Spatial and Mental Changes on the Contemporary Countryside(s)
Wednesday 27 March, 2019at 13:00 - 17:00
The Theatre, Umeå School of Architecture
Transformations in 21st century city is leading into the deepest rural areas, bringing along with it increasingly new forms of activities, infrastructures and social transformations. To be able to anticipate these fast moving trends, the European countryside(s) urgently needs to apply cross-disciplinary readings and invest in transnational co-operation. This is a seminar that begin with the ambition to understand and to connect historic and contemporary transformations affecting the Swedish and German countryside(s).
Speaker: Prof. Martina Doehler-Behzadi. Director at IBA Thüringen, Germany.
Panel: Marie Kraft, Lecturer at Umeå School of Architecture. Peter Lang, Professor at Royal Art Institute in Stockholm. Madeleine Eriksson, Associate Professor at the Department of Geography, Umeå University.
Moderator: Daniel Urey, LABLAB
This event is curated by the research department LABLAB within ARKLAB in cooperation with Umeå School of Architecture, Royal Art Institute in Stockholm and the Goethe Institute.