The vegetable garden in the city is a utopia. Even your own home-grown and harvested cucumber does not meet the EU standard.
at our seminar
“Gebaute Phantasien – Erfundene Realitäten”
In this seminar we will study the tension between built phantasies and imagined facts using historical and contemporary examples.
Das Seminar behandelt das Spannungsfeld zwischen gebauten Phantasien und imaginierten Fakten anhand vielfältiger historischer und aktueller Beispiele.
We will discuss the states of utopia, their origins and their possibilities, also for our own artistic strategies. Furthermore we will focus on the idea of cyborgs and how they fit into our current state of thinking.
It’s all about the lateral drift!
Moving laterally in the field of knowledge, science, gardens and fiction.
A project to study growth processes, self organization and plastic change
The crystal forming robots are a physical simulation of a growth process, similar to the growth of crystal structures.
originated from experiments at science kitchen, lab3, summer 2013
by Karin Lingnau
About abstraction and concretization in our algorithmic thinking and doing
Quantification, formalization, and functionalization of our lifeworld are marking the way of the concrete into the machine. But in the process of calculation the phenomenons and contingencies come back. Here we consider this dependencies between the wealth and the formal. (pdf)
Our guests at Science Kitchen will be Birgit Schneider and Luc Merx.
In neuroscience plasticity signifies the brains capacity for livelong adaptation and ongoing structural change. The brain is thus an organ that finds itself in a process of permanent becoming.