TALKS & READINGS

The Architecture Exchange | Heidegger/Harman Seminar Series | 1 May - 22 June 2013

Swedenborg Hall | 1, 15, 29 May & 22 June 2013 | Featuring: Peg Rawes / Patrick Lynch / Jonathan Hale / Adam Sharr / Lorens Holm / Peter Carl / Graham Harman

The Architecture Exchange represents a new platform for architectural debate in London, aimed at fostering intellectual exchange between architecture and other fields. In this, the first seminar series, philosopher Graham Harman’s radical reading of Heidegger is discussed by six eminent architectural thinkers. These intimate talks will take place throughout May 2013, culminating in a final discussion led by Harman on 22 June 2013. All talks are free to attend and will take place in Swedenborg Hall. This event is organized by the Architecture Exchange in association with the Swedenborg Society.

May 1st: Peg Rawes,  'Nonhuman Architectural Ecologies' & Patrick Lynch, 'The Resistance of Things' (7 pm)

May 15th: Jonathan Hale, 'Coping without noticing?: Buildings as Tool-Beings' & Adam Sharr, 'A House with one Wall' (7 pm)

May 29th: Lorens Holm, 'Architecture and its Objects' & Peter Carl, 'A Punkt in Spice' (7 pm)

June 22nd: Graham Harman, 'What Objects Mean for Architecture' + debate with Peg Rawes, Patrick Lynch, Jonathan Hale, Adam Sharr, Lorens Holm, and Peter Carl (5.30 pm)

Doors open 30 minutes before the start time. Admission is free but capacity is limited. Please contact nora@swedenborg.org.uk to book a place. Wine and beer will be available each evening. Further information.