Monday, November 19, 2007

Architecture and Documentary Practice: Writing, Imaging and Performance

Architecture &: Interdisciplinary Seminars
Bartlett School of Architecture, Tue 27 November 2007, 10 am–6 pm
Organised by Dr Robin Wilson
This is the third of a series of interdisciplinary, one-day conferences held at the Bartlett School of Architecture, Architecture &, initiated by Prof. Jane Rendell. It will explore current issues concerning the documentation of buildings, urban space and processes of architectural production. It will draw together architects, artists, editors and theorists to address issues of criticality, memory and performance in architectural documentation. One session will focus on existing practices of writing, editing and photography in the architectural profession. One will deal with concerns and techniques of documentation in theatre and performance studies. Further sessions will introduce the concerns of individual art and architecture practitioners, working across different media.
Contributors:_Session 1:_Professor Iain Borden (Architectural History and Theory, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL)_Dr Robin Wilson (Critic, curator and lecturer on art and architecture)_Isabel Allen (Design Director of Habhousing and former editor of The Architects’ Journal)
Session 2:_Professor Susan Melrose (Performance Arts, Middlesex University)Dr Juliet Rufford (Writer and lecturer on theatre and performance)_Professor Joe Kelleher (Theatre and Performance, Roehampton University)
Session 3:_Sophie Warren and Jonathan Mosley (Artist/architect)_Mike Marshall (Artist)
Session 4:_AMID [Cero 9] (Architects)
This event is free but please RSVP _Rm G02, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB

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