer output.
Marian Bodenstein – Tape Clock
Twelve tape recorders and twelve tapes with 60 minutes. A perfect requirement to build a clock, which is based on music. The tapes all content the subject time, some are special mix tapes, some are found footage.
René Schwollow – Button Box Watch
Besides some experiments on forms and researches, René made a simple black box with a built-in sales slip printer, which prints the time if you press the white button.
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PROJECT IDENTITY – SOMMERSEMESTER 2011
The creation and development of a Corporate Design/Identity for a recipient, which every student was free to choose. The focus was on a playful and experimental approach.
Yan Ziegner – Favourite Film Festival
The Favourites Film Festival Berlin is an audience Festival on all levels. They show selected new films that have previously inspired film festival audiences worldwide: Films awarded by the audience, selected for the audience. Yan Ziegner created a new visual identity for them.
Johannes Siebler – Mopedos
A gang of fifteen year old moped – guys in Johannes Sieblers’ bavarian hometown needed an identity. He decided to use symbolism and history of the historic emblem as basis for the united branding. The basis of the logo is the healdic wild rose from the distrinct of Freising with an imaged bear skull which has placed the crown of his former conqueror, symbolising the recoverd freedom. The “Mopedos” font is based on the diamond patternd of the Bavarian flag.
Janna Seiter – Konrad Hinsken Trio
The Corporate Identity for the Konrad Hinksen Trio, three young Jazz musicians from Mannheim, combines two approaches: The use of three design elements, in reference to the trio, that can be connected in many ways and the use of playful and irregular Jazz elements.
Frieder Oelze, Enno Pötschke – Brücke
Brücke – „The first street paper of Erfurt“ and their sales people form the streetscape and the opinion of the Erfurt citizens. It reports on the city life and failed subsistences and the successful way out of poverty. The idea with it essence poster compaign is simple – but extraordinary. To inner cities and social problem places without traces we want to placard the „Brücke“ as a Wallpaper, especially subways should be used as places of issue. We want to transfer the content of the print magazine product to the public., where it is perceived inevitably and confront the public discourse.
Manuel Birnbacher – OH!YEAH! Records
Manuel Birnbachers visual Identity for the Label OH!YEAH! – founded by Daniel Stefanik, Sven Tasnadi and Stefan Schultz (Juno6) from Leipzig. OH!YEAH! wants to be different! Somewhere between couch and dance floor, willingly a bit gaga. It should reflect the crazy and humorous side of the three boys.
aus dem Nähkästchen… – Pepón Osorio
Pepón Osorio is best known for large-scale installations which usually evolve from an interaction with the neighborhoods and people among which he is working, informed by his past as a social worker, with a firm commitment to return art to the community. Pepón Osorio lives in Philadelphia and is a professor at Tyler School of Art.
This lecture will be held in English and is part of the series “aus dem Nähkästchen” at the Chair of Media, Trend and Public Appearance.
Tuesday, 21.05.2013, 18:00
Exhibition – Workshop – Culture
WE • FOUND • BABYLON
a typographical class study on non-latin scripts
09.05 – 12.05
Trierer Staße 5
09.05 – 19:00
10.05 – 17:00
culture evening with food
11.05 – 17:00
Bauhaus Masters – Jochem Hendricks
We welcome the Artist Jochem Hendricks
out of Frankfurt this Tuesday evening for the Bauhaus Masters lecture Series.
Radio Talks – Hans-Ulrich Werner
Radio Talks – Hans-Ulrich Werner
Acoustic Creativity – Sonic Media
Tuesday, 07.05.2013, 19:00
Limona Glaskasten, Steubenstr. 6
Hans-Ulrich Werner is professor or audio production, sound design and media dedactics at Hochschule Offenburg. His lecture is part of the series “Radio Talks” at the Chair of Experimental Radio.
“Lectures” is a symposium that involves Photo Editors, Art Directors, Curators and Photographers and their perception of contemporary photography.
Lectures #1 will take place on May 31, 2013
in Mainz, Germany. Three speakers who work with and in photography are invited and will give an insight into their working routine and projects and talk about their personal and professional perspective on photography.
Tatjana Bilger, Soothing Shade /
Webber Represents – German Office
Amos Fricke, Photographer
Amélie Schneider, Photo Editor at NEON
Lectures is a project by Cult and will take place at
Gebaeude 27, Mainz
Our all time favourite Event this year again at the 1st of Mai: The legendary weimar soap box derby “spacekidheadcup”. Registration from 10 – 12, start of the Race is 1 p.m. See you all there! More Information
PROJEKTIL is an international lecture course by the faculty of design of the Bauhaus-University Weimar, that is organized and initiated by students since 2007 and provides a frame which is filled by series of lectures and workshops.
In this years lecture course, the focus is on »content«
. We want to talk about its development, the transportation and translation as well as about its necessity, specifically for the field of the designer.
The first workshop is hold by Tobias Wenig
The workshop takes place in Marienstraße 1b, 99423 Weimar from April 24th to 26th
You can join the workshop after signing in on www.projektil.org
This Semesters Projects in Graphic Design, Illustration, Independent Publishing and our Guest Lecturers Project will have their Exhibitions in a Small Off-Space at Ernst-Thälmann-Str. 19.
A +- x = B (E Roon Kang)
Vernissage 23.01. 18:00
Open also on 24.01. 11:00 – 18:00
Illustration and Fashion (Laura Ann Huber)
Vernissage 26.01. 18:00
Open also on 27.01. 11:00 – 18:00
Stukturierung und Independent Publishing
(Markus Weisbeck/das schmott)
Vernissage 29.01. 18:00
Open also on 30.01. 11:00 – 18:00
Einblick Exhibition and Party
I meet you,
Ladies and Gentleman, the time has come:
You can watch the declaration of you & me at our exposition
starting the 30th-31st January at Gaswerk, Weimar.
and then …
& & & & & & & & & &
Don’t stay at home,
let us make gold out of time.
Bauhaus Masters – Carsten Feil / Atelier Brandolini
Carsten Feil will talk about designing and working with glas at the HBK Saar / Atelier Brandolini, and tghe ciav Meisenthal
VDV Room 116
Radio Talks – Michael Lissek
Is it possible without sex and death?
Tuesday, 04.12.2012, 19:00
Limona Glaskasten, Steubenstr. 6
Feature author and director Michael Lissek knows how to arrest attention. He talks about sex and death and why his features (almost) always focus on it. His lecture is part of the series “Radio Talks” at the Chair of Experimental Radio.
Trinidad & Tobago – a priates intern
Tuesday, 27.11.2012, 19:00
VDV, room 116
Robert Hofmann will talk about his lecturing internship, work with the University of the West Indies and experience in Trinidad.
Known for being a major drug hub between south and north America and its pirates and high crime rates, it also is a country with incredible landscapes, geographical benefits for travelers, peoples hospitality, much positive to explore
- and self made mango jam.
Radio Talks – Renate Jurzik
Material that wants to be arranged
Narrative strategies in features – Then and now
Tuesday, 20.11.2012, 19:00
Limona Glaskasten, Steubenstr. 6
rbb’s head of editorial department Renate Jurzik talks about how narrative strategies in radio features changed over time. She will hold a lecture within the series “Radio Talks” at the Chair of Experimental Radio.
Radio Talks – Helmut Kopetzky
me – forms of subjektivity
Tuesday, 13.11.2012, 19:00
Limona Glaskasten, Steubenstr. 6
The renowned feature and book author Helmut Kopetzky holds a lecture within the framework of “Radiogespräche”, a series of lectures organised by the Chair of Experimental Radio at Bauhaus University Weimar. His topic will be the forms of subjectivity in documentary radio.
„Das Gummiboot“ (The inflatable boat) is a play by Georg Lichtenegger. In context of his master thesis in Media Arts at Bauhaus University, he is presenting a play which is situated in a surreal place, where seven protagonists examine social evils, rules and interconnections.
at Gaswerk Weimar
Second Performance: 03.11.2012
at Gaswerk Weimar
More information: www.gummi-theater.de
betterbauhaus is now new-tendency
As some of you might have noticed the website and facebooksite of my bauhaus is better than yours
are not accessible anymore. They are very sorry about that.
Less than three weeks ago they received a letter from a well-known german hardware store saying that they would trespass their trademarks rights. First they believed it was a joke since they had always referred to the historical Bauhaus in a humorous way. They had to enter into negotiations but discovered soon that the opposing party was not willing to agree to any compromises. Plus there was only little chance to win against a company with millions of annual turnover.
So they had to make an immediate decision and they direct now into a NEW TENDENCY
which became their new trademark. We would invite you to check out their new web and Facebook spaces.
Bauhaus Masters WS 2012
We would like to invite you to the first Bauhaus Masters lectures this Semester.
On Monday the 22.10. Thomas Meineckes »Hülle und Fülle«
lecture. He will spinn his LP´s while showing and talking about their Covers.
| Van der Velde Bau (VDV) | Room 116
On Tuesday the 23.10. Dr. Jürgen Kuttner
will have his famous »Videoschnipsel« lecture
10 o´clock | Audimax
29.11. – 02.12.
Post Graduate Lectures – rated break point
25.10. – 02.12.
Grafe Kreativ Preis 2012 and Bauhaus Essentials
Exhibition of the selected works by the jury of the Grafe Kreativ Preis and Bauhaus Essentials at the Gallery of the Universtiy Marke.6
in the new Museum Weimar.
Vernissage: Thursday 25.10.2012, 18:00
Bauhaus Masters – Lecture with Jason Dodge
First video documentation
of the Bauhaus Masters lectures.
betterbauhaus nominated for the german design award
The Label MY BAUHAUS IS BETTER THAN YOURS founded by former Students of Bauhaus University just got nominated for the “german design councils premier price”. Congratulations!
german design council
coming show: better bauhaus at art contemporary berlin
Rang & Namen Release – Hamburg and Leipzig
After the magazine release in Weimar and the first stop in Berlin, the Rang&Namen Crew will present the latest issue in Hamburg. The small but beautiful shop named “Das Magazin” located in the new town of the Hanseatic city, will host us during the next days. Come by and hang out with us. We look forward seeing you there! The Tour continues in September in Leipzig.
Das Magazin, Teilfeld 8
Exhibition from 24.– 26.08.
Mzin, Paul-Gruner-Str. 8
08.09.2012, 19:00 Uhr
After having some troubles with the coding of our website and after a long time of bug fixes, we thought the summaery is a good date to officially release our Herbert. Come by to celebrate! Friday, the thirteenth, 4pm in our classroom in Marienstr. 1a, room 101 with music and cool drinks. We are also showing our current project “Nature”.
Liz and the Boys
Weimar’s biggest rock stars playing on this year’s alumni-meeting on Saturday at the Bauhaus Atelier starting at 17:30. Liz Bachhuber on the Mic, Jay Rutherford (Guitar), Hermann Stamm (Drums) and Welf Oertel (Bass).
The secret of the Invisible
The project shows the possibilities of creative and artistic imagery in the field of visualizing the invisible. A collaboration with the radiologic department of the Hufeland und Sophien Hospital Weimar.
Thanks to Dr. Dannenberg and her Team for the Support
Vernissage: Friday 06. July, 14:30
Radiologic Departement of the Hufeland-Hospital Weimar
House F Level 4
Bauhaus Masters – Michael Riedel
Over the past decade, Michael Riedel’s practice has incorporated a wide range of media and included large-scale works on canvas, fabric works, film and video, audio recordings, installations, and events. A central focus is the production and design of books, catalogues, brochures, posters, and invitation cards. These works, begun in the late 1990s, often accompany and document his exhibitions. Website
Lecture Michael Riedel
Thursday, 25 June 2012
Van-de-Velde-Werkstatt, HP 05
Projektil 2012 — Patrick Desbrosses
Patrick Desbrosses studied photodesign in in his birth city Munich. In between, he had been to Copenhagen and Chicago to gather knowledge and experience. Today he works as a freelance photographer in Berlin. His work has been released in many publications. Amongst his clients are Neon, intro and jetzt.de, as well as Die Zeit, Zeit Campus, Zeit Leo and Zeit Wissen. Website
Lecture Patrick Desbrosses
Thursday, 07 June 2012
Van-de-Velde-Werkstatt, HP 05
08 — 09 June 2012
01. June 2012
The End of Line – Typogravieh Lebt 8
The little Typogravieh is on a journey again! On June 1st and 2nd it sets out for new adventures!
We consult the oracle of Typhi and ask for the future of typography. We’ll also take a look into the past and invite you to join us, together with some great speakers:
Studio Bendita Gloria (ES)
Petr van Blokland (NL)
Verena Gerlach (D)
Dafi Kühne (CH)
Jakob Runge (D)
14. Mai 2012
Bauhaus Masters – Dialog with Jason Dodge
This Semesters Bauhaus Masters Series is starting with the Berlin based Artist Jason Dodge who is based in New York and Berlin. His work is the result of situations that he connects with everyday life and his personal experience. He works with different media in different disciplines. This Semester we are happy to have him as a Guest Professor in the Faculty of Design.
Projektil 2012 — Manuel Raeder
Manuel Raeder lives and works in Berlin. His main focus lies in generating collaborations with artists, plants, scientists, parrots, fashion designers, printers, interns, librarians, curators, rappers, photocopiers, book binders, none professionals and theorists, always questioning upon the practice and re-evaluating the position that humans have in relation to their objects. His work has a wide range of formats exploring the boundaries between exhibitions, ephemera, books, type design, editing and publishing to furniture design. In the past 10 years he has realized various exhibitions, books, commissioned and self-published, that explore the boundaries of artists books, editing, and the book as a publishing medium. Website
Lecture Manuel Raeder
Thursday, 03 May 2012
Van-de-Velde-Werkstatt, HP 05
Projektil 2012 — Veronica Ditting
Veronica Ditting studied graphic design at the FH Dortmund and at the Gerrit Rietvel Academy in Amsterdam and founded her own studio in 2005. She is the art director of the magazines The Gentlewoman and Fantastic Man and manly works in the cultural field. Preferred media are books and magazines that are developed in close cooperation with clients. Most of the time she works in Amsterdam and London and her work has already been awarded with the Best Dutch Book Designs and D&AD (British Design & Art Direction). Website
Lecture Veronica Ditting
Thursday, 26 April 2012
Van-de-Velde-Werkstatt, HP 05
26 — 28 April 2012
10. April 2012 – 06. Mai 2012
kiosk.6: Grow Together
An intervention between inside and outside – the kiosk.6 becomes a place of process, of change and transformation. Characterized by the movement and the development of plants, the growth becomes the center of the experience and tangible for the viewer in a special way. Draw from this development, we study and observe and work with it. Scents, colors, shapes and textures combine to lead us and own artistic consequences.
A project from and with
Ina Niehoff and Anna Teuber
Finissage: 06.05.2012 – 15.00