Minimum as a Sign in Contemporary Architecture (June 25)

Outgrow excess… and you will develop a semiotic sensitivity to what is strictly necessary.

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ZOOM: IO2S ⚘ Minimum as a Sign in Contemporary Architecture

June 25, 2022 / 6pm (CEST), 5pm (UTC+1h)

Lecturer: Dragana Vasilski

Chair: Yulia Nikitenko

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Dragana Vasilski is Full-time Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning of the University Union Nikola Tesla in Belgrade, Serbia. Her work includes writings and research, architectural design, and teaching the application of new methodologies and the pursuit of investigations within an interdisciplinary approach. Current fields of interest: interdisciplinary intersections between architecture and philosophy, architectural theory and history, arts and sciences, architectural design process, design studies, culture studies, humanistic and natural sciences. Her scientific competence and success are reflected in more than one hundred scientific papers. The peculiar field of her interest, within topics related to contemporary architecture, is Minimalism in architecture, as in architecture that changes people’s lives. She uses semiotics as a research method to define, understand, and explain this contemporary aesthetic theme in architecture. Since 2018 she is a member of the Executive Board of the IASSp+T – International Association for Semiotics of Space and Time, where she holds the position of Secretary General. Original artistic achievements should also be mentioned.


This event is part of the 2022 International Open Seminar on Semiotics: a Tribute to John Deely on the Fifth Anniversary of His Passing, cooperatively organized by the Institute for Philosophical Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, the Lyceum Institute, the Deely Project, Saint Vincent College, the Iranian Society for Phenomenology at the Iranian Political Science Association, the International Association for Semiotics of Space and Time, the Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Semiotic Society of America, the American Maritain Association, the International Association for Semiotic Studies, the International Society for Biosemiotic Studies, the International Center for Semiotics and Intercultural Dialogue, Moscow State Academic University for the Humanities and the Mansarda Acesa with the support of the FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of the Government of Portugal under the UID/FIL/00010/2020 project.

Image authored by Zahra Soltani.

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