Street Life and Street Culture: Final Conference 2nd October 2010

13 September 2010



Street Life And Street Culture: between Early Modern Europe and the Present

Final conference, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2 October 2010

Introduction and Welcome, 10.00-10.15

•Fabrizio Nevola and Georgia Clarke (Street Life network investigators)

• Evelyn Welch (Programme Director, Beyond Text and Vice-Principal, Research and International Affairs, Queen Mary, University of London)

Processions and Sound, 10.15-12.00

• Georgia Clarke (Courtauld Institute of Art)

The Emperor’s Hat: City, Space, and Identity in Contemporary Accounts of Charles V’s Entry into Bologna in 1529

• Kate McGrath (producer, FUEL)

A Producer’s Guide to Making Performance in Public Spaces

• Niall Atkinson (University of Chicago)

The Acoustic Art of City-Building

• Dan Jones (Sound artist and co-director, Sound&Fury Theatre company)

Creating Music for the Urban Landscape

12.00-13.30: Lunch

Surveillance and Conflict: 13.30-15.00

• Fabrizio Nevola (University of Bath)

Surveillance and the Street in Renaissance Italy

• Guido Rebecchini (Università degli Studi di Siena)

Space, Memory and Conflict in Sixteenth-Century Rome

• Louise Duggan (CABE)

Creating the Conditions for (Self) Control

15.00-15.30: Tea/Coffee

Encounter and Information: 15.30-17.15

•David Rosenthal (Monash University)

Owning the Corner: The 'Powers' of Florence and the Question of Agency
• Ornette Clennon (Oxford Brookes University)

Psychic Violence and Youth Street Culture: Is there a Connection?
• Stephen Milner (University of Manchester)

The Publication of Space: information Flow in Renaissance Florence

• Kristian Kloeckl (Senseable city lab: lead real time city group)

Real-Time City

Concluding words: 17.15

Drinks in the front hall of the Courtauld Institute: 17.30-18.30

The conference is free. Please register by email to Claire Hogg by 30th September. Lunch is not provided, but there will be tea/coffee in the afternoon break






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