What’s the Matter Materiality and Materialism at the Age of Computation, International Conference, COAC, ETSAB, ETSAV, Barcelona, September 4-5-6, 2014

Speakers

Mario Carpo
Mario Carpo

Professor of Architectural History, the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL London. Carpo’s research and publications focus on the relationship among architectural theory, cultural history, and the history of media and information technology.  His Architecture in the Age of Printing (2001) has been translated into several languages.  His most recent books are The Alphabet and the Algorithm, a history of […]

Kas Oosterhuis
Kas Oosterhuis

Professor Kas Oosterhuis studied architecture at the Delft Technical University. In 1987-1988 he taught as Unit Master at the AA in London and worked / lived one year in the former studio of Theo van Doesburg in Paris together with visual artist Ilona Lénárd. Their design studio is in 2004 renamed into ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd]. As […]

Luciana Parisi
Luciana Parisi

Dr Luciana Parisi is Reader in Cultural Studies and Director of the PhD programme at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths University of London. Her research focuses on philosophy and science to investigate potential conditions for ontological and epistemological change in culture, aesthetic and politics.  Specifically engaging with cybernetics, information theories, and evolutionary theories, her […]

Justin Dirrenberger
Justin Dirrenberger

Justin Dirrenberger is a materials scientist and Associate Professor of metallurgy at CNAM in Paris. In 2012, he completed a PhD thesis on the mechanics of architectured materials at Ecole des Mines de Paris. In 2013, he collaborated with EZCT Architecture & Design Research for Archilab, as a materials processing and structural engineering consultant. Recently, […]

Carmen Andriani
Carmen Andriani

Architect, Full Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Department of Architecture of the University ” G.d ‘Annunzio” of Chieti -Pescara , and now at the DSA , Department of Architecture at the University of Genoa, Guest Critic at several Italian and foreign Universities, Carmen Andriani has lectured in Italy and abroad on her work […]

Lars Spuybroek
Lars Spuybroek

LECTURE TITLE: Beauty and Sympathy Lars Spuybroek has been researching the relationship between art, architecture and computing since the early 1990s. He received international recognition after building the HtwoOexpo in 1997, the first building in the world that incorporates new media and consists of a continuous geometry. With his Rotterdam-based office NOX he built the D-Tower, […]

Mark Burry
Mark Burry

Professor Mark Burry is the Founding Director of RMIT Design Research Institute.  Mark has published internationally on two main themes: the life and work of the architect Antoni Gaudí, and putting theory into practice with regard to ‘challenging’ architecture.  He has also published widely on broader issues of design, construction and the use of computers […]

Manuel DeLanda
Manuel DeLanda

Manuel De Landa was born in 1952 in Mexico City and has lived in Manhattan since 1975. He began his career in the mid-seventies as an independent filmmaker, showing his films in cine-clubs and museums around the world. In 1980 he aquired an industrial-grade computer and became a programmer and computer artist, writing his own […]

Alisa Andrasek
Alisa Andrasek

BIOTHING | principal, BLOOM GAMES | partner, UCL Bartlett | director GAD, EGS | Professor of Digital Media

Bob Sheil
Bob Sheil

Director of The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Professor of Architecture and Design through Production Director of Technology Design Tutor MArch U23

Marcos Cruz
Marcos Cruz

Marcos Cruz is a Reader at the Bartlett, UCL. His research has focused for many years on the design and creation of innovative environments. He has taught and worked on projects that employ a new sense of materiality that he entitles Para-Materiality, including the use of living matter (mostly bacteria and algae) in buildings. As […]

Philippe Morel
Philippe Morel

Philippe Morel is an architect and theorist, cofounder of EZCT Architecture & Design Research (2000). He is Associate Professor at the ENSA Paris-Malaquais where he directs the Digital Knowledge program, as well as invited Research Cluster Master at the Bartlett. Prior to the Bartlett he has taught at the Berlage Institute (Seminar and Studio) and […]

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HOST

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EVENT


DeLanda’s Comeback as Filmaker

The Conference will host the first preview-show of the three, out of the new series Continuous Variations, films-digital videos of 40 min duration with extraordinary effects by Manuel Delanda, who will also make the introduction . The series will be shown at the NYC Anthology Film Archives at the end of 2014.

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