Actors and Vehicles of Architectural Criticism, Bologna, 4-5 October 2016

Second International Workshop ‘Mapping Architectural Criticism’, organized by Université Rennes 2 and Università di Bologna
Bologna, October 4-5, 2016
Mapping.Crit.Arch: Architectural Criticism 20th and 21st Centuries, a Cartography
Université Rennes 2 – Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR-14-CE31-0019-01)
Scientific Coordinator: Hélène Jannière

Second International Workshop, Bologna (Abstracts)

> 9.00-12.30 Foresteria San Giovanni in Monte, Conference Room
9.00 Welcome Address (Giovanni Leoni, Dipartimento di Architettura, Università di Bologna)
9.15 Introduction (Paolo Scrivano, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Giovanni Leoni, Università di Bologna, Hélène Jannière, Université Rennes 2)
Session 1: Vehicles and Actors: Journals, Newspapers and their Editors
Chair: Paolo Scrivano, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
9.30 Stephen PARNELL, Newcastle University, Actors of Criticism: How the Editors of AD Magazine shaped Architecture
10.00 Jasna GALJER, University of Zagreb, The Role of Architectural Journals between Medium and the Message
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 Ishraq Z. KHAN, North South University, A Journal and a Newsletter: Criticism and Provocation in a Developing Nation
11.30 Carlos MACHADO e MOURA, PhD Candidate, Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto, From Satire to Criticism: Comics in Architecture Publications in the 1960s and 1970s
12.00 Discussion
12.30 Lunch
Keynote lecture > Accademia delle Scienze, Sala di Ulisse, Palazzo Poggi
14.30 Réjean LEGAULT, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Agendas, Actors and Authorship: Reconsidering The New Brutalism. Ethic or Aesthetic?
> 16.15-19.00 Foresteria San Giovanni in Monte, Conference Room
Session 2: Actors or Vehicles? Institutions, Exhibitions, Competitions
Chair: Anna Rosellini, Dipartimento delle Arti – DARvipem, Università di Bologna
16.30 Matthew J. WELLS, Ph.D Candidate, Royal College of Art / Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Knowledge, History, and Work: Critical Positions at the Royal Institute of British Architects 1889-1924
17.00 Mathilde SIMONSEN DAHL, Ph.D Candidate, Oslo Centre for Critical Architectural Studies (OCCAS-AHO), The 1924 Form and Color show and the Critique of Architecture Criticism
17.30 Ellen VAN IMPE, Centre for Flemish Architectural Archives, Vlaamse Architectuur Instituut (Flanders Architecture Institute), Antwerp, Architectural Exhibitions as Critical Actor in Belgium 1883-1972
18.00 Ines TOLIC, Università di Bologna, “Borba’: a Daily Newspaper, an Architecture Prize and the Spectacle of Criticism
18.30 Discussion
Visit of the Exhibition La critica italiana e le culture del progetto (1945-1960). Strumenti, Temi, Attori, organized by the Dottorato di Ricerca in Architettura, Università di Bologna
> 8.45-13.00 Università di Bologna, Biblioteca del Dipartimento di Architettura
8.45 Introduction
Session 3: Vehicles: ‘Visual’ Criticism
Chair: Nathalie Boulouch, Université Rennes 2 – Archives de la critique d’art, Rennes
9.00 Michele STAVAGNA, Independant scholar, Berlin, Writing through the Eye of an Architect. Erich Mendelsohn’s Visual Criticism
9.30 Heliana ANGOTTI-SALGUEIRO and Ruth VERDE ZEIN, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Sao Paulo, Blending Textual and Visual Rhetoric for a Critical Discourse: Oscar Niemeyer and Marcel Gautherot at Modulo (1955-1962)
10.00 Matteo CASSANI SIMONETTI, Università di Bologna, Among Criticism, Design and Photography. A Literary and Photographic Way for the Criticism in Shared Works by Vittorio Savi, Aldo Rossi and Luigi Ghirri (1972-1989)
10.30 Coffee Break
Session 4: Critical Competencies: Non-Canonical Architectural Critics and Criticism
Chair: Anne Hultzsch, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL London and OCCAS, Oslo University
11.00 Anna KLOKE, Technische Universität Dortmund, The Manifesto as a Vehicle of Criticism in Architectural Discourse
11.30 Lutz ROBBERS, Jade University, Oldenburg, Delirious Realism: The Intermedial Architectural Criticism of Siegfried Kracauer
12.00 Erik WEGERHOFF, Technische Universität, München, On Via Gluck: Adriano Celentano as Architectural Critic
12.30 Closing discussion and announce of the forthcoming activities of the ANR Mapping Architectural Criticism research project
Thursday, October 6th
14:00 Università di Bologna, Urban Center Bologna, Institut de Culture française à Bologne, Urban Center Urban@it, Round table Visioni metropolitane: Parigi, Roma, Bologna (Pierre Mansat, AIGP, Président; Paola Viganò, IUAV – Studio Secchi Viganò; Paolo Desideri, Univ. Roma Tre – Studio ABDR; Alessandro Coppola, Politecnico di Milano, Valentina Orioli, Univ. di Bologna, Assessore all’Urbanistica del Comune di Bologna, Cappella Farnese, Palazzo d’Accursio, Bologna

Nathalie Boulouch (Université Rennes 2 and Archives de la critique d’art)
Anne Hultzsch (Bartlett School London and OCCAS, Oslo University)
Hélène Jannière (Université Rennes 2)
Giovanni Leoni (Università di Bologna)
Paolo Scrivano (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University)
Laurent Stalder (ETH Zurich),
Suzanne Stephens (Barnard College, Columbia University)
Alice Thomine-Berrada (Musée d’Orsay, Paris)
Université Rennes 2- EA 1279, Histoire et critique des arts
Università di Bologna – Dipartimento di Architettura – Dottorato di Ricerca in Architettura
Alessandro Benetti
Nicolas Bisensang
Matteo Cassani-Simonetti
Guillemette Chéneau-Deysine
Hélène Jannière
Giovanni Leoni
Anna Rosellini
EXHIBITION La critica italiana e le culture del progetto (1945-1960). Strumenti, temi, attori
Pierpaolo Ascari, Andrea Borsari, Matteo Cassani Simonetti, Elena Formia, Giovanni Leoni, Anna Rosellini, Matteo Sintini
Tuesday, October 4th
Conference Room, Foresteria San Giovanni in Monte,
Via De’ Chiari 8, Bologna
Keynote Lecture
Accademia delle Scienze, Sala di Ulisse, palazzo Poggi,
via Zamboni 33, Bologna
Wednesday, October 5th
Università di Bologna, Biblioteca del Dipartimento di Architettura,
Viale del Risorgimento 2, Bologna
Thursday, October 6th
ANR Meeting Urban Center, Sala Borsa, Piazza Nettuno 3, Bologna
Roundtable Visioni Metropolitane Parigi Roma Bologna Sala Farnese, Palazzo d’Accursio, Piazza Maggiore 6, Bologna

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