Interstices 14 (Under Construction)

Immaterial materialities

October 29, 2012

Programme

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28 NOVEMBER 2012


3.00 – 3.30   INTRODUCTION – Sandra Karina Löschke

 

3.30 – 5.30   MATERIALISM (Moderation: Steven Loo)

Bauhaus Exercises on the Material Imagination – Matthew Mindrup, Marywood University, U.S.

Materiality Matters: If Only for the Look of ItGevork Hartoonian, School of Architecture, University of Canberra

Spatial Relations and Materialist EthicsAdam Jasper, School of Architecture, University of Technology Sydney

A role of historical materialism in materialising communist Yugoslavia’s architectural aspirationsDijana Alić, School of Architecture, University of New South Wales


5.30 – 6.00
   INTERSTICES JOURNAL LAUNCH AND PRE-LECTURE DRINKS


6.00
   KEYNOTE – Jonathan Hill

 

29 NOVEMBER 2012

9.00 – 11.00   ECO SYSTEMS (Moderation: Sandra Karina Löschke)

Immaterial material ‘ecologies of mind’Peg Rawes, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, U.K.

Material Waste: Considering Designed Obsolescence and Excess as a Way OutAmy Campos, California College of the Arts in San Francisco, U.S.

Post-parametric Architectural, Aesthetical and Sociopolitical Configurations – Mina Yaney, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Art(i)facts versus Fictive Factures: Alexander Dorner’s ImmaterialitiesRebecca Uchill, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.


11.00 – 11.30
   MORNING TEA


11.30 – 1.00
   MEDIA  (Moderation: Suzie Attiwill)

Information Material – Claudia Perren, School of Architecture, University of Sydney

A Deceptive Surface: Photography, Materiality, and Inference – Steve Harfield, School of Architecture, University of Technology Sydney

Transparency in Glass: Medium, Message, SymptomThomas Mical, School of Art Architecture and Design, University of South Australia


1.00 – 1.30
   LUNCH


1.30 – 3.00
   PROCESS (Moderation: Steve Harfield)

Self-organisation and Theoretical Reflection: The (im)material architecture of Venice and the Venice HospitalSophia Psarra, The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, U.K.

Impersonal geometriesStephen Loo, School of Architecture, University of Tasmania

Field Affects: Shaping Spatial ExperienceRoss McLeod, School of Architecture and Design, RMIT


3.00 – 3.30   AFTERNOON TEA


3.30 – 5.00
   CONCRETENESS (Moderation: Ross Jenner)

Ulrich Müther: Cast in Concrete – Matthias Ludwig, School of Architecture, Hochschule Wismar, Germany

Beton-Préfabriqué: On the appropriation and expansion of Brutalist materiality in Australian architecture – Nugroho Utomo, School of Architecture, University of Canberra

Faith in Steel: The Fragmented Afterlife of the World Trade Centre, Mediating Modernity after 9/11 – Andrea Connor, School of Design, University of Technology Sydney


6.00
   KEYNOTE – Philip Ursprung (at MCA)


30 NOVEMBER 2012

9.00 – 11.00   ATMOSPHERE COLOUR LIGHT (Moderation: Claudia Perren)

Ambient Atmosphere
Ross Jenner, School of Architecture, University of Auckland, New Zealand

White Table / White Aalto
John Roberts, School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle

Striped Effects: Articulating the Material and Immaterial
Ashley Paine, ATCH Research Centre, School of Architecture, University of Queensland

Translucency, brilliance and sparkle: an exploration of the interplay between light and materials
Ruth McDermott, School of Design, University of Technology Sydney


11.00 – 11.30
   MORNING TEA


11.30 – 12.15
   ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE SESSION (Moderation: Olivia Hyde/BVN)


12.15 – 1.00
   PLENUM SESSION


1.00
   CLOSE

 

FILM PRESENTATIONS                           

Painting Architecture: Material Modes of Projective Thinking
Agnieszka Mlicka, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London, U.K.  

Material Antagonism: Art, Law and Architecture
André Bélanger, School of Law, Université Laval, Canada, and Anne Bordeleau, School of Architecture, University of Waterloo, Canada