Images in Dialogue: Alpine Landscapes in Transformation

Invited speaker on 'Images in Dialogue' roundtable at Alpine Landscapes in Transformation: Infrastructure, Culture and Climate symposium, hosted by the Chair Günther Vogt, Landscape Architecture, ETH Zürich.

Elisabeth Joris, independent historian
Aisling O’Carroll, The Bartlett School of Architecture
Etienne Wismer, Förderverein Emil Zbinden & Universität Bern (
Gilles Monney, Universität Basel

Moderator: Seraina Renz, ETH Zürich & Bibliotheca Hertziana Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte

The roundtable aims at inventing and discussing contemporary and past imaginaries of the Alpine landscape from different perspectives. It looks through the eyes of an artistfrom the 50s who painted alpine industrial infrastructures, the lens of a contemporary photographer, with the tools of a designer, and the method of a historian dealing with female workers.