The walk-in installation conceived by soma architecture for its solo exhibition at the MAK deals with elasticity, the ability
of specific materials to remain flexible, to be shaped and changed in a variety of ways. Elasticity also means an open approach
to space and architecture as well as its perception and interpretation by people. The branched, cloud-like spatial structure
also remains symbolically elastic: it does not prescribe meanings, and instead can be freely and individually interpreted.
Despite the artificial nature of the material, it has the appearance of a living, growing organism and remains chaotic and
ambiguous in spite of its stringent adherence to rules and clear geometric structure. In its elasticity, it stands for the
speculative conception of space with which soma architecture explores the complex interactions between perception and geometric
Tue, 27.5.2014, 6.00 p.m. with architects & the curator
Special guided tour
Thu, 11.9.2014, 5.00 p.m. with the curator and the architects The exhibition series APPLIED ARTS. NOW intends to provide a platform for contemporary forms of applied arts in order to generate greater visibility for especially
interesting positions taken by graduates from the University of Applied Arts living and working in Austria.
Previous exhibitions of the series APPLIED ARTS. NOW:
€ 9,90 / reduced € 7,50 Free admission for children and teens under 19
Free Admission on Tuesdays 6–10 p.m. Family ticket € 13 (two adults and at least one minor child up to 14)
Vienna 1900-Combined Ticket € 17,90 / reduced € 14,50 valid for MAK and Leopold Museum
MAK TOURS – every Saturday at 11 a.m. a tour through the MAK in German; every Sunday at noon in English.
Attendance fee € 3,50 per person, except children up to 6 and holders of “Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur-Pass”
Special and Group Tours
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for Vienna 1900: € 2
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Cooperation University of Applied Arts, Vienna
Exhibition series APPLIED ARTS. NOW
The exhibition seriesAPPLIED ARTS. NOW is intended to serve as a platform for contemporary forms of applied art and thus provide greater visibility
for particularly interesting artistic stances originated by graduates of the University of Applied Arts who live and work
on a freelance basis in Austria.