The Legacy of the Bauhaus in North America

This presentation at the Plug In Gallery in Winnipeg by Dr. Annemarie Jaeggi takes place at 1:00pm on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Jaeggi is Director of the Bauhaus Archive/Museum of Design in Berlin since 2003. After completing her studies in Zurich and Freiburg and subsequently gaining a doctorate, US-born Jaeggi became an assistant at the Institute for Art History at the University of Karlsruhe. She followed her habilitation with various professor substitutions. Now, in addition to her work at the Bauhaus Archive, Jaeggi acts as an assistant lecturer at Berlin institute of Technology and lectures at Accademia di Architettura in Mendrisio, Switzerland. Her commitment to the field also includes membership to various committees as well as several contributions to academic literature on the subject.

Jaeggi’s publications include: Fagus: Industrial Culture Between Werkbund and Bauhaus (New York: Princeton University Press, 2000); Egon Eiermann, 1904-1970: Architect and Designer (Ostfildern: Hatje, 2004); and Bauhaus. A Conceptual Model (Ostfildern: Hatje, 2009).

The Plug In Gallery is located in Unit 1 – 460 Portage Avenue in Winnipeg.