Report on Knowledge (II), a film and essay for WOF (World Ornamental Forum)

KIVLAND, Sharon (2016). Report on Knowledge (II), a film and essay for WOF (World Ornamental Forum). In: World Ornamental Forum, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Museum, Davos, Switzerland, 4 - 8 May 2016.

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An anti-conference: Three days of collaborative work in the Kirchner Museum and surrounding. Unable to attend, Kivland acted as a radio operator, receiving and reporting back on reports submitted. The World Ornamental Forum (WOF) at the Kirchner Museum in Davos, Switzerland, is an international biannual format that operates beyond, or before, economic interests bringing together individuals and communities for the effectuation and exploration of today’s paradigm shifts. WOF leaves space for contingent research by exploring the state of its own actualization. Thus every gesture reaches a double status, one that is both the activity of making the WOF (method) and the actually made WOF (object of research). Models also have such a double status as both being a contingent reality and representing something else. By building models of the state of WOF’s actualization it was possible to gain insights about the state of our world in which, presumably, a major paradigm shift towards practice is taking place. Participants 2016: Alessi, Alberto Professor of Theory of Architecture. UL University of Liechtenstein. Beutler, Martin (tbc) Artist, Firma für soziale Plastik, Bern, Switzerland. Chapuis Schmitz, Delphine Artist, Philosopher, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Switzerland. Christensen Blair, Sara Artist, Associate Professor of Art. Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD, USA. Economides, Aliki (virtual) Researcher. Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, U.S.A. Egger, Salome Performance Artist and Textile Designer, PhD cand. Nottingham Trent University. Gfader, Verina (tbc) Artist, Lecturer. Goldsmiths University of London, and University of Huddersfield, UK. Harboe, Julie (team) Lecturer. Future Laboratory CreaLab, Lucerne School of Business, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (LUASA), Switzerland. Hardliz, Ronny (team) Artist, Berne, Switzerland. Kader, Hadas (tbc) Artist, Curator, Fine Art Lecturer at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, Israel. Kivland, Sharon (virtual) Artist, Reader in Fine Art. Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Sheffield, United Kingdom. Mac Namara, Aoife (tbc) Artist, Dean Visual Art and Material Practice. Audain School of Visual Art, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada. Maharaj, Sarat (tbc) Professor of Visual Arts & Knowledge Systems. Lund University, Malmö Art Academy, Malmö, Sweden. Marinov, Nicolay (tbc) Architect, Sofia, Bulgaria. Sadowsky, Thorsten Director of Kirchner Museum Davos. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Platz, Davos, Switzerland. Schuchert, C. Lars (team) Scientific research assistant. LUASA – School of Engineering and Architecture, CC Typology & Planning in Architecture (CCTP), Horw, Switzerland. Simon, Joshua Director and Chief Curator, MoBY – Museums of Bat Yam, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel. Streuler, Sandro Artist, Zurich, Switzerland. Zellweger, Christoph (tbc) Artist, Dozent MA Design (HSLU) / Professor of Art and Design, Senior Resarch Fellow (Sheffield Hallam University). Hochschule Luzern, Design und Kunst, Luzern, Switzerland.

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Depositing User: Sharon Kivland
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2016 10:29
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