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After Belonging: Conference

An international discussion at the Oslo Opera House

Team: Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco, Ignacio González Galán, Carlos Mínguez Carrasco, Alejandra Navarrete Llopis, Marina Otero Verzier (Chief Curators and Organizers)

Sept 2016

Oslo Opera House. Oslo, Norway.

After Belonging: Conference brings together architects, thinkers, decision-makers, and local experts in order to dissect the role of the architect in the contemporary reconfiguration of belonging. Among other topics, the conference will address architecture’s relation to current pressing questions such as refugeeism, migration and homelessness; new mediated forms of domesticity and foreignness; environmental displacements; tourism; and the technologies and economies of sharing.


Participants include: Amale Andraos, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto & Momoyo Kajima, Eyal Weizman, Grete Brochman, Gro Bonesmo, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, Juan Herreros, Karl Otto Ellefsen, Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, Michel Feher, Negar Azimi, Even Westvang & Simen Svale Skogsrud, Per Heggenes, Reinhold Martin, John Palmesino & Ann-Sofi Rönnskog, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Andreas G. Gjertsen, Yasmeen Lari.


This conference was part of the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016, After Belonging: A Triennale In Residence, On Residence and the Ways We Stay in Transit, taking place during the opening weekend, on September 9th.

1- Exterior view at the Oslo Opera House.  Photo by Istvan Virag

2- After Belonging Agency opening the conference. Photo by Istvan Virag

3- Yasmeen Lari (Heritage Foundation of Pakistan). Photo by Istvan Virag

4- Per Heggenes (IKEA Foundation). Photo by Istvan Virag

5- Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli (OMA), Even Westvang and Simen Svale Skogsrud (Bengler). Photo by Istvan Virag

6- Eyal Weizman (Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London) . Photo by Istvan Virag

7- Kjetil T. Thorsen (Snøhetta), Amale Andraos (Columbia University - GSAPP, WORKac) and Negar Azimi (Bidoun). Photo by Istvan Virag

8- Main Hall at the Oslo Opera House.  Photo by Istvan Virag



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