Senses and Materiality. The Senses at Work.

In this symposium we wish to thematise the importance of the senses and the body in relation to how we act on material elements around us, as well as how they act upon us. Though the senses and the body play a crucial role in our relation to material elements, we tend to ignore them in order to focus on the content of experience – on the information we receive. The central concern of the symposium will be to give proper attention to both the senses and the body.

Time and Place:
26 November 2009 at Aarhus School of Architecture, “gymnastiksalen”, entrance from Paradisgade 4 and Nørreport 17, Denmark
Participation is free but please register at [email protected]no later than 18 November

Senses Lunch:
It is possible to participate in a special senses lunch cooked by Claus Brænder, but there are limited seats. The price is 110 dkr. In order to reserve a seat please contact [email protected].Deadline for registration is 18 November.

Further information can be obtained at

Brian Moeran – Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Ansa Lønstrup – Aarhus University, Denmark

Tim Flohr Sørensen – Aarhus University, Denmark

Nina Schriver – Movementum APS and Aarhus University, Denmark

Anders Moe Rasmussen – Aarhus University, Denmark

Torben Nielsen – Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark