Invitation to Press Conference and Press Tour

bauhaus imaginista narrates the international histories of the Bauhaus. Since its foundation the Bauhaus was in contact with other Avant-Garde movements of the 20th century. bauhaus imaginsita suggests are reading of the Bauhaus as a cosmopolitan project with global resonances: A major exhibition and two conferences trace transnational relations, correspondences, and narratives of migration, going beyond the years when it was active as a school (1919–1933).

Courtesy of Microscope Gallery and Kurt Schwerdtfeger Estate 2016
Reflecting Color-Light-Play, 1922 , light performance, apparatus reconstructed 2016

[Translate to English:] Text

Following exhibitions, symposia and workshops in 2018 in Hangzhou, Kyoto and Tokyo, São Paulo, Lagos, Delhi, New York and Moscow, all four chapters of the of the exhibition and research project will be brought together at HKW on more than 21,000 square feet with historic objects and new commissioned works by Kader Attia, Luca Frei, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, The Otolith Group, Alice Creischer, Doreen Mende, Paulo Tavares and Zvi Efrat.

You are cordially invited to the press conference and the ensuing tour of bauhaus imaginista on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11 am at Haus der Kulturen der Welt.

Bernd Scherer, Director of Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Johannes Ebert, Secretary-General of the Goethe-Institut
Hortensia Völckers, Executive Board / Artistic Director of the German Federal Cultural Foundation
Claudia Perren, Director of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation
Marion von Osten, curator bauhaus imaginista
Grant Watson, curator bauhaus imaginista

The artists and researchers will attend.
Press Conference and tour with simultaneous translation GER/EN.

Send us your press credentials by Mar 13, 2019 at the latest: presse(at)


[Translate to English:] Download

Download Invitation 
To the top