INSIDE 2017 Conference Programme

INSIDE 2017 Conference Programme

INSIDE 2017 seminar programme – Performance


Wednesday 15 November 2017

​12.00 - 12.40

Interiors and performance

  • The individual relationship to interior space
  • From private to public: the home to the opera house
  • The effect on users of interior architecture and design
  • Materials, colour, light and sound

Nigel Coates, Creative Director, INSIDE World Festival of Interiors

​14.00 - 14.40

Performance and interiors 

  • Day and night – designing for difference
  • Convivial spaces – the world of bars, restaurants and clubs
  • Hospitality and workspace – compare and contrast

Annabel Karim Kassar, Founder, AKK Architects

​15.00 - 15.40

A sense of theatre

  • How design creates a complete movie-viewing experience
  • Coexistence of aesthetics and functionality
  • The role of design in reviving cinema industry

Virginia Lung, Co-Founder, One Plus Partnership

​16.00 - 16.40

Shop till you drop

  • Retail as leisure and pleasure
  • Shopping and the promenade
  • Appealing to the senses: colour, sound and light

Shanwei Weng, AN Design


    Thursday 16 November 2017

    ​12.00 - 12.40

    Designing for performance

    • What are the particular challenges of performance interiors?
    • How technology and materials are helping innovative design
    • Combing physical, spatial and digital

    Professor Stephen Gage, Professor of Innovative Technology, University College London

    ​14.00 - 14.40

    Performance Space , curated by NICHE

    Jean-Pascal Flavien
 researches the impact of architecture on the realm of experience by constructing unusual but usable spaces, such as the folding house (2016) at Nouveau Musée National de Monaco.

    Mårten Spångberg 
employs dance as a tool to organize time and space and his pieces tour internationally. In addition, the choreographer co-initiated International Festival, an interdisciplinary practice merging architecture and performance.

    Isabel Lewis
 stages so-called »Occasions« in institutions such as Palais de Tokyo or Kunshalle Basel that resemble social gatherings while the immersive environments recruit every sensory perception of the audience. 

    ​15.00 - 15.40

    Performance and audiences

    • Designing for collective experience
    • Religion, theatre and civic facilities
    • Intimacy and social sharing compared

    Jaime Oliver, Director, OHLAB/Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab
    Rossana Hu, Co Founder, Neri & Hu

    ​16.00 - 16.40

    Moving parts: the set as interior and interior as set

    • Seeing interiors through a lens: the world of set design for film
    • Creating scenarios in the real world – the office as performance space
    • Furniture as scenery

    Eisuke Tachikawa, Director, Nosigner 

    ​17.00 - 17.40

    Design as spectacle

    • Art, architecture, design, fashion – a fluid world
    • City life – the streetscape as interior
    • Design as performance, products as performers

    Fabio Novembre, Fabio Novembre Studio


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