Guided tour in English
Through "Radical Pedagogies" exhibition
Opening of "Radical Pedagogies: Reconstructing Architectural Education". Photo: B. Stawiarski
Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw invites all English-speaking guests interested in architecture and its pedagogy to a free guided tour at the "Radical Pedagogies: Reconstructing Architectural Education" exhibition which is a part of Warsaw Under Construction festival.
“Radical Pedagogies” is an ongoing multi-year collaborative research project led by Beatriz Colomina with a team of Ph.D. students of the School of Architecture at Princeton University. It has so far involved three years of seminars, interviews, archival research, guest lectures and almost 80 contributors from more than two dozen countries. In this, and similar research projects conducted by the Ph.D. program at Princeton, architecture history and theory are taught and practiced as an experiment in and of themselves, exploring the potential for collaboration — in what is often taught to be a field of individual endeavor.
Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the Warsaw Faculty of Architecture, the installation in the exhibition pavilion of the school presents an “open archive” of 74 case studies that encourages debate regarding the history and future of architectural pedagogy. Conceived as an interactive platform, the exhibition incorporates take-away texts, facsimiles, original publications and teaching documents, archival films, and implements interactive features through augmented reality.