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Lindsay Bremner: FILTER_FUNNEL
Lindsay Bremner: FILTER_FUNNEL
 

Lindsay Bremner: FILTER_FUNNEL

Filter_Funnel is a sample of FOLDED OCEAN, an on-going experimental research project into the organizational and spatial logics of the Indian Ocean world, a fluid, anti-geographical space where many transnational systems, practices and imaginaries intersect. It is about Lamu, a former slave trading city, Islamic seaport and world heritage site on the northern coast of [...]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

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Adrian Lahoud: Complex Scale
 

Adrian Lahoud: Complex Scale

Complex Scale: Within architecture the idea of scale has a relatively stable meaning typically referring to size, proportion or some form of spatial regularity. This is contrast to the vigorous reconceptualisation of scale taking place in geographical disciplines, where for the last 30 years scale became one its most contested terms. This seminar will introduce [...]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

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Owen Hatherley: The Tower has been Bolshevised
 

Owen Hatherley: The Tower has been Bolshevised

There are few exemplars of capitalist modernity more loaded with atavistic symbolism than the skyscraper. These Taylorised Towers of Babel have continued to mark the skylines of 21st century cities, often with the original functional, pecuniary or utilitarian justifications through zoning codes and land values disappearing, in the form of the deliberately wasteful likes of [...]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

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Artist as Ethnographer: Workshop with Karen Mirza (& Brad Butler)
 

Artist as Ethnographer: Workshop with Karen Mirza (& Brad Butler)

Artist as Ethnographer: Workshop with Karen Mirza (& Brad Butler) Tuesday, May 8 @ no-w-here One of the early interests of our anthropological film “The Exception and the Rule” (2009) was whether we could make a work that invited the viewer to make theory, and not just consume it. That is, to create a filmic [...]

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

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Gone but not forgotten: Archaeological approaches to the site of the former Treblinka Extermination Camp in Poland – Lecture by Dr Caroline Sturdy Colls
 

Gone but not forgotten: Archaeological approaches to the site of the former Treblinka Extermination Camp in Poland – Lecture by Dr Caroline Sturdy Colls

‘Gone but not forgotten: Archaeological approaches to the site of the former Treblinka Extermination Camp in Poland’. Lecture by Dr Caroline Sturdy Colls, followed by presentation by Eyal Weizman and Susan Schuppli on the field-work of Forensic Architecture in Serbia and Bosnia. Tuesday – 28 FEB – CRA Studio, 2pm. Treblinka in Poland was the [...]

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Posted in forensic architecture, LECTURES & TALKS

 
Media, Transmission, Event
 

Media, Transmission, Event

Lecture by Susan Schuppli 17 JAN, 2 – 5pm, RHB 312 – Centre for Res. Arch. “Forensic Imagination is a conceptual provocation and adaptive mode of investigation that is specifically directed towards a critical and practical engagement with material culture. As such the practice of forensics and the concept of imagination are brought together to [...]

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

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Sven Lindqvist: Bombing Savages: In Law, in Fact, in Fiction
 

Sven Lindqvist: Bombing Savages: In Law, in Fact, in Fiction

This lecture marks the centenary of aerial bombardment. More than just a military revolution, this development redrew the legal and moral boundaries between civilians and combatants and spread the theatre of war into cities and domestic spaces. Sven Lindqvist is the author of over 30 widely translated books including A History of Bombing. The lecture [...]

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Posted in FEATURED, LECTURES & TALKS

 
VISUA CULTURES EVENTS – autumn 2011
 

VISUA CULTURES EVENTS – autumn 2011

BURN with Ben Walters, Gavin Butt & Dickie Beau part of the AHRC funded Trashing Performance public program 27 october,  bethnal green working men’s club – 20.00-23.00 BOOK tickets with:  www.artsadmin.co.uk/   INVOKING JUSTICE film screening and discussion with the filmmaker Deepa Dhanraj 03 november , small hall  – 17.00-20.00   MOVEMENTS OF EVERYDAY POLITICAL/AESTHETIC [...]

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

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Exchanges: PhD-MA Roundtable Seminars
 

Exchanges: PhD-MA Roundtable Seminars

The Exchanges Seminar Series provide a common forum of discussion between PhD and MA level members of the Centre for Research Architecture. It is designed to enable material and theoretical crossovers and to promote the development of horizontal, autonomous, p2p-based forms of critical pedagogy.   A GEOGRAPHY OF AUTONOMY: BORDER REGIMES, STRUGGLES AND SPATIAL PRACTICES [...]

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

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VC GUEST LECTURES and SCREENING SERIES SPRING 2011
 

VC GUEST LECTURES and SCREENING SERIES SPRING 2011

27 January – TOM HUNTER Senior Research Fellow of the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, Hunter graduated from the London College of Printing with a BA First Class Honours [1994] and took his MA at the Royal College of Art, London [1997]. In 1998, he won the John Kobal Photographic Portrait [...]

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

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