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‘But does it float?’ A summer school at The Barber Shop 28th July – 1st August 2014

23.06.2014 | Blog | AUTHOR: tumblr_kyoi0ewqQl1qb7czbo1_500

In the peak of summer, The Barber Shop invites you to an intensive programme dedicated to the investigation of geophilosophy and processes of mattering. By inquiring into how matter functions as a time capsule or a black box, this programme reflects…

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Announcing “intercalations: a paginated exhibition series” –– the new SYNAPSE publication series co-published by HKW and K. Verlag

03.06.2014 | Blog | AUTHOR: Orra White Hitchcock_crop

The intercalations: a paginated exhibition series is conceived as a curatorial-editorial space to both host and critically reflect on the collaborations among members and affiliates of SYNAPSE – The International Curators’ Network of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin while enabling explorations of…

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125,660 Specimens of Natural History: Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin present curatorial work-in-progress at the Collecting Geographies Conference, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

18.03.2014 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 11.05.34 AM

On March 14, 2014 Synapse curators Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin shared some of their research and curatorial strategies for the upcoming exhibition 125,660 Specimens of Natural History at the Collecting Geographies conference organized by the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Moderna…

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For a Minor Ornithology: 15th Jakarta Biennale video available

03.02.2014 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen Shot 2013-10-29 at 9.03.57 PM

The video documentation of For a Minor Ornithology is now available. Watch the Video. As part of the 15th Jakarta Biennale – Siasat – Etienne Turpin curated the performance and installation work For a Minor Ornithology at the Pasar Burumg…

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“The Unlimited Realm of the Limit: Objectivity and Schizophrenia” by Vincent Normand on Witte de With Review

31.01.2014 | Blog | AUTHOR: air loom

Picking up on a thread first developed in the lecture To the Planetarium (the mute things speak to me) presented at Witte de With (Rotterdam, NL) in October 2013 (see Xiaoyu’s post here), this text recently published in WdW Review details the workings of…

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Measurement as Argument: Synapse curator Anna-Sophie Springer presents co-research in lecture at Westminster University London

11.12.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen shot 2013-12-11 at 4.06.16 PM

Measurement as Argument: Planetary Constructions, Postnatural Histories, and the Will to Knowledge by Anna-Sophie Springer University of Westminster, London, UK 5 December 2013 As the Anthropocene as an object of knowledge is being constructed by stratigraphers and geologists, we can…

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How on Earth? Synapse curators Anna-Sophie Springer, Margarida Mendes, and Etienne Turpin in conversation at The Barber Shop

11.12.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: AWAY302

  How On Earth?  Cartography & Curatorial Practice in the Archipelago by Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin   in discussion with Margarida Mendes for the launch of   SCAPEGOAT: Architecture | Landscape | Political Economy  Issue 05 – Excess (Summer/Fall…

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Who Does the Earth Think It Is, Now? Synapse curators Nabil Ahmed and Etienne Turpin in conversation at Center for Research Architecture

11.12.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: Denizen_ThreeHoles_EDINBURGH_SLIDES_Page_1

A book launch for Architecture in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Design, Deep Time, Science and Philosophy, edited by Etienne Turpin (Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing/Open Humanities Press, November 2013). 14:00—17:00, Friday 6 December 2013 Centre for Research Architecture Room 312RHB Goldsmiths…

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Architecture in the Anthropocene: Synapse curators Nabil Ahmed and Etienne Turpin lecture at University of Edinburgh

11.12.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: NatureRevealing

Synapse curators Nabil Ahmed and Etienne Turpin, in collaboration with landscape architect Seth Denizen, lecture at University of Edinburgh on Architecture in the Anthropocene. The event will launch the publication Architecture in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Design, Deep Time, Science…

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Open Humanities Press Announces Launch of Architecture in the Anthropocene by Etienne Turpin

11.12.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: ArchitectureintheAnthropocene_Coverimage

The book Architecture in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Design, Deep Time, Science and Philosophy, edited by Etienne Turpin (Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing/Open Humanities Press, 2013), is now available online as a free, open access pdf here. You can also purchase…

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