Presentations and Readings (2013)

 

As the first attempt within a context of the investigation in the university, I organise as well as conducted a series of presentations on the theme of measurement in Leuphana University, Lüneburg, which  included lectures and conversations. Participated by the university colleagues from the different background, I explored systems and symptoms around measurement in different disciplines and cultures, experimenting with various methods of research and styles of presentation.

6: Rise and Fall of ‘Measurement’ in the Social Sciences

by Prof. Ulf Wuggenig (Institute of  Philosophy and Sciences of Art, Institute of Sociology The  lecture in its first part deals with the rise of the notion of measurement in...

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5: Body as Three Dimensional Tool for Maesuring Invisibles

5: Body as Three Dimensional Tool for Maesuring Invisibles Video presentation by Miya Yoshida (Arts and Civic Media, Leuphana University) about the Performance Piece ‘Dimension Variable’ by Hwayeon Nam, visual...

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4: Believe in Numbers? – Numbers Perform

4: Believe in Numbers? – Numbers Perform by Miya Yoshida, Arts and Civic Media, Leuphana University Reading: Chap.6 Can There be an Alternative Mathematics? in Knowledge and Social Imaginary by David...

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3: Suggestions for The Meantime—An Archive of Possibilities

by Christina Kral, Hyper Publishing, Leuphana University In the upcoming presentation of the measurement lecture cycle, artist and researcher Christina Kral will share her grandfather’s (Karl Kral's) works and habits...

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2. Measurement in the Field of Contemporary Art (postponed)

by PD Dr. Ulf Wuggenig, Kunstraum of Leuphana University What is happening when measurement – in the social sciences widely understood as the assignment of numerals (or numbers) to objects...

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1: Measuring is Knowing

by Prof. Martin Warnke, Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media Measurements are more than simple operational steps. Measurements require theory, up to the point that the interpretation of...

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