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Sandra Luzia Schafroth on Wed, 30 Nov 2005 13:26:46 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime-ann> [event] Talk with Lev Manovich and Uwe Brückner, Voltahalle Basel


*Talk  #1 real virtuality - how to talk about the spatial arts?*
Wednesday, December 21 2005
starting 6:30pm at Voltahalle Basel
7:00 to 8.30pm Discussion with Lev Manovich and Uwe Brückner (English). 
Presentation: Vera Bühlmann
Followed by drinks and music with Dj's Stiebeltron Inc. and visuals by
Lev Manovich (Soft Cinema).


Real virtuality - how to talk about the spatial arts?

Today most of our critical attention goes to either the arts of shapes
and forms (architecture, design) or the arts of the image (photography,
film, video, media art). But  some of the most interesting creative
practices today fall in between: scenogaphy, set design, media skins,
experience design, exhibition design, interactive design. These practices
use architecture, media, light, color, sound, transparency, interactivity,
and human behaviors as their material. How can we talk about these new
"spatial arts"?

Lev Manovich is Professor of Visual Arts at the University of California,
San Diego, and Director of The Lab for Cultural Analysis at California
Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology. Lev Manovich
is the author of Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database (The MIT Press,
2005), and The Language of New Media (The MIT Press, 2001).
www.manovich.net

Uwe Brückner is Professor for Scenography at the University of Art and
Design Basle, Institute Interior Design and Scenography. He is a member
of the Art Directors Club Germany. His own studio atelierbrückner is
located in Stuttgart, Germany and has realized a number of projects, to
which belong the pavilion "viv(r)e les frontières" at the Swiss Expo.02,
as well as the pavilion "CYCLEBOWL" at the German Expo 2000. 
www.atelier-brueckner.de

Vera Bühlmann is a researcher at the University of Art and Design Basle,
as well as a PHD candidate at the University Basle, Institut for media
studies.


(For further information please contact:

Vera Bühlmann, Lic. phil. I

Fachhochschule beider Basel FHBB
Hochschule für Kunst und Gestaltung Basel HGK
Kommunikationsstelle für anwendungsorientierte Forschung und  
Entwicklung aF&E

Vogelsangstrasse 15
CH-4058 Basel

Telefon +41 61 695 63 47
Mobil +41 76 364 55 74
v.buehlmann {AT} fhbb.ch

http://www.fhbb.ch
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