Aleksandra Kędziorek introduces Oskar Hansen’s work through a special focus on his ‘Open Form’ manifesto. Aleksandra Kędziorek (PL) is art historian, and coordinator of the Oskar Hansen research project at the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. She was a member of the curatorial team of the exhibition Oskar Hansen: Open Form presented at the MACBA in Barcelona (2014), as well as at the Serralves Museum in Porto (2015), and co-curated the seminar in 3 sessions presented at La Loge.
16:00 to 16:30 break & drinks
Based on his own architectural practice and his friendship with Hansen, Kroll converses with Dag Boutsen about his understanding and experience of ‘Open Form’. Architect Lucien Kroll (BE) is one of the pioneers of the participation movement of the 1970s and became well known for the Maison Médical student accommodation he conceived at the University of Louvain (1970-1976). Lucien Kroll and Oskar Hansen knew each other and expressed a lot of interest for their respective practices. Dag Boutsen (BE) is architect, and Dean at the Faculty of Architecture of KU Leuven. He has been a close collaborator of Lucien Kroll for more than a decade.
17:30 to 18:00 drinks