Five day summer school on interdisciplinary approaches to urban aesthetics and citizenship, organized by the Antwerp Urban Studies Institute, July 2-6 2018.
This summer school, organized by the Urban Studies Institute (USI) at the University of Antwerp, in collaboration with the Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts (ARIA), will investigate both the impact of the aesthetic imagination on cities and the structural tensions between artistic visions and the social and material constructions of cities.
During an intensive one-week program, international experts from various backgrounds will discuss theories, empirical case studies, and aesthetic practices. The program will include field trips to locations where the aesthetic imagination has sought to shape urban reality. Read more...
Including prof Saskia Sassen's lecture and the roundtable debate with prof Rob Shields.