ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN NOW - Marko Zivkovic Speaks October 16th, 2017 at 6pm in L1060

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Botanizing Belgrade Asphalt: Sherlock Holmes for Urban Planners and Designers

In the Belgrade Fieldschool for Ethnographic Sensibility students exercise their observational acuity by focusing on places, things and body techniques. This talk will explore ways this training can benefit urban planners and designers.

Marko Živković is an associate professor in the Anthropology Department, and an adjunct professor in the Art & Design Department at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He has published on the Balkan political rhetorics (Serbian Dreambook: National Imaginary in the Time of Milošević, Indiana University Press, 2011), on Serbian places of power, Yugoslav car cultures, and on dream as a model for social theory. His research and teaching interests include performative and rhetorical aspects of politics, anthropology of time and space, anthropology of art, and social studies of science, technology and expertise. Marko is bringing his experience in collaborating with visual and theatre artists to his exploration of convergences of ethnographic and artistic perception, training, and sensibility.

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