Raphael Jay Adjani | Towards a Deep Ecology of Art, Technology and Being

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In this talk artist and academic Raphael Jay Adjani, discusses the concept of ‘relational being’, a core idea in deep ecology, as well as in other branches of science, certain philosophic thinking, as well in diverse practices in art, architecture and design.

Raphael has been exploring this concept and related ideas, such as notions of ‘zero’, ‘void’, space-time’ and ‘emptiness’, through his art practice as well as in academic publication.

His has been an inter-disciplinary research, drawing on a history of ideas that span different historical periods, cultures, and academic fields of enquiry.

In this talk he will show two of his film works that engage with relational being.

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    Dr. Raphael Jay Adjani F.R.S.A FHEA

    Completed PhD - Towards a Deep Ecology of Art, Technology and Being - an ontological investigation with particular reference to the rock-cut edifices of Ellora, India, and Tadao Ando’s Water Temple.

    Raphael Jay Adjani has been working as an artist and as an academic.

    As an academic most recently at Goldsmiths, University of London, 2000-2012, he undertook practical and theoretical post-doctoral level research, which has had international dissemination in galleries, centres of art and academic fora.
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