Events

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Installation

Design Reboot, Installation

February 14, 2020 2:00 pm
Arizona

In occasion of the itinerant exhibition of the exhibition by Dutch Invertuals, SMoCA and CPT co-host a series of events.

Lecture

The Paradox of Altitude: Oxygen and the Limits of Human Performance

March 4, 2020 6:00 pm
Arizona

For the past century, expedition doctors have been coming to the Himalayas in order to solve the mystery of altitude: is summitting the highest peaks without oxygen possible for the human body? A conclusive answer continues to elude them, despite over 200 no-oxygen ascents of Mt. Everest.

Talk

Design Reboot, Talk

February 17, 2020 6:00 pm
Arizona

In occasion of the itinerant exhibition of the exhibition by Dutch Invertuals, SMoCA and CPT co-host a series of events.

Exhibition

Dutch Invertuals and Design Transfigured Exhibition

February 1, 2020 10:00 am
Arizona

Design Transfigured / Waste reimagined exhibition recognizes a fresh approach to addressing the current state of our depleted and polluted environment, an extreme and inventive kind of upcycling.

Lecture

Desktop Exhibition

February 19, 2020 6:00 pm
Arizona

First lecture from (Techniques: Bordering) speaker series.

Discussion Panel

Mutant Futures: Design and Mythopoeisis in Posthuman Times

July 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Amsterdam

How might design, philosophy, science and mythology inform each other, while producing fresh and imaginative multi-species responses to address the genesis and future of ecological devastation?

Talk

Re-Enchanting the Present

September 25, 2019 6:00 pm
Arizona

FoAM’s co-founders, will discuss their interstitial techniques for living with uncertainty, combining experiential futures, generative technologies, labcraft, and the ephemeral tools of panpsychism.

Exhibition

Pandora’s Ecstasy – Reimagining (non)human time and technology.

October 19, 2019 1:00 pm
Eindhoven

Exhibition: October 19 – December 22, 2019 Installment of the Synthetic Times series: a collaborative and iterative design project that critiques and reimagines human and nonhuman time in relation to modern and future technologies.

Lecture

Animation, or the careful whispers of eating between life and death

November 15, 2019 5:00 pm
Arizona

Join us for our November Speaker Series Talk! Animation, or the careful whispers of eating between life and death.

Roundtable

Deleuze Today

November 6, 2019 10:00 am
Arizona

Gilles Deleuze has transformed a broad range of academic fields. Where is Deleuze studies today and what are its frontiers? Join us for this conversation.

Lecture

As We May Think, Ecologically

March 19, 2019 5:00 pm
Arizona

The lateral problem is fundamentally different from the horizontal problem that characterizes the classical knowledge of 18th century — what Foucault calls “horizontal deployments,” such as the table and the grid.

Lecture

Anima, Animism, Animation: How Soul-Work Makes the Modern World

April 8, 2019 5:00 pm
Arizona

Like others working in other times and other places, this crew of biotechnologists is in search of the power to bend fate: to take from the dead the secrets needed to remake the living—to achieve a different sort of animation.

Installation

Pandora’s Box installation at Het Nieuwe Instituut

May 15, 2019 10:00 am
Het Nieuwe Instituut

How can the imagination of designers contribute to the ‘re-mythologisation’ of an embittered reality? Can non-scientific, magical thinking help us better understand different parallel time scales?

Conference

MOCO 6th International Conference of Movement and Computing

October 10, 2019 9:00 am
Arizona

Grisha Coleman (Center for Philosophical Technologies fellow) will be the conference chair of MOCO, an interdisciplinary conference that explores the use of computational technology to support and understand human movement practice, as well as movement as a means of interacting with computers. Organized by the school of Arts, Media and Engineering at Arizona State University, […]

Exhibition

Fashion Machine and the temptation of plastic clothing

April 4, 2019 12:00 am
Amsterdam

Plastic is becoming a bigger problem because it does not end and slowly takes over our world. Even our wardrobe!

Symposium

Ontogenetics Process Group

February 13, 2018 9:00 am
New Mexico
Walk

Spring 2018: Walk

March 24, 2018 10:00 am
Phoenix

A collaborative art and design project that reimagines how the mythic and ritualistic past of the desert southwest might be inherited and reinvigorated to intervene in how humans and nonhumans dwell in the rapidly urbanizing desert.

Symposium

Ontogenetics Process Group

November 15, 2018 9:00 am
Canada
Symposium

Life Beyond the Algorithm, Symposium

September 6, 2018 9:00 am
Amsterdam

On September 6-7 Institute for Advance Study (IAS) will host a two-day symposium devoted to the work of the Ontogenetics Process Group on extra-algorithmic life.

Public Talk

Geomedia: On Mythic Noise and the Design of Geological Communication – Public Talk

April 19, 2018 7:30 pm
Amsterdam

How can the arts and art research help to address global issues related to ecological change and natural disasters? During this evening event, the speakers will give three examples of the way in which the use of raw materials (such as oil or wood) has cultural, political and social consequences.

Exhibition

Oceanfront Property – Exhibited at Project Space at Combine Studios in Phoenix

January 4, 2019 12:00 am
Phoenix

Culminating in a multimedia exhibition in downtown Phoenix, the project invites participants to challenge their assumptions about how to situate human history within incomprehensible scales of time in the desert.

Fieldtrip

Fall 2017: Fieldtrip #2


Phoenix

The Fieldnotes contain suggestive impressions emerging from each of FoAM’s field trips in Arizona.

Fieldtrip

Spring and Summer 2017: Field Notes #1


USA

Join us in celebrating the arrival of spring with the Dust & Shadow walk. Maja Kuzmanovic and Nik Gaffney (FoAM.Earth) invite you to attune, to experience diverse forms of listening, and to practice a geomancy for the age of climate chaos. As we walk in silence through the Sonoran dust in the shadow of civilisation, we may begin to hear the murmur of matter, uncover desert refugia amidst urban life, and forge new connections with the unexpected.

Installation

Underwater Archeology


Phoenix

This installation transports participants to an archeological dig in the desert southwest. We ask that you take time to dig in the sand, manipulate and play with the rocks and debris. This responsive media installation encourages you to experience the different scales of time that are hidden from view. The materials on the gallery floor […]

Installation

Fashion Machine Installation at Mediamatic


Amsterdam

An invasion of space by re-recycling matter. The fashion industry: a beautiful but polluting business. The fast pace of clothing production accounts for devastating amounts of material and immaterial consumption, resulting in the misuse of water, chemicals and (child) labour. How to deal with this tempting but harmful situation? Conny Groenewegen sets out to visualise its enormity by transforming fashion’s leftovers into art that takes over our immediate habitat.

Symposium

Ontogenetics Process Group

April 19, 2017 9:00 am
New Mexico
Symposium

Ontogenetics Process Group

November 13, 2017 9:00 am
Arizona
Symposium

Geo Mediations, Symposium

June 15, 2017 8:30 pm
Amsterdam

What can we learn about contemporary geological processes and the role of humans therein by looking at media objects and digital culture? The symposium Geo Mediations celebrates the entanglements of media and geological events. The evening program brings together a wide ensemble of voices in both talks and artwork presentations.