Friday, March 23, 2012

The Style History of Cinema and Architecture from Art Nouveau to Post-Modernism (a lecture)

My lecture in the series "Cinema and Architecture" organized by the Film Society of the Student Union of the University of Helsinki (HYY) / Academy of Finland / a World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 event at Cinema Orion, Helsinki, 23 March 2012.

Introduction: Alvar Aalto and the cinema - Aalto was the soul of the first Finnish film society, Projektio (1934-1936)
Introduction: style periods of architecture during the film age in Helsinki and its surroundings
1. Art nouveau, Jugend, national romanticism
2. Expressionism
3. Constructivism, Futurism, machine romanticism, montage
4. Art Deco
5. Modernism, Functionalism, Brutalism
Excursion: Jacques Tati - in Mon Oncle and Play Time architecture is the clown
6. Totalitarianism
7. Post-modernism
8. High tech
The movie to follow the lecture: Sketches of Frank Gehry

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