day 1 – into the bauhaus sky
For a while now I wanted to get back into photography. A few years ago I was eager and took pictures of almost anything, but then I started to study at university and became so busy that I stopped. I have attempted several times to start again, but I found it very hard to integrate it into a daily routine. Now, about 2 years after my last attempt, I am just about finished with university and I have some free time coming my way very soon. Therefore I have decided that it’s time to get some external motivation and start this blog. Every day I will take pictures and present one of these pictures here on this blog. One day, one experience at a time. So, let’s start with day 1:
Currently I live in Berlin and today Ezequiel, my fiance, and me went to the bauhaus archive. I generally am very interested in classical modern art and the Bauhaus is also interesting for me because Paul Klee taught there and I really like him. Today, however, was mostly about photography, also in the exhibition which featured pictures by Albert Renger-Patzsch of one of the bauhaus buildings. The building was the Fagus factory which is a factory of shoe lasts. The pictures were black and white pictures of the premises meant for advertising combined with orthopedic pictures of the effect of wearing the wrong shoes, rather strange! In comparison I was less impressed by the exhibition and the collection than I was when I saw the collection in combination with an exhibition of the prints and posters produced by the bauhaus – I cannot remember when that was, a few years ago maybe. It was then when I saw the bauhaus archive for the first time. Although this visit was less good than that first one, I had a very good time anyway and I took some pictures of Ezequiel and of the building. The picture is of a sculpture or let’s say “decorative element” which is located in front of the bauhaus archive building on the side of Klingelhöferstraße. In any case, I can only recommend to visit this museum. It gives interesting insights into classical modern art in Germany in the 1920’ies.