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How to play Utopia

Mosley, Jonathan



'How to play Utopia' explores the work and research context of Jonathan Mosley and Sophie Warren's collaborative practice. The paper examines how the strategies of play, hybridization, participation and the construction of situations within the work resists homogeneous perceptions of urban and architectural space. Architectural space is put forward within the work as both a discursive and negotiated zone where the notion of Utopia can be deliberated and can allow for the co-existence of difference. Focusing on projects Platform, Rogue Game, Utopian talk-show line-up and Beyond Utopia the paper will scrutinise the trans-disciplinary art/architecture process, the relation of the practice to research, the conceptual underpinning and spatial outcomes of the work.


Mosley, J. (2014, January). How to play Utopia. Presented at Visual Cultures Guest Lecture Series, American University in Cairo, Egypt

Presentation Conference Type Lecture
Conference Name Visual Cultures Guest Lecture Series
Conference Location American University in Cairo, Egypt
Start Date Jan 1, 2014
End Date Jan 1, 2014
Publication Date Jan 1, 2014
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords utopia, architecture, art, play
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Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : Visual Cultures Guest Lecture Series curated by Anneka Lenssen