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Streets, Routes, Methods I


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Posted by: Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut
Deadline: Sat, May 6th, 2017

Streets, Routes, Methods I: Reflections on Paths, Spaces and Temporalities
International Conference

A cooperation of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck Institute and eikones - NCCR Iconic Criticism, University of Basel Organized by Hannah Baader, Adam Jasper, Stefan Neuner, Gerald Wildgruber and Gerhard Wolf

Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut
Florence, 5–6 May 2017

   

How do paths, trails and routes shape or even create landscape? What is the interplay of geomorphology, flora and fauna, animal and human agency? Paths introduce directionalities, itineraries and nets into the environment, they are linked to technologies of transport and movement; they offer viewpoints, changing horizons or deep immersion into flora or architecture; experiencing them is a multisensorial endeavor. Under the hodological conditions of global urban environments and post/industrial landscapes, paths run across streets, they can be subversive, democratic or pragmatic. They can be reinstalled as nostalgic evocations of a lost or overcome past, of rural or pastoral life, or serve mass tourism as well as new ecological approaches.

Further information: www.khi.fi.it/5593232/



Posted on Tue, April 18th, 2017
Expires on Sat, May 6th, 2017

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