Date: Friday, 27 June 2014, 9:30am-5:30pm. Saturday, 28 June 2014, 9:30am-12:30pm The event will be in English. Admission is free. Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating whether you would like to participate in the BBQ (costs: 10€). We look forward to welcoming you.
Place: ANCB The Metropolitan Laboratory, Christinenstr. 18-19 (Pfefferberg), 10119 Berlin
The definitions of space are as diverse as the disciplines in which it plays a fundamental role - from science to philosophy, art and architecture - and within each field the assessments of space are often simplified or reduced. With such an approach, we refuse ourselves access to 'new spaces', whose definitions and perspectives, strategies and processes of perception from all fields of human activity are too rarely considered in a cohesive manner. This is where the ANCB programme 'No Space Without Traits' comes in: particularly through artistic approaches, it aims to open doors into spatial worlds that until now have remained closed. This programme enables investigations from different methodologies, practices and objectives from art and science, based on creative, behavioural and cultural science positions and processes.
With the symposium we aim to generate a stimulated discourse focused on but not limited to the following themes:
- space as collective entity
- multiplicity of existence
- spatial truth in the here and now
- individual perception and the others
- physical, visual, sonic and virtual manifestations of space in relation to social, cultural, historical and political forces
The symposium is open to the public and will also serve as a kick-off event for a two week-long design studio for architecture students of the University of Sydney that will take place at ANCB.