A symposium organised by the Architecture, Space and Society Network in the School of Arts, Birkbeck.
Thursday, 29 November 2012, 2-5pm
Cinema, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
A symposium exploring continuities and ruptures in the use and meanings of the dome across periods and media.
Peter Draper, Visiting Professor of History of Architecture, Birkbeck
Domes of the Past: Typology, Symbolism and Decoration
Caspar Pearson, Lecturer, Department of Art History and Theory, University of Essex
From Renaissance Urbanism to the Urban Renaissance: Domes and the Making of Cultural History
Barry Curtis, Emeritus Professor of Visual Culture, Middlesex University, and London Consortium
Utopian Domes: Buckminster Fuller and 'Spaceship Earth'
Nick Lambert, Lecturer in Digital Art and Culture, Department of History of Art and Screen Media, Birkbeck
The ASSN is organised by Tag Gronberg, Zoe Opacic and Leslie Topp of the Department of History of Art and Screen Media
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