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Report from AHRC Sensory Cities Barcelona Workshop

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AHRC Sensory Cities Network BARCELONA WORKSHOP REPORT 16th and 17th June 2016 Centro de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona By Monica Degen, Astrid Swenson & Manuela Barz In this report we summarize the core findings from the 3rd international AHRC Sensory Cities Workshop in the city of Barcelona. The aim of the series of workshops is […]

Curating the Senses @ Curating Overflow

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How did the senses shape conservation in modern Europe? Or should we ask how did modern conservation shape our sensory perceptions? Just before our first AHRC workshop in London, I contributing a paper on these questions to a two-day conference on Curating Overflow, organised by the Heritage Academy and the Centre for Critical Heritage Studies […]

A sense of hope

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Back in Brexit Britain, our Barcelona workshop seems like a lifetime ago, but going through my notes to write our report, brings back a bit of the sense of hope expressed by participants in the final discussion. Part of it might have been due to the sensory high incited by city – it was impossible […]

Impressions from ‘Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design’ at the CCCB

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Workshop in Barcelona – first reflections

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We want to thank everybody that participated in the third and last AHRC Sensory Cities workshop in Barcelona. The event brought together over 30 academics, urban professionals and museum curators across Europe to discuss the links between power and sensory experiences in the urban planning of cities, in the ways urban identity is represented in […]

Forthcoming AHRC Sensory Cities workshop in Barcelona 16-17th of June

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We’re excited to announce our forthcoming AHRC Sensory Cities Workshop to be held at the Centro of Cultura Contemopranea de Barcelona on the 16-17th of June 2016. The broad theme of the workshop will be ‘Power and the Senses’ and our focus of attention the neighbourhood of el Raval, see below the provisional programme. Attendance […]

Press snippets from Cologne

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Verrückte Forschung Kölle, wie ist dein Gefühl? Sinne erforschen die Stadt

Impressions from Cologne 1

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Welcome Day 1 Presentation Day 2 Fieldwork – Groups presenting their findings

Impressions from Cologne 2

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Museum visit: Koelner Stadtmuseum Visit of NachtRaumStille Installation, St. Gereon NS-Dokumentationszentrum

Die Stadt der Sinne

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Wie nehmen wir die Stadt um uns herum war? Wie gestalten unsere verschiedene Sinne wie der Geruch, das Gehör, der Geschmack, das Sehvermögen oder der Berührungssinn unsere tägliche Erfahrung des Stadtlebens? Was unterscheidet das Straßenleben in Barcelona von dem in Köln? Und welche Auswirkungen haben unsere Sinneswahrnehmungen für unser Zusammenleben und das Gestalten der Stadt […]

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