Guest lecture on May 2: Philipp Shaerer
Time: May 2, 15.15
Place: Mellomrommet, 3. floor, Sentralbygg 1, Alfred Getz vei 3
About the lecturer:
As an ETH-trained architect, Philipp Schaerer works as independent architect and image designer (Bildgestalter). Specialized in CGI and digital montage techniques, he woks at the intersection between photography and graphic design. After graduating from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) as an architect in 2000, Philipp Schaerer (1972) worked as an architect, knowledge manager and image creator in the fieldof digital image editing for Herzog & de Meuron in Basel during six years (2000-¬2006). He created many well known architectural visualizations, for this officeand has substantially influencedthe visual language of today's established architectural visualizations. During his four years working as a research assistant at the chair of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) at the Faculty of Architecture (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) under Prof. Dr. Ludger Hovestadt, he was able to continuously develop his knowledge in the area of digital image techniques.
Today Philipp Schaerer teaches at several universities in Switzerland and Austria. His freelance work has been published several times. Furthermore, it was exhibited at the Centre Wallonie-¬Bruxelles in Paris (2008), at the «Plat(t)form 2009» in the Fotomuseum Winterthur, at the «New York Photo Festival 2009» and at the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam (2009-¬10). At the «Swiss Photo Award 2008», it has won the award as best work in the category "Free", granted by "Du – das Kulturmagazin". The firstbook about "Bildbauten" was published in 2010 by Standpunkte Verlag.
Entrance is free, everybody is welcome!
This spring' lecture series is titled "DigitalAnalog", and covers the differences and commonalities between analogue and digital workflows. The contributing lecturers can be said to work on different sides of this divide, even if neither of them are ardent advocates of either approach.