Planetary Breakdown Symposium, 2010. Photo: Louise Hepworth. Courtesy of AV Festival 10

Planetary Breakdown Symposium, 2010. Photo: Louise Hepworth. Courtesy of AV Festival 10

Planetary Breakdown Symposium, 2010. Photo: Louise Hepworth. Courtesy of AV Festival 10

Planetary Breakdown Symposium, 2010. Photo: Louise Hepworth. Courtesy of AV Festival 10

This one-day symposium looks at the future. Intersections and The Arts Catalyst brought together an exceptional range of artists, academics and other industry experts to look at future approaches to living. It explored the possibility of creating new autonomous infrastructures across energy, trade and transport, offering a space for everyone to contribute to an active dialogue about our futures. Speakers included: expert on utopias Dr Malcolm Miles and international artists Lise Autogena, HeHe, London Fieldworks and Kate Rich.

Following the symposium, AV Festival 10 and BALTIC presented a free lecture by artist Gustav Metzger. 

Credit
Produced by Intersections (Newcastle University) and The Arts Catalyst. 

Symposium: Planetary Breakdown: autonomous infrastructures for a sustainable future

FREE

Wed 10 March 2010, 10am

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

South Shore Road
Gateshead NE8 3BA
balticmill.com