association with The University of Winchester
the support of
Council England, The
Royal Academy, Royal
Institute of British Architects, Winchester
City Council, University
College London, Artakt, The
Arts Catalyst, Studio
Architecture and the Brain
am I? The
attempt to answer this question marks the beginning of an
extraordinary quest. The revelatory relationship between
architecture and the brain sciences leads us to explore in
new ways our immediate surroundings and the spaces we build
for ourselves to live, work and play in. It leads on outwards
into the local and then distant environments of the
planet and on to the furthest reaches of the universe.
believe that you will emerge from this event with a fresh
perception of where and how we find ourselves.
AND MIND is an arts-science partnership
that brings together eminent artists, scientists and thinkers
in live performance and discussion to examine the way we experience
and create contemporary culture.
Street, Winchester SO23 8SB
Office tel: 01962 840 440
4 March 2006
and Mind in association with Church
Colleges Choirs Festival 2006 present
large scale concert involving some dramatic elements
will explore the magnificent acoustic space of the cathedral
in new and exciting ways. It will use a choir of over
200 singers and include music by John Tavener, a new commission
by June Boyce-Tillman (University of Winchester) exploring
peace-making and music and a wide variety of other sacred
music performed by the choirs of Church Colleges, Universities
from across the UK and local school children.
AND THE UNIVERSE
– 10pm Session One (£12/£10 con)
Garden of Cosmic Speculation
a new marriage of science, metaphor and design inspired one
of the most original and important gardens of
the 21st century.
Jencks, internationally renowned architectural writer and
and the experience of weightlessness
and presentation by Nicola Triscott, Director of the science-art
agency The Arts Catalyst.
SPACES WE CREATE
– 1.30pm Session Two (£10/£8 con)
there to here
of Intelligence and the navigation of our environment.
Mike Wheeler, Philosophy, Stirling
societies shape and are shaped by space.
Penn, Professor of Architectural and Urban Computing, The
– 5pm Session
Three (£10/£8 con)
new materials and a culture of impermanence are re-shaping
the way we live.
no such thing as a free lunch
presentation by John Allen, internationally renowned inventor
of Biosphere II and ecosystems engineer.
Lloyd Jones, acknowledged expert and innovator in energy
conscious and sustainable architecture; he designed the first
commercial zero-emissions building in the world.
Borden, Professor of Architecture and Urban Culture, Bartlett,
the Future: how new materials and a culture of impermanence
are re-shaping the way we live.
Allen, David Lloyd Jones, Iain Borden
Dr Dylan Evans, Lecturer, Intelligent Autonomous Systems,
University of the West of England
- 10pm Session
Four (£12/£10 con)
full performance by the acclaimed Hampstead Players of Stoppard’s
ground breaking play. Against the background of changing
garden design and a 180 year leap in time, Arcadia deals with
science, art, places and people and how our attitudes to them
are changed by history, ambition and sex.
SPACES WE LIVE IN
Session Five (£10/£8 con)
space - The
architecture of wellbeing
John Zeisal, Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture
Grey, architect and internationally renowned kitchen designer
- 5pm Session Six (£10/£8
and how we find ourselves
space between our ears
our brain interprets what we see
Morgan, Applied Vision Research Centre, City University, London
architecture oppress or liberate?
debate on the power of design to engage or dictate
Alsop RA (architect) Bryan Appleyard (cultural
Zeisal (psychologist) Michael Morgan (scientist)
association with the Winchester Year of Sculpture
ARE WHERE WE ARE
exhibition of work by
first floor of the City Church at 30-31 Jewry Street, Winchester
10th - Saturday 18 March, Daily
11am - 6pm (Sunday 12, 1 - 6 pm)
Carnie will be speaking about his work (1
- 2pm on Saturday 11 and Saturday 18 March)
Carnie has worked with scientists from many different fields.
Questions raised by his work include ‘how do we see ourselves
through science and scientific image making?’, and ‘what is
the ‘place’ or ‘space’ where the ‘self’ is created.
Andrew has a particular interest in the architecture of the
body and the brain. The exhibition offers a chance to
see a number of works relating to these themes.
has had recent shows in the Science Museum, London. the Design
Museum Zurich, and the Natural History Museum, Rotterdam