Located in the heart of London, the Royal College of Art is the most influential, wholly postgraduate university of art and design in the world.
The article "Europe: Of Whose Culture Do We Speak?" by Barbara Steiner was published on the online media platform Fair Observer. It revolves around the questions "What defines a community today?" and "Is there such thing as the cohesive national identity provided in the 21st century?"
Donostia-San Sebastián will be European Capital of Culture in 2016. The city was chosen from among six Spanish cities - including Burgos, Córdoba, Las Palmas, Segovia and Zaragoza.
If we took Europe as a figure of thought this would imply carrying out intellectual and practical exercises regarding the possibilities of community here in Europe today.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, a foundation based in Leipzig, is an exhibition space for contemporary art and a museum for art post 1945.
Information about the conceptual approach of the first architectural scenario, curated by Christian Teckert
Architect Christian Teckert has been invited to develop architectural scenarios for Europe (to the power of) n.
Announcement for the film programme "Urban Transformations in Europe: The Myth and the Reality of Berlin as 'poor yet sexy'"
Press Review for the exhibition "West of East - An exhibition about Europe in 6 chapters" curated by Lena Prents
Press Release for the exhibition "West of East - An exhibition about Europe in 6 chapters" curated by Lena Prents
Announcement for the "West of East - An exhibition about Europe in 6 chapters", curated by Lena Prents. This exhibition is part of Europe (to the power of) n.
This text was the basis of Olga Shparaga's contribution to the discussion "Being-in-Common – What Can a Community Be Nowadays?" within the framework of the conference "Thinking Europe - Discourses and Models" in January 2012.
"Glyphs of Network-Power" is the third of three graphic scenarios Oliver Klimpel and Aurelia Markwalder contributed to the Scenarios about Europe.
The article was published in the Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research in 2002. It discusses how current changes in the system of reasoning about education in Finland, Iceland and Sweden are characterised by culturally woven patterns.
economic, social, political
In relation nationalism, hybridity and as a space of projection
the increasing role financial markets play in society / now the concept of economy has effects on the reality of everyday life.
This book was published in 1989. The following link is an excerpt from the book, 'Cynicism as a Form of Ideology', (pg. 28-30)
In this text Eve Chiapello and Luc Boltanski argue that from the middle of the 1970s onwards, capitalism abandoned the hierarchical Fordist work structure and developed a new network-based form of organization which was founded on employee initiative and autonomy in the workplace – a 'freedom' that came at the cost of material and psychological security.
In this book Steiner asks the questions: why would we need an idea of Europe in order to conduct the day to day business of the European Union? How are we to bridge reality and the European ideal ?
First Published: in Psychoanalyse und Politik; lecture delivered at the Free University of West Berlin in July 1967.
This text forms a critique of the ways in which politics are represented in contemporary art and puts forward the idea that art is not something outside or distinct from politics, but politics resides within its production, its distribution, and its reception.
One major discourse of the CLOUDr research project is the question for alternative organization of information and knowledge. Emerging technologies enable humans to organize and percieve information radically different. How can machine learning, semantic web technolgies support this movement?