BAUHAUS AND THE OLD NORSE


Bauhaus and the Old Norse, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

2019
BAUHAUS AND THE OLD NORSE
BAUHAUS 100

Performed at the pre-opening
of the Bauhaus Museum
, Dessau
The 23rd of February 2019
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Platz 1

by Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas,
Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic

2019 marked the centenary of the founding of the Bauhaus.
The lecture “Bauhaus and the Old Norse” by artist
Sebastian Makonnen Kjølaas, Siri Hjorth, and
Mikael D. Brkić, was presented as part of that centenary,
at the pre-opening of the Bauhaus Museum, organised by
the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, in which the new museum
building was accessible to visitors for the first time, with a
varied programme of music, performances and conversations.
Hjorth, Kjølaas and Brkic performed the lecture as the
Old Norse goddess Frøya, and her two cats. The lecture dealt
with the pedagogical, architectural and performative
concepts of the Bauhaus from the perspective of Old Norse
mythology.

READ BAUHAUS LECTURE HERE

VIEW SLIDESHOW HERE

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau / Foto: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau / Foto: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Photographer: Nathalie Wächter, 2018

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers

Frejya at the Miniloft, 2019, with Siri Hjorth and Mikael D. Brkic. Photographer: Shauna Summers