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"Inventar" was a project of students of Prof. Arnold Dreyblatt at the HbK Saar in Saarbrücken. Students who have participated in Dreyblatt's Seminar, "Archiv, Denkmal, Museum" have chosen an abandoned house in the village of Rubenheim, Saarland for an intensive research project which will resulted in a site-specific presentation.
The house complex in Rubenheim has been inhabited for generations by the same
family and contains a millenry shop and tailor workshop. The last member of
this family vacated the premises only recently because of illness, so that artistic
intervention takes place within a temporary state in which traces of the past
are still to be found. It is expected that the house will be sold in the near
future, after which the architectronic context and interior contents will be
Students spent five days in the house examining the material traces of the past which remain. At the end of the research period, students created an exhibition in various media which will be installed in the (Millenry) shop and throughout the house. Visitors from the Art Academy, residents of Saarland and especially the inhabitants of Rubenheim were invited to an open house/exhibition.
The web site was created by the students in collaboration with Arnold Dreyblatt
and Ludwig Schmidtpeter.