Cities Re-imagined - announcement

Cities Re-imagined  is a seminar to be arranged by BUU and Atelier Nord in Oslo on 8-9 May 2009. The event is being coordinated by Synne Bull and Jeremy Welsh.

There will be five panels and two keynote presentations. The themes of the panels will be:

Video in/of cities; how urban space is represented, reframed, reconstructed in the work of contemporary video artists.

Urban interventions; artistic strategies for occupying, exploring or revealing urban spaces.

Urban soundscapes; composing, capturing, recombining the sounds of the urban environment

Photographic explorations; using photography as a means to reveal hidden spaces and forgotten or overlooked aspects of the city.

Urban language; writing in, on, around and through the city, combining fact, fiction and theory.

Keynote presentations:

Nigel Coates - architect & professor at The Royal College of Art, London.

Steven Bode - Producer/curator, director of The Film and Video Umbrella, London.

Panelists include;
Synne Bull & Dragan Miletic, Justin Bennett, Vibeke Jensen, Amanda Steggell, Michelle Teran, Mark Curran, Doris Frohnapfel, Ron Sluik, Brandon LaBelle, Scott Rettberg, Geddy Aniksdal, Jeremy Welsh.

The seminar will take place in Atelier Nord's project room at Kunstnernes Hus, Wergelandsveien 17, Oslo on Friday 8th. and Saturday 9th. May.

Full programme details will be posted when confirmed. 

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