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tv   Check-in - Weimar the cradle of modernism  Deutsche Welle  March 26, 2018 12:30am-1:00am CEST

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to ensure but the poets are the reason for my journey today it's the ball is iraq that began one hundred years ago. by the goldfields vasili condemned the publicly and many more in one thousand nine hundred they were founding figures of the ball's movement via fine art design and architecture balls became a pioneer off more during a tea first environment then in death so and berlin next year is the anniversary one hundred years but i'll take a look at viola today. we explore the site for the new balls museum which will open in two thousand and nineteen. we make a detour to the village of the order with the famous finding a church. and our of europe one fucking book where you'll shows us where most likely it is the capital of argentina. my
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first stop environment is the bowls university it was designed by the architect ainley but in the video with bright studios and curved lines. here by a tight group it was found that the balls in one thousand nine hundred nineteen a school of art and design that would reveal lucian eyes the shapes and colors of the twentieth century. architect thomas up or takes me on a tour. from here we have a stereo we're all good fundamentals are designed with its elliptical curves and it's a very popular photographic subject people who come here immediately take a picture of. the reputation of the balls attracted top names like didn't ski and finding out i could tick by to spend years developing the artist network.
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after world war one girl who was picked up these contacts. and he came here in nineteen nineteen is said i want to do something completely new not just architecture and not just applied arts i want to found. artists artisans and architects should be trained together. today about four thousand aspiring architects and civil engineers study at the university back in the day there were just one hundred fifty masters in students a small but dedicated community. period the work of how about bio who started out by us he designed these works for the boss exhibition in one thousand twenty three what's special is that he worked in condense his class where red squares and yellow triangles were theme combining basic shapes for the grays a color. now is the highlight of the tour.
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study of fight a sharp line from street for wood and functional that was the new boss style. because as an exception we're allowed to enter the sanctuary. and that is this is the original the goalposts room this is the original director's room designed by barter gropius with the one nine hundred twenty three boss exhibition. of the exhibition name to show the movements of chief and send explaining to say to people environment joining and this is our idea and i and this is what we're working on. the one hand i sit down and. go before i want to go the others can't but you may. no one's watching. here so this is where he said you know. does move into making comfortable
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furniture wasn't that a board to write because i have to say this isn't a cozy chair. just do this desk chair has been reconstructed from sketches and drawings there's no photo of it it's not recorded for two and she will do for years actually sat on a chair by dick monitors desk because i thought him to be a dog and later investor so there was a steal to share a buyer must broader than he used at his desk and it's that this one here is very lovely a radical but it suits the concept of this room when you look at the surrounding edge this all around border and is that in the countries need you all know from the lies to. my tour ends in this student cafe. it's no coincidence that powerhouse came to life here environment where once great thinkers of the enlightment gather it worked if you visit weimar today you'll be reminded of them
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every step of the way. and she would still feel at home environment today it's a smallish town but these weimar classicists they were known once made it the cultural center of europe. in the late eighteenth century it was ruled by can outlast a clever gene he recognised and supported people with great talent. he brought them to his court and paid them to write compose and stage plays. his home on from plan square was then as now the most prestigious address. the poet moved here in seventeen eighteen and as you can see he was an expert when it came to shapes and colors. he wrote such great works as fun. just in their study here.
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he died in the room next door in eight hundred thirty two. but it takes more than one power to make a golden age just a few steps from fallen plant is the house free to make sure the left and. his friend gus are brought home to weimar. they took the ideas of the enlightenment and humanism from weimar to the outside world. not far away is the city palace. a visit will give you an insight into how the art loving rule is lived. the palace had more than fifty state rooms. duchess on amalia and her son col augustus had enormous wealth and they used it to promote the arts and science.
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education library now known as the ana amalia library it's right next to the palace it's rococo hall is often reverently called the pantheon of german classicism. in fact poets and philosophers came here to study the classical works it was run for years by the great curser himself. on health south of the city that you call family had a hunting lodge built the bell there. even if you're not interested in the power house or the enlightenment if you just need a green o.s.'s to take a break while your environment this is the place feel. free says of the balls are hard to find environment but vague system for example at . the national theater the constitution of the via republic was passed here in one
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thousand nine hundred there is a plaque to commemorate ends. and who made it but it's a goal for us. we continue to the historic cemetery like a bolt of lightning this monument shoots out of the ground by talk to us build it on behalf of the unions to commemorate the victims of the political turmoil of nine hundred twenty the nazis destroyed the sculpture but it was late to rebuild slightly modified. this is pock idea is where you'll find the temple they have a house they kneel gothic building homes ma stuff you honey it's an had his painting studio it was bombed during world war two and has since stood as a ruin in the park.
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and finally the house on the lawn it's the very first building built by the falls in one thousand nine hundred three we can't visit at the moment because it's being prepared for the bellows anniversary in two thousand nine hundred. the house of one remains the only balls building environment in one nine hundred twenty five the balls had to leave the city because the new conservative government cut the schools funding but other cities were only too happy to welcome both so gold and his colleagues moved to bethel only two hours away from by car. this oddly shaped building is the bunk house academy and where the movement really took off it was the first house building here now an icon of modern design when it was built it seemed more in. like a series of boxes that had landed in
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a field. a catfish seen a decile many people and yes i was shocked that architecture could look like this and never seen anything like it it was none tiny architectural language it was. the julia house with its distinctive balconies was germany's first student dormitory it also belongs to the academy twenty eight buy houses lived worked and partied here you too can spend the night in one of the small studios not glamorous but modern. in the master's offices and in ski slope fields finding a and their colleagues allowed themselves a little more room the buildings look uniform from the outside flat roofs white cubes clear lines but the interiors show each master's own preferences. multi-colored and bright. or wide and minimalist it was an exciting colony of artists that bought a globe for years had nurtured here. and to this day could attract visitors to
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death so from around the world. this comes to us all so we have people from australia japanese groups and in the past few years more and more chinese groups come and really love to have a look this is when i was down on. the employment office is another example of house architecture indes are. planned as seen here the boss could do curves as well as straight lines as demonstrated by the corner office a waterside property they designed. the restaurant on the banks of the river add is a great place to end the day and. there is a lot of construction going on in via the new boat was museum is due to be complete for the one. hundredth anniversary the future director will be good business takes
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me to the building site. is the city is the building also by the host that is. imposed. no it's not a hostile it's contemporary and most designed by berlin architects hike ahead but it is acute. and that immediately makes you think of the bath house with flat roofs and things like that and fluff that has connections to the bauhaus to the. candidate is a real fan of me's founder or architecture can't hide that and i stick to a dentist for highly human right next door is the goal for which was built by the nazis as a demonstration of their problem. the neediest against two fairly. proximity isn't a coincidence and spun round hunted a has placed a building that to confront the go for was due to school board is the height of the building is also in line with that of the gulf war ron paul has museums there about
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the same height with the skull form the site is a very self-confident position and the plots healed because the bare nazis worked on forcing the bauhaus out of the town so innocents will return with great self-confidence. doesn't cause and that's what will so. it takes a lot of imagination to picture the bright sure rooms that will be here when the balls museum opens in april two thousand and nineteen for the first time there will be enough space to present the treasures of the volume up balls collection to a wide audience. pierce but that's. when the bauhaus had to levi my old copies have the opportunity to choose items from the bauhaus workshops on how to knit he chose one hundred sixty eight objects and we're going to display them. the world's first house collection this is of it's
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a special highlight which you can see nowhere else in breslau or berlin paris london. new york's income come with a larger highlight a tourist magnet. its people to live highlight of course there hi nice we know that many visitors are especially interested and. we have outstanding paintings by lionel finding a wonderful painting by claim they'll be exhibited down here in this area. for now the treasures are kept away from the public safely guarded in a warehouse but i can already admire some of the objects. would be there why do you need gloves to handle the lamp before. this is. not on this planet dates back to nine hundred twenty four it is by the hand are going to look as though it might look quite robust it was made by hand and water or
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. short and also see that up here the glass has a crack. although reproductions of the lamp on sale in every design shop didn't design these first prototypes are very fragile and important that actually. these figures look a bit more robust. doesn't hunt for. puppets by about hard scum and eve is a tutor would turn his workshop here in via i most inspired to create these completely new kinds of figures and i think i think we're going to take that out of a stick than that so what are there for it's a puppet so you put it on your hand and do a show for kids good now you know exactly that the idea was to play with all four children. and now from via to south america our of your one folks. invited us to he shows us his favorite places
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in the capital of argentina here's a new episode of meet a local. human welcome to wait outside a school and once and i'll take you through the city. in brazil in the cove it will start on the plus of the master of it that way is the seat of the national government and that's you know you're going to end the historic building that bill though was important in the founding of our country and here's the metropolitan cathedral. it's a blessing when everything happens here from the biggest celebrations to protests and demonstrations. and this into a tad sort of cologne is also in the city center it's one of the five theaters worldwide most renowned for their history size and acoustics here the most
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important classical music works and ballets are performed. one of them over again if you're exploring buenos aires you have to visit one of the many historical and traditional cafes in the city of now or in cafes or tony it's the oldest café in argentina at the thirty it's a cafe mustn't be with us you want to say this. isn't the end of the scene it's one hundred sixty years of existence many presidents artists and international authorities have sat at these tables when he was still living in argentina the pope drink coffee here. that's the city of buenos aires has more than three million residents and the metropolitan region more than twelve million it's one of the largest in latin america. say one of the our tour continues and one of the best known districts or gaudio is. once an immigrant district and now one of the most attractive places for tourists because of its street. life and traditions . with opinions. when i look at it that among the things that makes
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a book i unique are the vibrant colors of its buildings. and you know the tango the world but here's a secret only a few people here really know how to dance it. that same with now it's on to the city's hipster districts were in color more so for sure from the body of his name refers to the famous new york neighborhood and i think it used to be a working class district if you know if i know it's the i think when that now you'll find all sorts of restaurants so much for the most of the fashion and a sign outlets and an intense nightlife with.
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all the kind of hate there are also lots of places in this body all that serve beer and there's nothing like wanted to end the day with so. it could have a special i hope you liked it see you soon when our site is. just back you'll tell as high above in one thousand nine hundred thirty seven the nazis established by the concentration camp here prisoners from all over europe went through this gate with a cynical inscription you didn't assign it to each his own if you look closely you may think the font looks a little bit balls but how can that be. the answer is in the museum it describes the inhumane conditions in brooklyn but consideration cab and provides big. to him stories like that off he was
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a designer and architect of the ball school and a communist he was one of the first prisoners at pool invite they had to build the concentration camp france alice was given the job of making the sign for the gate he chose a boat house type face even though balls was criticized by the nazis for being degenerate and was forbidden but he put it right under their noses. fifty six thousand people were murdered by the nazis here on at us back but france italy survived later he worked as an architect in what was then east germany. in general from up here you have a great view of the weimar countryside and back there lies the small town of if you're a ball you should go there. and
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there are people overlooks the village of god of order now a district of weimar. and. there are many churches and tearing and this one became almost world famous. that was thanks to the bounce artist lionel finding out. he often cycled through the countryside and painted on churches especially the one in ghana. there's a small exhibition in the site where you can learn more about this german american artist immortalized the church in a total of thirteen paintings which is why it's often simply called defining a church. there's another reason to visit and the older the noise. that house a studio and home made of wood which the architect and norfolk had built for
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himself and his family in one nine hundred twenty nine. it was thirteen percent cheaper than a brick house and it took a man three days to build a shell. not a plan to mass produce. from that can be in your position he produced excellent results. a good new supported. that became famous for architects data a reference book on building design. published in one thousand nine hundred six it's still a standard work for architects the world over. the house somebody the idea of living and working under one roof the north that foundation now uses his former offices for conferences everything is functional down to the last detail in the house and in the garden. but for all in all these and notes all this most notably he integrated the use of the garden into his all round design for
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a living so how did somebody for instance see at a subsistence garden made. the premise was that even in financially hard times a family of four could survive for a year with a garden like this if you could figure for me here. with so i do gotta believe. it's well worth staying and cannot order until evening when a light installation illuminates the church and finding his color as. my last stop in via is the image listed in this restaurant people from the balls had wild parties students and masters together. and there were legendary cost of. parties. the post
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students could eat in the restaurant for relatively little money and they love to come here even though the decor is anything but bios. one hundred years of balls two thousand nine hundred is its anniversary work is being carried out everywhere to get things ready i was surprised how many traces i found anyway if you're also interested in the early years of the boathouse you should visit by next year now it's time for me to check out the local cuisine in vientiane good bye bye see you next time.
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