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      October 28, 2014 - October 29, 2014

      Tuesday   9:00 AM - Wednesday 5:00 PM

      H C Andersens Boulevard 35
      Copenhagen, Frederiksberg

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      Symposium: Environmental Entanglements - Art, Technology and Natures

       

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      This symposium brings together an interdisciplinary group of internationally acclaimed artists and academics in order to investigate how the arts, humanities and social sciences are responding to an increasing awareness of the complex environmental entanglements we are living in. 

      In four themed sessions, the speakers explore alternative imaginaries and creative materializations of environmental issues. The symposium aims to foster lively cross-disciplinary conversations about the role of arts and humanities in articulating the political, scientific, social and aesthetic implications of environmental change.


      Sessions & Speakers:

      Natures

      • Professor John Law (UK) Open university / IT university Copenhagen "Denaturalising Nature"
      • Dr. Jamie Lorimer (UK) Oxford University "Wildlife in the Anthropocene: environmentalism without Nature"
      • Dr. Monika Bakke (PL) Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland "Tentative Materialities: Art and the ‘geological infiltration’ of life"


      Sensing Change and Mediating Climates

      • Dr. Dehlia Hannah (US) C21 "Equivocal Instruments"
      • Dr. Birgit Schneider (DE) Universität Potsdam "Red Futures. Making Climate Change imaginable through Expert Graphs"
      • Artist and associate Prof. Andrea polli (US) University of New Mexico "A Walk in the Woods: Intersections between Environment, Culture and Information Space"


      Publics, Participation and Politics

      • Prof. Malcolm Miles (UK) Plymouth University "The strange relation of art and green politics" 
      • Artists Helen Evens & Heiko Hansen (UK/DE) HeHe "Man Made Clouds"
      • Dr. Jennifer Gabrys (UK) "Sensing practices and Environmental Monitoring: putting political Technologies to Work"


      Rethinking Infrastructures 

      • Jason Bregman (Michael Singer Studio) (US) "Engaging art, landscape, infrastructure, and ecological renewal"
      • Artist Elizabeth Monoian & Architect Robert Ferry (US) "Land Art Generator Initiative" 
      • Prof. Ellen Marie Braae (DK) Copenhagen university "Digging futures – recycling ruinous industrial landscapes"
       
      The symposium is organized by Energy Futures, IT University Copenhagen in collaboration with Aalborg University, Aarhus University and Copenhagen University. Read more about sessions and speakers here.

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