All posts by Z33

Tomás Saraceno. Gravitational Waves, 2017. Installation view, Cosmodrome, Kattevennen, Genk, Belgium. © Photography by Kristof Vrancken / Z33 House for Contemporary Art.

Nadine Botha. Generally Relative – The Expanding and Contracting Perspective of Tomás Saraceno

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Argentinian artist Tomás Saraceno discusses with artistic researcher Nadine Botha about the meaning of the newly-found gravitational waves to our perception of the universe, his work and the blurred boundaries of art and design. Text Nadine Botha... Read more »

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Tomás Saraceno. "14 Billions (working title)", 2010. Installation view, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm. Commissioned by Bonniers Konsthall. Courtesy the artist; Tanya Bonakdar, Andersen's Contemporary, Pinksummer Contemporary Art, Esther Schipper. © Photography by Studio Tomás Saraceno, 2010.

Studio Tomás Saraceno. Gravitational Waves with Giovanni Amelino-Camelia

by Z33

'Gravitational Waves' by Tomás Saraceno evokes an analogy often used by scientists: the comparison between a complex, 3-dimensional spider web, and our “spongy” universe, with galaxies morphing into wall-like sheets, leaving huge voids of nearly... Read more »

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October 30, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Saba Golchehr. Design from the Inside-out: Critically Adopting Big Data Methods

by Z33

Designers should be aware both of what is lost if they ignore new digital tools, and of the implications of uncritically appropriating big data technologies. This has occurred before in the uncritical acceptance of participatory approaches in the des... Read more »

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October 23, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Annelies Vaneycken. Beyond the Line: Design for Participation in the Light of Children’s Culture

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Children and their culture of play and curiosity form good allies in disorganising the world: disrupting routines by which public space is fixed, rethinking the rules on which the city is based, and interpreting public space in new ways. Text Anne... Read more »

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Kolenspoor City Open Workshop. 30 September 2017, ZLDR Luchtfabriek, Heusden-Zolder, Belgium. Photo Kristof Vrancken.
October 20, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Els Vervloesem. Visual Storytelling to Re-imagine the Future

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Architect and researcher Els Vervloesem reflects on the Kolenspoor City project, aimed at developing the Limburg region in Belgium, as a new form and method of urban planning. Text Els Vervloesem [caption id="attachment_1549" align="alignnone" wi... Read more »

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'Play Space'. Mohamad Balshi, Burj el Barajneh Palestinian Refugee Camp.  Lebanon 2005.
October 16, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Reem Charif & Mohamad Hafeda. A Space for Ambiguity: Play and Playfulness as Spaces of Protest

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Looking at playgrounds as public social spaces reveals how communities operate, how they innovatively respond to limited resources and relate to each other and to their environment. Playfulness can be about play itself, but can also function as a for... Read more »

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October 13, 2017STUDIO TIMESchool of Time

Learning from Learning at A School of Schools. Open Call

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Istanbul Design Biennial 2018, curated by Jan Boelen, will focus on design education and knowledge under a theme 'A School of Schools'. An open call for the biennial is looking for both schools and learners to participate in the biennial. Text 4th... Read more »

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October 10, 2017STUDIO WORK

Michael Kaethler. The Curator as Hermes: A Mediator Between Knowledge Worlds

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Through the staging and framing of cultural artefacts, the curator creates new physical and conceptual relationships, merging audiences, spaces, and ideas into new composites that transcend their invariable appearances. Text Michael Kaethler. ... Read more »

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David Mabb: A Provisional Memorial to Nuclear Disarmament (2015). Perpetual Uncertainty, Z33 House for Contemporary Art, 17 September–10 December 2017. © Kristof Vrancken / Z33.

Exhibition. Perpetual Uncertainty

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Perpetual Uncertainty is an exploration of contemporary art in the nuclear anthropocene. The exhibition brings together international artists from across Europe, the USA and Japan to investigate experiences of nuclear technology, radiation and the co... Read more »

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October 3, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Chris Perkins. The Wider Significance of Performative Mapping

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Mapping in a broader context has increasingly been rethought as much more than a scientific controlling of the world, or a fixative political device. It is increasingly also understood as performative, as the in case of Pokemon GO. Text Chris Perk... Read more »

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Kolenspoor City. (c) Space Caviar
September 30, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Els Vervloesem. The Power of Collective Imagination

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Architect and researcher Els Vervloesem spoke to Martina Muzi from Space Caviar and Ciel Grommen from Z33 House for Contemporary Art to discuss the project they developed for the Kolenspoor in central Limburg region in Eastern Belgium. Text Els Ve... Read more »

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September 26, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Jon Geib. Designing Multivocality…from Outer Space

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The theme ‘neighbours’ provides an opportunity to explore a different approach to dialogue and participation, one less focused on bringing people together face-to-face than on the possibilities generated by drawing them apart. Text Jon Geib [... Read more »

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