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Aristide Antonas

The principle of gathering

The lecture refers to the difference of the experience of meetings in the new post network era; can we coin any difference in the concept of gathering in the house (as the place of a meeting room) and in the public sphere? Some examples of meeting spaces from Athens and Kassel will be shown.
Aristide Antonas’ work spans philosophy, art, literature and architecture. As a writer and playwright he published novels, short stories, theater scripts and essays. His art and architecture work has been featured among other places in Istanbul Design biennial, Venice biennale, Sao Paulo biennale, Display Prague, the New Museum and had solo institutional presentations in Basel’s Swiss Architecture Museum and in Austria’s Voralberger Architektur Institut. He won the ArchMarathon 2015 prize for his Open Air Office, was nominated for a lakov Chernikov Prize (2011) and for a Mies van der Rohe Award (2009) for his Amphitheater House. He participated in documenta 14 with four architectural installations in Kassel and the Empty University in the School of Fine Arts in Athens. He works as a Professor of Architectural Design and Theory at the University of Thessaly, Greece. Aristide has been a visiting professor in the Bartlett UCL and the Freie Universität Berlin.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 / 16:00  / ONA Fokushalle
FS 2018 Lecture Poster