DIPL. DES. HP GROSSMANN
Since 1996, HP Grossmann (b. 1974, Ulm an der Donau) lives and works across the fields of art, culture and design in his studio at the old Gaswerk in Weimar. The Gaswerk Design-und Projektwerkstatt (Gaswerk Design and Project Workshop) was founded in 1998. Since then, HP has planned and implemented annual exhibitions and workshops in cooperation with the Bauhaus University Weimar and the Thuringian Ministry of Education. Since 1999, the Gaswerk Weimar and its artists have been an integral part of the »Tag des offenen Ateliers« (Open Studio Day) and the long night of the museums of the city of Weimar. Since 2004, HP Grossmann has also been working in the German National Theater as a lighting designer. In 2010, HP opened the exhibition series Salon Pink with his partner Canan Yilmaz with a performance stage. Up until 2016, Salon Pink worked to curate, organize and invite countless creatives to what has become one of the most important art spaces in Weimar over the years. In 2013, he was invited to present works and sculptures from his 15 years of production in the Kunsthalle Harry Graf Kessler Weimar to mark his 15th anniversary. Since 2016, Grossmann and Yilmaz have been jointly designing the Studio 100 project for the Bauhaus anniversary year.
DIPL. DES. CANAN YILMAZ
Canan Yilmaz (b. 1981, Sigmaringen) lives and works as a freelance designer in Weimar. She studied visual communication with a focus on video at the Bauhaus University Weimar and completed her studies with the work „Yarim Can“ at the German National Theater Weimar in 2008. Her works have been shown in various different festivals and exhibitions (including GoEast Wiesbaden, Int. Shortfilmfestival Oberhausen, Orientacion Reina Sofia Madrid, Int. Shortfilmfestival Winterthur, Visionara Siena, Light House Ankara, Neues Museum Weimar and many more). For „Ben Kimim,“ she received an honorable mention for the 11th Marler Video Art and Installation Award. In 2010 she founded her design studio Werkhaus C. Alongside her independent activities, until 2015 she worked as a freelance video artist at the German National Theater in Weimar. In the same year, she and her partner HP Grossmann opened the exhibition series Salon Pink with a performance stage. Up until 2016, Salon Pink worked to curate, organize and invite countless creatives to what has become one of the most important art spaces in Weimar over the years. Since 2016, Grossmann and Yilmaz have been jointly designing the Studio 100 project for the Bauhaus anniversary year.
PROF. WOLFGANG SATTLER
Wolfgang Sattler (b. 1956) studied industrial design at the University of Design / University of Applied Sciences Schwäbisch Gmünd. From 1983 to 1990, he was designer and consultant of Corporate Identity Olivetti in Milan. From 1983 to 1991, he taught at the HdK Berlin in the Design Department. In 1990, he opened his design office specializing in industrial design, exhibition planning and interface design as a freelance designer. Since 1993 Sattler works as a professor for product design at the Bauhaus University Weimar / Faculty of Design. In 2007, he became head of the Bauhaus Transfer Center DESIGN e.V. In 2015, he became Dean of the Faculty of Art and Design at the Bauhaus University Weimar.
DIPL. ING. STEFAN KRAUS
The video designer and university teacher Stefan Kraus (b. 1974), lives and works in Berlin and Weimar. He creates media-enhanced scenographies for live events and teaches interaction and live design. Stefan graduated in 2001 from the Bauhaus University Weimar in engineer – architecture. As a result, he taught Interaction Design at the Faculty of Design at the Bauhaus University until 2008, specializing in the design and performance of media-extended spaces. His clients include theaters, concert halls, galleries, churches and industrial companies in Germany and Europe. His special focus is the live performance of audiovisual media and generative animation. In his artistic work he investigates the poetic potential of digital artifacts under the pseudonym MXZEHN. As a board member of the Bauhaus Transfer Center Design, he is committed to exploring the crossovers between science and art.