Andreas Hillger narrates in his novel "Gläserne Zeit" (Age of Glass) about the goals of the Bauhaus school, the dreams of its students, vivid parties and about political fragility of the interwar period between 1919 and 1933.
A new book about the The Bernau Trades Union College near Berlin summarizes the whole history of the college from the concept then to the memorial today. A glance behind the facade of the yellow clinker construction that has often been forgotten next to the popular Bauhaus places.
Intensive communication of the Bauhaus ideas had started even before its closure in 1933, through the influence of former teachers and students. But what were the networks that made these intensive exchanges possible? A new research project is investigating the networks of relationships.