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After Belonging Agency Announce Conference Speakers for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale

After Belonging Agency Announce Conference Speakers for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale
2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale Conference
2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale Conference

The After Belonging Agency, the curatorial team behind the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT), have revealed sixteen speakers who will present at the event's central conference at the Oslo Opera House this coming September. Atelier Bow-Wow, Snøhetta alongside a number of other academics, practitioners and decision-makers will come together to "address architecture’s relation to current pressing questions such as refugeeism, migration and homelessness, new mediated forms of domesticity and foreignness, environmental displacements, tourism, and the technologies and economies of sharing."

After Belonging Agency Announce Conference Speakers for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale, Torshov Transittmottak is one of the sites selected for the Open Call for Intervention Strategies. Fazel has spent the last five years in a reception center, waiting for his application to be processed. He says it feels like his living in a prison. - I feel I am being treated like an animal, he says. Fazel's hope is to get a positive answer from the Norwegian immigration authorities. Image © Javad Parsa
Torshov Transittmottak is one of the sites selected for the Open Call for Intervention Strategies. Fazel has spent the last five years in a reception center, waiting for his application to be processed. He says it feels like his living in a prison. - I feel I am being treated like an animal, he says. Fazel's hope is to get a positive answer from the Norwegian immigration authorities. Image © Javad Parsa

The conference intends to discuss architecture’s role in the contemporary reconfiguration of belonging, and how this process has transformed the notion of residence. "What are the spatial, technical, and sociopolitical consequences of this transformation?"

Speakers will include:

  • Amale Andraos – Work Architecture Company, Columbia GSAPP
  • Atelier Bow-Wow
  • Negar Azimi – Bidoun
  • Simen Svale Skogsrud, Even Westvang – Bengler
  • Gro Bonesmo – Space Group, Oslo School of Architecture and Design
  • Grete Brochman – University of Oslo
  • Thomas Hylland Eriksen
  • Per Heggenes – IKEA Foundation
  • Juan Herreros – Estudio Herreros
  • Yasmeen Lari – Heritage Foundation of Pakistan
  • Reinhold Martin – Buell Center for American Architecture, Columbia GSAPP
  • Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli – OMA
  • Snøhetta
  • TYIN Tegnestue Architects
  • Ann-Sofi Rönnskog, John Palmesino – Territorial Agency
  • Eyal Weizman – Center for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths

The OAT 2016 ConferenceAfter Belonging, will be held at the Oslo Opera House on September 9, 2016 between 0900 and 1600. You can find out more and register, here.

Five Intervention Strategies for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale Revealed

Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "After Belonging Agency Announce Conference Speakers for the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale" 25 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/786198/after-belonging-agency-announce-conference-speakers-for-the-2016-oslo-architecture-triennale-norway/>
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