Past Events

2015

Exhibition Opening
Werner Wirsing: Architect of Post-War Modernism

January, Studio HfG at the HfG Archive Ulm
Lecture held by H.P. Ritz Ritzer, Curator

2014

Matinee Concert
Günter Buhles: »Beaulieu«-Quartett
Gregor Hübner: »Wolheim«-Quartet

played by the Sirius Quartet New York
October, Studio HfG at the HfG Archive Ulm

2014

Zentrum für Gestaltung HfG Ulm: Open House Day
September, HfG-Archiv Ulm
Free admission and free guided exhibition tours

2014

Exhibition opening
Otl Aicher: Sense of Order and Dolce Vita. Photographs of the 1950s

April, HfG Archive Ulm
Lecture held by Christiane Wachsmann, Curator HfG Archive / Ulmer Museum

2014

Open House Day
April, HfG Archive Ulm
Free admission and free guided exhibition tours

2013

Exhibition opening
Basic Design. From Ulm to the USA and back again

September, Ulmer Museum

2013

Exhibition opening
Permanent Exhibition »The Ulm School of Design - From the Zero Hour to 1968«

New Permanent Exhibition in the HfG Archive Ulm
September, HfG-Archiv Ulm, lecture held by Prof. Dr. h.c. Gui Bonsiepe, student and lecturer at the HfG Ulm, designer und design theorist

2013

Open House Day
«VASISTAS*? What's that - The open archive»

February, HfG-Archiv Ulm
Free admission and free guided exhibition tours

2012

Exhibition opening
Otl Otl Aicher - The Rainbow Games. The Design of the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich

May, HfG-Archiv Ulm, lecture held by Prof. em. Dr. Wilhelm Vossenkuhl, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Munich

2012

Symposion
In the memory of Otl Aicher
The other tradition? Otl Aicher and the Middle Ages

May, Rotis im Allgäu
In cooperation with Otl Aicher-Archivverein. Lectures by Otto Karl Werckmeister and Susanne Weiß.

2011

Program of events for the exhibition «ulm models – models after ulm» in Kolkata, India

October, Conference «LOOK Back – LOOK Forward: HfG Ulm and Design Education in India», key-note speaker: Daniela Baumann. Organisers: National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad and Bangalore in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore, HfG-Archive Ulm & IfA (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Germany) Stuttgart. Conference Chair: Prof. M.P. Ranjan, NID Ahmedabad.

2010

Program of events for the exhibition «ulm models – models after ulm» in Bangalore, India

March, Conference «LOOK Back – LOOK Forward: HfG Ulm and Design Education in India», key-note speaker: Marcela Quijano. Organisers: National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad and Bangalore in collaboration with Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore, HfG-Archive Ulm & IfA (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Germany) Stuttgart. Conference Chair: Prof. M.P. Ranjan, NID Ahmedabad.

2009

Program of events for the exhibition «ulm models – models after ulm» in Mexico City

June, lecture by Marcela Quijano on «The Meaning of the Ulm Model» in the CIDI, Facultad de Arquitectura UNAM
Workshop for design students with Marcela Quijano on “Chromatic Experiences», Practical work on color, based on Josef Albers's 1955 foundation course

2009

Lecture: «Max Bill in Ulm», Dr. Dagmar Rinker

2008

Program of events for the exhibition
max bill - a hundred years - exhibition: «good form»

Opening in the Ulm Museum. Speech by Dr. Jakob Bill, max, binia+jakob bill stiftung, Adligenswil

Panel discussion on «good form»
Participants: Prof. Dr. Florian Hufnagl, Die Neue Sammlung, Munich; Prof. Klaus Lehmann, Deutscher Werkbund Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart; Thomas Edelmann, design critic, Hamburg; Dr. Susanne Schade, Schade-Design, Neu-Ulm; Prof. Matthias Held, HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd; Moderation: Dr. Oliver Herwig, freelance journalist, Munich;

Documentary film: Ernst Scheidegger: Max Bill, Zurich 1998

2008

Program of events for the exhibition «ulm models – models after ulm» in Bogotá

August, lecture by Marcela Quijano on «The Meaning of the Ulm Model» in the Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá
August, workshop for design students and teachers with Marcela Quijano on «Chromatic Experiences.»
Practical work on color, based on Josef Albers’s 1955 foundation course

2007

Opening of the permanent exhibition hfg ulm. Hochschule der Gestaltung Ulm, 1953-1968 hfg ulm. Ulm School of Design 1953-1968
Celebration held in Ulm Museum marking 20 years of the HfG Archive.

Marcela Quijano and Dagmar Rinker give lectures at the PUCPR university, Casa Andrade Muricy, and the Goethe Institute (all in Curitiba, Brazil) to accompany the ulm models - models after ulm exhibition.

Marcela Quijano holds a lecture at the ESDI, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as part of the program accompanying the ulm models - models after ulm exhibition in Curitiba.

2005

Accompanying program to the «spiel gut» (good toys, good play) exhibition.

Lernen, Spielen, und Spaß am Computer
(Learning, Playing, Fun on the Computer)
Anne Radlinger, media educationalist

Magic & Co., Sammelkartenspiele, für Kinder und
Jugendliche geeignet oder gefährlich?

(Magic & Co., Collectible Card Games – Are They Suitable or Dangerous for Children and Young People?)
Norman Kurock, educationalist

2004

Accompanying program to the «spiel gut» (good toy) exhibition.
Der spielende Tisch
(The Playing Table)
A games evening with the well-known games author Wolfgang Kramer.

Spielzeug und Umwelt
(Toys and Environment)
Wolfgang Döring, biologist, laboratory for environmental analysis

Spielen, Spielzeug, Spielbegleiter - ein harmonisches Trio?
(Playing, Toys, Helpers for Girls and Boys – A Harmonic Trio?)
Heinrike M. Schauwecker-Zimmer, educationalist

2003

Lecture series held in Stadthaus Ulm to accompany
the exhibition «ulm models – models after ulm.»

Media Toolbox
Professor Günther Hoermann and Roland Barth, Ulm

Eine kulturanthropologische Betrachtung der Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm
(A Cultural Anthropological Perspective on the Ulm School of Design)
Professor Dr. Wolfgang Ruppert, Berlin

Designer und Unternehmer im Dialog
(Designers and Businesspeople in Dialogue)
A conversation between Siegfried Weishaupt, a graduate engineer from Max Weishaupt GmbH, Schwendi and Professor Franco Clivio, Zurich. Chaired by Erhard Schroer, Ulm.

2003

ulmer modelle - modelle nach ulm
(ulm models – models after ulm)
Opening event on September 14, 2003

2001

FILMKUNSTMUSEUM
Filmgeschichte(n) HfG Ulm 1962-68
(Museum of Film Art Film hi(stories) HfG Ulm 1962–68)
Miniatures from the Film Department at the Ulm School of Design, partly with original soundtrack, partly with live improvisation with new sounds.

2001

Third Rotis symposium
»Netz und Netzwerke« Vom Handeln im Netz. Dimensionen der Globalisierung.
(Nets and networks: On Networking. Dimensions of Globalization)
organized by the HfG Archive Ulm
[P]

2001

Lateinamerika und die Ulmer Hochschule für Gestaltung
(Latin America and the Ulm School of Design)
A lecture given by Marcela Quijano and Dr. Dagmar Rinker to accompany the «Fotoformas: Geraldo de Barros» exhibition in Ulm Museum

2001

analog2digital – experimentelle photographie
(analog2digital – experimental photography)
A joint project by students on the Digital Media course at the University of Applied Sciences Ulm and the HfG Archive Ulm in Ulm Museum to mark the «Fotoformas. Geraldo de Barras» exhibition

2000

Opening of the Otl Aicher Archive in the HfG Archive Ulm

2000

Second Rotis symposium
»Gebrauch und Gebräuchlichkeiten.« Vom Umgang mit den Dingen und ihre Gestalt.
(«Use and usability». Dealing with things and their form.)
Organized by the Rotis-Forum e.V. and HfG Archive Ulm
[P]

1999

First Rotis symposium on «Thinking.»
Ein Symposion über Gestalten und Denken in Rotis
(A Symposium on design and thought in Rotis.) Organized by Rotis-Forum e.V. and the HfG Archive
[P]

1994

vh lecture series
The Ulm School of Design
A series of events from the HfG Archive Ulm in cooperation with the Ulm Adult Education Center and the Stadthaus Ulm
«vh and HfG.» How the HfG started.
«Von der Münsterbauhütte zur Hochschule für Gestaltung.» (From the Cathedral Stonemason’s Lodge to Design School.) The history of design training.
«Nicht nur Braun Produkte» (Not Just Braun Products) Industrial Design at the HfG
«Bilder und Wörter» (Pictures and Words). The Visual Communication and Information Departments
«Bestaunt und Verdächtig» (Admired and Suspicious). The people of Ulm and the HfG