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Positions on Emancipation: Architecture between Aesthetics and Politics

The blurred lines of architecture between aesthetics and politics have been discussed during the “Positions of Emancipation” Symposium at University of Luxemburg (Schengen), over the last two days. Architecture has been largely characterised by a lack of clear positions, at … Continue reading

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How much of this is fiction

A new exhibition at HeK (Basel) explores the radical shift in the boundary between fiction and reality in a world increasingly governed by ‘post-truth’ politics. Yesterday (May 22), a thrilling group show opened at HeK, focusing on critical artistic practices, which … Continue reading

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Ene Mene Muh und welche Stadt willst Du? (Contribution to the Berlin state election 2016)

“The debates and struggles in Berlin for civic involvement in urban development arise from an increasingly urgent desire for genuine participation. Ene Mene Muh und welche Stadt willst Du? poses questions regarding the theory and practice of participation and paths … Continue reading

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Community Now? The Politics of Participatory Design

The Design Research Lab and the DGTF (German Society for Design Theory and Research) are currently preparing an international symposium which  focusses on current social developments and participatory community projects in Germany and Israel. Participatns from all over will present and … Continue reading

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Disability Representation and the political Dimension of Art.

Tobin Siebers (University of Michigan) and Tom Bieling (Berlin University of the Arts) thoroughly explore the interconnections between disability, theory, aesthetics, artistic practice, as well as its political dimensions. The discussed elements help in setting the framework to a number … Continue reading

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