Times of Waste – Handling Matter 17-18 June 2021

The symposium provides a platform to discuss the engagement with (waste) material and bridges between theoretical studies and a response/able, careful handling of materiality in sciences, arts, and collections. The event is conceptualized and curated by the research team Times of Waste, and realized in collaboration with the cluster Matters of Activity at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin.

The symposium will take place on Zoom in English, participation is free of charge. Please register here.

Program Flyer

Conception & Curation
Mirjam Bürgin & Flavia Caviezel, research team Times of Waste

Mirjam Bürgin & Flavia Caviezel in collaboration with the Cluster Matters of Activity at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin

Mirjam Bürgin & Flavia Caviezel (setting, talks), Katharina Kemmerling (set recording management, camera), Kajetan Som (camera)

Live direction & Zoom management
Katharina Kemmerling (Media Lab HGK FHNW)

Live camera & Zoom management support
Kajetan Som

Technical support Zoom handling
Edward Mickonis (Event Technology HGK FHNW)

Technical consulting
Stefanie Rohrer, Marco Mastrogiacomo, Edward Mickonis, Suresh Surentinam (Eventtechnik HGK FHNW), Alexander Struck, Martin Wagner (MoA IT Support HU Berlin)

Help Desk
Stefanie Rohrer & Françoise Payot (Events HGK FHNW)

Registration & PR Support
Antje Nestler (MoA Public Relations HU Berlin)

Administration & Catering
Nuria Barcelo (IXDM HGK FHNW)

Graphic Flyer & Banner
Rory Witt

The symposium is financially supported by the Cluster Matters of Activity of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, the FHNW Academy of Art and Design Basel and the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin.