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Series 2 (June) - Webinar 2

 

Fiona Hillary (2019). Fieldwork Series - https://www.fionahillary.com/.

 

Speculative Cities: thinking forward.

Exploring speculative practices and how they relate to and/or change public space in the current and post COVID-19 conditions

Thursday June 11, 10.00 - 11.30 am CET

Series 2 (June) - Webinar 2

This webinar is part of the initiative '2020: A Year without Public Space under the COVID-19 Pandemic', special series 'Innovative Approaches and Creative Practices in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic'.

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Host

RMIT University, CAST Contemporary Art and Social Transformation research group, Melbourne, Australia.


Panel conveners

Fiona Hillary, Program Manager, RMIT University, Master of Arts (Art in Public Space), School of Art, Australia
Maggie McCormick, Adjunct Professor, RMIT University, School of Art, Australia  /  Honorary Professor, Reutlingen University, Germany
Katrina Simon, Associate Dean, Landscape Architecture, RMIT University, School of Architecture and Urban Design, Australia


Introduction

Luisa Bravo, Founder and President, City Space Architecture / Founder and Editor in Chief, The Journal of Public Space, Italy
Hendrik Tieben
, Associate Director, School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Event managers

Stephanie Cheung & Yin-Fen Chen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Introduction to Speculative Cities

Fiona Hillary, Chair, Program Manager, RMIT University, Master of Arts (Art in Public Space), School of Art, Australia
Maggie McCormick, Adjunct Professor, RMIT University, School of Art, Australia  /  Honorary Professor, Reutlingen University, Germany

 

Dialogue #1: Speculative design: urban, landscape and architecture practice

Chair

Davisi Boontharm, Professor in Architecture and Urban Design, I-AUD Meiji University, Japan. Visiting Professor at University of Ljubljana, Member of the Council Board of City Space Architecture, Co-founder of co+re

Speakers

Mark Jacques, Professor of Architecture (Urbanism), Industry Fellow, Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University, Australia. Urban Designer and Landscape Architect with Openwork
Sarah Fayad, Researcher and Teaching Assistant, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, USA. She develops research on public housing, health and space, with a focus on technological innovations in cities (smart cities). She participated in the Chicago Biennal Exhibition 2019

Respondent and discussion with speakers

Katrina Simon, Associate Dean, Landscape Architecture, RMIT University, School of Architecture and Urban Design, Australia


Dialogue #2: Speculative curatorial and art practice

Chair

Katrina Simon, Associate Dean, Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University, Australia

Speakers

Emily Sexton, Cross disciplinary curator, Artistic Director of Arts House, Melbourne and convenor of the Refugee Talk Series, Australia

Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan, Independent Producer and Creative Director, Pineapple Lab, Philippines

Sophie Jerram, Artist and curator, Letting Space and Urban Dream Brokerage in response to post earthquake conditions, New Zealand

Respondent and discussion with speakers

Davisi Boontharm, Professor in Architecture and Urban Design, I-AUD Meiji University, Japan. Visiting Professor at University of Ljubljana, Member of the Council Board of City Space Architecture, Co-founder of co+re

 

Round table discussion moderated by Fiona Hillary


Q&A Session - engagement with the audience, managed by Yin-Fen Chen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

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>>> Recorded video of the webinar

All our webinars are recorded and are available on the Youtube channel of our publisher City Space Architecture.
Watch this one and our future videos on City Space Architecture's Youtube playlist '2020: A Year without Public Space under the COVID-19 Pandemic'.

 

 

  

 

Open Access Journal
ISSN 2206-9658