TASK

TASK is based in Berlin, Germany.

PROJECTS

Bernburger 10 – artist´s workshop and residence 2014.
Tefaf 2014 – lounge, presenting works of Louise Bourgeois.
Landschaft und Vergessen II – exhibition design, September 2013.
Local Resources New Materials – materials research and development, prototyping, process design, 2013–2014 (with GUtech Oman).
Vacuformwork – materials research and development, prototyping, process design, 2012–ongoing
Tefaf 2013 – lounge, presenting works of Imran Qureshi.
Conductive Concrete (TouchCrete) – materials research and development, prototyping, process design, 2012–ongoing
DYSCrete – Dye sensitized solar active concrete – materials research and development, prototyping, process design, 2011–ongoing.
Kreuzberg 47 – transformation of a former church interior into a residence, 2012.
Frieze Masters Fair 2012 – pressbooth for DB ArtMag.com
Tefaf 2012 – lounge, presenting works of Joseph Beuys.
Magnetic patterning of concrete – materials research and development, prototyping, process design, 2011–2013.
MatMag –> Graft on... | Material Magazine Development (with A. Wiegelmann, onlab, PS), 2011–ongoing.
Licht und Kunst – invited competition, CECAD, University Hospital of Cologne, 2011.
Control – exhibition at Kunstverein Bregenz, exhibition design, 2011.
Tefaf 2011 – lounge, presenting works of Sigmar Polke.
Sede provincia di Bolzano, competition (with fram_menti studio), 2011.
Kosmos der Angst – Carsten Fock at MMK Zollamt, Frankfurt, exhibition design, 2010.
Frieze Art Fair 2010–2012 – pressbooth for DB ArtMag.com
BlingCrete – light reflecting concrete. Materials research and development, prototyping, process design, 2009–2011.
Auguststraße – new exhibition space in Berlin-Mitte 2010.
Die Welt darf schöner werden – Carsten Fock at Steinle Contemporary, Munich, exhibition design, 2010.
Tefaf 2010 – lounge, presenting works of Amy Cutler, Dr. Lakra and Marcel Dzama.
Xmas Bridge and Market, Emden, commissioned study, 2010.
Backpack – Carsten Fock at Kunstverein Bregenz, exhibition design, 2009.
Art Forum Berlin 2009, consulting architect for stand of September Gallery, designed by artist Sandra Meisel, awarded as best single stand of the art fair.
Frieze Art Fair 2009 – pressbooth for DB ArtMag.com
Larissa Fassler at Ostrale, Dresden, exhibition design, 2009.
(Hugs and Kisses), Ellerstraße Düsseldorf, invited competition, finalist, 2nd prize, 2009.
Tefaf 2009 – lounge, presenting permanent loan „Frankfurter Schirn“.
Art Forum Berlin 2008, stand design of September Gallery, awarded as best single stand of the art fair.
Urban Screen – mediafaçade at Ericusspitze, Hamburg, commissioned study, 2008.
Art Cologne 2008 – lounge, presenting works of Anish Kapoor.
Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, invited competition, finalist, 2nd prize, 2008.
September – new gallery space in Berlin-Friedrichstadt, 2007.
Art Cologne 2007 – lounge, presenting works of Isa Genzken.

EXHIBITIONS

"Interiors Sources" – Materials Pavillon at NeoCon, Chicago, June 2014
Material Xperience 2014 – Ahoy Rotterdam, January 2014
"Schwergewichte" special exhibit by raumPROBE – architects@work Düsseldorf, December 2013
The ABX Innovation Pavilion – ArchitectureBoston Expo, November 2013
"Schwergewichte" special exhibit by raumPROBE – architects@work Berlin, October 2013
Smart Sustainable Materials – interzum Cologne, May 2013
Riding the Crest of the Wave – The Scin Gallery, London, April 2013
Future Thinking – The London Surface Design Show, February 2013
Whiter than White – The London Design Festival, September 2012
"AMATEURISM", Heidelberger Kunstverein, August 25 – November, 4, 2012
"Simple Matter(s) by matériO", MAISON et OBJET, Paris, September 7–11, 2012
iF gold award selection, BMW Museum Munich, February 10– 26, 2012
"Licht", Elemente Material Forum Berlin, January 27 – February 24, 2012
Seoul Design Festival (Seoul/Korea), December 14 – 18, 2011
UNESCO Creative Cities (Seoul/Korea), November 16 – December 09, 2011
Detour 2011 (Hong Kong/China), November 25 – December 11, 2011
Designtide Tokyo (Tokyo/Japan), October 29 – November 3, 2011
Taipei World Design Expo, Taiwan,
October 22 – 30, 2011
Beijing Design Week (Beijing/China), September 28 – October 3, 2011
THINK:Material exhibit at IIDEX/NeoCon Toronto, Canada
, September 22 – 23, 2011.
Taiwan Designers’ Week (Taipei/Taiwan),
September 16 – 25, 2011
DMY International Design Festival 2011 Berlin, June 2011.
Material Vision, Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre, May 24 – 26, 2011.
"Façade: Through a Glass Darkly", Contemporary Gallery, National Glass Centre NGC, Sunderland, March 18 – July 10, 2011.
"Nanotechnology and Bionics – High-tech for the Construction Industry", ICM Munich Forum, January 18 – 19, 2011.
"Membranes, Surfaces, Boundaries – Creating Interstices", Aedes Berlin, October 8 – November 11, 2010.
"Energie-Farm – Leitbilder für Neue Energielandschaften", Deutschland Land der Ideen, April 26, 2006, IKMZ Cottbus.
"materialwechsel – Neue Wege im Design durch funktionelle Oberflächen", 2. Innovationsforum Oberflächentechnik und Design, DAZ Berlin, October 2004.
"City of Laura Mars – Kunst an der Peripherie", Urban Drift Night Space / Café Moskau Berlin, Berlin 2002.

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2013 R&D grant Building Research Initiative (Forschungsinitiative Zukunft Bau) for "DysCrete – Dye Sensitized Solar Active Concrete", Federal Ministery for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
2013 R&D grant "Local Ressources New Materials", German Academic Exchange Service DAAD
2012 Hessian Higher Education Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1st prize
2012 iF material design gold award
2012 German Design Award Nominee
2011–13 R&D grant „Magnetic patterning of concrete“. ZIM/ Federal Ministery of Economics and Technology
2011 Design Plus Award
2011 Material Vision, Federal Ministery of Economics and Technology
2010 "Membranes Surfaces Boundaries", Ernst Schering Foundation (Schering Stiftung)
2009–11 R&D grant „BlingCrete – Light reflecting concrete“. ZIM/ Federal Ministery of Economics and Technology
2009 Art Forum Berlin, Presentation September Gallery/ „Best Stand of the Art Forum“.
2009 Competition Ellerstraße Düsseldorf, Finalist/ 2nd prize
2008 Art Forum Berlin, Presentation September Gallery/ „Best Stand of the Art Forum“.
2008 Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, Finalist/ 2nd prize

BOOKS AND JOURNALS

T. Klooster, Strom aus Saft und Beton. In: TEC21: "Betonexperimente", 35/ 2013.
T. Klooster, H. Klussmann: BlingCrete. In: Performative Materials in Architecture and Design, S. Patel, R. Ng (Eds.), Intellect, London, June 2013.
T. Klooster, H. Klussmann, DIYSC – Experimentelle Energieerzeugungssysteme. In: Smart Energy Materials – Werkstoffinnovation für die Energiewende, Band 21 der Schriftenreihe der Aktionslinie Hessen-Nanotech des Hessischen Ministeriums für Wirtschaft, Verkehr und Landesentwicklung.

T. Klooster, H.Klussmann, Lichtreflektierender Beton. In: Innovative Fassadentechnik, Ernst & Sohn Special 2012.
Material Matters. New materials in Design. Black Dog Publishing, June 2012.
iF DESIGN AWARDS products + materials, catalogue, vol. 2, February 10, 2012
T. Klooster, H. Klussmann, BlingCrete. In: Kunstforschung als ästhetische Wissenschaft – Beiträge zur transdisziplinären Hybridisierung von Wissenschaft und Kunst, herausgegeben von Martin Tröndle und Julia Warmers, transcriptverlag, December 2011.
T. Klooster, Concrete. Light. Action! In: Glass Network – The CGS Quarterly Magazine, Issue 42, December 2011.
T. Klooster: Intelligente Oberflächen – Licht reflektierender Beton im Tunnelbau und andere Anwendungsfälle. In: GfbW Schalung, 21. Kassel-Darmstädter Baubetriebsseminar Schalungstechnik, 24.-25. November 2011, Kassel 2011. ISSN: 1867-3783.
DMY Asia Tour 2011 | Catalogue, September 2011.
T. Klooster, H. Klussmann, Membranes Surfaces Boundaries. In: Block Magazine, Issue No.2: Façade, July 2011.
T. Klooster, H. Klussmann: Bau Kunst Erfinden | Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) Proceedings Nanotechnology and Bionics, January 2011.
T. Klooster, Unaufdringliche Vielfalt – Neue Werkstoffe und ihr Potential, medAmbiente 4 / September 2010, ISSN 1437-1065.
“Backpack” | Catalogue, Magazin4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, December 2009.
T. Klooster (Ed.), Smart Surfaces – and their application in Architecture and Design, Birkhäuser, July 2009.
T. Klooster, Funktionelle Oberflächen im Bauwesen, Forum der Forschung 18 | 2005, Eigenverlag BTU Cottbus, ISSN 0947-6989.
T. Klooster, N. Adomatis, Funktionale Beschichtungen, Deutsche Bauzeitschrift, Heft 11, 2005, ISSN 0011-4782.
T.Klooster, Materialwechsel – Neue Wege im Design durch funktionelle Oberflächen, Stahlbau, Heft 2, Februar 2005, ISSN 0038-9145.
T. Klooster, J. Sonnberger, Notebook University - Mobiles Lernen in realer und virtueller Architektur,
Merz – Medien + Erziehung, Heft 1, 2004, ISSN 0176-4918.
Functional Coatings, Architonic Material Letter 08, 12/2004, PDF, http://www.architonic.com.
Proceedings Materialwechsel – Neue Wege im Design durch funktionelle Oberflächen, 2. Innovationsforum Oberflächentechnik und Design im DAZ Berlin, October 2004, in collaboration with Europäische Forschungsgemeinschaft Dünne Schichten EFDS e. V., BDA, DAZ.
T. Klooster, S. Kleinschmidt u. a., Georg Schlesinger und die Wissenschaft vom Fabrikbetrieb, Ed. G. Spur, Hanser Verlag, 2000.
T. Klooster, S. Voglrieder, Produktionsforschung im Wandel, Ed. G. Spur, Hanser Verlag, 2001.
G. Spur, T. Klooster, S. Voglrieder, Von der Psychotechnik zur Arbeitswissenschaft, Berichte und Abhandlungen der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Band 8, Akademie Verlag, Berlin 2000.
T. Klooster, M. Permantier, Bauen und Rechnen – über den Einsatz von Computern im Bauwesen,
Stahlbau 67, Heft 3, März 1998, ISSN 0038-9145.
T. Klooster, M. Permantier, Bauingenieure im Internet, Stahlbau 67 (1998) Heft 11, November 1998, ISSN 0038-9145
T. Klooster, M. Permantier, Virtuelle 3D-Modelle – Computerzeichnungen optimieren Planungsprozesse
Deutsches Ingenieurblatt, Heft 11, November 1998.

PRESS REVIEW TASK

"Intelligente Oberflächen" | C. Basrawi | MERKUR Deutsche Zeitschrift für europäisches Denken, May 2014.
"What materials will we invent in the next decade?" | The Big Question, WIRED 09.13, UK Edition.
"Research project on local resources launched at GUtech" | Muscat Daily, May 21, 2013.
"Local Resources New Materials – a joint research project" | Smart Oman, May 10, 2013.
"Wissen schafft Kunst – Beton im Dialog mit Licht" | m:convisions 17, April 2013.
"Nachgefragt: Blingcrete auf der BAU 2013" | BETON/CAMPUS January 31, 2013.
Новое слово в производстве бетона. Технология BlingCrete (A new word in the production of concrete. Technology Blingcrete) | ais.by, January 13, 2013.
"Kassel leuchtet" | Süddeutsche Zeitung, December 24, 2012
"Und es hat Bling gemacht" | S. Ehrlinger, H. Kotzan | Beton Bauteile – Edition DBZ 2013.
"BlingCrete" | Close up Interiors 2012-2013 | December 2012.
"Moderné Materiály" | A+D Magazin, Bratislava | November 2012
In the photobooth with...| uncube magazine 04 | November 2012
"Die Qual der Wahl" | pure – premium park 03|2012
"Революция материалов" (Material Revolution)|Home Magazine (Russia) 08|2012
"Materialentwicklung als transdiziplinärer Forschungsprozess" | Innovation durch Design – 4. Hessischer Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaftsbericht, August 2012.
"10 Innovative Materials To Look For In 2012" | S. Peters | Freshome | 02.2012
"Intelligente Oberflächen – Innovationen aus Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft in Berlin-Brandenburg" | I. Junge | Technologiestiftung Berlin TSB | Regioverlag, February 2012
"Plötzlich blinkt es im Beton" | C. Meixner | Welt am Sonntag, February 12, 2012.
"Reflektierender Beton" | design report 02.2012
„Best pick Material Vision“ | tl.mag 12.2011
"Klussmann, Klooster und BlingCrete" | Bauwelt 35.2011.
"What to expect from Material Vision (Material Vision: Ein Ausblick)" | form 237, March 2011.
"It´s a Material World" | K. Jopp | Messemagazin Galleria, 02.2011.
"Fotoaktive Baustoffe" | ARD Ratgeber Bauen + Wohnen, February 20, 2011.
Rationalisierungs-Gemeinschaft Bauwesen im RKW-Kompetenzzentrum (Ed.): Nanotechnik und Bionik – Hightech in der Bauwirtschaft, Dokumentation der Veranstaltung des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie, Frankfurt 2011.
"Material Revolution – Sustainable Multi-Purpose Materials for Design" | S. Peters, Birkhäuser December 2010.
"Added-value surfaces" | Stylepark, October 24, 2010.
"Translucent materials" | form, October 20, 2010.
"Neuer Beton spiegelt Licht" | HNA, 07.03.2010
“Die Einnistung der Epiphyten” | Dominikus Müller | ArtNet, 6. Januar 2010.
Smart Surfaces Book Review | Designer, December 2009, Issue 113.
„New Museumsshop and Café“ | Deutsche Guggenheim Magazin 02.2009
„Rote Punkte und traurige Ritter“ | Frankfurter Rundschau, 1. November 2008.
„Kunst-Herbst“ | B.Z. , 1. November 2008.
„Im Schatten der Krise“ | Berliner Zeitung, 31. Oktober 2008.
„Aufgeräumt“ | ArtNet, 30. Oktober 2008.
„Jetzt schlägt´s Dreizehn“ | ART Kunstmagazin, Oktober 2008.
„Lovett / Codagnone: Walk in Silence / Galerie September, Berlin“, vernissage.tv, 17. September 2008.
„Anish Kapoor / Deutsche Bank VIP Lounge / Art Cologne 2008“, vernissage.tv, 18. April 2008.
„Es geht ans Eingemachte“ | Süddeutsche Zeitung, 5. April 2008.
„Vorhut der Spiesser“ | ArtNet, 21. Februar 2008.
„Feel Free to Browse – Selection of the newest galleries from Berlin to Beijing“ LuxuryCulture.com, November 2007.
„Isa Genzken / Deutsche Bank VIP Lounge / Art Cologne 2007“, vernissage.tv, 30. April 2007.
„A Preview of Art Summer 2007“ | db artmag Nr. 42, 2007.