Arina Dähnick. Fotografie

Projects

The MIES Project

The MIES Project started in 2012 when my camera and me passed by the Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin. I was fascinated by the interplay between the construction of the building and the light. It was like being asked for a dance, inviting me directly for photography. This spirit persisted constantly during the next years. I followed the building until it was closed for restauration at the beginning of 2015. In March 2016 I visited the Barcelona Pavilion where the same inner experience happened. There, it became The MIES Project. In the following years I visited buildings in the USA and Europe constructed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe after 1928—In October 2016 the Seagram Building in New York City; in June 2017 the House Tugendhat in Brno, the second largest city of the Czech Republic. My last stops were Chicago and Plano in 2017 and 2018 as S.R. Crown Hall; 860–880 Lakeshore Drive Apartments; 900-910 Esplanade Apartments; IBM-Building; Federal Center Chicago; Farnsworth House. The book of the project was published by DCV-books previously known as Edition Cantz in 2019. The photos of the project have been exhibited many times and it is still running …

Barcelona Pavilion 1 Barcelona 2016 Barcelona Pavilion 1 Barcelona 2016 Barcelona Pavilion 11 Barcelona 2017 Barcelona Pavilion 11 Barcelona 2017 Barcelona Pavilion 2 Barcelona 2016 Barcelona Pavilion 2 Barcelona 2016 Farnsworth House 20 Plano 2019 Farnsworth House 20 Plano 2019 Farnsworth House 8 Plano 2018 Farnsworth House 8 Plano 2018 Lemke House 1 Berlin 2019 Lemke House 1 Berlin 2019 Federal Center 3 Chicago 2018 Federal Center 3 Chicago 2018 Lake Shore Drive 2 Chicago 2018 Lake Shore Drive 2 Chicago 2018 Federal Center 1 Chicago 2018 Federal Center 1 Chicago 2018 Neue Nationalgalerie 3 Berlin 2013 Neue Nationalgalerie 3 Berlin 2013 S.R. Crown Hall 8 Chicago 2017 S.R. Crown Hall 8 Chicago 2017 Neue Nationalgalerie 1 Berlin 2013 Neue Nationalgalerie 1 Berlin 2013 Tugendhat House 4 Brno 2017 Tugendhat House 4 Brno 2017 Tugendhat House 16 Brno 2018 Tugendhat House 16 Brno 2018 Tugendhat House 3 Brno 2017 Tugendhat House 3 Brno 2017