SCHAUSTELLE. Architect: Jürgen Mayer.
Schaustelle. Architect: Jürgen Mayer.
The SCHAUSTELLE, was a temporary pavilion situated right next to the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich.
The SCHAUSTELLE was created as a place of interaction, a provisional art gallery and a space for large format works and new concepts, all at the same time. The SCHAUSTELLE embraced transdisciplinary exchange, reflection, experiments and open-ended processes.
The SCHAUSTELLE building is a physical image of the themes that the institution dealt with. Themes as recyclability, mobility and the ephemeral, transparency, interconnection with the urban space are clearly defining elemets of the architecture.
The themes result as well from the interplay of the four museums of the Pinakothek in close cooperation with external partners. The transdisciplinary aspect is not just to be seen as building a bridge between the fields of architecture, art, graphic work and design, but also as interacting with other disciplines, such as the performing arts and science. In addition to this, the concept implicates the active involvement and participation of the public.
A pivotal recurring theme in the SCHAUSTELLE’s program was the critical examination of the question: ‘What is the museum of the future like?