As part of the conference, CONNECTIONS: EXPLORING HERITAGE, ARCHITECTURE, CITIES, ART, MEDIA, a special publication strand with Intellect Books is proposed to respond the work of the conference keynote, Dr. Richard Koeck. Director of the Centre for Architecture and the Visual Arts. The book will be part of the Mediated Cities series. 

  • Conference Dates: 29-30 June 2020
  • Conference Location: Canterbury, UK. University of Kent
  • Abstracts: 10th Feb 2020 (Round One)

Dr Koeck's areas of research include film and architecture and architecture's connection with visual arts and media more broadly. Books include: ‘Cities in Film: Architecture, Urban Space and the Moving Image’ (2008), ‘The City and the Moving Image’ (2010) and Cinematic Urban Geographies (2016), ‘Cine|Scapes: Cinematic Spaces in Architecture and Cities’ (Routlege, 2012).

As Director of CAVA (Centre for Architecture and the Visual Arts) he coordinates a range of projects connected to these theme, including:

"IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK..." a participatory immersive mixed reality experience in the historic St. George's Hall of Liverpool; GHOST CINEMA APP, Cinematic Geographies of Battersea: Urban Interface and Site-Specific Spatial Knowledge; LUMIÈRE AND THE OVERHEAD RAILWAY, an exhibition at National Museums Liverpool: Lumière and the Overhead Railway, and more.