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Voices series for December: Architecture on Screen

ARUCAD Art Space’s this month’s Voices guests, Marko Kiessel and Cem Yardımcı will talk about: Architecture on Screen with focusing on two topics: ‘Mise en scène of the “home” in urban Science Fiction films’ and “The individual space in the correlation of architecture and science fiction.”

Marko Kiessel, will introduce and discuss examples of visualization of “homes” in several Science Fiction narratives of the 20th to 21st centuries. His talk does not thematize visions of future forms of dwelling but possible specific and generalizable meanings of architecture, conveyed mainly through dystopian narratives.

Cem Yardımcı will explore the alienism of the individual through some examples of architectural thinking and texts of science fiction creation.

Those who are interested in architecture, design and cinema are all invited to the talk on the 17th of December 2019, Tuesday at ARUCAD Art Space (Nicosia) at 18:00.
The talk will be held in English.

Who is Marko Kiessel?

Marko Kiessel studied Classical Archaeology, Art History and History at the universities of Trier, Köln and Bologna. He has been working as architectural and art historian in academic institutions in Cyprus since 2006. Publications about Roman architecture and art, and on the vernacular, modern and contemporary architecture of Cyprus are results of his research interests. In 2018 he became a member of the Faculty of Design at Arkin University of Creative Arts & Design.

Who is Cem Yardımcı?

Having completed his undergraduate, master and doctorate studies at the Faculty of Architecture of Istanbul Technical University, Cem Yardımcı has served as a project director in various universities and as a jury member in national and international competitions. In addition to his research, Yardımcı has awarded short films that he realized and directed. Under the concept of Architectural Reflex, he explores the existence of a combination of theory / practice and architecture / video. He aims to bring together diverse mix media and technologies in architectural design, audio and video performance studies. In this process, he tries to host the open source principle in his studies.

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