MISSION

PURE GOLD
Upcycled! Upgraded! 

The Design Exhibition 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.

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UPCOMING

PURE GOLD EVENTS

HAMBURG

EXHIBITION
ends 21. Jan 2018

Museum für Kunst
und Gewerbe Hamburg

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BANGKOK

EXHIBITION
18. May – 22. Jun 2018

Thailand Creative and
Design Center TCDC

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LONDON

SHOWCASE
04. – 23. Sept. 2018

London Design
Biennale 2018

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PURE GOLD WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP
Instructables

At every venue of the tour, ifa invites local designers to show their works together with Pure Gold. Watch what happened at the workshop that took place at the HfbK Hamburg in Oct. 2017.

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TOUR

DESIGN EXHIBITION
World Tour

8 Regions • 10 Years • 53 Designers • 76 Exhibits • Workshops & Conferences

The international touring exhibition will be presented at 20 venues around the world during the upcoming 10 years, focusing on the internationally debated theme of upcycling.

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EUROPE

EXHIBITION
HAMBURG

15. Sept 2017 - 21. Jan 2018
Museum für Kunst
und Gewerbe Hamburg,

Hamburg, Germany

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ASIA

EXHIBITION
BANGKOK

18. May - 22. June 2018
Thailand Creative and
Design Center TCDC
Bangkok, Thailand

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COMING UP

EXHIBITIONS IN
SOUTH EAST ASIA

in 2018,2019,2020 ...
Yangon/Myanmar, 
Hanoi/Vietnam,
Manila/Philippines ...

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WORKS

EXHIBITS
and Designers

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 and a total of 53 designers for the exhibition, where they present added value and appreciation within many diverse contexts.

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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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WHO IS WHO

MEET US

THE CURATORS
FROM
8 COUNTRIES

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ORGANIZER
AND
PRODUCERS

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DESIGNERS
AND

DESIGN-TEAMS

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