Master Vorträge

Tracing the Ruin / Daniel Ayad

The discovery of a natural phenomenon, historical evidence, or any such fact which is otherwise obscure or unknown not only expands the breadth of our view of reality but also aids in identifying its extents. But what does the process of discovery actually entail?

At home we’re tourists / Anna Luison

“At Home He‘s A Tourist!” (1979) is the title of one of the most successful tracks of the British band Gang Of Four active since the end of the 1970s. By accident the name of this song, written now thirty years ago, anticipates the contemporary socio-cultural condition, which is, among others, related to phenomenon of […]

Sound Microbes / Cornelia Toifl

How electronics changed music and the perception of space With the help of actor network theory (ANT) as defined by Bruno Latour and Michelle Callon in the 1980s, this scientific work establishes the connection between the development of electronic music and the perception of space. “Poème électronique”, a composition by Edgard Varèse, was a decisive […]

Nothing happens until something moves / Nina Rattensperger & Christine Gasser

In our Master thesis we concern ourselves with the concept of nomadism in the architectural avant-garde, and their ideas can still show certain values in contemporary architecture. The goal is to understand the different aspects of this concept, coming up in certain discourses and groups in the 1960ies, how it became and is still part […]