On The Surface: Photography on Architecture 2019

 

ON THE SURFACE: PHOTOGRAPHY ON ARCHITECTURE

5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
VISUAL SPACES OF CHANGE: UNVEILING THE PUBLICNESS
OF URBAN SPACE


The 5th International Conference ON THE SURFACE Photography on Architecture took place on the past 31st of May at MAAT (Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) .

The program of the conference consisted of three round tables in which photography was explored as a significant instrument of research to build innovative and critical visions on architecture as a broad field of knowledge operating within larger systems, with cultural, artistic, technical and historical dimensions. The main focus of the 5th edition of On The Surface was to question how different dimensions of the public sphere can be significantly understood or refracted through different lenses and perspectives. At the heart of this debate was the contemporary discussion that the city's image is itself modified within the actual process of change according to specific sensory and cognitive conditions, influencing the readability of public space and the imagination of the public sphere. At this conference these and other interrelations were debated and explored to infer how they can establish new spatial connections in expanded territories of cosmopolitan interaction. Within this broader discussion, each roundtable addressed the following issues, among other issues posed by invited authors.

Also, during the Conference, all participants were given the opportunity to visit the exhibition “Fiction and Fabrication: Photography of Architecture After the Digital Turn”, on display at MAAT until the 19th of August 2019. This exhibition is curated by Pedro Gadanho (who gave a guided tour of the exbition) and Sérgio Fazenda Rodrigues.

OPENING SESSION
Pedro Gadanho - MAAT
José Miguel Rodrigues - FAUP
Olívia da Silva - ESMAD
Pedro Leão Neto -FAUP

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Marco Iuliano

PANEL #1
Invited guest speaker - Beate Guttschow
Moderator - Pedro Leão Neto

PANEL #2

Invited guest speaker - Bas Princen
Moderator - Iñaki Berguera

PANEL #3

Moderator - Pedro Gadanho

CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Paolo Rosselli

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On The Surface

 

PALESTRA "SCOPIO NETWORK: FOTOGRAFIA, ARQUITECTURA E URBANISMO" no Instituto Português de Fotografia do Porto

 
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PALESTRA "SCOPIO NETWORK: FOTOGRAFIA, ARQUITECTURA E URBANISMO": Instituto Português de Fotografia do Porto

No passado dia 24 de Abril (4ªf), teve início pelas 18h, no Instituto Português de Fotografia do Porto uma palestra de Pedro Leão Neto. Fundador da SCOPIO Network, coordenador da revista scopio e do grupo de investigação CCRE na Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto – onde também é docente de fotografia e CAAD – partilhou algumas ideias em torno da criação da SCOPIO Network e do projeto Visual Spaces of Changes, discorreu sobre a imagem fotográfica enquanto instrumento de mediação e indagação da arquitectura e do espaço público, abordando também a dimensão discursiva que o média fotográfico desenvolve quando é integrado no formato de livro.

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