Matter. the white conferences – MárioBonito.1OOanos
Date: mid-September - end December 2021

Matter. the white conferences evokes the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mário Bonito (1921-1976) – a modern architect from Porto author of works as the “O Lar Familiar” Neighborhood and the Ouro Industrial Company Building, with a strong connection to the cinema, a decisive role in the Portuguese Club of Cinematography, and an active participation in theater -, through a set of actions that discuss his lines of thought and body of work, which we aim to expand and develop through the pursuit of authorial readings on contemporary matters, beginning mid- September, extending up to the end of December 2021….

Book launching: Lisboa Moderna, by Ana Tostões
Date: 29th October, 21H30 Porto / 3rd November, 18H00 Lisbon

Save the date! The newly out book Lisboa Moderna [Modern Lisbon] by Ana Tostões will be launched in two events: – 29th October 2021, 21H30, Porto, Fundação Marques da Silva with Paula Santos and José Fernando Gonçalves – 3rd November 2021, 18H00, Lisbon, CCB – Garagem Sul with Dra. Ana Sousa Dias, and architects João Luís Carrilho da Graça and Gonçalo Byrne In this book, resulting from the latest researches about the city of Lisbon, Ana Tostões proposes a reflection on the modern city of Lisbon based on a reading of its transformation and a historical and critical analysis of a…

Online Book Presentation and mini-symposium: Common Ground, Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902–1961, by Nicholas Clarke, Roger Fisher, Marieke Kuipers (eds)
Date: 19th October 2021, 15:30 – 17:15h CET

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that on 19th October 2021 a mini-symposium and book presentation of the publication Common Ground, Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902–1961, edited by Nicholas Clarke, Roger Fisher, and Marieke Kuipers, will take place in the Netherlands and South Africa on young architectural heritage shared between these two countries. This event will take place online simultaneously in Amsterdam, Pretoria and Cape Town. “As part of the Dutch History Month, the results of a transnational study into the work of emigrated Dutch built environment professionals from the period 1902–1961 will be presented. This research was initiated by…

Online expert discussion on Integrated Approaches to Europe’s Dissonant Heritage
Date: 20th October 2021, 15:00-18:00h CET

SCBA is inviting, on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Community (BMI) and the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR), to the Online expert discussion on Integrated Approaches to Europe’s Dissonant Heritage, next Wednesday, 20th October 2021 from 15:00-18:00h CET. “The preliminary agenda is as follows: – Welcome by representatives of the Municipality of Barcelona, the EU and the BMI/ BBSR – Keynote by Prof. Dr. Carola Hein, Professor of History of Architecture and Urban Planning, TU Delft – Panel Discussion with representatives of the EU and experts:…

Call for Abstracts: Art and public space / Arte e Spazio Pubblico
Deadline: 15th November 2021

Organised by Direzione Generale Creatività Contemporanea of the Italian Ministry of Culture and Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali, the study days under the theme “Art and public space / Arte e Spazio Pubblico” will take place on 24th, 25th, and 31st January and 1st and 11th February 2022. Therefore a call for abstracts was now launched. “Speaking about art and public space means focusing the discussion on critical and interrogative reflections to reformulate concepts, terminologies and settings while at the same time opening towards new scenarios as regards the processes of defining, designing, and developing artistic practices…

TRANSIZIONI DI MEMORIA. Narrazioni della violenza nel XX e nel XXI secolo / Transitions of memory. Narratives of violence in the 20th and 21st centuries
Date: 15th-16th October 2021, in Carpi or online

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that on 15th-16th October 2021 will take occur the International Conference “TRANSIZIONI DI MEMORIA. Narrazioni della violenza nel XX e nel XXI secolo / Transitions of memory. Narratives of violence in the 20th and 21st centuries” organized by the Fossoli Foundation. It will take place in Carpi at Cinema Eden, but can as well be followed  online in streaming on the Facebook page of Fondazione Fossoli. At this conference “Scholars from different disciplines confront the subject of the memory of violence, its stratifications, narratives and transitions during the 20th century and up to the…

Exhibition: Habitar Portugal 12 – 17 / Espaço Público: uma casa para todos
Dates: 8th October - 1st November 2021, CCB, Lisbon

Docomomo International wishes to share that today will be the inauguration of the exhibition “Habitar Portugal 12 – 17 / Espaço Público: uma casa para todos” [Habitar Portugal 12 – 17 / Public Space: a home for everyone] at Centro Cultural de Belém, CCB / Garagem Sul, Lisbon. For the inauguration will be held a conference at 18H30 entitled “Espaço Público: Porquê?” [Public Space: why?], with Andreia Garcia, Rita Palla Aragão, Tiago Castela, as well as the exhibition commissioners Susana Lobo and Ricardo Agarez. “Under the motto “Public Space: a home for everyone”, the 6th edition of Habitar Portugal is…

Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy annual conference – Interpreting Wright
Date: 13th-17th October 2021, hybrid in-person and online event

Docomomo International is pleased to share that the third Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy annual conference online will be held in a hybrid in-person and online format between 1th and 17th October 2021. The theme of this year’s conference is “Interpreting Wright”. “The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy announces the start of registration to participate online in its annual conference. This will be the Conservancy’s third Buffalo, New York, conference, and the first there in over a decade. Education sessions will explore how Wright is interpreted for public audiences, with a special emphasis on visitor centers and public education programs…

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce Europe’s top heritage award winners 2021
23rd September 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share that the winners of the 2021 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, were announced last 23rd September 2021 and celebrated with a high-profile ceremony held at the headquarters of the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice. “During the ceremony, the four Grand Prix laureates and the Public Choice Award winner, selected from among this year’s 24 winning achievements from 18 European countries, were announced. Due to the safety precautions against COVID-19, the European Heritage Awards Ceremony 2021 was held for some 220 attendees, but was followed live by hundreds of heritage professionals, volunteers, lovers and supporters…

Call for proposals: Going Global: New Challenges in the Field of Provenance Research
Deadline: 15th November 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share that the Vitrocentre Romont opened a call for proposals under the theme “Going Global: New Challenges in the Field of Provenance Research” for their Graduate Workshop happening next year (15 September 2022) at Vitromusée Romont. “Provenance research is not only a central field of museum activity, but has also increasingly become the focus of academic research. The topic is discussed by conservators and experts in national working groups and state-funded research projects that make reference to practical aspects and contexts, whereas master’s programs and summer schools offer young scholars the opportunity to examine provenance…