KeepDelete Bilzen

Posted by Katrien on Tuesday May 22nd 2012 at 09:42

Reading Urban Cracks: new book & website

Posted by Marjan on Monday February 27th 2012 at 20:28

New publication, as the result of a practice-based research project in Ghent:

Riet Steel, Elly Van Eeghem, Griet Verschelden & Carlos Dekeyrel, Reading Urban Cracks: Practices of artists and community workers, a publication of Hogeschool Gent & MER. Paper Kunsthalle, 2012.

+ the launch of a new digital platform for the mapping of  ‘localised artistic practices’, as from 9 March:

CFP: SupraSpace: On the Concept of Space and Place in Art and Visual Culture

Posted by Marjan on Friday December 16th 2011 at 20:26

SupraSpace: On the Concept of Space and Place in Art and Visual Culture
International Conference
Tel Aviv University, Art History Department

June 3 – 04, 2012
Deadline CFP: Jan 15, 2012

Keynote speaker: Prof. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Department of Art and
Archaeology, Princeton University

Space has been subject to aesthetic, art-historical, philosophical,
anthropological, geographical and political investigations, each with
its idiosyncratic definitions. Space maintains a close relation with
illusionism, narrativity, and the performative qualities of art.  Space
is especially interconnected with time, making it impossible to
separate one from the other. In the current dynamic reality in which we
live, it is hard to remain confined to just one modality of spatial
thinking that will capture all of its complexity; yet this problem is
not limited to our contemporary globalized moment, but is also relevant
to different historical periods. Consequently, in order to engage
effectively with the problem of space, recent studies have demonstrated
multiple methods of conceptualization, while emphasizing the
dialectical relations and tensions between them.
Within the realms of art and culture, the discourse on space has often
engaged with problems of representation (artistic genres such
landscape, narrative space, chronotopos, interior/exterior, etc), or
with political issues relating to territorial conflicts and borders.

CFP: Whose Participation? Spaces of Interaction

Posted by Marjan on Monday May 23rd 2011 at 09:24

Call for papers:

Whose Participation? Spaces of Interaction in Contemporary Art and Architecture
December 16/17, 2011
Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, Switzerland
Organized by the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture
(gta), ETH Zurich

Surplus City Guide

Posted by Marjan on Friday November 5th 2010 at 12:51

Phara de Aguirre (for Canvas, Belgian television) visits and interviews young artist Karl Philips in Hasselt, where he explains his caravan concept and surplus city guide on how to ‘survive’ in Hasselt’s public space.

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