Stuttgart Nord


Some brownfield land on the “Stuttgart 21” site: Out of 30 tons of finest formwork we simulate the decelerated construction of a yellow platform of 600 square meters. The month is subdivided into four construction phases, which are celebrated in public. The huge pool of material enables different groups and institutions to chime in, to romp around, and to react situationally to the site. A programme that would never be planned for such a location. After 30 days it’s over. We leave the site just as we found it – as waste land.

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Team: David Baur, Markus Niessner, Phillip Dittus, Konstantin Lom
Projektträger: Kunstverein Wagenhallen e.V.
Förderung: Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg, LBBW Stiftung, Kulturamt Stuttgart

Sponsoring: HVB Immobilien, Porsche, Doka, Scheufelen, Karle Recycling, Wulle Bier, Pilsener Urquell, Red Bull, Spax
Kooperation: Ifa Stuttgart, Kunststiftung BW, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart Connection

Stuttgart 2008