Jan Boelen in dialog with Indy Johar

As places where design is debated now and will be debated in the future, what is the duty and purpose of museums of applied arts? Which themes are relevant to everyday life? Which objects should be collected? And in what way and for what purpose? The MAK posed these questions to nine globally renowned design … weiter lesen „Jan Boelen in dialog with Indy Johar“

Incertitudes – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design

The exhibition EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design sparks an inspired and inspiring confrontation between the long-standing history of the MAK collection and contemporary design avant-garde. Tying in with EXEMPLARY’s unique presentation, nine internationally acclaimed design mavens participated in an experiment exploring the significance of the MAK collection … weiter lesen „Incertitudes – EXEMPLARY: 150 Years of the MAK – from Arts and Crafts to Design“

soma architecture. Immanent Elasticity

Marlies Wirth, Kuratorin der Ausstellungsreihe ANGEWANDTE KUNST. HEUTE hat uns ein paar Fotos vom Aufbau der Ausstellung soma architecture. Immanent Elasticity geschickt! Die von soma architecture für ihre Einzelausstellung im MAK konzipierte begehbare Installation handelt von Elastizität, der Eigenschaft spezifischer Materialien, biegsam, verformbar und damit auf verschiedene Weise veränderbar zu bleiben. Dabei meint Elastizität auch … weiter lesen „soma architecture. Immanent Elasticity“