Seminar: A Media Archaeology of Ingenious Designs: Middle-East Pasts and Futurisms

19 November, 14.00-17.00

Alt Art Space

Moderator: Prof. Jussi Parikka
Speakers: Prof. Laura Marks, Dr. Ayhan Aytes, Prof. Jussi Parikka, Dr. Azadeh Emadi 


This seminar features speakers from the fields of media studies, art and design and engages with the histories and speculative possibilities of the Middle-East. From artistic and design ideas to alternative histories and imaginary worlds, the talks reach out to engage with the idea of a media archaeology of Middle-East technology and science, and mobilize it as discussions and projects relevant for the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial.