RAVNIKAR GALLERY SPACE in cooperation with the Museum of Architecture and Design presents   VOJTEH GROUP EXHIBITION PROJECT 25 February – 16 May 2021   Participating artists: Duša Jesih, Maruša Zorec, Miljenko Licul, Mirsad Begić, Nacho Criado, Roman Uranjek, Simon Kocjančič, Tanja Radež, Tadej Vaukman and Zora Stančič.   Curators: Piera Ravnikar, Kristina Ravnikar Assistant curator: Eva Simonič   A decade has passed since the death of Vojteh Ravnikar, the undisputed protagonist of Slovenian architecture in the last decades of the 20th century and the first decade of the 21st century. Widely known is the mark left by his work in the Primorska region, in the architectural landscape that he loved so well and that fascinated him so much, and in which he drafted most of his architectural legacy. However, he is inscribed in Slovenian architectural history not only as an architect but also as an editor, multiple prize-winner, lecturer, mentor, intellectual, ...

The photographic collection held by the Photography Department of the Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO) began to take shape with contemporary production and it was only in the autumn of 2010 that the first two samples of images captured in historical photographic techniques were acquired. These early photographs were the puharotype and the daguerreotype. At the time when the number of photos taken in a single year is growing exponentially and by far exceeds the visual stock of the entire history of mankind, we are forced to ask ourselves once again about the purpose of preserving both ongoing and past, artistic and any other material production with the potential or even the status of cultural-historical heritage.

With the ongoing stratification of the architectural profession architects have to take a critical position in their contemporary environment, must actively shape it, and create the conditions for our new realities. What kind of profile, then, should the future architect have? What would an institution charged with educating such an architect look like? Should it be a matrix, a guerrilla action, a forum, an ex-cathedra, a laboratory, or an ecosystem? Or a combination of some or all of the above? What practices of this new architectural education institution will generate changes in contemporary society? Can insight into past and present practices of architectural education in Slovenia be used to explore how such education might develop in the future? edu.arh is an exhibition on practices in architectural education today. It is a project designed for the Museum of Architecture and Design venues. ROOM 1: WALL Room 1 is divided by a photo wall featuring selected sequences of the interior ...

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