Stroom School 'A Glass Darkly': A Space Fantasy - Literary Architecture

Wednesday 12 November 2014, 20:00 hrs
Locatie: Stroom Den Haag, Hogewal 1-9, The Hague
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Language: Dutch spoken!

Literature presents us an alternative way of thinking about architecture and the urban environment. This is not only illustrated by the works of Paul Scheerbart, but also by the book Urban Literacy by Klaske Havik, the poems of Maria Barnas or the work of Mike Schäfer. Stroom Den Haag presents an evening focusing on the literary view on architecture, in concurrence with the exhibition A Glass Darkly.

Also with Herman van Bergeijk (architecture historian, who translated Glasarchitektur by Scheerbart into Dutch) and a film by Neïl Beloufa.

Review Urban Literacy by Roel Griffioen on Open!
Writing place:
Klaske Havik, Urban Literacy: Reading and Writing Architecture, nai010 publishers: Rotterdam, 2014
ISBN: 978-94-6208-121-5
Paul Scheerbart Glasarchitectuur, 010 uitgevers >> Lees online op Google Books
Maria Barnas:
Mike Schafer:

More Stroom school A Glass Darkly
Stroom School is the umbrella term for the side program accompanying exhibitions. Themes are highlighted and more profoundly explored.

detail cover 'Glasarchitectuur', Paul Scheerbart
photo: © 010 uitgevers
Paul Scheerbart, 'Glasarchitektuur' (Dutch edition)
Klaske Havik, 'Urban Literacy'
Maria Barnas, 'Jaja de oerknal'
photo: © De Arbeiderspers
Neïl Beloufa, 'Kempinski', 2007 (video still)
photo: courtesy the artist
Mike Schäfer
Paul Scheerbart