The symposium Transit point: Mitteleuropa is convened to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Oskar Hansen, Open Form featuring the career of the prolific postwar Polish architect, artist and educator by placing him in the context of Mitteleuropa with its strong multi-cultural, intellectual artistic legacy. The symposium highlights that the region has historically served as a transit point for people of different cultural backgrounds and nationalities, providing a fertile ground for the convergence of different artistic mediums as well as intellectual and interdisciplinary exchanges.
Friday, September 9, 2016 9:30 AM
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Aleksandra Kędziorek, Warsaw Museum of Modern Art
“Oskar Hansen, Open Form” Yale Architecture Gallery, 12:30 p.m.
Łukasz Stanek, University of Manchester
“Socialist architecture goes global” Hastings Hall, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, September 10, 2016
Morning session Hastings Hall, 9:30 a.m.
Marci Shore, Yale University
Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Yale University
David Crowley, Royal College of Art, London
Afternoon session Hastings Hall, 11:00 a.m.
Gabriela Świtek, University of Warsaw
Vladimir Kulić, Florida Atlantic University
Alina Șerban, Curator
This symposium is supported in part by the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, and the Brendan Gill Lectureship Fund.