Human - Space - Machine. Stage Experiments at the Bauhaus
Publisher: Spector Books
A catalog with sketches, drawings, photographs as well as films, figurines, costumes, models, and apparatus devoted to the experiments and concepts of the legendary Bauhaus stage.
In 1921, Walter Gropius founded a theatre workshop at the Bauhaus. It Conducted new research and experiments on the relationship in between humans and technology. The central Protagonists Lothar Schreyer, Oskar Schlemmer, and László Nagy Moholoy-Investigated the issues of mechanisation, industrialisation machine, and rationalisation. They sought a new, meaningful relationship with the dynamited, increasingly Technically animated environment. In Their stage laboratory, they developed abstract motion studies, designed atmosphere machines, and built theatre apparatus. They also organised the famous Bauhaus celebrations, where they staged Themselves as a collective of "new humans".