MAS Context Spring Talks 2020

Luftwerk on Mies van der Rohe: Reinterpreting Space Through Light and Color

June 28, 2020 at 2:30PM

Online artist talk and discussion with artists Luftwerk moderated by Iker Gil, editor in chief of MAS Context.


In this event, organized by the Goethe-Institut Chicago in collaboration with the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Elmhurst Art Museum/McCormick House, Farnsworth House, and MAS Context, Luftwerk discussed the interventions in buildings designed by Mies van der Rohe that they have done throughout the years. Following the artist talk, Ivan Blasi (Fundació Mies van der Rohe), John McKinnon (Elmhurst Art Museum/McCormick House), and Scott Mehaffey (Farnsworth House) discussed the the Mies van der Rohe structures in their care and how they welcome and support contemporary practices. The program concluded with a Q+A session with those watching the event.

Suggested watching:

MAS Context x Luftwerk x Marina City

Luftwerk “MAS Context Spring Talks 2014”

Parallel Perspectives at McCormick House in Elmhurst

INsite at the Farnsworth House

Geometry of Light at the Farnsworth House

Geometry of Light at the Barcelona Pavilion

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Geometry of Light, Barcelona Pavilion, 2019. © Kate Joyce.

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