12.15 - 6.45 PM
The program of IT’S ABOUT TIME starts on Friday 23 September. Throughout the day, the Ferro will host conversations, presentations, and panels with exhibitors and curators about the three design strategies that are central to the exhibition: those of the Accelerator, the Activist, and the Ancestor. The day will conclude with a reflection by young curators Maria Christopoulou en Theodora Gelali.
12.15 p.m. – 1 p.m.
IABR Director Saskia van Stein will talk with the curators of IT’S ABOUT TIME: Dr Ir Derk Loorbach (professor of Socioeconomic Transitions, director of DRIFT, and principal investigator of the Design, Impact, Transition (DIT) platform at Erasmus University Rotterdam), Véronique Patteeuw (lecturer at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et du Paysage Lille, guest lecturer at KU Leuven and EPFL Lausanne and scientific editor of OASE), Léa-Catherine Szacka (senior lecturer in Architectural Studies at the University of Manchester and guest lecturer at the Berlage, Delft University of Technology and ETH Zurich and Peter Veenstra (co-founder of LOLA Landscape Architects).
12.30 p.m. – 2.15 p.m.
Part 1: The Ancestor
Presentations and conversations with exhibition participants who follow the Ancestor strategy.
With Cristal Ange (Herencia Ambiental Caribe), Alexander d’Hooghe (Org Permanent Modernity), Ali Ismail (AgwA), Anupama Kundoo (Anupama Kundoo Architects), Julian Restrepo (TALLER Architects), Paola Vigano (EPFL), Richard Weller (Director of the McHarg Center at The University of Pennsylvania) and Kongjian Yu (Turenscape).
Moderated by Véronique Patteeuw and Peter Veenstra.
2.30 p.m. – 4.15 p.m.
Part 2: The Accelerator
Presentations and conversations with exhibition participants who follow the Accelerator strategy.
With Markus Appenzeller (MLA+), Erica Petrillo (2050+), Philippe Rizzotti (Philippe Rizotti Architecte), Massimo Tenan (2050+) and Marco Vermeulen (Studio Marco Vermeulen).
Moderated by Léa-Catherine Szacka and Peter Veenstra.
4.30 p.m. – 6.15 p.m.
Part 3: The Activist
Presentations and conversations with exhibition participants who follow the Activist strategy.
With Janna Bystrykh (BYSTRYKH), Julien Choppin (Encore Heureux), Valerie Disdier (Ecole Urbaine de Lyon), Stefan Gzyl (Incursiones), Eva Pfannes (OOZE), Josymar Rodriguez (Incursiones) and Ester van de Wiel (Studio Ester van de Wiel). Moderated by Derk Loorbach and Saskia van Stein.
6.15 p.m. – 6.45 p.m.
Reflections by young curators Maria Christopoulou en Theodora Gelali.
Access to these conversations is free if you have a valid ticket to the exhibition.