SCENES

08.12.2021

- 08.12.2021

HEAD – Genève

Images that change the way we see is a lecture by Elliot Woods, in the framework of the Nocturnal Perspectives lecture series, curated by Vera Sacchetti. Elliot Woods discusses the work of duo Kimchi and Chips from South Korea, focusing on the role of artworks and images in changing the way we see and imagine the everyday world.

08.12.2021

- 08.12.2021

HEAD – Genève

Night governance is a lecture by Alessia Cibin, in the framework of the Nocturnal Perspectives lecture series, curated by Vera Sacchetti. How is the urban night governed in global cities? What are the impacts of nightlife in entertainment precincts? Who are the groups interested in and impacted by the nightlife? How do they influence night-time policies? What are the conflicts arising between and within groups and policies? The cases of Zurich and Sydney, between global and local.

06.12.2021

- 07.12.2021

HEAD – Genève

The colloquium Nocturnal History of Architecture traces a path from ancient to early modern times, and from modernity to present time, using the nocturnal spaces that have determined current notions of architecture to examine the role of night in the construction of contemporary cities and societies.

03.11.2021

HEAD – Genève

Designing club culture is a lecture by Dr Catharine Rossi, in the framework of the Nocturnal Perspectives lecture series, curated by Vera Sacchetti. In this lecture Cat reflects on her experiences of curating exhibitions on the design of club culture.

06.10.2021

HEAD – Genève

The space of MTV. From inner-city clubbing to basement suburbia is a lecture by Léa-Catherine Szacka, in the framework of the Nocturnal Perspectives lecture series, curated by Vera Sacchetti. At the outset of the 1980s, the American pay television channel MTV started showing music videos around the clock for an avid young public, generating a nonstop sequence of discontinuous episodes to infiltrate the domestic space and disrupt the more traditional family daily routine.

01.10.2021

- 10.12.2021

HEAD–Genève

Leading figure of architectural photography, Bas Princen will discuss how unlit spaces define contemporary urban landscape and architecture through the use of photography. In conversation with Javier F. Contreras and Leonid Slonimskiy in the framework of the public lecture TALKING HEADS.

21.02.2020

Large Kiosk, Geneva

One of the most prestigious architectural magazines in the world, El Croquis almost never publishes nocturnal photographs of buildings. In conversation with Richard Levene, the magazine’s founder, Javier F. Contreras and Sven Högger address El Croquis’ evolution while examining its obliteration of night in architecture.

24.05.2019

F'AR Lausanne

A performative lecture by Daniel Zamarbide on the importance of peripheral night practices in design history.