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Initiative & Institution Symposium/ Thursday Lecture Series Thursday 06.03.08, 18.30 lecture/ presentation: ‘add-on, 20 meters in height’, peter fattinger, veronika orso & michael rieper Listen to the lecture here:  add-on, 20 meters in height – Peter Fattinger, Veronika Orso & Michael Rieper – 06.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ For six weeks “add on. 20 hoehenmeter” transformed Vienna’s Wallensteinplatz [...]

Initiative & Institution Thursday Lecture Series Thursday 21.02.08, 18.30 student led seminar: ‘grounds for play’ – steve mcadam & dip 5/ fluid unit ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Diploma 5 draws is in pursuit of design processes relevant to day-to-day’s urban conditions and their social and cultural landscapes, and does not believe that designers alone are able to understand, [...]

Initiative & Institution Symposium Saturday, 08.03.08, 12.00 ‘question education‘ trigger talks: matthew cornford (cornford & cross), alex johnson (yoke & zoom) sam curtis chair: robert mull Listen to mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Question Education – 08.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Initiative & Institution Thursday Lecture Series Thursday, 14.02.08, 18.30 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Matthew Cornford and David [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 17.30 ‘negotiate‘ trigger talks and discussion: petra marguc (polimorph) barbara holub & paul rajakovics (transparadiso) chair: celine condorelli Listen to mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Negotiate – 07.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Polimorph is a pluridisciplinary practice producing research on urban space, developping strategies for complex environments and proposings [...]

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Katerina Antonaki studied Graphic Design in Greece, new media and printing techniques at University of Art and Design of Helsinki and holds an MA in Design – Critical Theory and Practice from Goldsmiths, University of London, funded by IKY and supported by many cups of coffee. As co-owner and art director of a boutique design [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 11.00 ‘exercise’ trigger talks and discussion: jens brandt (supertanker) maurice mitchell & annika grafweg chair: jeremy till Listen to the mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Exercise – 07.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   Maurice Mitchell Maurice Mitchell is Reader in the Department of Architecture and Spatial Design at London [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 13.00 ‘take place’ trigger talks and discussion: can altay townley & bradby chair: andreas lang Listen to mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Take Place – 07.03.08 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ SPATIAL PRACTICES: from “unpredictable reconfiguration” to “setting a setting” This talk will focus on Can Altay’s research and practice [...]

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The atelier d’architecture autogérée / studio of self-managed architecture (aaa) is a collective platform, which conducts actions and research concerning urban mutations and cultural, social and political emerging practices in the contemporary city. The interdisciplinary network was founded in 2001 in Paris by architects, artists, students, researchers, unemployed persons, activists and residents. We develop urban [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 14.00 ‘emancipate‘ trigger talks and discussion: juan linares (arzt&linares) marko sancanin (platforma 9.81) nil uzun susanne tusch (erect architecture) chair: marianne mueller Listen to the mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Emancipate – 07.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Erika Arzt (Austria, 1969) and Juan Linares (Spain, 1972) live and work [...]

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‘Radio Gallery‘ is a series of 12 commissioned radio programmes that treat one hour of radio as exhibition space. The contributors are artists and curators most of whom have not worked with radio before and whose practices do not necessarily have a relationship to sound. Thus, free of any convention attached to radio-making, they have [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 11.00 ‘exercise’ trigger talks and discussion: jens brandt (supertanker) maurice mitchell & annika grafweg chair: jeremy till Listen to the mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Exercise – 07.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Architect by education (Copenhagen and Berlin), but also with a background in visual arts and theatre. One [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 13.00 ‘take place’ trigger talks and discussion: can altay, townley & bradby chair: andreas lang Listen to mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Take Place – 07.03.08 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Townley and Bradby make interventions, maps, performance walks and artists’ books. Townley and Bradby’s practice explores the routines and [...]

Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 17.30 ‘negotiate‘ trigger talks and discussion: petra marguc (polimorph) barbara holub & paul rajakovics (transparadiso) chair: celine condorelli Listen to mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Negotiate – 07.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Transparadiso are Barbara Holub, Paul Rajakovics & Bernd Vlay. Transparadiso’s practice navigates between architecture, art and urban [...]

Initiative & Institution Saturday, 08.03.08, 11.00 ‘build publics‘ trigger talks: marianne mueller (mueller kneer), jonathan mosley, sophie warren & robin wilson kathrin böhm (public works) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Jonathan Mosley, Sophie Warren and Robin Wilson are collaborating on the project ‘Planning for Utopia’ which has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council grant over 2007 & [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 17.00 presentation/performance: ‘speech as political act’, nicoline van harskamp ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ SPEECH AS A POLITICAL ACT proposal for ‘Initiative and Institution’ by Nicoline van Harskamp In my work I look at existing formal and informal structures of control, governance and resistance. As it relies on a survey of social and [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 18.30 lecture/presentation: ‘beginners & begetters’, wouter davidts ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Beginners & Begetters In the summer of 2006 (29 June – 16 September), the exhibition Beginners & Begetters was held in the Contemporary Arts Centre Extra City in Antwerp, Belgium, as the second episode in the series Thinking Architecture. Beginners & [...]

Sara Wolfert born 1980 Lives and works in Stockholm Education 2001-2002 Stockholm Univerity Liberal Arts Faculty 2004-2007 Konstfack B.F.A. Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm 2007- M.F.A. Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm Exhibitions include: ”Who makes and owns your work” group show and seminar Iaspis , Stockholm nov [...]

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The Taiwan Strait Atlas project sets out to investigate how the area is emerging as a coherent urban region. This emergence is occurring due to the densities of exchange occurring on both sides of the Strait relating to economy, goods, transportation, and population migration. The Taiwan Strait is one of the most volatile areas in [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Saturday, 08.03.08, 12.00 ‘question education‘ trigger talks: matthew cornford (cornford & cross), alex johnson (yoke & zoom) sam curtis chair: robert mull Listen to mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Question Education – 08.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Sam Curtis’ practice is concerned with exploring the art/life dichotomy and questioning perceptions of [...]

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Project Title: Platzl fürs Grätzl (small place for the neighbourhood) Team: Gerhard Brandl (artist), Lorenz Potocnik (architect), Gregor Graf (artist) Finding place… a cross-way becoming open space End of summer 2007 – a new square at the former crossing of two streets in the old city of Linz is a patchwork of asphalt, with the [...]

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shed ^ I / – is the provisional construction* and collaborative space in which Renata Tyszczuk and others work together on a diverse range of creative and critically engaged projects. It is part studio, part workshop, part laboratory and part think tank. The projects are underpinned by research and teaching on global environmental change and [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Saturday, 08.03.08, 12.00 ‘question education‘ trigger talks: matthew cornford (cornford & cross), alex johnson (yoke & zoom) sam curtis chair: robert mull ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Yoke and Zoom are Nina Coulson (BA Interactive At, MA Curating) born 1974 and Alex Johnson (BA interactive Art, MA Urban Design) born 1970. Based in Worcestershire, U.K. [...]

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Graphic designer Alexandre Bettler studied at ECAL in Switzerland before completing an MA in Communication Art and Design in 2005 at the Royal College of Art. His work has a strong relationship to everyday life and to the small elements that surround us. Alexandre is currently working on a large-scale project about bread, using it [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 14.00 ‘emancipate‘ trigger talks and discussion: juan linares (arzt&linares) marko sancanin (platforma 9.81) nil uzun susanne tusch (erect architecture) chair: marianne mueller Listen to the mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Emancipate – 07.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ erect architecture. Many of our projects are located in the social realm [...]

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Agnieszka Mlicka, upcoming Polish/Dutch artist, uses the visual language of the architect to show the city as a system of architecture, linguistics and cartography. Inspired by urban planning, she combines painting and drawing in installations: “Your reality is a construction of my imagination. I produce your space”. She reflects on the urban planner’s ideological practice [...]

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KEIN is german and means something like “barely”, “no” or “none”. KEIN.ORG is a collaborative working environment that offers a wide range of internet services to activists and artists, groups and individuals from across the globe. The idea of KEIN.ORG is self-supply in terms of networking techniques. At KEIN.ORG we try to organize and offer [...]

Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 12.00  ‘take place’ trigger talks and discussion: can altay townley & bradby chair: andreas lang Listen to mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Take Place – Saturday, 08.03.08, 11.00 ‘build publics‘ trigger talks: marianne mueller (mueller kneer), jonathan mosley, sophie warren & robin wilson kathrin böhm (public [...]

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Urban Typhoon Shimokitazawa 2006. Urban Typhoon Koliwada 2008 Matias Echanove is an urbanologist active in Tokyo and Mumbai. Before going to Japan to pursue doctoral studies in Urban Information Systems at the University of Tokyo, he studied economics and politics at the London School of Economics & Political Sciences and urban planning at Columbia University, [...]

Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 14.00 ‘emancipate‘ trigger talks and discussion: juan linares (arzt&linares) marko sancanin (platforma 9.81) nil uzun susanne tusch (erect architecture) chair: marianne mueller Saturday, 08.03.08, 11.00 ‘build publics‘ trigger talks: marianne mueller (mueller kneer), jonathan mosley, sophie warren & robin wilson kathrin böhm (public works) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Mueller Kneer Associates is [...]

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super Over, on top, beyond what is normal, beyond what is ordinary, beyond what is usual. That transcends what it is. That develops in a higher degree what is given. sudaca Sudaca is the term –usually pejorative- used in Spain to refer about Latin Americans. Even though it derives from ‘sudamericanos’ in fact it includes [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 14.00 ‘emancipate‘ trigger talks and discussion: juan linares (arzt&linares) marko sancanin (platforma 9.81) nil uzun susanne tusch (erect architecture) chair: marianne mueller Listen to the mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Emancipate – 07.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ >>Download Nil Uzun’s article here: ‘Independent Artist Initiatives in Istanbul: Circulation of [...]

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Initiative & Institution Symposium Friday, 07.03.08, 14.00 ‘emancipate‘ trigger talks and discussion: juan linares (arzt&linares) marko sancanin (platforma 9.81) nil uzun susanne tusch (erect architecture) chair: marianne mueller Listen to the mp3 here: Initiative & Institution – Symposium – Emancipate – 07.03.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ More info coming soon.. www.platforma981.hr

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Mathias Heyden is the founder of ISPARA, a Berlin-based office and lab for strategies of participatory architecture and spatial appropriation. Current projects include a website on “vacant public properties, a potential for future commons?”, seminars and excursions on “community oriented housing and workspaces in Berlin”, the research on a “center for self-determined, cooperative education and [...]

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BookBox is a box of books to share. It utilises standard newspaper vending points usually found outside tube stations to create a public library for shared reading material. BookBox is an invitation to exchange and distribute books, the ideas in books, to reuse and recycle; to give these gifts to strangers and discover the random [...]

Inititative & Institution Lecture Series Thursday 07.02.08, 6:30 lecture/ presentation: ‘networked cultures’, helge mooshammer & peter mörtenböck Listen to the lecture here: Networked Cultures/ Helge Mooshammer & Peter Mörtenböck Lecture 07.02.08 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Networked Cultures investigates the cultural transformations under way in Europe through examining the potentials and effects of networked spatial practices. Based at Goldsmiths, [...]