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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  June 14, 2019 7:45pm-8:01pm CEST

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you're a shill traditionalist we see what it's like to tie the cypriots not. well it's not easy to sum up a career that spans 6 decades bought with its retrospective on balakrishna dossier the 1st ever outside of asia the vittra design museum brings his vast range of work into context for western visitors as an architect and urban planner das he was strongly influenced by water masters like local news here but always stayed very true to his indian roots or such that his work never loses sight of the bigger picture nor of the people it's meant to serve. new spaces unique forms expansive horizons with his architecture here on display at the beach design museum. she has always push boundaries.
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a question or form and formlessness. the form should not be finite but should be amorphous so there'd be experienced. people. in the 990 s. the indian architect designed the am divide nikifor art gallery as an underground cave she wanted to build something magical something with cosmic significance something stupid rooted in the local culture even more important was the buildings location exhaustible the campus of the university where does she founded a school of architecture. and this. is really the restrictor good next review focused. on just most of the world of us so this school for. science has fruits of foley's. he built a school in his mid thirty's in the indian city of
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a made a badge surrounded by nature with spacious rooms and large courtyards she encourages unlimited curiosity in his students he practices this in his own work by asking the question of how people can develop further with the help of architecture. she grew up in a large family it's cramped shared living spaces as a teenager he vowed to devote his life to helping india's poor. in 1951 left paris 24 had no money and didn't speak french he wanted to learn from the. architect built many projects in india assisted by. she was not just his student he developed his own style linking western modernism with indian traditions the individual's freedom stands at the center of power krishna dosh his work he lives his creator himself saying if you have nothing
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to lose you have nothing to fear. and my colleague melissa holroyd from culture has joined me to tell us more about krishna. absolutely amazing to me this man is 91 years old and yet it's also recent years that he's become a big name in architecture. yeah it is interesting because he worked with some of the greats worked on some very big projects with. and and yeah with number of other very big architects. it was an it was only last year when he won the pritzker prize that he was sort of trust into the limelight and i think before that he was little known outside of not little known but he wasn't that well known outside of india ready. he obviously wasn't taking part in this whole whole sexy r. kapoor crowd but it seems he's got a much more humble approach that struck me is not famous for for designing airports
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or you know skyscrapers or all things like that he's famous for designing houses and places for people to live in on the ground his stuff is in gimmicky and it doesn't fall he doesn't follow trends that much it does change over time perhaps that's a little bit why he's not he wasn't so well known and it was sort of very much taking this long term view and it was very astute to cultural needs and and location yeah it was inspired by manhattan again d. in terms of his housing some of his housing ideas. and you know so it was also the sort of idea that the residents needs might change over time. it's interesting that it's into very much his own life obviously dictated the development of his style can you tell us a little bit more about that and him as a man for his own life he grew up in
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a very large family with sort of restricted living space and so every each room had to be used for whatever the day called for so one day it's the dining room one day it's the sleeping quarters and so. his architecture is very fluid what we see of his work he works a lot with inside indoor outdoor spaces and these images that we just saw from the view treme. z.m. were were a model of his most famous one of his most famous designs which was the iran your housing and that was that's very interesting so people there can like just adjust the houses to their own needs whether they have more children whether they get more money you know whatever the needs might be so very adaptable stuff you know on that note you know architecture for the people is the name of this exhibition just quickly tell us a little bit more about it well it's the veteran museum like i said in vile brine in southern germany it focuses on impacts in terms of indian design in his work
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but also looks at the social context behind his work his very humanist philosophy and his indian roots combined with his indian education as well as his western european education so very much in tune also with the bow holes philosophy that was informing the work of his mentors like to record. and i very much like that idea of space being a living thing and that is a very very play for the general architecture for the people on until september 8th melissa hall right thank you very much for bringing us all that background information. moving even farther east in asia fans of asian food will be familiar with hot pot as the chinese equivalent more last 2 are fondue so it's a simmering pot of soup stock that comes straight to your table and in it you can cook everything from slices of meat vegetables tofu and of course seafood and in the taiwanese capital taipei they've made an arse of it so at the risk of getting
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a bit hungry let's join negatively for a tasty but. maybe what. we call national people any where you know what are the taiwan is the warren commission for once you go. to go through a transformation from live transfer market to. another. word rather than prosper. oh. it is. partly right. you. look at those birds over there. and there are very marked that.
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tell that the emperor. looks lost for us it is. oranges. yes it's true that is that the last 3 bowls the captain carries there are so you have the last 3rd here then you have shredder. also. it's a lot there are a lot. of them so the scouts at screens were how rich and more pieces of gore look at that. so all but this to me feel. that it would be even on holidays. with.
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more of them to. the wall i will say like everything here is common like for the last year of course the border is for you. my emperor i don't know you'll normally walk out through the censors it's very common here squid scallop. searching or in my case and them for it's no wonder this sets the standard time we receive. stuff well while granger europe contemplates issues of divorce what with our never ending breck's that we have decided to focus on love and on more positive relationships and so every week we're looking at love birds from tie the knots in different parts of europe and this time we're on the island of cyprus and honored to be part of a turkish cypriot wedding with 3000 guests count them and with such a packed agenda things obviously get underway several days in advance. bride to be
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i mean a hard core at the traditional muslim henna nights 1st the bottle couple separated the perspective brought groom to market charlie gets a traditional shave it's a ritual to prepare him for his new role as a husband playfully here attempts to escape his fate. meanwhile the women start the ritual a gold coin and paste made from the hand of plants of trust into i mean his palm that to bring her luck. and for asperity resulting stain is meant to show the bride's imperfection as only alah is perfect in a year filled ritual i mean our close family bid farewell to the bright and symbolically hand her over to the group. then it's time to celebrate without the veil. a few days later it's the
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day of the wedding the marriage is a civil ceremony conducted by a registrar the response to her question couldn't be clearer you for all eternity yes. for a lifetime yes. any i don't know johnny 1000 live really a family noun. sometimes at that moment it became clear to me she did entering a whole new world assault on the. 3 hours later they finally get to dance this particular turkish cypriot photons the concern was once performed only by
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women newlyweds i mean are cold. and charlie continue to celebrate with the guests on tonight's into the night. and that looks like it'll be a night to remember so we wish them all the best for a happy life together well that's all for this edition so until next on from myself and the crew here in balmy berlin take care and all feet at the end.
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