CSH "Art at the Hub": Karin Czermak - CSH Vienna

AN EVENING WITH ART & SCIENCE AT THE HUB


Oct 10, 2019 | 18:0020:00

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AN EVENING WITH ART & SCIENCE AT THE HUB

 

The seventh vernissage at the CSH Vienna presents paintings of the Austrian artist Karin Czermak

 

Peter Turchin will introduce the new CSH research group “Social Complexity and Collapse”

 

Opening:

October 10, 2019, 6 pm, Palais Strozzi

 

 

About the art:

Karin Czermak | “Resolving Landscape”

 

The Austrian artist Karin Czermak presents her work at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna. October 10, 2019.

 

The exhibition

Shapes appear, overlap, disappear. Colors intertwine, find each other, replace each other. The results are poetic yet fragmented paintings. With „Resolving Landscapes“, Karin Czermak addresses natural areas. In the process of painting scenic elements are resolved, split and rearranged thus composing fragile artworks that represent landscapes made up by abstract color patches.

 

Karin Czermak studied at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, at the Master Class for Painting, as well as at the University of Rovaniemi, Finland. She is holding a Master’s degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology and a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Studies. Karin has been involved in cultural, humanitarian and educational projects worldwide. Her works have been featured in exhibitions and publications across Austria.

 

About the science:

Peter Turchin | “Social Complexity and Collapse”

 

The goal of the new group is to study processes responsible for the emergence of complex societies in human history. What makes complex societies resilient to internal and external shocks? How could we determine the probability for the collapse of a society?

 

The new group, which will be led by Peter Turchin, the founder and coordinator of the massive historical database Seshat Databank, will build mechanism-based models of both the rise of complex societies and their periodic collapses. The aim is to test model predictions against historical and archaeological data.

Details

Date
Oct 10, 2019
Time
18:00—20:00

Organizer

Complexity Science Hub Vienna
Phone
+43 1 59991 600
Email
office@csh.ac.at
Website
www.csh.ac.at

Venue

Complexity Science Hub Vienna
Josefstaedter Straße 39
Wien,1080
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Phone
+43 1 59991 600
Website
www.csh.ac.at