Architectural Design students from Rietveld Academie present new exhibition 'Political Bodies' during the Online Holland Festival

Door: e-flux


Political Bodies 1900x900
Beeld: Ernst Neufert, 'Man, The Measure of All Things', 1936

Ideal bodies have emerged throughout the histories of human culture to reflect a society’s values, which has in turn informed the scale, proportion, and materiality of architecture. Students from the first and second year of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie’s Architectural Design department worked throughout the spring of 2020 in collaboration with the Holland Festival to deconstruct contemporary ideal bodies and craft new ones. 

Read more about this project in an article written by e-flux