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May 13, 2022

there is no computer that calls for freedom

Artificial intelligence and ethics – following on from Otl Aicher’s essay “kulturen des denkens” (cultures of thinking)

Akademie der Künste | | 7 to 9 p.m. (admission from 6:30 p.m.)

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August 26, 2022

we have bread, we have games

Olympia as Politics, Olympia as Utopia, Olympia as Big Business – on the 50th Anniversary of the 1972 Munich Summer Olympics

| | 7 p.m.

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About otl aicher 100

Design meant for him “civilization work”: Otl Aicher (1922-1991) is one of the most important designers of the 20th century. He is best known for his appearance at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich and is considered to be a pioneer for a consistent corporate design.

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Vita Vorschau

Vita Otl Aicher

Stages of an outstanding biography: He refused to join the Hitler Youth, through his friend from school Werner Scholl Aicher came in contact with Scholl’s Family and soon belonged to the “White Rose”. 1953 he founded the HfG Ulm with his wife Inge Aicher-Scholl and Max Bill. The HfG Ulm, which he founded in 1953 with his wife Inge Aicher-Scholl and Max Bill, stood for a new beginning, a “different Germany”.

Otl Aicher and FSB

For FSB Otl Aicher was a mentor, sparring partner and visual designer in one person. Learn more about the four commandments of grasping, Aicher’s door handle (probably the last unpublished draft from his pen) and take part in the discourse.

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Aicher und FSB

10 × 10 × Aicher

Searching for traces: More than 30 years after Aichers death, his oeuvre will be remeasured. The small gallery of things displays furniture, photos, quotes and sketches. The unknown Aicher becomes visible.

Otl Aicher und Bulthaup

The best way to learn about kitchens is to cook for yourself. Otl Aicher cooked, observed chefs and developed recipes on the basis of which Bulthaup still designs today. Learn more about “Die Küche zum Kochen” (The Kitchen for Cooking) and the kitchen as the center of life and living, communication and being together.


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Ausstellungen Vorschau


Exhibitions: Throughout the republic, Otl Aicher is honoured as a designer and a thinker

Literatur Vorschau


Tips, eulogies and reviews: New books and publications on the work of the outstanding designer

2022 Otlaicher Neuigkeiten Teaser Vorschau


Centenary events: all the news, debates and celebrations dealing with Aichers Birthday