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> somewhat different < at Centro Cultural Metropolitano Quito

04.09.2014 – 26.10.2014
Centro Cultural Metropolitano CCM Quito, Ecuador


In cooperation with Asociación Humboldt/Goethe-Zentrum

The exhibition >somewhat different< is showing works of the project >Heimat auf Zeit<.

The Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e.V. (ifa) and curator Volker Albus have prepared the exhibition somewhat different. Contemporary Design and the Power of Convention which shows selected examples of this design phenomenon. The great diversity of designs diverging from the conventional is illustrated by 106 different items and a total of one hundred and forty-eight objects by sixty-seven individual designers and studios, forty-seven of them based in Germany and twenty in other European countries. The exhibition discusses the objects in terms of function, materials, construction and content references.