IMM cologne – Embracing Exchange
The project Embracing Exchange aims to enhance the relations between German and Dutch designers, makers and cultural institutes. At this year’s edition of Passagen Interior Design Week in Cologne, Embracing Exchange presents two exhibitions at the Rufffactory location in Köln-Ehrenfeld.
Celebrating Differences shows a selection of (alumni) artists and designers related to the Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design.
Shifting Identities shows a sequence of maps that unveil the cultural borders between the languages of ‘Limburgs’ and ‘Kölsch’.
Participating designers: Maarten Baptist, Boy Bastiaens, Riccardo Belli, Imke van Boekhold, Caro Bruijnaers, Ritchie van Daal, Sen Doesborgh, Ties van Dijk, Rene Holten, José Maase, Maurice Mentjens, Françoise Oostwegel, Krista Smulders, Michel Ubels, Maurer United Architects, Romy Voncken and Jeroen Wand. Curator: Chequita Nahar.
Embracing Exchange is a project by DDX (Maastricht) and Passagen (Cologne). With kind support of Stadt Köln, Gemeente Maastricht and the Maasticht Academy of Fine Arts and Design.
Photos: Maurer United