HELLO, MYANMAR!

We’re excited to announce that our next exhibition is
taking place in the Minister's Building
in Yangon!

The exhibition will take place from 16 Dec. to 06 Jan.
in the Myanmar Ministers Building in Yangon.

More info soon!

 

TAKE A LOOK!
Watch the Workshop Videos!

At every venue of the tour, ifa invites local designers to show their works together with Pure Gold. Watch what happened at the workshops that took place at the HFBK Hamburg and at the TDC Bangkok.

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DESIGN EXHIBITION
World Tour

7 Regions • 10 Years • 53 Designers • 76 Exhibits
Local Workshops & Conferences

The design exhibition Pure Gold – Upcycled! Upgraded! initiated by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, or the institute for international relations) is an international touring exhibition presenting 76 pieces by 53 designers from 7 regions in the world at 20 venues over the period of 10 years.

STATION1 – HAMBURG

As part of the ifa 100th anniversary celebrations, the cocreative exhibition format "Pure Gold. Upcycled! Upgraded!" was open from 15 September 2017 until 21 January 2018 at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg.

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STATION 2 – BANGKOK

The exhibition took place from 17 May to 22 July 2018 in the Thailand Creative and Design Center TCDC. Thanks again to everyone involved for the fantastic support and for this great start to the world tour in Southeast Asia!

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STATION 3 – LONDON

This ifa exhibition is thematically embedded within this year’s London Design Biennale focus on Emotional States. The Biennale brings together approaches in design that take an innovative look at social issues in the twenty-first century.

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PURE GOLD
Upcycled! Upgraded! 

is a project by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) that explores the subject of rubbish and presents approaches to using existing trash to create valuable products – with both a travelling exhibition and this platform.

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EXHIBITS EXPLAINED

What materials are the objects made of? And what techniques did the designers invent or use to create them? You can find a selection of exhibits explained by the designers themselves here. Visit the exhibition to see all of them!

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MEET THE DESIGNERS

The touring exhibition presents 76 pieces by 53 designers from 7 regions in the world. Find a overview of all participants here!

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MEET THE CURATORS

Working with seven curators from Europe, Latin America, North Africa and the Near East, East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia, ifa has brought together 76 exhibits.

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