Interview with Hannah Waldron

Hannah Waldron’s weavings translate the dynamism of modern architecture and cityscapes into fabric design… Hannah exhibited ‘Span IV’  as part of WEAVE IT!. The spans series links archetypal textile design language with the built environment. The compression and extension in the compositions continues Hannah’s interest in high speed travel, rhythm, and acceleration in relation to […]

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‘The Event of a Thread’: a recap of Weave It! an exhibition curated by Decorating Dissidence

‘Something speaks to us, a sound, a touch, hardness or softness, it catches us and asks us to be formed’ – Anni Albers, ‘Material as Metaphor’ (1982) 2019 marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Bauhaus, an experimental German art school that sought to reimagine the role of art and design in everyday […]

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Pioneers in Peckham: Bauhaus Legacies in London

Amongst the latest in Bauhaus Centenary exhibition offerings comes RIBA’s ‘Beyond Bauhaus: Modernism in Britain, 1933-66’, an innovative installation of archival materials arranged inside temporary columns with geometric peep-holes cut at varying heights. Anchored in the 1930s, the exhibition presents a rich survey of avant-gardism in British architecture and design, augmented by international trends and […]

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The Chairs of Chandigarh…

In 1922, ‘Bauhaus in Calcutta‘ saw artists travel from Germany to India to exhibit work and sketches alongside modern Indian artists like Nandalal Bose and Sunayani Devi. In conversation with the Visva-Bharati school, founded by poet, musician and artist Rabindranath Tagore, it came at a time when Indian artists were seeking a modernist language outside […]

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Spotlight: Tatiana Bilbao

This year will see Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao begin her design for an aquarium in Mazatlán. But this is ‘not a zoo for fish‘. Instead, Bilbao’s studio will work within the Brutalist structures to create an eco-friendly, sustainable research centre that seeks to enrich its surroundings. We chose to spotlight Bilbao’s work in this Bauhaus special […]

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