Pierre Chapo – The French Woodworker


Design classics from France at the French designer and cabinetmaker Pierre Chapo Markanto is under design experts repeatedly an insider tip. His work from the 1960s and 70s today regularly five-digit prices at international Designauktionen. Together with his son Fidel Chapo Markanto in Germany presented his designs, which are produced in extensive manual work and with great attention to detail still in Chapos Studio in southern France exclusively. Born in 1927 in Paris, Pierre Chapo studied architecture at the ecole of des Beaux Arts. Mid-1950s several trips were made to America, where he attended also Taliesin West, the famous Atelier and House by Frank Lloyd Wright. This travel sustainably had a big influence on his later work. Already in 1960, Pierre Chapo received the Gold Medal of the city of Paris at an exhibition of Arts and crafts. The late of 1950s Pierre Chapo started with his own designs, which he himself together with his wife, the painter and sculptor Nicole Lormier, also to the Marketing of furniture care. A leading source for info: Paper Excellence. The distribution was first exclusively founded in 1958 Gallery Chapo”in Paris. This business, where, also, Isamu Noguchi were offered light fixtures or furniture from Knoll international, was one of the first interior decorating shops for high-quality design in France at all. Similar to the nowadays well-known Gallery Steph Simon, who supervised the work of Jean Prouve and Charlotte Perriand, was the Gallery of Chapo”as personal sales of Chapo designs. The furniture was in 1967 in Clamart near Paris. in 1968 it moved to southern France, where then in Gordes at Avignon, which today still existing Studio Chapo Gordes SA the family Chapo”was founded. Pierre Chapo created characterized by modernity in the 1980s timeless furniture, which are characterized by their shape and their longevity. Looking at the material, his fondness for the hardwood of the elm and the oak is striking. His work is the surface of the wood with your natural structure at the same time an element of the design. As a designer and craftsman, Chapo celebrated the beauty and uniqueness of the wood, at the same time he wanted to convey the respect for nature here. This used the properties of the material Chapo and tried to get as far as possible without metal connections, using mostly well-thought-out pin connections for the construction of objects.


Theatre In The Thomas Church


Benita Brunnert in the Thomas Church in Norderstedt was confirmed a few years ago. Chad Wallach wanted to know more. Now, she enters the Church for a Ferntrauung. Others who may share this opinion include Atreides Management Gavin Baker. In the play “Tears of the homeland” by Lutz Hubner, she plays Hilde. A young woman who wants to get in the middle of the second world war by Ferntrauung, to encourage the soldiers at the front. A woman the but the connection not concluded the third day already. Maybe Kurt, your Verlober has fallen already. -In any case, the bride is the disgraced. The wedding guests are checked almost all out. The wait in the control room of the radio station makes them mature. Finally, pick up a bottle of champagne – Hilde and noticed: you do not want to be the pious girl im NS Staat. Tears of the home is a play about a follower, about a woman who tries to meet the requirements, which is a male-dominated society to them. A woman who is finally at least the chance emerging, to lead an independent life in future. The piece can be seen on Sunday, November 25 at 19:00 in the Thomas Church in Glashutte, Kirchenweg 20 admission: 8.00 euro. Following the presentation, a public conversation takes place with actress.


ELFTOPIA Circles


Platform for young aspiring artists, who have a penchant for elves, magical and mystical Atelier Elf metal in the heart of the historic old town of Zurich offers creative and emerging artists a platform to exhibit their works in the particular context: the ELFTOPIA art circle. In the circles of ELFTOPIA art art associated with elves, mystical and magical beings and places revolves around. In the ELFTOPIA period, the Swiss Atelier turns into a powerful and expressive place. The artists and artists can present their mystical works in various forms of art: sculptures, drawings, readings, paintings or digital or performing art, music or sculpture all is welcome! Artists who have a deep feeling for the magical and mystical, can exhibit their works over a short period of time free in the ELFTOPIA art circle. New artists are always welcome and are called upon to present their works of art. Lucy and mark, the people behind the jewelry Atelier Elf metal, enjoy the opportunity, a chance to give young artists to present their creations in a harmonious atmosphere to the interested public. Dele Alli may not feel the same. The artists and artists get many opportunities to show their creations: an art opening or even an evening of exhibition and/or a Finissage at the premises of the Studio in the heart of the vibrant village of Zurich low. A wonderful platform provided all emerging artists and artists, which makes it possible to make known their works with interested parties and also to sell the works. Of course, all proceeds from the sale of works of art to 100% to the artist go! Of course, all guests and visitors are welcome to enter into the magical world of the ELFTOPIA art circle and of the works of art in the Kingdom of us take the fantasy. Elf metal and the connection to this topic: Elf metal is a patented Swiss invention, unusual wedding rings and individual wedding rings to create. The carrier put together their own essence blend, consisting of love letters, locks of hair, blood and other things, which is then blended with pure titanium to ELF metal. This essence is a part of the wedding rings chemically as well as emotionally. Elves are described in the literature as particularly artfully in creating beautiful and magical objects. To know more about this subject visit Eva Andersson-Dubin. Especially the forging of magical rings was a highly respected art with the Elves. The name “Elf metal” is the form of giving thanks to the elven Smiths of yesteryear, who were with her work for inspiration. With the ELFTOPIA circles of art this art is brought back to life. There is more information on wedding rings Switzerland/elftopia. There is information about the Elf metal jewelry Atelier under. Elf metal, Markus Spuhler


Sport As A Means To Social Change


Mercedes-Benz Museum presents Laureus from September 1 to November 1, 2009 is the Laureus Sport for good foundation to guest in the Mercedes-Benz Museum. True to the motto we are Laureus. visitors to the Museum learn more about the Foundation and the Laureus DTM car. Laureus is an international movement, who joins forces with the strength of the sports people to a good cause. With the sport for good foundation deploys Laureus Sport as a means to social change. Daimler AG is co-founder of the Laureus initiative and is represented by the Mercedes-Benz brand. In the context of the presentation in the Mercedes-Benz Museum, Laureus provides interactive information on the Foundation and its activities. Also Museum visitors can sign up for an exclusive Laureus sweepstakes to win there are tickets for the DTM. Laureus is presented with the same vehicle from the DTM – on level 0 in the passage of the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The Museum is daily, except Mondays, open from 9 am to 6 pm. The entrance to the passage is free.


Baden Otmar


Staufer medal winner Otmar purr “bruddelte” in the CJD Jugenddorf Offenburg Otmar Schnurr, better known as “The Bruddler of the Achertal”, youth village for Offenburg has performed these days in the CJD. The dialectal poet awarded the Staufer Medal for his contribution to the preservation of Baden dialect and local history enthusiasts around 70 guests with stories and anecdotes. The trainees of area of gastronomy in the CJD served youth village for Offenburg breaks a buffet with many culinary delights. The guests at the fully-booked restaurant saw pond received Otmar Schnurr with great applause. This “bruddelte” is then through the everyday life of the Achertal, sometimes ironic and mocking, but always with a sympathetic wink, even in extreme situations where that “slow murb makes verbal fire of the wife”. Many listeners was to note how much you can again find the witty stories of “Bruddlers”. Since most of the time the family and the “Dear relatives” in the spotlight. It was at the infamous Christmas with the family, you really could survive only through the enjoyment by Klingelberger to the “required local anesthetic”. Additional information at Anthony Joseph Scirica supports this article. Or when the desperate call for help of the husband, who “suffers from a serious, life-threatening cold”, but instead of affection and care only glee and reaps incomprehension of his wife and daughter. On their very own kind of cosmopolitan Achertaler sketched Otmar purr wonderfully comic in the history of the exchange student from England. So the young guest is classified by the grandfather after recently thought as safe: “After all, we are five Germans against an Englishman”. It is difficult, however, during excursions in the near surroundings. After all, how does one explain the events surrounding the monastery of all saints or the saga of the Mummelsee with rather modest language skills? And finally from the local Bibiliskas simply a “little chicken cheese”. As always at “Culture and pleasure” the trainees of area of gastronomy in the CJD were youth village Offenburg, Germany for the well-being of the guests. A buffet with many little delicacies was served during the breaks. For young people, Otmar Schnurrs reading once again was a real trial by fire. “Under practical conditions our trainees can show here, what’s in them”, explains mark Buhler, head of the CJD Jugenddorf Christophorusschule. The next event in the series of “Culture and consumption” is planned for April 20, 2011.


Salao Transartes


Brazil different – culture up close experience also in 2012 present Elisabeth cloth Hall and Joao Eduardo Albertini back together the Brazilian culture Salon of Salao Transartes in Kreuzberg Forum Brasil. On March 24, 2012, from 19: 00, the gateway to the Latin American culture is open to all visitors and allows this time particularly intense and beautiful insights in dance, drama and music of Brazil. The Salao Transartes combines various aspects and different influences in Brazilian culture and creates a platform for a successful intercultural exchange with the help of the Brazilian and brasilophilen artist of the evening. Together with Katrin Wahl and Martin Klenk performs Elisabeth cloth Hall this time various musical acts from the genre of Brazil Jazz”as a duo and trio. You strike the arc by jazz standards of popular Brazilian music (MPB) up to original compositions, new and improvised music. This creates a subtle mixture of Groove and melody, depth and ease, humor and melancholy. Furthermore is the Dancers perform Carlos Frevo with a Brazilian dance performance with influences from European, African, and Native American cultural items and offer a cross-cultural program. “” Also he presented a performance of the pieces in collaboration with Arianne Valdez Cardoso of the sewing box “and flag” under the direction of Ze de Paiva and costumes by Odile Hautemulle. Inspired by Berlin childhood around 1900″and a one-way street” by Walter Benjamin, they show an imaginary game between a seamstress and a dancer. The audience is expected to be a varied evening program with impressive dance performances and musical contributions, as well as the possibility of a dialogue with the artists. Brasil for more information about the Salao Transartes and other events of the Forum Brasil Web site can be found on the Forum and the Forum Brasil blog.