An Online Screening and Discussion on the Film “And the Alley She Whitewashed in Light Blue”

The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at BAS (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) is pleased to invite you to an online screening and discussion on the film “And the Alley She Whitewashed in Light Blue” with film director Arch. Nili Portugali. The event, moderated by Assoc. Prof. Sylvia Borissova (Head of Culture, Aesthetics, Values Department at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology), will take place on 13 November, 5 pm – EET (4 pm – CET).

1. Free Link to the film with English subtitles (open 11.11.2021—13.11.2021) here.

2. Live Zoom Q&A/discussion with the director Nili Portugali: 13 November, 5 pm – EET (4 pm – CET). Zoom link here. Meeting ID: 836 6427 0067 – Passcode: 891258.

A New Book on Atmospheres, Weather and Design

Silvia Benedito‘s book Atmosphere anatomies. On design, weather, and sensation has just been published. Reflecting on the effects of global warming on the collective and individual human body, the author analyses ten paradigmatic projects in urban design and landscape architecture to investigate design and architectural strategies that place the body and its bioclimatic milieu at the centre of their spatial formation.

A Virtual Conference on Atmospheres and Phantasmagorias

On 25 and 26 November 2021, a conference on the role of atmospheres and phantasmagoria in relationship with interior design, installation art and environmental forms will be held online. It is organised by the IUC (Institute of Culture) of the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona.

The convenor of the conference is Tomas Macsotay.

To read the program of the conference click here.
To access the conference, please visit the university website.