A symposium exploring continuities and ruptures in the use and meanings of the dome across periods and media.
Thursday, 29 November 2012, 2-5pm
Cinema, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
Peter Draper, Visiting Professor of History of Architecture, Birkbeck
The Early Exploration of Domes: Typology, Symbolism and Decoration
Caspar Pearson, Lecturer, Department of Art History and Theory, University of Essex
From Renaissance Urbanism to the Urban Renaissance: Domes and the Making of Cultural History
Barry Curtis, London Consortium
Utopian Domes: Buckminster Fuller and ‘Spaceship Earth’
Nick Lambert, Lecturer in Visual Art and Culture, Department of History of Art and Screen Media, Birkbeck
From the CAVE to Fulldome: virtual space returns to its roots
This symposium is organised by the Architecture, Space and Society Network at Birkbeck, School of Arts.
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