Symposium
Datum : Freitag den 16. Dezember 2011 bis Samstag den 17. Dezember 2011
 

Place: Cabaret Voltaire, Spiegelgasse 1, 8001 Zürich (Entrance at Münstergasse 26)
Organized by: Martino Stierli & Mechtild Widrich
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture Philip Ursprung, Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), ETH Zurich

Friday, December 16, 2011
14.30 Martino Stierli and Mechtild Widrich, ETH Zurich
Welcome and Introduction

Section 1: CONTROL


Moderation: Nina Zschocke, ETH Zurich

15.00 Felicity Scott, Columbia University, New York: Alice in Dataland. Revisting the Architecture Machine Group's Aspen Movie Map

15.45 Andreas Rumpfhuber, Architect, Independent Theorist, Vienna: Participating Performatively: The Bürolandschaft, or, Towards a Society of Self-Organization

16.30 Coffee break

17.00 Sean Keller, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago: The Politics of Form Finding: Frei Otto and the Mannheim Multihalle

17.45 Hélène Lipstadt DOCOMOMO US, New York: Whose Theory of Participation? Bourdieusian Analyses of Agency in Architectural Competitions

18.30 Discussion

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Section 2: DISPLAY


Moderation: Martino Stierli, ETH Zurich

10.00 Introduction

10.15 Werner Hanak-Lettner, Jewish Museum Vienna: The Visitor as Actor. The Exhibition as a Swimming Pool

11.00 Lutz Robbers, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar: 1912 – Hellerau as Spielraum

11.45 Coffee break

12.15 Sandra Löschke, University of Technology, Sydney: Participatory Aesthetics: Alexander Dorner’s Reorganization of the Provinzialmuseum Hannover

13.00 Discussion

13.30 Lunch break

Section 3: AGENCY


Moderation: Mechtild Widrich, ETH Zurich

14.30 Introduction

14.45 Gavin Grindon, Kingston University, London: Disobedient Objects: Agency and Determinism in Activist Art

15.30 Ana María León, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA: Sites of Occupation: From Tlatelolco to Parasol Metropol 1968–2011

16.15 Coffee break

16.45 Kenny Cupers, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York: The House of Participation: Modern Cultural Centers in Western Europe

17.30 Asja Mandić, University of Sarajevo: Exhibitions in Damaged and Destroyed Architectural Objects in Besieged Sarajevo: Spaces of Gathering and Socialization

18.15 Discussion

Sponsors:

Swiss National Science Foundation
Chair for the History of Art and Architecture Philip Ursprung, Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), ETH Zurich