CISP: NSW Screening #2: Media Release

http://107projects.org/event/silent-film-sundays-2/ This event is free and open to the public. If the urban cannot be understood as a totality, if it cannot genuinely be mobilized as the ‘scale’ of a global project, how can architects, spatial organisers and visual thinkers address its unavoidability? ‘Notations’ document the evolving means by which we visualise the urban through a series of visual and textual annotations. Part 1: Interpolation, looks at the … Continue reading CISP: NSW Screening #2: Media Release

Performing Explications: Reflections on the ‘CEAH at Iowa State’ Symposium: What is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior

“The modern urban experiment was stopped before it even got started. We need to restore experimentation to urban thinking. We need to make a better machine, not destroy the machine. Experimentation needs to be revised.” -Albert Pope (Rice University) “By a show of hands, how many of you think we’ve passed or will soon pass a tipping point, and that the world as we know … Continue reading Performing Explications: Reflections on the ‘CEAH at Iowa State’ Symposium: What is the Urban? Registers of a World Interior

CISP: NSW Screening #1: Media Release

http://107projects.org/event/silent-film-sundays/ This event is free and open to the public. With increasing ecological concerns surrounding climate change and environmental degradation, how do seemingly ‘given’ environmental conditions begin to foreground themselves within our extremely personalized narratives? How do we come to terms with the increasing prominence of forces once taken for granted? The Centre for Image and Spatial Politics: NSW, Screening 1, looks at ‘foregrounding’ as … Continue reading CISP: NSW Screening #1: Media Release

Sydney Olympic Park: The Homebush Brickpit Ring Walk

18 metres above ground and 550 metres in circumference, the Brickpit Ring Walk is a remarkable piece of interpretive design. From the clarity of its diagram – a perfect yellow Olympic circle super-imposed over a degraded landscape – to the way it frames (and subsequently disappears) at three different scales – the acid green wetland, the significant buildings within the curtilage, the perforations that reduce … Continue reading Sydney Olympic Park: The Homebush Brickpit Ring Walk