_ two multidisciplinary conferences examining “the city”…… a virtual, filmic, social, political and physical construct
CONFERENCE 1. Place: London. Dates: 01-03 April 2014. Host: Ravensbourne (University)
CONFERENCE 2. Place: Los Angeles. Dates: October 2014 (TBC). Host: Woodbury University
Outline: THE MEDIATED CITYconference examines the metropolis as a contested concept. It offers a platform for multiple and diverse examinations of the city. It aims to bring togetherpeople from diverse backgrounds to fragment, multiply and reconfigure our readings of the city; to offer multiple and conflicting discipline perspectives. The intention is to share views of the city as physical entity, online community, film set, photographic backdrop, geographical map, sociological case study, political metaphor, digital or video game etc…. – to examine it as a mediated and shared phenomenon.
Conference 1 – London – 15 September 2013 Deadline for abstracts / initial proposals
Conference 1 – Ravensbourne: 01-03 April 2014
Conference Papers – standard 20 minute presentations
Panel Discussions – 60 minute debates on selected themes
Workshop Activities – Time limited collaborative sessions
Screenings / Q&As – Films, videos, documentaries etc.
Product / Book launches – Presentations of new and radical ideas
For full details visit: http://architecturemps.com