When Neubrückenstrasse was being rebuilt after the war, its buildings and three churches surrounding the site of the theatre were being built “historically”. A financial delay stalled the rebuilding of the theater in similar neo-classical style, and a protest by architects and planners led to a counter-proposal. Within six short weeks, the protestors collective of Deilmann, Rave, VonHausen and Ruhnau had entered and won the competition. The result was epochal; a "thunderclap" of bewildering pink and blue mosaic tiles and glass, wrapped around a fragment of ruin. In other words, it was such a special event in the city that it seemed unlikely to take place again.
The question is, how does modernism survive the continued assault of its own inventions? What is its plan for changing with time? Does it still want to grow to cover the entire Earth, or is that universality now abandoned? What is then its sense of space?
To test these questions, the artists CAMP have made a historical-materialist proposal for this location.
Tate Modern Transformer Galleries and Tanks Ten Days Six Nights March 24 to April 2, 2017 CA
"From Footpath to Flat (via FSI)" video lecture by CAMP, part two of a series, at KRVIA auditorium at 11 am.
"From Janta Colony to Janta Colony" video lecture by CAMP, part one of a series, at KRVIA auditorium at 11 am.
CAMP presents a sequence of 10 examples from their work, in which new shapes appear stretched across technologies, imaginations and actual geography, after the network.
General Rehearsal A show in three acts from the collections of V-A-C, MMOMA and KADIST
We invite you in the cities of Batticaloa, Bombay, Chittagong, Delhi, Dhaka, Karachi, Khulna, Kolkata and Lahore, to change the course of a film's history, sip from its waters, taste its oddness of...
Keynote Presentation: From Janta Colony to Janta Colony (imaginary to destroyed) 1950 to 1982 Via print and film, music, love, bulldozers, state propaganda and peoples archives.
CAMP at Sheher o Funn, the inaugural biennale of the city of Lahore with From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf.
From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf
2020 is a self-organised group of artists, architects, filmmakers and live art practitioners, who came together to produce a group imagination of and reflection upon, the near future.