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Colloque : “Early Modern Viewers and Buildings in Motion”

Fischer von Erlach, "Tour de Nankin", in Plan of Civil and Historical Architecture, 1721

Fischer von Erlach, “Tour de Nankin”, in Plan of Civil and Historical Architecture, 1721.

Type : Colloque
Date : 25 février 2017.
Lieu : University of Cambridge, St. John’s College, Old Divinity School.

Movement, both literal and metaphorical, lies at the heart of early modern European architectural theory, design and experience. Architectural authors invoked the notion of progress as temporal motion, structured their books as tours of buildings, and followed the ancient Roman Vitruvius in explaining how to manipulate the motions of winds through building design.  Simultaneously, poets led their readers on tours of house and estate, and Aristotelian as well as mechanistic philosophers averred that motion was inherent to human perception from particle vibrations in one’s senses to neural vibrations in one’s brain.  Across a range of scales in actual lived experience, moreover, viewers and buildings were frequently in motion; people walked through built spaces, interiors contained portable furnishings, and travellers and prints circulated ideas of buildings internationally. Continuer la lecture

Journée d’étude : “Le Pouvoir se met en scène : le pouvoir et ses publics à l’époque moderne (XVIe – XVIIIe siècles)”

Nicolas-Antoine Taunay, Entrée de la Garde impériale à Paris par la barrière de Pantin, 25 novembre 1807, huile sur toile, 157 x 223 cm, Versailles, château de Versailles. © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Franck Raux

Nicolas-Antoine Taunay, Entrée de la Garde impériale à Paris par la barrière de Pantin, 25 novembre 1807, huile sur toile, 157 x 223 cm, Versailles, château de Versailles. © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Franck Raux.

Type : Journée d’étude
Date et horaire : Vendredi 25 novembre, 9h-17h
Lieu : Salle R111 – ENS de Lyon – 15, parvis René Descartes, Lyon – Entrée libre
Organisateurs : Alberto Fabris (doctorant ENS de Lyon – IHRIM), Caroline Labrune (doctorante Université Paris-Sorbonne – CELLF), Lola Salem (élève normalienne en master à l’ENS de Lyon), Charlotte Triou (doctorante Université Lumière Lyon 2 – IHRIM).

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