Lebbeus Woods - Exhibition Zagreb, Croatia

Oris - House of architecture and architectural magazine based in Zagreb, once again presents the architect and visionary's legendary exhibition ▶︎ "Zagreb Free Zone Revisited" 

The event recreates the original exhibition ZAGREB FREE ZONE by the American architect Lebbeus Woods (1940 – 2012), held at the Zagreb Museum of Arts and Crafts in the turbulent 1991. LEBBEUS WOODS: ZAGREB FREE ZONE REVISITED presents the very same large prints exhibited thirty years ago, while the current extensive monograph traces the original drawings, notebooks and models that followed, including the documents related to the planned construction of a Freespace structure in Zagreb.

On April 13 2021, the Oris House of Architecture has broadcasted an online opening event for the exhibition Lebbeus Woods: Zagreb Free Zone Revisited — Watch it here

The exhibition is co-organized by the University of Zagreb Faculty of Architecture, Oris House of Architecture and the Estate of Lebbeus Woods, New York. Zagreb Museum of Arts and Crafts is the exhibition partner.
Exhibition patron: Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia
LEBBEUS WOODS : ZAGREB FREE ZONE REVISITED exhibition catalogue is available through the Oris House of Architecture. The catalogue editors are Leo Modrčin, Lovorka Prpić and Aleksandra Wagner.

Today as then, the initiator and designer of the event is Andrija Rusan. With contributions by Joseph Becker and Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art); Maristella Casciato (The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles); Steven Holl (Steven Holl Architects, New York); Peter Noever (Peter Noever Design, Vienna); Leo Modrčin, Lovorka Prpić and Fedja Vukić (Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb); Andrija Rusan (Oris House of Architecture); Sven Sorić (graphic designer, Zagreb), and Aleksandra Wagner (Executor of the Estate of Lebbeus Woods).

Lebbeus Woods is often classified as an architect, but always as an artist and visionary. His career has been filled with imaginative leaps through the concepts of space and form, exploring politics, society, ethics and the human condition. He had a great influence on architects, designers, filmmakers, writers and artists alike. +pn