Resene Film Festival

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Rialto Cinemas and Resene are once again partnered with Clearly & Co, who have curated the spectacular films since the 2017 line-up. Curator Clare Buchanan says, "These films engage us to examine societal, cultural, and environmental changes as they happen, and to contemplate the role of architecture and design in this context."

Radff21: Tokyo Ride

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Bêka & Lemoine are celebrated architecture documentary makers, having previously screened MORIYAMA SAN - an exploration of a house designed by Ryue Nishizawa and its quirky owner, Mr Moriyama. Here they return to Tokyo's busy daily life and press record on a road movie with the architect. In a very diaristic and personal way, the film takes us on board Ryue Nishizawa's vintage Alfa Romeo for a day of wandering in the streets of his Tokyo.

Radff21: Tokyo Ride

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Bêka & Lemoine are celebrated architecture documentary makers, having previously screened MORIYAMA SAN - an exploration of a house designed by Ryue Nishizawa and its quirky owner, Mr Moriyama. Here they return to Tokyo's busy daily life and press record on a road movie with the architect. In a very diaristic and personal way, the film takes us on board Ryue Nishizawa's vintage Alfa Romeo for a day of wandering in the streets of his Tokyo.
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Radff21: George Nakashima - Woodworker

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GEORGE NAKASHIMA: WOODWORKER explores the indelible legacy of the iconic Japanese-American furniture maker. An architect, turned craftsman/designer, Nakashima changed woodworking by embracing the 'imperfections' and natural character of nature.

Radff21: George Nakashima - Woodworker

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

GEORGE NAKASHIMA: WOODWORKER explores the indelible legacy of the iconic Japanese-American furniture maker. An architect, turned craftsman/designer, Nakashima changed woodworking by embracing the 'imperfections' and natural character of nature.
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Radff21: Five Seasons – The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

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Celebrated Dutch landscape designer Piet Oudolf is famous for designing public works like New York City's popular High Line and Chicago's Millennium Park. His approach to design is so unique, so romantic, so seemingly effortless, but it is in fact a genius approach of careful structure and thoughtful layering that embraces all seasons - not just when a plant is flowering.

Radff21: Five Seasons – The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Celebrated Dutch landscape designer Piet Oudolf is famous for designing public works like New York City's popular High Line and Chicago's Millennium Park. His approach to design is so unique, so romantic, so seemingly effortless, but it is in fact a genius approach of careful structure and thoughtful layering that embraces all seasons - not just when a plant is flowering.
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Radff21: The Gardener

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For the garden lovers, this film is sure to delight as it profiles famed horticulturist Francis Cabot and his signature creation, Les Quatre Vents, nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Charlevoix County in Quebec. As one of the world's foremost private gardens, created over 75 years and three generations, it is an enchanted place of beauty and surprise, a horticultural masterpiece of the 21st Century.

Radff21: The Gardener

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

For the garden lovers, this film is sure to delight as it profiles famed horticulturist Francis Cabot and his signature creation, Les Quatre Vents, nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Charlevoix County in Quebec. As one of the world's foremost private gardens, created over 75 years and three generations, it is an enchanted place of beauty and surprise, a horticultural masterpiece of the 21st Century.
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Radff21: Aalto

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

AALTO is a film about one of the greatest modern architects of our time, Alva Aalto. It's also an intimate love story, exploring the relationships Aalto had over his lifetime with two remarkable women; his first wife, Aino and second wife Elissa. The film sheds light on the impact these women had on Aalto's work, each working as equal architects and visionary designers.

Radff21: Aalto

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

AALTO is a film about one of the greatest modern architects of our time, Alva Aalto. It's also an intimate love story, exploring the relationships Aalto had over his lifetime with two remarkable women; his first wife, Aino and second wife Elissa. The film sheds light on the impact these women had on Aalto's work, each working as equal architects and visionary designers.
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Radff21: Eames Short Films

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Ray and Charles Eames are among the most important American designers of the 20th Century and are celebrated for their ground-breaking contribution to architecture, furniture design, photographic arts, industrial design and manufacturing. The husband-and-wife duo were also prolific film makers. Exceptionally good at visualising abstract concepts, they produced 125 experimental, educational and entertaining short films over 30 years.

Radff21: Eames Short Films

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Ray and Charles Eames are among the most important American designers of the 20th Century and are celebrated for their ground-breaking contribution to architecture, furniture design, photographic arts, industrial design and manufacturing. The husband-and-wife duo were also prolific film makers. Exceptionally good at visualising abstract concepts, they produced 125 experimental, educational and entertaining short films over 30 years.
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Radff21: An Impossible Project

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Lovers of analogue, rejoice! This is the ultimate digital versus analogue documentary. After acknowledging the dominance of digital, Polaroid announced it would shut down its last factory in 2008. Austrian scientist Dr Florian Kaps becomes a man with a mission: he sets out to save the last Polaroid factory in the world. A playful and witty documentary unfolds as the eccentric Austrian biologist embarks on this David vs Goliath venture.

Radff21: An Impossible Project

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Lovers of analogue, rejoice! This is the ultimate digital versus analogue documentary. After acknowledging the dominance of digital, Polaroid announced it would shut down its last factory in 2008. Austrian scientist Dr Florian Kaps becomes a man with a mission: he sets out to save the last Polaroid factory in the world. A playful and witty documentary unfolds as the eccentric Austrian biologist embarks on this David vs Goliath venture.
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Radff21: Charlotte Perriand and Women of Bauhaus

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Double feature of CHARLOTTE PERRIAND & THE WOMEN OF THE BAUHAUS. CHARLOTTE PERRIAND: French architect and designer Charlotte Perriand ranks among the great creative geniuses of the 20th Century, and is a founder of the Modernist movement. THE WOMEN OF THE BAUHAUS: To this day, the Bauhaus is associated with names such as Walter Gropius, Paul Klee or Oskar Schlemmer. The promise of absolute equality attracted many women to the Bauhaus. Nearly 500 female artists studied at the legendary school and did pioneering work there.

Radff21: Charlotte Perriand and Women of Bauhaus

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Double feature of CHARLOTTE PERRIAND & THE WOMEN OF THE BAUHAUS. CHARLOTTE PERRIAND: French architect and designer Charlotte Perriand ranks among the great creative geniuses of the 20th Century, and is a founder of the Modernist movement. THE WOMEN OF THE BAUHAUS: To this day, the Bauhaus is associated with names such as Walter Gropius, Paul Klee or Oskar Schlemmer. The promise of absolute equality attracted many women to the Bauhaus. Nearly 500 female artists studied at the legendary school and did pioneering work there.
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Radff21: City Dreamers

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CITY DREAMERS is a film about four trailblazing women architects who have been working, observing and thinking about the transformations shaping the cities of today and tomorrow for over 70 years. Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and Denise Scott Brown may not be household names, but they've worked with some of the greatest architects of our time, including the likes of Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn, leaving an indelible mark on several cities across North America and Europe.

Radff21: City Dreamers

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

CITY DREAMERS is a film about four trailblazing women architects who have been working, observing and thinking about the transformations shaping the cities of today and tomorrow for over 70 years. Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and Denise Scott Brown may not be household names, but they've worked with some of the greatest architects of our time, including the likes of Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn, leaving an indelible mark on several cities across North America and Europe.
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Radff21: The New Bauhaus – The Life and Legacy of

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Offering a different perspective, this film traces the artist's journey from the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany to founding the New Bauhaus in Chicago in 1937, after immigrating to the US. Beginning in the 1920s, Moholy-Nagy taught at the revolutionary Bauhaus school in Germany, alongside luminaries like Paul Klee, Josef & Anni Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, and Marcel Breuer. But as the Nazis took over, many of the displaced Bauhaus masters found refuge in the US. Once such master, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy came to Chicago to start the New Bauhaus.

Radff21: The New Bauhaus – The Life and Legacy of

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Offering a different perspective, this film traces the artist's journey from the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany to founding the New Bauhaus in Chicago in 1937, after immigrating to the US. Beginning in the 1920s, Moholy-Nagy taught at the revolutionary Bauhaus school in Germany, alongside luminaries like Paul Klee, Josef & Anni Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, and Marcel Breuer. But as the Nazis took over, many of the displaced Bauhaus masters found refuge in the US. Once such master, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy came to Chicago to start the New Bauhaus.
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Radff21: Mario Botta – The Space Beyond

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Internationally acclaimed Swiss architect Mario Botta designed his first building, a two-family house in Ticino, Switzerland, aged 16. Since then, he has created numerous buildings and his trademark style can be seen widely in Switzerland and around the world. Often based on very simple shapes, Botta is known for creating unique volumes of space, regularly made of brick, yet his use of material is varied and often unexpected.

Radff21: Mario Botta – The Space Beyond

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Internationally acclaimed Swiss architect Mario Botta designed his first building, a two-family house in Ticino, Switzerland, aged 16. Since then, he has created numerous buildings and his trademark style can be seen widely in Switzerland and around the world. Often based on very simple shapes, Botta is known for creating unique volumes of space, regularly made of brick, yet his use of material is varied and often unexpected.
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Radff21: Frey II

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

In this follow-up film to FREY I (2018), Frey further develops a design style that blends industrial techniques with his love of nature. He also falls in love with the possibility of shaping a brand-new city. Returning to Palm Springs, Frey new design language is Desert Modernism, beginning with his own house, Frey I, a renowned Modernist landmark.

Radff21: Frey II

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

In this follow-up film to FREY I (2018), Frey further develops a design style that blends industrial techniques with his love of nature. He also falls in love with the possibility of shaping a brand-new city. Returning to Palm Springs, Frey new design language is Desert Modernism, beginning with his own house, Frey I, a renowned Modernist landmark.
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Radff21: Saarinen – The Architect Who Saw The Futu

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

This film examines the life of Finnish-American modernist and architectural visionary Eero Saarinen, whose iconic buildings include National Historic Landmarks such as the St Louis' celebrated Gateway Arch, the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan and New York's TWA Flight Center at JFK International Airport.

Radff21: Saarinen – The Architect Who Saw The Futu

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

This film examines the life of Finnish-American modernist and architectural visionary Eero Saarinen, whose iconic buildings include National Historic Landmarks such as the St Louis' celebrated Gateway Arch, the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan and New York's TWA Flight Center at JFK International Airport.
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Radff21: Show Me The Picture

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Jim Marshall was a maverick with a camera. He captured the heights of Rock'n'Roll music, and the seismic changes of an era. His passion for music led him to capture some of the most iconic figures in music history including Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Miles Davis, The Beatles last live concert, Johnny Cash, Woodstock, and the infamous image of Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar. At this time, he also began capturing images of the iconic peace sign, which symbolised the powerful reaction to the war in Vietnam.

Radff21: Show Me The Picture

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Jim Marshall was a maverick with a camera. He captured the heights of Rock'n'Roll music, and the seismic changes of an era. His passion for music led him to capture some of the most iconic figures in music history including Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Miles Davis, The Beatles last live concert, Johnny Cash, Woodstock, and the infamous image of Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar. At this time, he also began capturing images of the iconic peace sign, which symbolised the powerful reaction to the war in Vietnam.
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Radff21: Where Architects Live

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Eight architects, eight houses, eight stories, eight paradigms of contemporary living. WHERE ARCHITECTS LIVE gives an intriguing insight into the daily lives of some of the world's leading designers: Shigeru Ban, Mario Bellini, David Chipperfield, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Zaha Hadid, Marcio Kogan, Daniel Libeskind and Bijoy Jain/Studio Mumbai.

Radff21: Where Architects Live

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Eight architects, eight houses, eight stories, eight paradigms of contemporary living. WHERE ARCHITECTS LIVE gives an intriguing insight into the daily lives of some of the world's leading designers: Shigeru Ban, Mario Bellini, David Chipperfield, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Zaha Hadid, Marcio Kogan, Daniel Libeskind and Bijoy Jain/Studio Mumbai.
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Radff21: Modern Tide – Mid Century Architecture o

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Long before Long Island was cool, before the masses of moneyed beachgoers hit its roads and before building lots sold for seven figures, Long Island was a haven for musicians, artists and architects. Captivated by its beauty, they began to build houses there - for living and holidaying in. MODERN TIDE explores the work of the region's best post-war architects and designers, including Albert Frey, Wallace Harrison, Frank Lloyd Wright, Horace Gifford, Edward Durell Stone, Marcel Breuer, Andrew Geller, Philip Johnson, Charles Gwathmey, Barbara and Julian Neski, and others.

Radff21: Modern Tide – Mid Century Architecture o

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Long before Long Island was cool, before the masses of moneyed beachgoers hit its roads and before building lots sold for seven figures, Long Island was a haven for musicians, artists and architects. Captivated by its beauty, they began to build houses there - for living and holidaying in. MODERN TIDE explores the work of the region's best post-war architects and designers, including Albert Frey, Wallace Harrison, Frank Lloyd Wright, Horace Gifford, Edward Durell Stone, Marcel Breuer, Andrew Geller, Philip Johnson, Charles Gwathmey, Barbara and Julian Neski, and others.
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Radff21: Eames – The Painter and The Architect

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the 20th Century, and their work still shapes how we live today. Charles was trained as an architect. Ray, his second wife, was an artist, and together they ran a design studio in Venice, California, that was a hive of creativity.

Radff21: Eames – The Painter and The Architect

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the 20th Century, and their work still shapes how we live today. Charles was trained as an architect. Ray, his second wife, was an artist, and together they ran a design studio in Venice, California, that was a hive of creativity.
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Radff21: The City That Sold America

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

THE CITY THAT SOLD AMERICA is an entertaining, informative look at how Chicago's creative community pioneered modern advertising, forever influencing consumer behaviour and culture in America. This playful documentary, spanning the whole of the 20th Century, offers intriguing insights into the development and enduring impact of some of the most creative advertising minds in the world, while simultaneously exploring our relationship with popular culture.

Radff21: The City That Sold America

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

THE CITY THAT SOLD AMERICA is an entertaining, informative look at how Chicago's creative community pioneered modern advertising, forever influencing consumer behaviour and culture in America. This playful documentary, spanning the whole of the 20th Century, offers intriguing insights into the development and enduring impact of some of the most creative advertising minds in the world, while simultaneously exploring our relationship with popular culture.
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Radff21: Double feature – Frey I & Frey II

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

See this double feature: FREY I - THE ARCHITECTURAL ENVOY and FREY II - THE ARCHITECTURAL INTERPRETER. FREY I (2018): Albert Frey, the unpretentious Swiss-born mid-20th Century architect, was a significant force in the development of Modernism in the US, where 11 of his buildings are now on the National Register of Historic Places. FREY II (2020): In this second film, Frey further develops a design style that blends industrial techniques with his love of nature.

Radff21: Double feature – Frey I & Frey II

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

See this double feature: FREY I - THE ARCHITECTURAL ENVOY and FREY II - THE ARCHITECTURAL INTERPRETER. FREY I (2018): Albert Frey, the unpretentious Swiss-born mid-20th Century architect, was a significant force in the development of Modernism in the US, where 11 of his buildings are now on the National Register of Historic Places. FREY II (2020): In this second film, Frey further develops a design style that blends industrial techniques with his love of nature.
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Radff21: Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Hilma af Klint began creating radically abstract paintings in 1906 - bold, colourful, and untethered from any recognisable references to the physical world. It was years before Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian and others would take similar strides to rid their own artwork of representational content. Yet whole many of her better-known contemporaries published manifestos and exhibited widely, af Klint's ground-breaking paintings remained largely private. Ultimately, her work was all but unseen until 1986.

Radff21: Beyond the Visible – Hilma af Klint

Having a film festival dedicated to architecture and design reminds us all just how much of a positive impact architecture, design and colour have on our everyday lives and encourages us all to embrace excellent design and strive for it in our own projects. We hope these films inspire you too.

Hilma af Klint began creating radically abstract paintings in 1906 - bold, colourful, and untethered from any recognisable references to the physical world. It was years before Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian and others would take similar strides to rid their own artwork of representational content. Yet whole many of her better-known contemporaries published manifestos and exhibited widely, af Klint's ground-breaking paintings remained largely private. Ultimately, her work was all but unseen until 1986.
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