Documentation of a ‘Temperamental Equations’ Workshop
Temperamental Equations (TE) links sociology, meteorology and fine arts in astudy about the human temperament. Visual Artist Sol Sneltvedt bringstogether Climate Scientists Professor David Stephenson and Dr Maarten Ambaumfrom the University of Reading with Social Scientists Mark Bhatti andProfessor Paul Stenner from the University of Brighton in discussions abouttemperament.
Besides questioning what temperament is; what it is made of and what itdoes, the TE-project’s objective is to investigate if and how it is possibleto model the human temperament as a system of regulative responses mirroringthe climate system. Climate can be seen as an aggregate of weather liketemperament might be an aggregate of moods. When comparing the two regimesin abstract ways direct parallels appear in terms of time and spatial scaleswhich inform and shape the progressing TE-concept.
This 25-minute animation is a documentation of a workshop betweenMeteorologist David Stephenson, Sociologist Mark Bhatti and artist SolSneltvedt.
Supported by the Faculty of Arts and Architecture, University of Brighton.