TDM2022, Key-Graphic and overview of Partner Cities, © Graphic: Ben Buschfeld, 2022
TRIENNIAL OF MODERNIMS 2022
Festival Headquarters & Program, 01 Oct – 31 Dec 2022
Special-Focus – Modernism in Ukraine, 01 Oct to 16 Dec 2022:
5-part exhibition: MODERN ROOTS AND HERITAGE OF KHARKIV AND LVIV
01 Oct at 19:30
Opening with exhibition – Modernism in Ukraine – Vernissage Part #1: Lviv Modernism: «Let buildings speak. Visual story of Lviv modern housing architecture»
Opening speech : District Councillor Oliver Schruoffeneger
Introduction: Myroslava Liakhovych (affiliated researcher at Centre for Urban History, Lviv / presently at ETH Zurich – Institute for History and Theory of Architecture)
The thematic focus «Modernism in Ukraine» for the Triennial of Modernism 2022 in Berlin and at the opening event directs attention to the roots and heritage of modernism in Ukraine, in Kharkiv and Lviv.
The special focus aims at a trans-European consideration of the historical references and protagonists as well as the question of the current state of modernism in the face of the war of aggression on Ukraine and the opportunities and challenges for future European cooperation.
A five-part exhibition series at BHROX bauhaus reuse, with four chapters in the pavilion on Ernst-Reuter-Platz and with one chapter in the architecture building of the TU Berlin (forum), shows buildings and contexts in Kharkiv and Lviv from the interwar period to postmodernism.
The Special Focus will conclude with a release event for the special issue of the Docomomo Journal «Special Issue – Modern Movements in Ukraine» and a workshop talk on modernism in Ukraine.
Exhibition divided into chapters #1-5:
Modernism in Ukraine – MODERN ROOTS AND HERITAGE OF KHARKIV AND LVIV
Chapter #1: 02 to 21 Oct 2022, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz
«Lviv Modernism: Let buildings speak. Visual story of Lviv modern housing architecture»
Partner: Centre for Urban History (CUH), Lviv;
Author / Photographer: Myroslava Liakhovych (affiliated researcher at Centre for Urban History, Lviv / presently at ETH Zurich – Institute for History and Theory of Architecture)
Chapter #2: 27 Oct – 10 Nov 2022, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz (central island)
«City, Architecture, Modernism – Public buildings of the interwar period in Lviv»
Partner*in: International Cultural Centre (ICC), Krakow in cooperation with Museum of Architecture in Wrocław (MAW);
Author / Photographer: Michal Wisniewski (International Cultural Centre, Krakow), Żanna Komar (International Cultural Centre, Krakow), Paweł Mazur (Photography)
Chapter #3: 13 to 24 Nov 2022, TU Berlin Architecture Building (Forum)
«Modernism in Lviv and the contribution of Jewish architects. Ferdynand Kassler – Inventor of Galician Modernism»
Partner*in: Lviv Polytechnic National University in cooperation with Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des Lebens und Wirkens deutschsprachiger jüdischer Architekten, Bundesinstitut für Kultur und Geschichte der Deutschen im östlichen Europa and IfA – TU Berlin;
Author / Photographer: Bohdan Cherkes (Lviv Polytechnic National University, PNU) in Zusammenarbeit mit Yulia Bohdanova (Lviv Polytechnic National University, PNU) und Igor Kopyliak (Lviv Polytechnic National University, PNU)
Chapter #4: 13 to 24 Nov 2022, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz
«Svoboda (Freedom) Square Ensemble in Kharkiv»
Partner / Author: Svitlana Smolenska (associated researcher at the Kharkiv School of Architecture, the Technical University of Berlin and the OWL University of Applied Sciences)
Chapter #5: 29 Nov to 16 Dec 2022, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz (central island)
«Ukrainian Socialist Postmodernism»
Partner*in: Urban Forms Center (UFC), Kharkiv;
Author / Photographer: Ievgeniia Gubkina and Pavlo Dorogoy (photography)
Closing event of the exhibition:
Date to be announced, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz
Release event for the special issue «Special Issue – Modern Movement in Ukraine» of the Docomomo Journal
Publisher: DOCOMOMO international, Uta Pottgiesser (President DOCOMOMO international); Guest editor: Alexander Bouryak (Kharkiv National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture / Docomomo Ukraine)
Program in cooperation with:
– Urban Forms Center Kharkiv (UFC)
– Centre for Urban History (CUH), Lviv
– Svitlana Smolenska (Kharkiv School of Architecture / ICOMOS Ukraine), Kharkiv
– Kharkiv National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture / Docomomo Ukraine, Alexander Bouryak
– Lviv Polytechnic National University – Institute of Architecture and Design
and in cooperation with the ETOM application partners (CREA application) and partners from Berlin:
– International Cultural Centre (ICC), Krakow (PL) with Museum of Architecture in Wrocław (MAW), in cooperation with LCUH
– House of Arts (HOA), Brno (CZ), in cooperation with UFC
– GjA – Society for Research into the Lives and Work of German-speaking Jewish Architects, in cooperation with Lviv Polytechnic National University
– DOCOMOMO international, represented by the President Uta Pottgiesser
– ICOMOS international, represented by Vice-President Riin Alatalu
– ICOMOS Germany, represented by President Tino Mager
Further programme for the Triennial of Modernism at BHROX bauhaus reuse:
12-23 Nov 2022, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz
«Urban Networks of Modernism and the Role of Jewish Architects – The Example of Gdynia (Poland)»
Exhibition 12 to 23 Nov 2022 (parallel to the exhibition Modernism in Ukraine – Chapter #4)
Partner*in: Society for Research into the Lives and Activities of German-speaking Jewish Architects in cooperation with the Pilecki Institute Berlin and BHROX bauhaus reuse.
The Polish city of Gdynia is considered a model city of Classical Modernism, whose development was significantly influenced by the steady expansion of the harbour.
11 Nov 2022, 6:00 p.m.: Exhibition opening, moderated by: Robert Kurianowicz (Berliner Zeitung)
17 Nov 2022; 19:00: Panel discussion with Robert Hirsch (City Conservator, Gdynia), Robert Kurianowicz (Berliner Zeitung) et al.
Conference and book launch
13 Nov 2022, 18:00, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz (central island)
«”Eastern European” Modernism – Contributions by Jewish Architects and Women Architects», edited by Jörg Gleiter, Günter Schlusche, Ines Sonder
Partners: Society for Research into the Lives and Work of German-Speaking Jewish Architects, in cooperation with Pilecki-Institut Berlin, TU Berlin and BHROX bauhaus reuse.
Conference and book presentation on the influence of Jewish architects from Eastern European countries on the reform movements of the early 20th century.
Speakers: Bohdan Cherkes (Polytechnic National University Lviv), Jörg Gleiter (TU Berlin, Institute for Architecture), Robert K. Huber (Curator, Triennale der Moderne), Beate Störtkuhl (Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe, Oldenburg) a.o.
After the conference, opening of the exhibition: Modernism in Ukraine – Chapter #3 (see above).
25 to 26 Nov 2022, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz
«Architecture Global Modern»
Book presentation «Architectural exports of the GDR» & symposium «China – account points of Modernism».
Partners: Hermann Henselmann Foundation, BHROX bauhaus reuse
25 Nov 2022, 18:00: Book presentation – lecture and discussion “Architekturexport der DDR. From Zanzibar to Halensee».
26 Nov 2022, 10:00 a.m.: Symposium «China – Nodes of Modernism. Place of exile in the 1930s/40s and German-Chinese architectural relations in the post-war period».
Speakers: Andreas Butter (IRS Erkner, ed.), Eduard Kögel (Berlin), Łukasz Stanek (Michigan), ZHANG Chunyan (Hangzhou), Li HOU (Shanghai / Boston), WANG Wen-chi (Taiwan), FENG Jiang (Guangzhou), Wolfgang Thöner (Dessau), Angelika Schnell (Vienna), Thomas Flierl (Hermann-Henselmann-Stiftung, ed.), Robert K. Huber (BHROX bauhaus reuse / zkg) a.o.
Workshop project and installation
17 to 31 Dec 2022, BHROX bauhaus reuse, Ernst-Reuter-Platz (central island)
KonTexte der Moderne (workshop/installation)
Workshop project and installation «Modern Pandemic Hu(wo)man»
Broadcast dates at bauhaus-reuse.de
KonTexte der Moderne (Podcast series)
Video series «Functionalism in Talk» on the genesis of functionalism