The beautiful astronomical monument built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II between 1728-1734. These pictures are taken during a visit to Jaipur (18-21 December 2011) on the occasion of the International Conference 'Transcending Disciplinary Decadence' organized by the Forum on Contemporary Theory (Baroda) and the IIS University (Jaipur). Convened by Lewis Gordon (Temple University).
Give me a Brain! was a one-day event during the Studium Generale Festival of the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam (31 March 2011). Here some pictures that give an impression of this day curated by Patricia Pisters. For an overview of the program see here. And here for some slides, intro-text and welcome words. The poster design (by Rietveld students Marco Buetifkofer and Rosan Dekker) can be found here.
The Smooth and the Striated (2 July – 1 August 2010) took place within the framework of the Third International Deleuze Studies Conference. The exhibition was situated at two disparate sites in the city of Amsterdam: Huize Frankendael, a seventeenth century country house in the East of Amsterdam, and Nieuw Dakota, a former metal workshop on the NDSM-wharf in the North. The participating artists presented work on both locations. Here an overview of the exhibited works by Tom Tlalim, Sjoerd Westbroek, Saskia Noor van Imhoff, Jamijn Visser, Krien Clevis, Pieter Paul Pothoven and Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács.
The third annual International Deleuze Studies conference (Amsterdam 12-14 July 2010) explored how the three domains of thought – art, science and philosophy – connect, continue and create together.