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Bauhaus 100

To commemorate the global influence of the Bauhaus school of design, architecture, and applied arts, and to mark its 100th anniversary, we are collaborating with our Australian partners to present exhibitions, show films, bring together international artists and discuss the school’s significance with leading researchers.

Bauhaus building in Dessau (square)Photo (detail): commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lelikro


Please join us at the following events:

23 August – 21 October 2019, in Ballarat:
Bauhaus Foto 
Exhibition at Ballarat International Foto Biennale, featuring:

  • Celina Lunsford, Artistic Director, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (festival guest)
  • Lilly Lulay, photographer, Frankfurt (festival guest)
  • Thomas Ruff, photographer, Düsseldorf (exhibition)
30 September – 02 October 2019, in Sydney:
Impact! From Bauhaus to IKEA
International Conference presented by the UTS School of Design, IKEA x UTS Future Living Lab and the Goethe-Institut. Guests include:
  • Dr Claudia Perren, CEO Bauhaus Foundation Dessau
  • Prof Axel Kufus, University of the Arts Berlin
  • Prof Andrew McNamara, Queensland University of Technology
  • Prof Tom Avermaete, ETH Zurich
04–25 November 2019, in Canberra:
Canberra Design Festival

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Recommended Links

ABC series on Bauhaus
The Bauhaus - a school, a movement, an idea

How Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack brought Bauhaus to Australia
SBS German radio (in German only)
Bauhaus 100

Bauhaus – More than Architecture

International press

How Bauhaus Redefined What Design Could Do for Society (New York Times)

Bauhaus at 100: its legacy in five key designs (The Guardian)

Bauhaus at 100: what it means to me by Norman Forster, etc. (The Guardian)

Bauhaus (Deutsche Welle)

Other Links

Deutschland Bauhaus 100

Bauhaus Imaginista