-empyre- Critical Spatial Practice


September 2007 on -empyre- soft-skinned space: “Critical Spatial Practice” :: Moderated by Renate Ferro (US) and Tim Murray (US) with Millie Chen (Canada/US), James Way (Japan/US), Catherine Ingraham (US), Kevin Hamilton (US), Alice Micelli (Brazil/Germany), Maurice Benayoun (France), Teddy Cruz (US), and Markus Miessen (UK/Germany).

Critical Spatial Practice entails the claiming of social responsibility at the intersections of art, geography, architecture, and activism. How might critical approaches to space and place empower creativity, enhance artistic activism, and encourage artistic practice and collaboration? The alignment of criticality with cyber configurations of space permits especially creative skins of networks, resources, and discussions whose resulting configurations range from texts and performances to buildings and installations.