14 January - 3 February 2011
SHOW OFF*: Architecture on Display
* 1)to exhibit or display so as to invite admiration; 2)to behave in such a manner as to make an impression; 3)a person who makes a vain display of himself
Lecture series will refer the intriguing role played by the museum in today’s media saturated society. As a design challenge the museum is in the spotlight of architectural media, as an icon, as bearer of cultural significance, as exposition of architectural innovation. How does architecture deal with the museum as an institute, as a cultural accumulator and broadcaster? How does it serve new forms curating, archiving and in the end its audience? How the architecture interfere the interaction between the creator, the work and the spectator? What are the design strategies we need today in order to address the questions above?
Speakers representing different disciplines and attitudes from Lithuania and abroad are invited to touch upon the subject of ‘SHOW OFF: Architecture on Display’ from their point of view in any form they please.