UCL Urban Laboratory


Passengerfilms: Geographies of Disaster

13 December 2012, 7:30 pm–11:00 pm

Passengerfilms: Geographies of Disaster

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The Horse Hospital, Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1JD

UCL Urban Laboratory Co-Director Dr Camillo Boano is one the speakers at a Passengerfilms event, The End of the World is Nigh: Deep Impact and Geographies of Disaster, looking at 'disaster' in various forms. Camillo will speak on post-disaster practice and architecture, alongside speakers Stephanie Morrice (RHUL) on reconstruction and social response in the wake of natural disasters and Emily Candela (researcher and artist, Royal College of Art and the Science Museum) on the cultural history and mythology of catastrophe in 19th century Romantic landscape painting. 

The feature, Deep Impact (1998, 120 mins), will be preceded by Time Enough at Last (1959, 25 mins), from the classic American television series The Twilight Zone. Emily Candela will also be showing clips from her Disaster Series

Tickets: £5