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Award Ceremony Material Effects Chemnitz

“Material Effects, Experiments, Photographs, Designs – or why the stuff that things are made of is important.”

An exhibition of the VillaARTE e.V. in cooperation with the Museum of Industry Chemnitz. With nominated and prize-winning contributions of the 6th International Marianne Brandt Contest 2016

   2nd OCTOBER 2016 until 8th JANUARY 2017
          at the Museum of Industry Chemnitz

exhibition opening and award ceremony

1st October 2016 
Sächsisches Industriemuseum Chemnitz, Zwickauer Straße 119

3h pm
Rassmussenhalle and Galerieraum
Musical opening of the exhibition material effects:
Material Percussion Ultra Wood

4h pm
Main Hall

Reception: Dr. Oliver Brehm, Director of the Industrial Museum Chemnitz

Dr. Manuel Frey, Deputy Director of the Cultural Foundation of Saxony,
Simone Becht, Cultural Management Representative of the City of Chemnitz

Why the stuff that things are made of is important: Linda Pense, Curator of the International Marianne Brandt contest and Chairwoman of Villa Arte e.V. Chemnitz

Music: Material Percussion Ultra Wood

5h pm
Main Hall
About Material Effects:
The judges of the contest
Prof. Ahn Sang-soo (Typographer, Seoul),
Prof. Barbara Schmidt (Porcelain Designer, Berlin),
Prof. Harald Welzer (Sociologist, Potsdam),
Jan Mammey (Photographer, Leipzig),
Renate Flagmeier (Director of the Museum of Things, Berlin),
Henrik Mauler and Jamie Raap (Abstract Animation Artists, Zeitguised, Berlin)
in conversation with the moderator of the event Thomas Bille (Journalist, Halle / Saale)

recognitions, special prizes (vitra, smow GmbH, usm Haller, Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin, Industrieverein Sachsen 1828, Lumalenscape)
and presentation of grand prizes in the categories of experimental arrangements, photography and
product design by representatives of the Jury and the Curator of the contest


From 8h pm
at Club Lokomov
(Augustusburger Straße 102, 09126 Chemnitz)
Material Party with Ultra Wood and dance in paper for all


2nd October
11h am depart from Museum of Industry
bus-excursion to the Bauhaus Dessau
With a guided tour through the current exhibition „Big plans - Modern figures, visionaries and inventors. Applied Modernism in Saxony-Anhalt 1919-1933“ and a visit of the reconstructed residential workshops of Marianne Brandt in
the Bauhaus building

Departure Time: 11h am, expected time of return: 20h pm, Cost: 25.- Euro
Registration before September 23:

For questions about accommodations, we have set up a guest office:

We look forward to a nice evening with you!

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