2021
Frieze and Embelm
Red Giant

2020
Red Giant
Observatory

2019
Suns
XY
Sticky Grass
Top Universal S&M
Eye Drop

2018
Piercer Series
Left Right Center
The Office
TOFI 1, TOFI 2

2017
Dead End
Viruses (Lucile)
Walkout
Stay in Shape
Telimena
COMMON GROUND (GRID)

2016
COMMON GROUND
Romantic Composition for Twelve Performers and a String Quartet

2015
Run-Up
Brilliant Blue
Nepomuk

2014
Brazier
XY, installation, video by Noviki, 2019
1 Zuza Golinska, Noviki, XY, 2019, Galeria Arsenal
2 Zuza Golinska, XY, 2019, Galeria Arsena

On August 1, 1930, the director of Bauhaus Hannes Meyer was dismissed. Protest and struggles followed, initiated by the school’s students supporting the radical politics and design ideas Meyer stood for. After several weeks, the protestors were pacified by the police and the most rebellious students were expelled from the school by the new director, Mies van der Rohe. Events of those weeks, as well as their results and origins, remain obscured from the institution’s historiography. However, these offer a way to understand the school’s history and legacy in a complex and dynamic way, celebrating critically 100 years of its foundation.

Exhibition is structured around the school experienced in 1928 to 1930. Looking at the intrinsic dichotomy between theory and practice within Bauhaus, the exhibition asks about the place of architecture, industrial production and politics in the history of the school. Those historical questions about the relationship between functionalism and formalism in the school’s curriculum are raised through the use of archival sources and works of contemporary artists.

Taking students' engagement as the historical lens of its narration, the exhibition will present lesser-known architectural realizations of the school, such as "Houses with Balcony Access" in Dessau-Törten and the ADGB School in Bernau. It is in these projects that the original ideal of the school’s collective engagement in the process of building was realized and updated according to the changing political and economic landscape. [...]

Text by Ewa Tatar and Adam Przywara, SEE YOU AFTER THE REVOLUTION!

Curated by Ewa Tatar and Adam Przywara at The Arsenal Gallery, Białystok.
Pictures by Zuza Golińska.