symposium Transparant vision- The art and science of glass

         
                                   
Biennale Kijkduin Symposium 2011                                  Friday 10 June  2011

Transparent vision   –   the Art and Science of Glass

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag         Official language: English
                  
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Moderator

Caroline Prisse, Head Glass Department Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

9.00    Welcome
Benno Tempel
Directeur Gemeentemuseum Den Haag  

 

9.05    Keynote speech               ‘Between Science and Art’
      
Prof.dr. Robbert Dijkgraaf
Distinguished University Professor of Mathematical Physics at the University of Amsterdam
President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW), Amsterdam
Member Supervisory Board, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

9.30    30 minutes lecture            GLASS MATTERS!  -  How Glass changed the World’

Angela van der Burght
Curator Biennale Kijkduin, general editor FJOEZZZ

20 minutes lecture               Delft Glass Design Innovations’      
Prof.dr.ir. Mick Eekhout
Professor of Product Development, Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft
Architect, director Octatube International, Delft   
Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW)
          
20 minutes lecture               Counterintuitive considerations’ 
Peter Drobny
Artist, Corning Incorporated, New York
         
20 minutes lecture               ‘IN-VETRO  -  The Cosmopolitan Chicken Project

Koen Vanmechelen  
Visual artist and dr. H.C. University Hasselt, Belgium

20 minutes lecture                Science, industry and art influencing the developments
                                                   from studio glass until now’   
          
Prof.dr. Sylva Petrova, director Institute for international research
in Glass, Faculty of Arts, Design & Media, University Sunderland, UK
          
         

 

             
Biennale Kijkduin Symposium 2011                                  Friday 10 June  2011

Transparent vision   –   the Art and Science of Glass

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag        Official language: English
                  
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Moderator
Caroline Prisse, Head Glass Department Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

 

12.45    Lunch  
        

13.45    20 minutes lecture             Porious glass experiments’
Arnout Visser, designer, NL

20 minutes lecture                ‘Light and Glass’
       
Paul Cocksedge, designer, UK

20 minutes lecture               Create, integrate and illuminate with Philips Lumiblade OLED’
                                                   
Kristin Knappstein   
Head of Business Creation, Business Center OLED Lighting
Philips Technology, Aachen, Germany
           

20 minutes lecture                ‘Beauty in Science’ 

Prof.dr. Hans Galjaard

Emeritus professor of Human Genetics at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam
Guest curator of the exhibition ‘Beauty in Science’, 2011
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences (KNAW)
           
20 minutes lecture                Designing new Materials’

Els Zijlstra
Director Materia, Naarden, NL
Dutch platform for new materials in Architecture and industrial Design  

 

16.45               Departure bus to Biennale Kijkduin 2011
Guided tour exhibition ‘CHEMISTRY  –  Creating new Worlds‘.
Twenty monumental glass and light art installations to be seen
on the boulevard, the dunes and Deltaplein - KIJKDUIN