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“Conserving Active Matter”: Indigenous Ontologies, Materials Science, & Response/Discussion Sessions Recap

Posted by swang
12 Dec 2017 03:55

The afternoon panels of the “Conserving Active Matter” symposium presented perspectives from Indigenous Ontologies and Materials Science. This was followed by a Response and Discussion session with the Monday night speakers to end the symposium.

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"Conserving Active Matter": Introduction, History, Philosophy Sessions Recap

Posted by swang
08 Dec 2017 04:54

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Left: Sourdough starter. Right: Lionel Poilâne of Poilâne Bakery, Paris. Screenshot from Ittai Weinryb's slides.

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"Conserving Active Matter", the next 5 years of BGC's Mellon supported "Cultures of Conservation" Initiative

Posted by swang
01 Dec 2017 15:43

Over the next 5 years, Bard Graduate Center and collaborators at the Helmholtz Center for Cultural Techniques of the Humboldt University in Berlin (Cluster Bild. Wissen. Gestaltung), and the Conservation & Scientific Research Department of Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam are pursuing an agenda to understand the implications of “active matter” for the theory and practice of conservation.

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