ONLINE: Philip Ursprung /CH and Karin Sander /DE

You can watch the online lecture on the facebook page KRUH  and CAMP on 6th of May from 7.30 pm.

Teaching Art to Architects: A Manifesto

Art and architecture have drifted apart. 
Architecture education is contributing to the alienation between art and architecture.
The mainstream of architecture schools is drawn towards technology.
Architecture schools run after digitalization and sustainability, and planning.
Architecture is not here to serve.
It is here to change the world.
It is time to reconnect architecture with art and bring theory, politics and beauty into the curriculum.
Karin Sander & Philip Ursprung

Philip Ursprung

Philip Ursprung is Professor of Art History and Architecture at the ETH Zurich. He studied in Geneva, Vienna and Berlin. He has taught at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, the University of Zurich, Columbia University in New York and the Institute of Architecture in Barcelona. He was a guest curator of the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal, the author’s exhibition Herzog & de Meuron: Archeology of the Mind, and the catalog Herzog & de Meuron: Natural History (2002). Between 2017–2019, he headed the Institute of Architecture at the ETH Zurich.

Karin Sander

Karin Sander is a German conceptual artist currently living in Berlin and Zurich. She studied at the Freie Kunstschule Stuttgart and at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart. In her works, Karin Sander refers to the current situation and considers their institutional and historical context. Since September 2007, Karin Sander has been Professor of Basic Principles of Design, Art and Architecture at ETH Zurich. She is responsible for the artistic education of students of the Department of Architecture.

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Thanks to you we have been able to realize our projects since 2001
We organize this lecture in cooperation with CAMP – Center for architecture and metropolitan planning.
Kruh z.s.
Under the patronage of:
Česká komora architektů
With financial support:
Ministerstvo kultury ČR, Státní fond kultury, Nadace české architektury, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Goethe Institut,
The project is realized with the financial support from hl. m. Prahy
Design partner:
Vitra Koncept, s.r.o.
Main partners:
FORBO FLOORING, mmcité1 a. s., M&T, SOMFY spol. s r.o.
SIPRAL a. s., ARCHICAD, MDA Praha s. r. o., PREFA Aluminiumprodukte s. r. o.,
BUILDING Shutter Systems s.r.o., Wiesner-Hager
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Architect+, ArtMap, CZECHDESIGN, ERA21,, PROPAMÁTKY, Radio 1, Radio Wave, STAVBA,
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