Olafur Eliasson: Lecture and Book Launch

12 June 2015 / Acting Archives, Collaboration, Conversation

“Turning Thinking into Doing into Art”: Lecture, project presentation and book launch by Olafur Eliasson
Alle School of Fine Arts and Design, Addis Ababa University

Olafur Eliasson talks about archives and archiving practices as methods and inspiration for artistic and educational practices. He introduces the project Acting Archives – Media Lab for Artistic Research and Education, shows video excerpts from the project archive and presents the technical infrastructure of the media container and the forthcoming accompanying guidebook. He then goes on to present the publication “Olafur Eliasson. Turning Thinking into Doing into Art. Four Lectures in Addis Ababa“, that contains four lectures that Olafur Eliasson delivered in Addis Abeba in 2012 in the context of a collaboration between the Institut für Raumexperimente and the Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in Addis Abeba.