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The 5th Alvar Aalto Researchers’ Network Seminar: Whose Modernism?

Finland Architecture News - Nov 21, 2022 - 17:42   368 views

The 5th Alvar Aalto Researchers’ Network Seminar: Whose Modernism?

The 5th Alvar Aalto Researchers’ Network Seminar – Whose Modernism? is to be held in Jyväskylä, Finland, from 14 to 15 June 2023. 

Over the course of 2 days, we will hear presentations on latest research, meet colleagues and network with other international participants. Tickets will be available here in January 2023. Stay tuned!.

This Alvar Aalto Researchers’ Network Seminar asks: Whose Modernism?

Much effort has been devoted to interrogating the origins, development, ambitions and products of modern architecture. This seminar seeks to identify and critically assess not just the factors but the actors involved: the individuals, institutions and other parties engaged in the creation, criticism, inhabitation, appropriation, and conservation of modern architecture.

Who sponsored, created, critiqued and narrated architectural modernism in the twentieth century, and who does now? Who should? To whom does modern architecture matter, and in whose lives does it play a role? Who holds responsibility for the future of modern architecture, and who do modern architectural heritage sites serve? Simply put: Who are the stakeholders, explicitly and implicitly, of modern architecture and its heritage?.

Join us for the discussion! 

The Alvar Aalto Researchers’ Network is an international collaboration that serves as a channel for discussion and cooperation between people doing research on Alvar Aalto. The network is managed by the Alvar Aalto Academy as part of the functions of the Alvar Aalto Foundation.

The Call for Papers is open now! The deadline for submitting the abstracts is 23 November 2022.

For the latest news:
See the facebook group of the network.
Subscribe to the newsletter of the Alvar Aalto Foundation here

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