Mapping Everything

01 January 2012 / Publication

Mapping Everything
Edited by Institut für Raumexperimente, Universität der Künste Berlin, and the Institut für Landschaftsarchitektur, ETH Zürich
Berlin: Verlag der Universität der Künste, 2012
ISBN 978-3-89462-219-0

Mapping Everything documents a collaborative, educational experiment between the Institut für Raumexperimente (UdK Berlin), class of Olafur Eliasson, and the Institut für Landschaftsarchitektur (ETH Zürich), class of Günther Vogt, in the summer term of 2011.

Participants from both classes traveled to Zurich and Berlin for a series of workshops, inputs and detours. These visits facilitated a discursive exchange of ideas between participants and collaborators from various areas of cultural production.

The first sections of Mapping Everything transcribe and describe these workshops and discussions with selected excerpts of a conversation with project participants; a mapping workshop led by Matthias Rick and Christof Mayer (raumlaborberlin); a dance workshop with Nicole Beutler, Thomas Plischke and Kattrin Deufert (Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum TanzBerlin); and critiques with participants and guests, including Matthias Lilienthal (Hebbel am Ufer). In Berlin, the participants realized works and interventions in and around Tiergarten, a large urban park situated in the center of the city. These are documented in the latter half of “Mapping Everything”.