Students, teachers and designers experiment, create and discuss new concepts, applied models and requirements for design education in today’s world. For three days, the Design Campus of Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle was transformed into a peer-to-peer meeting place: 100 years after the founding of the Bauhaus, BURG examined school systems, experimented in learning methods, deconstructed expert discussions and reconstructed them in open discussion forums. Together we celebrated, coded and danced, discovered and invented, argued and found common grounds.
The design education festival is the result of an interdisciplinary term project in summer 2019. It was mainly curated, designed, organised and produced by design students from the design department at Burg Giebichenstein. Together students and professors have developed non-hierarchical working structures and a new communication culture in the semester project, researched and invited the participants for the program, designed the spatial structure and identified technical requirements. The festival was by students for students. It discussed, what content we want to deal with in design studies and, above all, how we want to learn. The results have been collected during the festival and will be structured and published for everyone to see.

The festival was accompanied by professors Christian Zöllner and Matthias Görlich as well as artistic assistants Hanna Petruschat, Tony Beyer and Peter Hermans. Collaborating students were Valena Ammon,Tessa Darimont, Arne Flach, Timm Hergert, Julia Ernst, Irmela Krach,
Franziska Meister, Klara Scheller, Cam Van Pham, Sophie Thurner. The Recap Video is by Robert Arnold and Photos by Martin Patze.