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Alam, Brishty Khatun Univ.-Ass.

Kuratieren / Intendanzen / Leitungstätigkeiten
BIOSPHERE n+1 Models and Realities: Versions of Sustainability Transdisciplinary Play in 3 Acts: Monday 23 June 2014 Exhibition: 24 – 27 June 2014 Envisioning a sustainable future of our planet leads to many attempts to integrate scientific disciplines and respective research methods. Biosphere 2 was a living model world with the aim to study the interactions between humans, farming and technology. The ecological experiment was implemented in the 1990s in the Arizona desert and tried to build a closed, independent system that resembled the most important factors of Earth’s ecosystem. Compared to today’s fine-tuned computational models, which are used to understand, simulate and control real-world systems and tackle transformation towards sustainability, the project of Biosphere 2 can serve as a model for an experimental and performative mode of living that dreams of new ways of doing the natural and the social. The cooperation between students of the Art & Science master’s programme and the Doctoral School of Sustainable Development uses Biosphere 2 as a starting point to develop a transdisciplinary play that enacts “biospherian” versions of sustainability.
Titel der Ausst. / Veranstaltung: BIOSPHERE n+1
Veranstaltende Einrichtung: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), Wien (Österreich)
Funktion: Kuratieren
Link: http://artscience.uni-ak.ac.at/jart/prj3/art_science/main.jart?rel=de&reserve-mo