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In framework of the interdisciplinary program BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH

 

 

HARMONICAL SPHERES / SPHERICAL HARMONICS: THE POWER OF LATENT ARCHITECTURAL IMAGES

 

 


EVENT DATE AND LOCATION

09.07.2009, 9 pm
LAB GARDEN, 3 Obukha per.

 

 


Nicolas  REEVES
(Canada), an architect, artist, researcher who works in France, Canada, USA. Heis the vice-president of the Society for Arts and Technology(Montreal), scientific director of the Hexagram Institute forResearch/Creation in Media Arts and Technologies, permanent professorat the School of Design of the University of Quebec in Montreal, anddirector of the NXI GESTATIO Design lab for arts, architecture anddesign. Education in Physics (University of Montreal, 1986) and inArchitecture (Cambridge, 1988). Works at the Atelier Philippe Madec(Paris) and at the Jacques Rousseau studio (Montreal) before beingadmitted with honours at the Quebec board of architects.

 

 

Any technological breakthrough offers new paths for these primordial images to reach the state of built reality. Malevhch’s architectones translate their instanciation for the industrial era. Today, the power of computers and information science generate immense territories of possibilities, shapes, geometries and assemblages that constitute the genuine contribution of computers to architecture.

This lecture with briefly introduce the audience to some of the most fundamental architectural myths of the Western world, and show how, through millennia of technological development, the most unexpected morphologies emerging from the most advanced computers can be directly linked to the very first steps of architectural history.

 

 

This summer you can enjoy the sophisticated and unique CLOUD HARP installation by Nicolas Reeves (Canada). The instrument is the result of a research in electronics, acoustics, and programming. It is a physical sculpture containing a technological system that, by means of an infrared laser beam 8 kilometers high, reads the structure of clouds and then transforms this reading into musical sequences. Musical sequences by CLOUD HARP gives a new sensation of sky, now it can be experienced and understood not only visually but also aurally.

For fresh «cloudists» LABORATORIA together with scientists, whose professional experience is connected with sky and clouds – astronomers, meteorologists, and artists and paragliders have created a special exposition the CLOUD ATLAS. Instructions by Cloud Commission.Members of Cloud Commission and special guests will tell us about sky secrets and discoveries.



Media partner – "Theory and practice of Moscow".

 

 

 

 

 

 
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