SHAPING THE CITY : A FORUM FOR SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
The European Cultural Centre for the Exhibition “Time-Space-Existence” in context of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale is organizing its first conference under the title of: “ Shaping the City : A Forum for Sustainable Cities and Communities”. It includes all participating architectural schools and universities from across the globe in TSE 2018 along with other international institutions and architecture studios. The conference is to be held over 2 days on the 12th and 13th of October 2018 with a lineup of speakers, panels, from the different participants and guests.
The conference aims to inspire the next frontier of research focused on the structure of cities, culture for sustainability, resilience, livable communities, and architectural developments and advancements. This forum is conceived to exchange about the urban future of cities from universities, practitioners, architects, and others. A place where city changers meet and network with other passionate, innovative, inspiring professionals and researchers.
Over the course of 2 days, four sub-themes will be addressed, each presented by a keynote speaker, discussed by a panel of experts, and elaborated through case studies.
Sub-themes for each panel include the following:
Built Environment and Architecture for the People
Urban Developments and Re-imagining the City
Innovation and Green Advancements
Culture for Sustainable Cities
VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK : BODY MATTERS
Venice International Performance Art Week presents the collective performance opera "Anam Cara – Dwelling Body" on Saturday, December 15, 2018. Starting from 16:00h at the ECC Italy's Palazzo Mora.
"Anam Cara – Dwelling Body" is a live collective performance opera envisioned and devised by the artist duos VestAndPage and Andrigo&Aliprandi, perused conceptually together with Francesco Kiais (GR/IT). It will feature them in collaboration with Giorgia de Santi (IT), daz disley (UK), Marisa Garreffa (AU/IT), Fenia Kotsopoulou (GR/UK), Pavlos Kountouriotis (GR/BE), Enok Ripley (CA), Sara Simeoni (IT/DE), Mauro & Matilde Sambo (IT), Marcel Sparmann (DE) and Susanne Weins (DE), with the artistic and organisational assistance of Sabrina Bellenzier (IT) and Gülbeden Kulbay (SW) and under the technical direction of Giovanni Dantomio – We Exhibit. On this occasion, Palazzo Mora’s main hall and its six adjacent rooms will transform into a dwelling site of interconnected performance installations, where temporary, intensive co-creation processes aim to reveal qualities of existence.