The Darmstadt Forum (A Curated Debate)

Public Debate

 

Stipend holder Ashley Fure and Steven Kazuo Takasugi (Harvard University) have developed a new discourse format for the next Darmstadt Summer Course: The Darmstadt Forum. The aim of this event, which will take place in the first week of the summer course, is to present a curated format for exchange on crucial issues of contemporary music. Topics  take up aesthetic, structural, technical or general cultural issues of New Music today.


Three panel discussions will be prepared and moderated by each changing curators, chosen by Ashley Fure and Steven Takasugi from a "Call for Curators" (deadline for submissions was 31 March 2014:

 

I. New Conceptualism: A Dead End or a Way Out? (Curator: Kai Polzhofer)
II. The Concert of the Future is Online. (Curators: David Coll, Aaron Einbond, Karolin Schmitt-Weidmann)
III. The More Art is Supported, the Worse It Is for It. (Curators: Martin Hiendl, Patricia Martinez)

 

In a further step five discussants are chosen from a "Call for Discussants" (deadline for submissions was 1 June 2014).

Public Debate

 

Stipend holder Ashley Fure and Steven Kazuo Takasugi (Harvard University) have developed a new discourse format for the next Darmstadt Summer Course: The Darmstadt Forum. The aim of this event, which will take place in the first week of the summer course, is to present a curated format for exchange on crucial issues of contemporary music. Topics  take up aesthetic, structural, technical or general cultural issues of New Music today.