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Future Heritage @ DASA Dortmund

How will the future look? For professionals in the exhibition business this is a very relevant and difficult problem. Because the future does not give us any objects yet.

Future is en vogue. In 2018, she delivered the motto of the science year “Working Worlds of the Future”. Daily, the media discusses the extent to which robots intervene in our everyday lives and what the progressive digitization is doing to us. And even exhibitions are not excluded from this.

Lecture, @ DASA, Dortmund, 24 January 2019

Deep Space @ TRACES

TRACES is a three-year research project investigating the role of contentious heritage in contemporary Europe. By deploying an innovative research methodology based on an artistic/ethnographic approach, TRACES analyses challenges, opportunities and practices inherent in transmitting difficult pasts and heritages.

Lecture, Discussion @ TRACES, Milan, Italy, 25 January 2019

Deep Space @ transmediale

transmediale is a yearly Berlin-based festival and cultural organization that facilitates critical reflection on and interventions into processes of cultural transformation from a post-digital perspective.
transmediale 2019 focuses on the role of emotions, empathy, and cultural emergence in digital culture.

Lecture, Discussion @ transmediale, Berlin, 16.00-18.30, 3 February 2019

Diplomacy Lab Cross-Over @ Diplomacy Camp

Since the first edition of Diplomacy Camp issues like disinformation, AI and the civic impact of digital technology have only become more contentious, particularly in Europe. With Brexit on the horizon, European elections looming, the rise of China as a technological superpower and continuing security challenges on the continent’s eastern and southern flanks, Europe’s diplomats need to grasp the opportunities and threats of digital technology now, more than ever.

Lecture, Workshop, @ Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the European Union, Brussels, 7 February 2019

GREENtopia @ Art Museum of China

Imagine a super-high building surrounded by nothing but air, spacious, isolated, sparsely populated, with unsurprisingly no celebrated history, while the greenbelt gradually becomes a pasture within the cloud clusters, where they coexist.
The museum space (1600 sqm) will be transformed into a creative laboratory, an interdisciplinary platform co-developed by international artists, creative thinkers, independent scholars, urban planners and stakeholders, a mini co-op city inside a skyscraper.

Exhibition,  @ Art Museum of China, Greater Bay Area, Shenzhen, China, 15 March-15 April 2019

PRESS

Deep Space @ Catalan Newspaper ARA

Catalan journalist Sílvia Marimon describes in her article “The Gaze of European Experts” in the Catalan newspaper ARA on 31st October 2018 the workshop “Deep Space: Re-signifying Valle de los Caídos” participants’ visit to the site and the necessity of a change of the monument’s narrative.

Article, Sílvia Marimon @ ARA, Spain, 31 October 2018

Deep Space @ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

With the words “Die heiße Asche des Diktators”, in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) of November 1st 2018, journalist Paul Ingendaay captures the toxicity of the highly divisive Francoist Memorial at Valle de los Caídos, as well as the urgency of Hybrid Space Lab’s workshop “Deep Space: Re-signifying Valle de los Caídos”.


Article, Paul Ingendaay @ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany, 1 November 2018

Briefing Room Focus @ Financieele Dagblad

Frans Vogelaar wants to give the Valley of the Fallen in Spain, one of the most controversial places in the world, new meaning. How does the founder of the Berlin design lab and think tank Hybrid Space Lab think to do that with the use of digital technology?

Article, @ Het Financieele Dagblad, the Netherlands, January 2019

Design Model

BioTecture proposes how architecture will merge with green structures.
The accelerating developments in nature, bio-technology, technology and architecture are creating a new hybrid architecture.

LECTURE
24 November 2017, 14.00-15.00, @ Communication University of China (CUC), Dingfuzhuang, Chaoyang District, Beijing, P.R. China