Design Department: Exhibition number eight

On February 23rd, graduates of the Design Department/ Akademie für Mode und Kommunikation Düsseldorf will present their final theses at the Düsseldorf Stahlwerk.  

 

What drives them around – Generation Y, the Millennials, the Digital Natives? The topics of our graduating class 2018 are sharply defined and reflect our society with all its longings and problems. Titles such as “We ain? t yours to tame”,”RE-ROOTED” or “After All” deal with assigned roles and systems that have to be broken through.

 

This includes racism and discrimination as well as our own very ambitious goals. The fact that the media can only be digitally stored for a relatively short period of time becomes a topic:”In the search for lost time” shows us a future scenario in which people will no longer have any physically tangible memories in which neither children’s photos nor the individualized music of past times exist. Digitisation is progressing at a tremendous pace, so that our current technology will quickly become obsolete and everything that is important to us today will no longer be available. The “Ma bonne Louise” collection pays homage to Louise Weiss and the idea of a united Europe. Underwater Love, on the other hand, is a visual charge of marine pollution. Will we only be able to admire the underwater world as a print in the future?

 

The collections and concepts will again be presented in a graduate show and an accompanying exhibition. This year, Andreas Hoyer from Heimat/Cologne is once again advising the graduates as show choreographer and guest lecturer for this year’s Exhibition Design project. The concepts of the final theses are translated into spatial installations, multimedia performances, film and photography. The results can be viewed daily from February 21 to February 25,2018 at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf.

 

The vernissage will take place on Tuesday, 20.02.2018 from 18:00 pm.

Nathan Ishar. Foto: Daniel Ortiz Cabrera

Trang Nguyen. Foto: Ruslan Varabyou

Sebastián Lara Severiche

Design Department: Exhibition number eight

On February 23rd, graduates of the Design Department/ Akademie für Mode und Kommunikation Düsseldorf will present their final theses at the Düsseldorf Stahlwerk.  

 

What drives them around – Generation Y, the Millennials, the Digital Natives? The topics of our graduating class 2018 are sharply defined and reflect our society with all its longings and problems. Titles such as “We ain? t yours to tame”,”RE-ROOTED” or “After All” deal with assigned roles and systems that have to be broken through.

 

This includes racism and discrimination as well as our own very ambitious goals. The fact that the media can only be digitally stored for a relatively short period of time becomes a topic:”In the search for lost time” shows us a future scenario in which people will no longer have any physically tangible memories in which neither children’s photos nor the individualized music of past times exist. Digitisation is progressing at a tremendous pace, so that our current technology will quickly become obsolete and everything that is important to us today will no longer be available. The “Ma bonne Louise” collection pays homage to Louise Weiss and the idea of a united Europe. Underwater Love, on the other hand, is a visual charge of marine pollution. Will we only be able to admire the underwater world as a print in the future?

 

The collections and concepts will again be presented in a graduate show and an accompanying exhibition. This year, Andreas Hoyer from Heimat/Cologne is once again advising the graduates as show choreographer and guest lecturer for this year’s Exhibition Design project. The concepts of the final theses are translated into spatial installations, multimedia performances, film and photography. The results can be viewed daily from February 21 to February 25,2018 at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf.

 

The vernissage will take place on Tuesday, 20.02.2018 from 18:00 pm.