This event showcases the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Awardis granted every two years to acknowledge and reward quality architectural production in Europe.
IRCAM researcher and musician Diemo Schwarz will perform a concert with electronic musician and Georgia Tech researcher Grace Leslie. During this performance, brain waves will steer the musical voyage through a landscape of sounds and tangible embodied interaction will articulate and reshape the musical material.
Clark Atlanta University Art Museum (CAUAM) artist-in-residence Guy Gabon will present a series of events that provide insight into her artistic production and conceptual practice. Guy Gabon’s film Mauvais Genre (Bad Gender), which questions the relationship between first names and gendered identities, will be screened and discussed at the Alliance Française of Atlanta.
During this one-day forum which unites French and American NGOs and health experts, experts will touch on medical commodities, the use of pre-packed kits and the opportunity for collaboration between corporations and humanitarian organizations. They will also explore the connection between Atlanta-based programming and organizations with global humanitarian logistics programming.
Henri Dauman’s photography documents some of the most important events and personalities of the 20th century, from the Kennedys, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, to Buddhist priests in Vietnam and the Castro revolution. His images capture the American experience during the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. This Holocaust survivor and self-taught photographer produced iconic images for the covers of TIME magazine, LIFE magazine, and various other publications.
The films, Night Replay, produced in 2012 by the French author and filmmaker Eléonore Weber, and Reconstitution of a Hunting Scene, produced in 2019 by the French artist and author Patricia Allio, are two documentaries at the intersection between fiction and reality that reconstruct a role-play. These films, which have been presented at various festivals in France and abroad (Belfort Film Festival, Hors Pistes – Centre Pompidou in Paris, CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, and IMDb in Montreal), have never before been presented in the United States.
France’s National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) has a strong network of international collaborations around the world through its Unités Mixtes Internationales (UMI). The workshop will provide an opportunity for all the UMI of North America to meet and bring together their research networks in order to tackle the grand challenge of climate change and sustainable development.