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08.12.2021

- 08.12.2021

HEAD – Genève

Images That Change the Way We See is a lecture by Elliot Woods for the ‘Nocturnal Perspectives’ lecture series. Woods discusses the work of South Korean duo Kimchi and Chips, which focuses on the role of artworks and images in changing the way we perceive our everyday world.

08.12.2021

- 08.12.2021

HEAD – Genève

Night Governance is a lecture by Alessia Cibin for the ‘Nocturnal Perspectives’ lecture series. How is night-time governed in global cities? What are the impacts of nightlife on entertainment precincts? Who are the groups interested in and impacted by nightlife? How do they influence night-time policies? What are the conflicts that arise between and within groups and policies? The lecture focuses on the cases of Zurich and Sydney, between global and local.

06.12.2021

- 07.12.2021

HEAD – Genève

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

03.11.2021

HEAD – Genève

Designing Club Culture is a lecture by Dr Catharine Rossi for the ‘Nocturnal Perspectives’ lecture series. In this lecture Rossi 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 for the ‘Nocturnal Perspectives’ lecture series. At the outset of the 1980s, the American cable channel MTV started showing music videos around the clock for an avid young audience, generating a sequence of discontinuous episodes that infiltrated the domestic space and disrupted the more traditional family daily routine.

01.10.2021

- 10.12.2021

HEAD – Genève

A leading figure of architectural photography, Bas Princen discusses how unlit spaces define contemporary urban landscape and architecture through the use of photography. In conversation with Javier F. Contreras and Leonid Slonimskiy for the ‘Talking Heads’ lecture series.

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 co-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.