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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, Synapse Collaborations | 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, Synapse Collaborations | 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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Reverse Hallucinations: Synapse curator Etienne Turpin presents co-research at Asia Art Archive

11.12.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: Screen Shot 2013-10-14 at 1.03.15 PM

Reverse Hallucinations in the Archipelago: Javanese Cartography, Colonial Specimens, and the Will to Knowledge by Etienne Turpin Asia Art Archive Hong Kong Etienne Turpin will present some of his recent work on the power relations which are revealed by practices…

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Without Exteriority: Synapse curators Xiaoyu Weng and Etienne Turpin in conversation in Shanghai

11.12.2013 | Blog, Synapse Collaborations | AUTHOR: Screen Shot 2013-08-15 at 12.23.31 PM

HKU Shanghai Study Center Discussionfor the launch of SCAPEGOAT: Architecture | Landscape | Political EconomyIssue 05 – Excess (Summer/Fall 2013) – edited by Etienne TurpinWITHOUT EXTERIORITYARCHITECTURE AFTER THE URBAN-RURAL DICHOTOMYBy 1973, Raymond Williams’ The Country and the City had already…

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For a Minor Ornithology: Synapse curators Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin at Jakarta Biennale

11.12.2013 | Blog, Synapse Collaborations | AUTHOR: ForaMinorOrnithology_08a

As part of the 15th Jakarta Biennale – Siasat – Etienne Turpin curated the performance and installation work For a Minor Ornithology at the Pasar Burumg Pramuka in Jakarta, Indonesia. Accompanying the performances are a series of diagrams and an essay…

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No One River Flows 無河不流, 有河必流

08.12.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: 12272014_02

“No man (sic.) ever steps in the same river twice…” Heraclitus 6th Century BC The preceding quote is something that was reputedly said by the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus, though everything we know about him is from second-hand accounts. If…

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Stories and Situations: The Moderation(s) Conference

01.10.2013 | Blog | AUTHOR: Stories-and-Situations-tyopgraphic-image

Presented at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art on October 5, 2013 http://www.wdw.nl/event/stories-and-situations/ How do minor histories and non-heroic gestures transpire over time and across geographies? Can language transform and influence our understanding and perception of (works of) art? And how…

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