Conference | Domes: Past, Present, and Future

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on November 6, 2012

From the Architecture, Space and Society Network:

Domes: Past, Present and Future
Cinema, Birkbeck School of Arts, London, 29 November 2012

A symposium exploring continuities and ruptures in the use and meanings of the dome across periods and media.

• 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, Emeritus Professor of Visual Culture, Middlesex University, and London Consortium
Utopian Domes: Buckminster Fuller and ‘Spaceship Earth’

• Nick Lambert, Lecturer in Digital Art and Culture, Department of History of Art and Screen Media, Birkbeck
From the CAVE to Fulldome: Virtual Space Returns to its Roots

This event is free, but booking is required.

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