Workshop «Zombieheights»: transformations of inanimate into animate

29.07.2011, 13:33
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Noam Toran is a senior lecturer of the Design Interactions course of London’s Royal College of Art. He works at the crossroads of different disciplines and is interested in anomalies of modern culture. The next week Noam is coming to Strelka to curate a workshop «Zomblehelghts» and read a lecture on the narrative possibilities of objects in cinema. We asked him and his future workshop assistant Anastasia Albokrinova to unveil their plans and expectations for the next week.

Interactive design: four examples

26.06.2011, 13:31
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Saturday at Strelka will be about interactive architecture and design: there will be a talk with Lucy Bullivant, artist Yacine Ait Kaci and designer Flo Ortkrass on how our relations with (seemingly) inanimate world of objects. We picked some examples, illustrations on the subject, some of them belong to the participants of the event.

Jason Bruges and his studio developed this interactive installation Mimosa (using OLEDs) for the Milan Furniture Fair 2010.

Workshop Season at Strelka

16.06.2011, 13:30
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«Summer at Strelka» is not only open lectures and concerts, but also workshops, where you can learn something useful and think about something important: here we will tell about several future workshops at Strelka. They are open to architects, designers, sociologists, journalists, ecologists, urbanists and futurologists, so basically to everyone. Choose a project you are interested in (do not forget to check «workshop» bookmarkin our schedule) and do not wait to register.

Three Questions: Francis Lam, media-artist and designer

08.06.2011, 13:30
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Francis Lam, media-artist and designer, received his Master’s degree from the MIT Media Lab will give a talk today at Strelka (June, 8th, at 20:00) on ‘Coping with the digital world’ (how designers can benefit from digital technologies). Before it we asked Francis Lam to answer three short questions on if he like working with iPhone apps.

Gorky Park Discussions at Strelka

25.05.2011, 13:28
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Since Wednesday three talks within the series of discussions «New Gorky park» took place at Strelka. First — the round-table on historical heritage, then on Thursday on old and new purposes of the park, and on Friday — on various design approaches. You can read brief report about these discussions, video of each talk is coming up on the web-site.

Paola Antonelli at Strelka

25.05.2011, 13:28
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On Saturday, May 21st Strelka hosted a lecture by Paola Antonelli. Paola is a Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from 1994. She is considered one of the most influential people in the art world, changing the way design is perceived and used today.

Summer at Strelka is open!

18.05.2011, 13:27
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Summer at Strelka is open!

On Friday there was the opening of the Summer at Strelka program: in the Strelka’s courtyard the artist collective Apparatjik did their performance. It would not be easy to find right words to tell about this, so enjoy the video:

The Apparatjik Light Space Modulator at Strelka

04.05.2011, 12:08
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Choosing a guest for the opening of the Summer at Strelka program was a very long process that we have started already in the fall. And now on Friday, May 13th, in the Strelka’s courtyard the artist collective Apparatjik will do an audiovisual performance called The Apparatjik Light Space Modulator. Apparatjik is a transdisciplinary working collective founded by Guy Berryman from Coldplay, Jonas Bierre from Mew, Magne Furuholmen from A-ha and the producer Martin Terefe, who worked with A-ha, KT Tunstall and Jason Mraz. Their performance will look something like this: