Claudia Perren is leaving after six years, the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau. You’ll to 1. August Director of the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst in Basel, Switzerland, announced to open on Monday. “I look back on six very intense and interesting years. The goals we had jointly set for ourselves in the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau for this time, we have achieved all this,“ said the 47-Year-old.

“before the end of my second term, I deliberately opted for the new job in Basel, will remain to the Bauhaus in Dessau, but, of course, always closely connected.” Under Perrens leadership, the Bauhaus Museum, Dessau, and was born of the Bauhaus anniversary in 2019. Since opening in September, more than 100 000 guests arrived.

with a PhD, architect, is available since August 2014 as the first woman to helm of the Bauhaus, once an international avant-garde architects, artists and designers gathered. The architect Walter Gropius (1883-1969) founded the Bauhaus in 1919 in Weimar as a College of design. Later, it moved to Dessau and finally to Berlin. In 1933, it was closed under pressure from the Nazis. The Bauhaus is associated with a new Form of living, with clean lines and no-frills functionality and bright rooms. Arts and crafts were also part of this.

Perren had declared it from the beginning, your goal is to make the Bauhaus a vibrant place for young and Creative people from all over the world. From the beginning, the Bauhaus was the anniversary in their focus. The Bauhaus Dessau is informed, under Perrens leadership, the international profile has been strengthened. New programs were developed and far-reaching networks.

a stir and criticism of the cancellation of the concert left punk band Fine cream fish fillet in the Bauhaus Dessau in November 2018 provided. Perren had feared demonstrations Right in front of the door. Finally, the concert took place in Dessau, however, in the Old brewery outside of the Bauhaus.

The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation include many original Bauhaus buildings, which are a Unesco world heritage site. While Perrens term additional have been added, such as the portico houses in Dessau.

the Chairman of The Foundation Council of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Rainer Robra, stressed Perrens successful work. In particular, with the construction of the Bauhaus Museum in Dessau, you have made a significant contribution to the future of the Foundation and the state of Saxony-Anhalt. “The anniversary of the Bauhaus, has managed in an outstanding way. We regret your decision to leave the Bauhaus Dessau, very.“