Observational Practices Lab

Atlas of
Everyday Objects
In the age of global social Isolation

— #objectsofmyisolation The Atlas of Everyday Objects (Social Media Aggregation) @Instagram | @facebook | @twitter — Many of us across…

Archive of
Observation Scores
since 2017

Ways of seeing everyday objects anew. A transdisciplinary approach to unlearn what we think we know.

OBJECT AMERICA
Online Publication
since 2018

As a response to recent changes in the political landscape, the lab initiated the research project OBJECT AMERICA

Museum of Capitalism
Artifact Drive
Oct 4, 2019

On Friday October 4th, as a part of the 100 year anniversary Festival of the New celebration at The New…

New School University
Fellowship
2019-2021

Co-Directors of the Observational Practices Lab join inaugural cohort of New School University Fellows.

Field School Berlin

Dec 16-22 2019

A site-based approach to interdisciplinary research, we will engage Berlin as a living laboratory and the subject of critical and…

Practices of Observation

Publication

The class “Practices of Observation” is part of the University Lecture Program that instigates a transdisciplinary exchange across graduate

OBJECT AMERICA lecture at “Global Control” in Riga
September 2018

Hybrid war, fake-news, post-trough, surveillance, immersion and artificial intelligence – these are just a few of critical

OPL at Cumulus Conference in Paris
April 2018

The Observational Practices Lab will present OBJECT AMERICA at the Cumulus peer-reviewed conference in Paris in April.

OBJECT AMERICA @ “Beyond Change” in Basel
March 2018

The Observational Practices Lab will present OBJECT AMERICA at the peer-reviewed conference “Beyond Change” in Basel.

OBJECT AMERICA workshop in Berlin
February 6, 2018

This is the lab’s first workshop situated outside of the US. As an experimental Berlin-based satellite, it serves a platform…

OBJECT AMERICA III: Observation through Speculation — Public Short Talks and Discussion
December 1, 2017

Parsons School of Design, New York Panelists: Anuja Bagul, Benjamin Rubin, Marco Tedesco, LB Thompson

OBJECT AMERICA II: Observation through Specialized Instruments — Public Short Talks and Discussion
November 3, 2017

Parsons School of Design, New York Panelists: Sumita Chakravarty, Lisa George, Victoria Hattam, Roarke Menzies, Mara Mills

OBJECT AMERICA I: Observation through the Senses — Workshop at The New School University
October 13/14, 2017

“But what sort of sense is constitutive of this everydayness? Surely this sense includes much that is not sense so…

OBJECT AMERICA I: Observation through the Senses — Public Short Talks and Discussion
October 13, 2017

Parsons School of Design, New York Panelists: Michael J. Barany, Cindi Katz, Fernando Kawai, M.D., Katie Merz

Talking About Seeing — Publication
May 12, 2017

The documentation of the Symposium “Talking About Seeing” is now available. The publication combines a transcript of the panel discussion…

Talking About Seeing — Student Symposium
December 16, 2016

Lectures, presentations, exhibitions on Friday A cross-disciplinary group of student researchers invited to participate in an experimental symposium rethinking our…

Talking About Seeing — Symposium
December 15, 2016

Talking About Seeing: A cross-disciplinary panel discussion with science journalist Aatish Bhatia, artist Martha Rosler, filmmaker and ethnographer Pacho Velez,…

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