STARTS DAY @ Frankfurt Book Fair

22 OCT 2021 | 10H00 - 18H00 | ONLINE AND ON-SITE
ATTEND ONLINE [no registration required]


As part of the STARTS Prize '21, the Frankfurt Book Fair will be hosting a full-day celebrating STARTS, on Friday, October 22, 2021.

Four panels and a live podcast interview will be held on Friday, featuring the two STARTS Prize-winning projects Remix el Barrio and Oceans in Transformation, as well as two of the honourable mentioned projects - The Growing Pavilion and On View.


Schedule – Friday, October 22, 2021

10 - 10:50 am: Paths Towards Sustainability - think global, act local. Talk on the STARTS Prize-winning project Remix el Barrio.

Anastasia Pistofidou (digital fabrication expert, wearables and e-textiles practitioner, biomaterial maker, and educator),
Marion Real (tbc),
Kajsa Schwerthöffer (Sustainability Mahagement Representative, oekom Verlag),
Kay Meseberg (Head of Mission Innovation, ARTE),
Moderator: Erin L. Cox (US publicist)


11:00 - 11:45 am: The Growing Pavilion - sustainable building with biomaterials. Opportunities and challenges for tomorrow's (stand)building projects.

Pascal Leboucq (Head of Design at Biobased Creations and Company New Heroes),
Marije Remigius (Sustainability manager at Fiction Factory Founder Circu Leren),
Prof. Dr. Jana Revedin (Architect, architectural theorist and writer),
Moderator: Felix Zeltner (Journalist, Host Remote Daily)


2 - 2:50 pm: Experiencing the climate change through Science, Technology and the arts: Oceans in Transformation.

Ann-Sofi Rönnskog (architect and urbanist),
John Palmesino (architect and urbanist),
Daniela Zyman (Chief curator of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna),
Moderator: Porter Anderson (Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives)


3 - 3:45 pm: What are you going to see? Facial recognition, AI and machine learning–the human being in a world of data. Dejha Ti and Ania Catherine on their immersive experiential artwork ‘On View’

Ania Catherine (artist),
Dejha Ti (artist),
Moderator: Porter Anderson (Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives)


5:30 pm: Interview with Dejha Ti and Ania Catherine on their projects ‘On View’ and ‘Soft Evidence’, live on the podcast stage of Detektor FM, a German-speaking online radio and podcast platform. You may watch the interview on-site (Forum 0, stand A33) or listen to it via this link:






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