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




Conference Sessions

Session 1
Computation and simulation of materials and material phenomena (computational fluid dynamics, dynamic of smart materials, supercomputing and simulation of complex structures)

Session 2
Materialism and realism (in science, philosophy, social science and planning)

Session 3
History and theory of the relationship between matter, materials and mechanics (including XVII to XIX Century scientific knowledge, physics and physiology, organic matter, intermaterials at the end of XX century)

Session 4
Matters and Materials in infrastructures, architectural design and construction at scale 1:1

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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.