3rd Interdisciplinary and Virtual Conference on Arts in Education
Date: July 14-15, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the 3rd Interdisciplinary and 100% Virtual Conference on Arts in Education. CIVAE 2021 is an international conference whose mission is to provide a platform for collaboration between teachers, researchers and artists from different disciplines – music, dance, theather, poetry, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, cinema, philology, history, architecture, journalism, marketing… – with the aim to highlight the value of arts in education and promote their development from and interdiscilplinary approach. The conference will take place virtually on July 14 and 15, 2021 and it is addressed to teachers, researchers, artists, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students…

Second International Conference “Unspoken Issues in Architectural Education”
Date: April 14-15, 2022

Docomomo International is pleased to share the second International Conference on Architectural Education with the theme of “Unspoken” that is going to be held in the Faculty of Architecture, Eastern Mediterranean University in Gazimagusa (Famagusta), North Cyprus, in April 14-15, 2022.  The meeting is organized with the intention that scholars, practitioners and students will come together for discussing architectural education from various perspectives. Under this scope, The second International Conference “Unspoken Issues in Architectural Education”, delightfully welcomes interdisciplinary scholars, practitioners and students from all around the world working in the disciplines of design, architecture, interior architecture, art & architectural history,…

Launch of Docomomo Turkey – Interior website

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that the Docomomo Turkey – Interior website has just been launched in Turkish and English. To visit the new website, please go to: link. “In order to comprehend the Modern Movement and to develop a holistic and more inclusive perspective on the spatial, ideological and aesthetic aspects of modern living culture, there is a great need for work on interior spaces. Based on this need; the ‘Modern Interior Committee’ was established in 2019 under the DOCOMOMO_Turkey working group in order to expand the work done on discussing, documenting and preserving the modern heritage by…

Close Readings: Alan Colquhoun 1921–2012. A Centenary Colloquium
Date and time: 25 June 2021, 6.00 12.00 US Pacific Time

Docomomo International is pleased to announce the event “Close Readings: Alan Colquhoun 1921–2012. A Centenary Colloquium” which will take place next Friday 25 June 2021, 6.00–12.00 US Pacific Time, 09.00–15.00 US Eastern Time, 14.00–20.00 British Summer Time, 15.00–21.00 Central Europe Time. In June 2021 it is celebrated the centenary of Alan Colquhoun (1921–2012), prominent British architect, critic and theoretician. The goal of this online colloquium is to consider the continuing significance of Colquhoun’s writings, and the ways in which they continue to provoke and inform contemporary research. To this end, several generations of scholars gather to discuss the relevance of these writings to the current tasks of the architectural…

Professional Development ACAHUCH MicroCerts in Urban and Cultural Heritage
Registrations Open

Docomomo International would like to draw your attention to the comprehensive suite of professional development short courses introduced by the Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH) at the University of Melbourne. Designed for professionals of diverse backgrounds seeking to expand their applied skills in Urban and Cultural Heritage, these online microcredential offerings draw upon the world-leading research, teaching and industry expertise within ACAHUCH and from leading organisations in urban and cultural heritage. Upcoming MicroCerts include: New Approaches to Heritage Significance (June 2021) Learn cutting-edge techniques for assessing the cultural significance of heritage places. This course is designed for experienced and…

2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum
Date and time: 20th July, from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Docomomo International would like to share the Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum, an event dedicated to discussing current topics in the museum and gallery sector. In 2021 the Victorian Museums and Galleries Forum will be held on Tuesday 20 July, 2021 in a digital format. The “Digital Literacy – Audience Engagement and the Visitor Experience” theme will address issues around how can we encourage and build digital literacy within our cultural institutions. 2020 exposed the increasing importance of digital literacy and need to integrate digital opportunities into institutional plans and strategies. This event will bring together colleagues from across the GLAM and tech sector…

Publication “KENZO TANGE – Gli anni della rivoluzione formale 1940/1970”
By Giusi Ciotoli and Marco Falsetti, published by Franco Angeli Edizioni

Docomomo International would like to share the publication “KENZO TANGE – Gli anni della rivoluzione formale 1940/1970” [“KENZO TANGE – The years of the formal revolution 1940/1970”] by Giusi Ciotoli and Marco Falsetti, published by Franco Angeli Edizioni. The publication counted with the contribution of FrancoAngeli Architettura Art Design Urban Studies, Olimpia Niglio, Marco Biraghi, the Italy Japan Foundation, the Elèmire Zolla Writings Fund and Docomomo Italia. “Focusing on the period 1960/2020, the volume outlines a precise period of Tanghian research, projecting it within the Japanese cultural sphere and at the same time tracing that web of contacts and stimuli…

Exhibition “Tudo o que quero – Artistas Portuguesas de 1900 a 2020” [“All I want – Portuguese Artists from 1900 to 2020”]
Date: From 2nd June to 23rd August, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the exhibition “Tudo o que quero – Artistas Portuguesas de 1900 a 2020” [“All I want – Portuguese Artists from 1900 to 2020”], that will be open until 23rd August, 2021 in Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon. Two hundred works by 40 leading female Portuguese artists – such as Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Lourdes Castro, Paula Rego, Ana Vieira, Salette Tavares, Helena de Almeida, Joana Vasconcelos, Maria José Oliveira, Fernanda Fragateiro, Sónia Almeida, among others – have been brought together in this large exhibition, represented with painting, sculpture, drawing, object, book, installation, film and…

Conversation around the book “Imagining the Evident” by Álvaro Siza
Date and time: 22nd June 2021, at 6.00 pm (GMT+1)

Docomomo Internation would like to draw your attention for the publication of a referential book by Álvaro Siza on his own work, in its first English edition. The edition of the English translation Imagining the Evident is going to be celebrated by the Monade and the Istituto di Studi Urbani e del Paesaggio (ISUP) of the Accademia di Architettura, Mendrisio – Università della Svizzera Italiana, with a conversation around the book between Álvaro Siza, Kenneth Frampton, Jonathan Sergison, João Gomes da Silva and Daniela Sá. The conversation will happen on 22nd June 2021, at 6.00 pm (GMT+1). It will be…

Mission for Modernism: Tiki Bars – Kitsch or Cultural Appropriation?
Date and time: 24th June, 2021 at 5.00 - 6.30 pm Eastern

Docomomo International is pleased to share the next Mission for Modernism lecture by Docomomo US, that will examine issues of cultural appropriation as they relate to the rise of tiki bars in the midcentury and their recent resurgence. The lecture will happen next thursday,  24th June, 2021 from 5.00 pm to 6:30 pm (Eastern). “Tiki bars were invented in the early 1930s in response to the Great Depression, but their popularity took off after World War II. Establishments used religious figures, symbols and motifs of Pasifika cultures in décor, drink names and vessels. The tiki aesthetic was also expressed in…