2009 “The Traction of Drawing” Symposium

In Uncategorized on October 10, 2009 at 18:10


Keynote lectures and the panel are open to the public and free of charge. For information about theme and keynote speaker Marco Frascari, read the Call for Papers.

Friday, 13 November 2009

16:00    Opening address:
Prof Jenny Dixon, Dean NICAI, and Patrick Clifford, President Elect, NZIA (New Zealand Institute of Architects)

16:30    Professional Panel on “Drawing Practice Today”, chaired by Fleur Palmer:
Jessica Barter, Pip Cheshire, Patrick Clifford, Lynda Simmons and  Simon Twose

18:00    Drinks and Launch of Interstices10: Adam’s House in the Pacific

18:45    Introduction to Prof Marco Frascari by Ross Jenner

19:00    Keynote 1:
Marco Frascari – Drawing: The Sapience of Facture and the Neurological Paradigm

Saturday, 14 November 2009

09:00-10:30    Presenting | Making Visible:
Federica Goffi, Shelley F. Martin and Stephen Loo

11:00-12:30     Mediation | Intersection:
Ross Jenner, ‘Okusitina Mahina and Semisi F. Potauaine

13:30-15:00     Enactment | Translation:
Albert L. Refiti, Carl Douglas and Michael Milojevic

15:30-17:00     Exteriorisation | Representation:
Susan Hedges, Mike Linzey and Linda Tyler

15:30-17:00     Graphesis | Facture:
Philippe Campays & Stephanie Liddicoat, Sou Muy Ly and Katica Pedisic

18:00   Keynote 2:
Assoc Prof Laurence Simmons – ‘Drawing has always been more than drawing’: Derrida and disegno

Sunday, 15 November 2009

10:00-11:30       Techniques | Technologies:
Andrew Barrie, Michael Davis and Christine McCarthy

10:00-11:30       Miscegenation | Migration:
Michael Chapman, Kate Linzey and Deborah Cain

11:30 Concluding comments: Prof Marco Frascari

The final version of the programme, 2009 Interstices Under Construction: The Traction of Drawing, includes venues, times, presenters and short abstracts.

Abstracts which were accepted in the double-blind refereeing process for the 2009 Interstices Under Construction Symposium: The Traction of Drawing are online at the Interstices website under “Events”.

In December, the symposium will be followed by a Call for Papers with the same theme, to be published in issue  11 of Interstices: A Journal of Architecture and Related Arts [1] in 2010.


[1]  Interstices: A Journal of Architecture and Related Arts received an “A” in the Australian Research Council’s Journal Ranking Exercise 2009.

  1. […] The symposium will be held on 13-15 November 2009 at the Design Theatre, School of Architecture and Planning, The University of Auckland, 22 Symonds St, Auckland. The final programme is now online […]

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