The regular meeting of the International Association for Semiotics of space (IASSp/AISE)


Permanance and transformation of space in time.

Architecture, landscape, theater and performance

Yerevan, Armenia

18–19th April 2019

18th April


Pellegrino Pierre, CRAAL, Lausanne, Switzerland

The empty space and the infinite, the fiction and the sacred. Architecture, practices and rituals

Godel Armen, Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève

Yang Guifei's Passion, in the imaginary worlds of Noh theater

Silvano Filomena, CRIA, NOVA-FCSH Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Fashion shows and the performative transformation of the location’s meaning

Vasilski Dragana, University Union Nikola Tesla, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Belgrade, Serbia

Theater as empty space


Arakelyan Arsen, Russian-Armenian Universit, Armenia


Poghosyan Mariam, Yerevan State Institute of Theater and Cinematography, Armenia

Performativity in the theater: the influence of the area on the perception of the spectator and

rethinking of the area through the theater story

Yushkova Elena, Independent scholar, Russia

Dying Swan as a street performance in Moscow: the Requiem to freedoms in Russia

Zaslavskaya Olga, Podusenko Stanislav, International Alternative Culture Centre, Hungury

Virtual Laboratory of Contemporary Art, Russia 

Siberian frontier as place in between: contemporary art and/in NEMOSKVA

Makarenko Vadim, Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia

Geography as a key to semantics, etymology and identification of historical and cultural

images ( the case of the identification of Septitriones)

19th April

Serkova Vera, Sahakyan Anush, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia

Cultural landscape and identity (Kusturica V Abramovich)


Lavrenova Olga, Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences (INION), Russia

Performance and ritual: actualization of the meanings of the place

Remm Tiit, University of Tartu, Estonia

Revisiting the notion of boundary – spatializing distinctions and boundary signs

Polyakova Svetlana, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

The opposition of the “found” and “made” in the theories of Genius loci

Ivanova Anna, Kalutskov Vladimir, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Landscape performance as a form of revival of the cultural landscape (on the projects of the folklore-ethnographic theater on Kizhi island)


Morozova Tatiana, State Institute of Art Studies, Russia

Semiotic mechanisms of intercultural communications on example of the Indian and Nepalese theatrical traditions

Kozhevnikova Alina, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow

Visual spatial sign codes in Nepalese song and dance rituals

Morozova Milena, Moscow State University, Russia

The animation of literary landscapes through theatrelization