SEMINAR: Art, Body and Public Space (2015/16)

Semester I: 8-10 September, 2015

Seminar with Olga Schmedling Guests: Erling Sandmo; Mikkel B. Tin; Marius Grønning; Anne Beate Hovind; Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk

This autumn we will have a closer look at power-structures in ”public space” and ”urban space” –how are these structures materialized and conceptualized? In what sense is a Phenomenological approach considered to loosen up what we can call ”Antinomy of public space (Sven-Olov Wallenstein)

TUESDAY 8th of September

09.00-12.00 Olga Schmedling Introduction to the 1st Conceptualization-Lecture “Art, Body and Public Space”

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Erling Sandmo Historian, professor, University of Oslo: "Staging Power: Music and Government in the Age of Absolutism"

15.00-16.00 Summing up

WEDNESDAY 9th of September

10.00-12.00 Mikkel B. Tin philosopher, professor, Telemark University College, will ask each student to describe how an imaginary or real example of art in public space involves the body.”

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Mikkel ´s lecture “Art, body and public space – a phenomenological approach”

15.00-16.00 Summing up

THURSDAY 10th of September

09.00-10.00 Marius Grønning, Architect, professor, NMBU, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås: “Art, Body and Urban Space”

10.00-12.30 Walking in the City with Marius incl One stop at Kunstnerforbundet, info by director Wenche Wolle (arthistorian/critic)

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30.-14.30 Anne Beate Hovind (Project leader Slow Space) & Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk (Artist, curator, Oslo Biennal)

14.30-16.00 Walking in the City (Bjørvika) with Anne Beate and Per Gunnar