Collaboration in the Arts & Design & Collaborate!
Panel and Lecture, 5 September 2016
Presentation of two international programs and initiatives at ZHdK (a. Mona Mijthab on her research/product development projects in Africa/India; b. Christoph Schenker & Gitanjali Dang on Draft Projects.
Participants: Mona Mijthab, Researcher Department of Design Zurich ZHdK; Christoph Schenker, Head of Institute for Contemporary Art Research ZHdK; Gitanjali Dang, Curator/Writer/Researcher, Khanabadosh, Mumbai; Max Glarner (Lecture), Author/Lecturer, Department of Performing Arts ZHdK
Max Glauner on term and topic of collaboration/participation in the arts including specific examples of contemporary collaborative art practice
Lecture by, Ricardo Eizirik, 31 August 2016
Short Practical Excersises
Workshop by Zhao Chuan, 30 August 2016
Transculturality in the Arts & Design
Panel, 24 August 2016
Short presentation of each participant about the relevance of transculturality in their specific discipline including an example out of a contemporary or own practice.
Participants: Karmen Franinovic, Head of Interaction Design, Department of Design, ZHdK; Jörg Scheller, Art Historian/Journalist, Head of Theory/BA Fine Arts, Department of Fine Arts & Media ZHdK; Zhao Chuan, Theater Director/Art Critique/Author, Shanghai; Ricardo Eizirik, Composer, Lecturer Department of Music ZHdK; Hartmut Wickert (Presentation), Vice President/Director Department of Performing Arts ZHdK
Deep History of the Silk Road
Lecture, 24 August 2016
Mi You, Researcher/Curator, Academy of Media Arts, Cologne
The talk takes the historical nomads and the silk road as figuration for a kind of transgressive thinking, beyond the romanticism often associated with them. The (dis)connectivity of various parts of the silk road in history and the present offers an optic for rethinking construction of nation-states, borders and identities.
How to Disappear (Completely)
Lecture, 23 August 2016
Nina Willimann, Choreographer/Performer, MA Transdisciplinary Studies ZHdK
About the collaboration and artistic process/work of Nina Willimann and Mayumi Arai (MA Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts) developed in the framework of “Transcultural Collaboration 2015”
Transculturality: Conceptualizations and Uses
Lecture, 22 August 2016
Prof. Dr. Andreas Langenohl, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Department of Sociology
General introduction on conceptualizations and uses of the term “Transculturality: Preliminaria: Culture and Difference/ Transculturality according to Wolfgang Welsch/ From Transculturality to Transculturation/ Trans/Culturation/ Trans-