PROTEST ARCHITECTURE FROM SEMPER TO OCCUPY
VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, Oliver Elser
A talk given by architectural ace Oliver Elser is considered a good choice among experienced festival visitors. And that proved to be the case once again this year. In 2018, in a familiarly winning way and with expert knowledge, the audience favorite focused on the surprising variety to be found in protest architectures. Oliver Elser’s lecture focused on the surprising
variety of architectures of protest. From Gottfried Semper’s barricades and his forced migration to Vienna, from the camps of the anti-nuclear power plant movement and those of the Occupy movement to the protests in Gezi Park and on Tahrir Square and the Maidan.