In Memoriam: Mabel Scarone (1931-2024)

In Memoriam: Mabel Scarone (1931-2024) Very sad news hit the DOCOMOMO family in general and the DOCOMOMO Argentina working party in particular. Our beloved Mabel Scarone passed away in Buenos Aires at the age of 93. She was an architect, professor, researcher, specialist in preservation and a dedicated DOCOMOMO frontrunner right from the start. Mabel… Continue reading In Memoriam: Mabel Scarone (1931-2024)

Exhibition “At Eye Level – Africa and its Modernity”

Photography exhibition At Eye Level – Africa and its Modernity opens on May 16 The exhibition “At Eye Level – Africa and its Modernity” by photographer Jean Molitor opens on May 16, 2024 at 19.00h at Willy Brandt House in Berlin. The exhibition will showcase African Modern Architecture through visual storytelling and documentation and other… Continue reading Exhibition “At Eye Level – Africa and its Modernity”

Presentation: Special Issue Docomomo Journal 70

Docomomo Journal 70 – “From Constructivism to Modernism in Kharkiv” presentation and exhibition Docomomo International is inviting you to the presentation, workshop-talk and vernissage to celebrate the publishing of the special issue of Docomomo Journal 70 – From Constructivism to Modernism in Kharkiv. This is our second Journal issue dedicated to Ukrainian architecture, the first… Continue reading Presentation: Special Issue Docomomo Journal 70

Kickoff CONCRETO Academy and Handbook

Kick off CONCRETO Academy On March 5-7, the CONCRETO-ACADEMY kicked off in Ivrea, Italy. On behalf of DOCOMOMO International, Andrea Canziani and Wido Quist joined the meeting. Just a few kilometres away from the snowy Alps, Ivrea was a great scene to meet with the project partners from Turkey, Italy and Spain. Ivrea, the industrial… Continue reading Kickoff CONCRETO Academy and Handbook

Heritage in Danger: Belgrade Fair

Heritage in Danger: Belgrade Fair Docomomo International has been made aware through Docomomo Serbia of the intensified demolition threats to the pavilions of the Belgrade Fair.  Docomomo Serbia, along with two other professional associations in the field of cultural heritage protection—the Association of Conservators of Serbia and Europa Nostra Serbia—has issued a press release, calling for… Continue reading Heritage in Danger: Belgrade Fair

Convergences and Divergences

Modernism Beyond East and West International conference (16-18 November 2023) with partners from different parts of Europe critically rethinking and analyzing the history of European modern architecture with reference to Central and Eastern Europe. Organized by the Pilecki-Institute in cooperation with the initiative for a “European Triennial of Modernism (ETOM)“. More information here.

CfP: Modernist Women Interior Designers & Artists

Call for Papers: Docomomo ISC/ID Conference on Modernist women interior designers and artists: to deepen the reading of the different expressions of female creativity The Docomomo International Specialist Committee on Interior Design (ISC/ID) and Docomomo Portugal, in partnership with Fundação Dom Luís I – Casa das Histórias Paula Rego and with the Municipality of Cascais,… Continue reading CfP: Modernist Women Interior Designers & Artists

Extended deadline – 2024 IDC Sessions

Extended deadline for International Docomomo Conference 2024 Call for Sessions Please note the extended deadline for the Call for Sessions for the International Docomomo Conference 2024 until 30 September 2023. More information can be found in here, as well as on the Conference website: https://docomomoconference2024.com/calls-sessions/

Reviving Modernist Utopia Seminar

Seminar “Reviving Modernist Utopia” – Exploring Strategies for Regenerating post-war Modernist Housing Ensembles On Thursday 19 and Friday 20 October 2023, the Foyer Laekenois, in collaboration with Docomomo, is organising a symposium bringing together around twenty experts. This symposium will put the complex issues surrounding the regeneration of post-war modernist social housing projects into perspective… Continue reading Reviving Modernist Utopia Seminar

Getty Conservation Guest Scholars

Getty Conservation Guest Scholars Deadline – 2 October 2023 On behalf of Getty, Docomomom International would like to draw to your attention that the deadline for Conservation Guest Scholar Program is on 2 October 2023. The Conservation Guest Scholars Program at Getty provides opportunities for professionals to pursue research on topics that contribute to the advancement… Continue reading Getty Conservation Guest Scholars