Seminar 46 // 12, 13, 14 June 2014 // Zurich

JOINT SEMINAR, June 12-14, 2014


Curatorial/Knowledge PhD Research Program, Goldsmiths, University of London
Doctoral Program in the History and Theory of Art and Architecture, D-ARCH, ETH Zürich

DAY 1       
Thursday, 12th June, 10am – 5.30pm
Location: Cabaret Voltaire, Dada House, Spiegelgasse 1, Zürich 

10:00- 10:30am
C/K & ETH PhD candidates and professors' self-introduction

10.30- 12:00am
Walkie-Talkie: Towards a new Method in the Realm of Visual Culture
By Prof. Philip Ursprung (Professor of the History of Art and Architecture, ETH) & Prof. Jürg Berthold (Professor of Philosophy, University of Zürich)

Outside of the Comfort Zone
By Dubravka Sekulic (Architect, Doctoral Candidate, ETH)

Lunch break: 1–2pm

Performing Building Sites: curating in/on/through space 
By Dr. Ines Moreira (Architect, Researcher, Curator, C/K) introduced by Prof. Irit Rogoff (Professor of Visual Cultures, C/K, Goldsmiths)


Hapticality in the Undercommons
Talk, Prof. Stefano Harney (Professor of Strategic Management Education, Singapore)


Location: Kunsthalle Zürich
Slavs and Tatars «Lektor»: The Transliterative Tease
Conversation with Stefan Nowotny (Philosopher, C/K, Goldsmiths)

Dinner: 8.00pm
Linde Oberstrass, Universitätstrasse 91, 8006 Zürich (T. 0041 44 362 21 09)

Friday, 13th June, 10.30am–6pm

Location: ETH Hönggerber, D-ARCH, Room HIL E71

10.30- 11.30am
Science, Technology and Criticism
By Prof. Michael Hampe (Professor of Philosophy, ETH)

11.30am-3.30pm     (Lunch break: 1–2pm)
Methodology Seminar with Prof. Stefano Harney
Stefano Harney is Professor of Strategic Management Education, Singapore Management University and co-founder of the School for Study, an ensemble teaching project. He employs autonomist and postcolonial theory in looking into issues associated with race, work, and social organization. Recent books include The Ends of Management (co-authored with Tim Edkins) (2013) and The Undercommons: fugitive planning and black study (co-authored with Fred Moten) (2013). Stefano lives and works in Singapore.


– Stefano Harney, 'Hapticality in the Undercommons'
– Stefano Harney and Fred Moten, The Undercommons. Fugitive Planning and Black Study


Group discussion

Visit of ETH Hönggerberg Campus by Prof. Philip Ursprung

Dinner: 7.00pm
PICNIC (according to the weather) Or TESSIN GROTTO (to be confirmed)
Waidbadstrasse 151, 8037 Zürich-Höngg  (T. 0041 44 271 47 50)

Saturday, 14th June, 10am – 9pm
10.00- 12.00am
Special walk with Marie-Anne Lerjen
From Altstetten to Paradeplatz (meeting point at terminus of Tram 2 "Farbhof")

Lunch at the Rote Fabrik, Seestrasse 395, Zürich

Location: Shedhalle, Seestrasse 395, Zürich
Discussion about curatorial practices with Kati Morawek (Curator of the Shedhalle), Stefan Nowotny, C/K curators and ETH doctoral candidates.


Panel discussion by Doreen Mende (Berlin), Ines Moreira (Porto) and Irit Rogoff (London)

The Curatorial, A Philosophy of Curating (ed. Jean-Paul Martinon, Bloomsbury 2013)

Final drinks: 9.00pm

Seminar Dates: 
Thu, 12/06/2014 - 10:00 - Sat, 14/06/2014 - 21:00