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Dr Stamatis Zografos

UCL
The Bartlett School of Architecture
Participates in 1 Session
Stamatis Zografos is a Teaching Fellow in Architecture (History & Theory) at The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL and an architectural designer at Dexter Moren Associates in London. He is also the Founder of ‘Incandescent Square’, an interdisciplinary platform for research and design with interests spanning from urbanism to curating, from heritage research to education, and from austere exhibition agendas to open events. He studied architecture at University of Westminster (1996-9) and at Kingston University (2000-3). He completed his MA degree (2004-5) and his PhD degree (2006-12) in Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London. His research is interdisciplinary and focuses on Architecture, Memory and Fire.

His main publications/exhibitions are:
  • Book Contribution in Cities Methodologies: An Anthology (IB Tauris) Due 2016
  • “Blazing Buildings: Unleashing the Potential of the Archive” (video installation) Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich Maritime, 31 Aug – 03 Sep 2014
  • “Burn cuts (on urban memory)”, Urban Pamphleteer #3, Ed. Ben Campkin and Rebecca Ross
  • Design and Trust, UCL Urban Laboratory, Oct 2014 “Buildings on fire: towards a new approach to urban memory”
  • Cities Methodologies 2014, UCL (curation of exhibition and presentations), 28/04/14 – 02/05/14 “Burning Seville: an architectural meditation” (Super8 film installation)
  • Buildings on fire: towards a new approach to urban memory, Cities Methodologies 2014, UCL, 28/04/14 – 02/05/14
  • “Stage 3 – The retrieval of the archive: Witnessing the destruction of Seville”, Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2013, Close Closer, (Film & Sound Installation) 13-18 Sep 2013

Sessions in which Dr Stamatis Zografos participates

Monday 6 June, 2016

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Sessions in which Dr Stamatis Zografos attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

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17:00
17:00 - 19:30 | 2 hours 30 minutes
Festive Event

Saturday 4 June, 2016

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9:00
9:00 - 10:00 | 1 hour
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...

18:30
18:30 - 20:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including nationalism.  In these processes, through a variety of devices (museums, scholarly research, consumer reproduction, etc.), dualistic classifications articulate a powerful hierarchy of value and significance.  In particular, the tangible-intangible pair, given legitimacy by such international bodies as UNESCO, reproduces a selective ordering of cul...

Sunday 5 June, 2016

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14:00
14:00 - 15:30 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Co-Construction and Community Based HeritageHeritage Changes the Social OrderCitizenshipPublic event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

"What does heritage change?" is a multifaceted  question to which the answer(s) are in primary respects related to real-life negotiations among different groups of citizens, cultures, races, ethnic groups, sexual identities, and social classes about received, official and/or widely accepted or accomodated intangible attributes, cultural traditions, historic monuments, buildings, and other transmitted or revived historical legacies. Heritage designated by and for whom, for what motivations, an...