Digital Opening: bauhaus.film.digitally.expanded
The photo shows a large white canvas on which a Bauhaus figure can be seen.
Film release of section I and live discussion with Markus Heltschl and Paula Schwerdtfeger
Thu, 16.04.2020, 7 pm CEST
Online

»bauhaus.film.expanded« becomes »bauhaus.film.digitally.expanded«!

ZKM’s homage to the moving-image world of the Bauhaus, which opened in February, will be freely available online as of April 16, 2020. Due to the current situation, the ZKM will digitally present around 50 Bauhaus films from this unique exhibition and expand it with a supplementary program. Moderated by Teresa Retzer, Bauhaus experts will give live talks and short lectures, including the curators of the exhibition, experts Jeannine Fiedler, Jan Knopf, Martin Reinhart, Rolf Sachsse, and Paula Schwerdtfeger, and filmmakers Jutta Hercher and Maria Hemmleb.

At the opening of »bauhaus.film.digitally.expanded« there will be a live conversation between Paula Schwerdtfeger and Markus Heltschl about the films. The films will be available on www.zkm.de from Thursday morning. The first films to be put online were screened in the exhibition bauhaus.film.expanded under the section »Extended Forms of Films«. Kurt Schwerdtfeger’s film »Reflecting Color–Light Play« (DE 1922/1923/1967) and the documentary »Making of Kurt Schwerdtfeger« (DE 1922/1923/1967) are also among the forms of expanded film, as are films by László Moholy-Nagy, Oskar Schlemmer, and Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack.

The series starts on Thursday, 16 April 2020 at 7 p.m. with a live discussion between the experts Markus Heltschl and Paula Schwerdtfeger. You are cordially invited!

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