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BMW Guggenheim Lab NY Opening

Leading architects, academics, innovators, and entrepreneurs who will give public talks at the BMW Guggenheim Lab in New York include BMW Guggenheim Lab design architect Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (co-principal of Atelier Bow-Wow); BMW Guggenheim Lab Advisory Committee members Elizabeth Diller (founding principal of Diller Scofidio + Renfro), Nicholas Humphrey (emeritus professor of psychology at the London School of Economics), and Juliet Schor (professor of sociology at Boston College); Saskia Sassen (Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University); and Gabrielle Hamilton(chef and owner of the restaurant Prune).

An ongoing series of off-site experiments will allow participants to use special equipment to measure the effect that different areas of the city have on the brain and body. Another series, organized by spurse, a creative consulting and design collaborative, will explore the complexities of comfort through a multiweek series of on- and off-site programs with public participation.

Screenings will take place at the BMW Guggenheim Lab on Wednesdays and Sundays. The first two screenings will feature Blank City by Celine Danhier (2011, USA/France, 94 min.) on August 3; and Last Address by Ira Sachs (2010, USA, 9 min.) and Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russellby Matt Wolf (2008, USA, 71 min.) on August 7.

For the full programming schedule, which will be updated regularly, please go to bmwguggenheimlab.org.


Motion Graphics

Piece by Selfburning

The Piece movie is a joint project of Selfburning, russian artist Igor Skaletsky and drummer Eugenii Labych. Igor Skaletsky makes classic collages with the usual set of tools: a knife, a glue and a paper.



BMW Concept 6 Series - The Design Story

Anders Warming (Head of Exterior Design) and Marc Girard (Head of Interior Design) explain the Design Story of the BMW 6 Concept Series.



CULTURE by Stefan Sagmeister for BMW

The BMW Group is celebrating 40 years of cultural commitment and is currently supporting more than 100 projects throughout the world. To mark this occasion, the internationally celebrated New York-based graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister has created the design of the publication CULTURE, a book describing the BMW Groups cultural partnerships.

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