News archive 2019
The future lies in new forms of mobility: Instead of owning a car it will be easy to use a host of different forms of transport. Mobility will become a service and will tend to be perceived not as an object and more as an intangible event. In future, digital and platform-based...
New Professor of Sculpture
On 1 October 2019, the Frankfurt-based artist Mike Bouchet was appointed Professor of Sculpture in the School of Art.
Book Presentation: Culture in the wake of National Socialism
At the HfG Offenbach the book »Offenbach am Main. Kultur im Sog des Nationalsozialismus« was presented. The study by historian Dr. Andreas Hansert was commissioned by the city of Offenbach and the HfG Offenbach.
Call for applications: Professor_in for the subject Communication Design
At the Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main(HfG), the art university of the state of Hesse, there is an Professorship (BesGr. W3) in the field of communication design for an initial period of 6 years.
THE ARTS+ and B3 Biennial agree strategic partnership
THE ARTS+ Future of Culture Festival, which takes place annually as part of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, and the B3 Biennial of the Moving Image have agreed to enter a strategic partnership. Both events will take place from 16 to 20 October 2019.
Meanwhile in India
Prof. Peter Eckart and Julian Schwarze, research assistant at the HfG, were guests at the India Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee with a workshop on Mobility Design.
Making Crises Visible
A crowdfunding campaign was launched for the experimental exhibition and research project "Making Crises Visible", which the HfG is carrying out with the Leibniz Research Association, the Goethe University Frankfurt and the Senckenberg Nature Museum.
Susanne Pfeffer appointed honorary professor
Susanne Pfeffer, Director of the Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt, has been appointed Honorary Professor in the Department of Art at the HfG with effect from 1 January 2019.
Designer of the year
The Maison & Objet Paris trade fair honours HfG alumnus Sebastian Herkner as Designer of the Year. At the fair (18-22 January 2019), Herkner will present new works and the manufacturing process of his creations.