Paternoster Hall installation by Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg
The Pinakothek der Moderne has invited Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg to develop a site-specific installation in the Paternoster Hall of its museum in Munich. They decided to follow up on the questions that they posed in their 2015 manifesto Beyond the New. In the exhibition, the idea of the new is transposed onto the museum and its collection, and design is analysed on a philosophical level. Can cultural innovation be found in a museum? Among the contents, there is also a hypothetical conversation between Jongerius and Schouwenberg with a few glorious design greats like Walter Gropius and Anni Albers.
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