Temporary Bauhaus app
Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung Berlin
In this app you can learn more about the world's largest Bauhaus collection - with a special guide for children.
The collection of the Bauhaus Archive is the world's most comprehensive and multi-faceted collection on the Bauhaus, its history and its continued influence. Its extensive holdings include studies from the classroom, workshop work from all areas of design, architectural plans and models, artistic photographs, documents, the photo archive on the history of the Bauhaus and the library.
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While our museum is being renovated and expanded, the Bauhaus Archive is located in the temporary bauhaus-archiv, the temporary location in Berlin-Charlottenburg (Attention: Due to the current situation around COVID-19, the museum is currently closed). This is where we will be experimenting with forms of presentation, events, cooperations and new content in the coming years.
The app contains:
- The audio tour through the collection, which is currently not accessible to the public due to the renovation of the Bauhaus Archive
- An audio tour for children
- Over 100 illustrations of the most important works of the artists at the Bauhaus
- Facebook sharing
- Transcription of the listening texts
Bauhaus Dessau app
Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau
The free "Bauhaus Dessau" app accompanies interested parties on an exploratory tour through the Bauhaus city of Dessau. The app, developed by MicroMovie Media GmbH, leads with an interactive map to the original Bauhaus buildings such as the Masters' Houses, the Bauhaus building or Walter Gropius' employment office. The new Bauhaus Museum of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation is also represented with current service information, events and maps.
Even places in the Bauhaus building that are otherwise only accessible within the framework of guided tours can be experienced via the app: 360-degree panoramas show the assembly hall with stage, the cafeteria, Walter Gropius' former director's room, a historic student room and the roof terrace of the studio building that housed the students' and young masters' studios.
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A very special feature is the work "Bauhaus Sound" by the Berlin composer and sound designer David Kamp. The unique sound composition enriches the exhibitions and buildings with an experimental sound level. It comprises more than 100 sound elements from which an infinite sound composition is created. The basis and sound material are acoustic miniatures on Bauhaus themes - developed from recordings of rooms, workshops, design objects and historical materials from the Foundation's building research archive. The audio elements are randomly recombined again and again - so every listener listens to a very individual composition. An atmospheric backdrop of noisy and musical sounds, created by tapping, stroking and rubbing glass, metal and stone, the pure spatial atmosphere of the Masters' Houses and underscored with fragments of Bauhaus poems.
Klassik Stiftung Weimar
The Weimar+ app is a multimedia companion through the Bauhaus Museum, the Museum Neues Weimar, the Haus Am Horn and the Nietzsche Archive. With audio tours through the exhibitions, information on events and numerous other contributions, you will discover Weimar Modernism with it. Download the app to your own device, or even before your visit. When visiting the Bauhaus Museum Weimar, the Museum Neues Weimar or the Haus Am Horn, you can use the Weimar+ app as a free audio guide through the museum.
Download the app in the App-Store (iOS) or in the Playstore (Android).
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