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SYNAPSE Workshop 2015 | June 30 – July 4, 2015

Interview with Jill Bennett, Part 1.

05.11.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Images of works referenced in Bennett's Practical Aesthetics (2012)

SYNAPSE – The International Curators’ Network is pleased to present part 1 of our interview with Jill Bennett, who will deliver Synapse’s keynote speech on April 23, 2013. Jill Bennett is a professor of experimental arts, and writer and curator….

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Refusing To Die: The Reversible Destiny Foundation

08.10.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Ubiquitous Site+Nogi's Ryoanji+Architectural Body, 1992-1994

In 1971, our book was published in Munich. At that time we were lucky enough to meet some physicists, some of whom were using our book in their work—in a very strange way, I guess. At an international, but informal,…

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Cultures of the Curatorial

05.10.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Cultures of the Curatorial

  Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig & Sternberg Press, Berlin Cultures of the Curatorial Beatrice von Bismarck, Jörn Schafaff, Thomas Weski (eds.)      

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Highlights: Articles about the Anthropocene & Contemporary Art

21.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: CJFRcD6ajwE1nRoj_400x0

It’s September now, which means that here at the Synapse.info headquarter’s we’ve been receiving a barrage of new reading material from the magazine world. Apparently, the Anthropocene has been on many people’s minds. Here are some highlights of articles from…

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Guest Post: Anthropocen(tr)ic Theory, by Jason Groves

17.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Fiona Hall, detail from the Fall Prey installation at dOCUMENTA 13

Synapse.info‘s series of articles continues this week with a commissioned guest article from Jason Groves, a theorist and researcher of Integrated Humanities based at Yale University. Henry Sussman, co-founder of the Institute for Critical Climate Change and Visiting Professor in…

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Tue Greenfort’s “Worldly House” at d(OCUMENTA)13

12.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Courtesy: d(OCUMENTA)13

d(OCUMENTA)13 ends in a few days. As viewers have noted, the exhibition deals with numerous themes – humans and nature, anthropocentrism, history – that dovetail strongly with issues presented by the Anthropocene. Tue Greenfort’s “Worldly House”(2012), on view now, is…

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Entering the Mind’s I, an exhibition curated by Elena Agudio and Manuela Lietti

10.09.2012 | Synapse Collaborations | AUTHOR: 20120608154130-Display

Entering the Mind’s I: Some reflections on the Chinese notion of Self By Manuela Lietti

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Framing the Anthropocene, Pt. 2

05.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: Proposed magnetic marker system for WIPP, discussed in Pt.  2 of this post. Courtesy: wipp.energy.gov

Framing the Anthropocene, Pt. 2 This post is the first in a series of articles commissioned by SYNAPSE, the International Curator’s Network at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. (Continued from Pt. 1, below.) In 2000, ecologist Eugene F. Stoermer…

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Framing the Anthropocene, Pt. 1

03.09.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR: anthropocene_4

This post is the first in a series of articles commissioned by SYNAPSE, the International Curator’s Network at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Some 42 kilometers east of Carlsbad, New Mexico – a town known mostly for its colossal…

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International Curatorial Fellowship – Anthropocene

08.08.2012 | Blog | AUTHOR:

Preparation for the exhibition “Anthropocene – Nature and Technology in the Age of Humans” For its special exhibition “Anthropocene – Nature and Technology in the Age of Humans”, scheduled to open in fall 2014. The 18 month-fellowship is funded by…

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