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Now/Next: PQ Exhibition Design


Hannah, DM, Now/Next: PQ Exhibition Design, Architecture Section: 2011 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Space & Design, World Stage Design2013, Cardiff, Wales, 1 (2013) [Curated Exhibition]

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Sited at Prague’s literal & metaphorical crossroads, NOW/NEXT explored the intersection between performance & space. It displayed work from 32 countries in the National Exhibition (representing practices NOW), projected cutting-edge projects in the Media Tower (working BETWEEN architecture & scenography) and drew together designers/theorists in the Open Spatial Laboratory (asking what a theatre could be NEXT). It also incorporated OISTAT’s 4-yearly Theatre Architecture Competition (TAC). The Exhibition was bifurcated by a glowing wall that displayed selected TAC submissions printed onto suspended plastic sheets. Each nation presented their current state of theatre via a specially designed table they adapted or redesigned. The 10m high Media Tower visually linked the lower exhibition space with the upper Laboratory that also housed a projection tower and a studio for visiting international researchers & practitioners. It also doubled as a space for public lectures, symposia & reviews.

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Item Type:Curated Exhibition
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Architectural design
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in built environment and design
UTAS Author:Hannah, DM (Professor Dorita Hannah)
ID Code:97836
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2015-01-15
Last Modified:2018-04-04

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