Conference: Collage/Montage: Mies van der Rohe und die Bildlichkeit der Architektur
2-3 December 2016, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst Aachen
Symposium in cooperation with Lutz Robbers, Ph.D. (Jade Hochschule Oldenburg), with Dietrich Neumann, Claire Zimmerman, Martino Stierli and others. The artistic, social, and technological conditions relating to the pictorial works and design techniques of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe demand close attention. The collages/ montages pose the question if architectural pictoriality is in fact fundamentally different to that of other forms of the pictorial. Can artistic, literary, or cinemato-graphic experiments with montages and collages simply be adopted and integrated into architecture – or is architectural pictoriality something very specific?
The full programme of the symposium can be accessed here.
In the last chapter of L’architecture au futur depuis 1889, Jean-Louis Cohen listed several “vanishing points” that, although barely visible in the distance, would allow architecture to escape the unrelenting aspiration for originality, newness, monumentality,...