TransCultural Exchange Conference

Thursday, October 10, 2013 to Sunday, October 13, 2013

Boston University
TRANSCULTURAL EXCHANGE'S CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ARTS: ENGAGING MINDS

October 10–13, 2013
Opening: October 10, 10am

Venue:
Boston University
George Sherman Union
775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

TransCultural Exchange
516 E. 2nd Street, Suite #30
Boston, MA 02127 USA

Among the speakers are Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas and Regina Möller

Friday, October 11
The Art of Fashion/The Fashion of Art

Moderator: Alicia Kennedy, author “Fashion Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the History, Language, and Practice of Fashion”

Regina Möller, is a Berlin based artist, founding editor of the magazine regina and creator of the label embodiment. She is also Professor at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art, University of Science and Technology (KiT / NTNU), Norway

Carla Fernandez, founder of Taller Flora, a fashion label and mobile design laboratory that travels throughout Mexico

Azra Aksamija, artist, architectural historian, Assistant Professor in MIT's Art, Culture and Technology Program

Raymundo Fraga, Arquetopia Foundation, Mexico

Discussant: Pieranna Cavalchini, Curator, The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Saturday October 12
Food as an Art Form

Moderator: Silvia Bottinelli, faculty in the Visual and Critical Studies Department at Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Lisa Cherkasky, food stylist, Washington D.C.

Cindy Banker, a full time private practician in Five Element Shiatsu, faculty member of the New England School of Acupuncture and scholar of classical Chinese medical texts and Chinese herbal medicine

Chris Muller, cofounder, European Food Service Summit, Europe’s leading conference for international restaurant, supply, and food service executives; Professor and former Dean of Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration

Dirk Drijbooms, Director, Apothiki Foundation, Athens/Paros-Cyclades, Greece

Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas are artists and educators. They will discuss the aesthetics of techno-ecologies, radical gardens and cheese making as a response to crisis. Gediminas also is associate professor at the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT); Nomeda is a PhD researcher at the Norwegian University for Science and Technology and fellow at ACT, MITFood as an Art Form

For full program and entire schedules of panel discussions and speakers please see:

www.transculturalexchange.org
www.bu.edu/cfa

Postal address:
Kunstakademiet i Trondheim
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
N-7491 Trondheim

Visiting address:
Innherredsveien 7 (Industribygget)
Trondheim
Map

Contact form
adm [at] kit.ntnu.no
Tel. +47 73 59 79 00
Fax. +47 73 59 79 20