[x]eikones - Annual Meeting: Worldcreation with pictures
Year of production: 2011
The annual meeting of eikones took place from November 17 to 19th 2011 in the SCHAULAGER
. Theme of the conference was: Worldcreation with pictures.
point de vue attended the meeting and recorded the entire symposium. On the program: The conference will concern itself with the central question as to what the significance of pictures, visualization and attitudes (point of vue) are for the exploration of the creation of the world and what do the terms, in semantics and representations of world mean (...) The symposium shall concern itself with the question how pictures create sense and connect it with functional world concepts and to discuss the possible consequences of picture-theoretical and socio-theoretical connections.
Among the numerous speakers from Germany and the USA was the swiss artist Thomas Hirschborn, one of the main speakers at the symposium. He talked about his installation Crystal of Resistance which installed at the Art Biennale Venice as the representative for Switzerland.