Liam Young, 03 08 16
On August 5th in Tokyo Liam Young will be speaking as part of Sci Arc’s Kindling Symposium. At a time when moral pragmatism, atmospheric minimalism, and veiled virtuosity have come to dominate conversations on contemporary architecture on the Pacific Rim, KINDLING counters with a vision of the future characterized by unstable fictions, elaborate expression, and roaring multiplicities. Made up of small but easily combustible material ideal for starting a fire, Kindling is also a neurological process by which a seizure or other brain event is both initiated and its recurrence made more likely. Speakers include, SCI-Arc Director Hernan Diaz Alonso, Makoto Watanabe, Jun Sato, Souhei Imamura, Keisuke Toyoda, Hitoshi Abe, Steven Ma, Joe Day, Todd Gannon and John N Bohn. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at the National Art Center, Roppongi Tokyo, August 05, 2016 at 2:30pm – 7:30pm.