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Digital Diplomacy Un-Conference

Fast-paced advances in technology are creating diffuse and volatile conditions in which international actors operate. Disruptive innovations such as machine learning and big data analytics are changing governments, NGOs, the media, businesses, and in some cases entire industries. New and unexpected players entering the field are putting pressure on the traditional division of roles between politics, business, journalism and civil society. And this is just the beginning: developments like artificial intelligence and blockchain technology are only just starting to have an impact.

 

AR/VRxIoT+AI+? = Hybrid Space

Un-Conference @ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, 2 February 2018

Digital Fabrication

Craftsmanship in the Digital Age invites established manufacturers, proponents of newer digital production tools, architects, and building industry representatives, to co-articulate a craftsmanship approach to incorporating digital fabrication into architecture.

Rather than seeing digital tools as incongruous with craftsmanship, Craftsmanship in the Digital Age proposes that they could in fact strengthen certain skills and principles characteristic of craftsmanship with benefits for architecture and manufacturing, including; more effective building materials and spatial typologies, a closer working relationship between architects and manufacturers, and an assertion of critical values for the building industry at this point in history, especially regarding energy and resource sustainability.

Discussion @ Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory, Berlin, 18 December 2017

Like Space @ Transmediale

Like Space refers to self-mediated leisure spaces that act as affective backdrops for digital self-enactment.

The international program on “(re-) Designing Affect Space” initiated and organised by Eric Kluitenberg is an extended design, practice, and theory project. It consists of a series of master classes with public interventions, of international conferences and of pop-up exhibitions.

Hybrid Space Lab is leading a master class in Madrid in 2018 and organizing an international conference and a master class with public interventions and pop-up exhibition in Berlin in 2019.

Roundtable Like Space, 4 February 2018, 13.30-15.00, Transmediale Festival, Face Value
@ Haus der Kulturen der Welt, John Foster Dulles Allee 10, Berlin, Germany

Conference, Master Class, Lecture, Pop-Up Exhibition @ Berlin, The Hague, Madrid, Rotterdam, 2018-2019

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Consciousness Reframed

Consciousness Reframed is a forum for trans-disciplinary inquiry into art, science, technology, and consciousness. As we increasingly recognize how intelligence pervades every aspect of nature, can we empower architecture to access the field of consciousness: can we grow buildings that think, feel and communicate? Can we design the temperament of products?

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25-26 November 2017, @ Central Academy of Fine Arts Art Museum, no 8. Hua Jia Di Nan Jie, Chaoyang District, Beijing, P.R. China

 

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