Abstracts DUE: 30 November 2021 (Round One)
Conference Dates: 15-17 June 2022
The buildings, towns and cities we inhabit are physical entities created in the past, experienced in the present, and projected to inform the future. The same can be said of the artefacts we use daily: designed furniture in the home, the mobile devices in our hands, the vehicles we see on our streets...
However, each of these places, buildings and products had, at their inception, social and cultural roles beyond their 'object' status. They continue to have them today. What we understand an object to be then, is a complex question of material, digital and social import, and an intricate play of the tangible and intangible identities. Increasingly, it is also a question of hybrid experiences and overlaid histories.
This complexity is even more pronounced in the case of digital artefacts and experiences such as computational design, VR simulations of ancient buildings, mobile apps, digital photography or virtual exhibitions. Intangible at the very moment of their inception, such designed artifacts not only blur the difference between the object and experience, but, increasingly, the past and the present.
This conference addresses the range of issues connected to this scenario from various discipline standpoints.
Themes: Art Practice | Digital Art | Digital Design | Urban
imaginaries | Heritage | Technology | Society and Culture |
Disciplines: Art, Design, Architecture, History, Technology, Sociology,
Cultural studies, Art history
Publishers: Intellect Books | UCL Press | Routledge Taylor & Francis
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Raymond_Pauls_The City, The Car and Filmic Perception_Canterbury 2022
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Delegate fee: £320 ($390 USD) | Audience Fee: £160 ($195 USD)
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