Carl Constantin Weber: Continuing a building history. The Petrus gate of the castle church in Varel (GER)

The sculptor Carl Constantin Weber gives an insight into his work on the contemporary version of a church portal in the context of a medieval building. During a visit to his studio, the relationship between redesigning and the history of a building is explored.

Carl Constantin Weber has been a member of the Research Training Group “Identity and Heritage” since 2023 and represents the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Dessau. Professional training as a stone sculptor and bronze caster. Studied Sculpture at the Technical University Braunschweig (Prof. Jürgen Weber) and the Hochschule für Künste Bremen (Prof. Waldemar Otto). Graduated from art college and became a Meisterschüler (master student) at the Universität der Künste Berlin under Prof. Joachim Schmettau. Afterwards professor for the Basics of Design and Drawing at the Magdeburg/Stendal University of Applied Sciences. Since 2006 professor of Basic Design and Freehand Drawing at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Dessau. Head of the Institute for Building and the Arts at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. Realisation of architectural art, sculptures, square designs and sacred objects in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Potsdam, Atelier Carl Constantin Weber
(The event will take place as a studio visit and participation will be limited to the members of the research group.)