Conference: The Impossibility of Mapping (Urban Asia)

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Conference: The Impossibility of Mapping (Urban Asia)

Description

14 Nov 2016, Mon 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
25 Nov 2016, Fri 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
26 Nov 2016, Sat 09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
The Single Screen and The Seminar Room

The NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore kicks off the three-part NTU CCA Ideas Fest 2016/17 CITIES FOR PEOPLE with the conference The Impossibility of Mapping (Urban Asia).

The conference extends what is presented spatially in the exhibition Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, and further engages with its key themes through cross dialogue and exchange between architects, artists, cultural producers and urban researchers. The conference will focus its discussions on (Southeast) Asia and its multiple modernities in relation to architecture, urban experimentation, planning, and development.

Responding to eminent architect William S. W. Lim’s provocation “Imagining the Unimaginable”, the conference commences with a keynote lecture by Professor Leon van Schaik, with a response by Dr Lilian Chee, on Monday14 November 2016. The  keynote lecture is co-presented with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) as part of the URA Speakers Series.

A two-day conference continues on 25 and 26 November with panels chaired by Asian Urban Lab and William S. W. LimRoger Nelson and Dr Etienne Turpin, and featuring presentations by 17 speakers who are active in the fields of architecture and urban studies.

The programme includes a tour of the exhibition by Shirley Surya, and hosts the Singapore premier of Christopher Rompré’s film The Man Who Built Cambodia.

Date

14, 25 - 26 November 2016

Coverage

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Short Description

The conference extends what is presented spatially in the exhibition Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, and further engages with its key themes through cross dialogue and exchange between architects, artists, cultural producers and urban researchers.

Programme Type

Audience

General
Professional

Location

Onsite (CCA)

Collaboration

Yes

Commissioned Work

No

Education

No

Collection

Citation

“Conference: The Impossibility of Mapping (Urban Asia),” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed October 3, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4261.