Interstices 14 (Under Construction)
October 29, 2012
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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 It – Gevork Hartoonian, School of Architecture, University of Canberra
Spatial Relations and Materialist Ethics – Adam Jasper, School of Architecture, University of Technology Sydney
A role of historical materialism in materialising communist Yugoslavia’s architectural aspirations – Dijana 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 Out – Amy 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 Immaterialities – Rebecca 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, Symptom – Thomas 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 Hospital – Sophia Psarra, The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, U.K.
Impersonal geometries – Stephen Loo, School of Architecture, University of Tasmania
Field Affects: Shaping Spatial Experience – Ross 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)
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
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