Events

TEDxDurbarmarg: Today Meets Tomorrow


Saturday, June 6th | Kathmandu, Nepal

#TodayMeetsTomorrow: Join us for #TEDxDurbarMarg—the #GeographerAtLarge @eamesdemetrios will be participating virtually (along with the other wonderful speakers), talking about #Kcymaerxthaere in #Nepal, among other things. We look forward to sharing the full experience with the community. Watch the entire event here.

View a teaser promo here:

 

Saturday, June 6th 2020 | Saturday, June 6th 2020

#StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere goes to the Moon in Episode 6


Saturday, May 23rd | KcyCentral

Join us for the 6th episode of Kcymaerxthaere’s IGTV Series, #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere. This week we learn about the puzzle of Nyelvate shapewords that we placed on the Moon by the mighty and majestic Yaarayehyay birds.

Click here to tune in on Instagram. The entire series is also available on YouTube.

Stay tuned for next week’s episode!

Saturday, May 23rd 2020 | Saturday, May 23rd 2020

The mighty Yaarayehyay bird takes centerstage in this week’s #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere


Wednesday, August 10th | KcyCentral

Join us for the 5th episode of Kcymaerxthaere’s IGTV Series, #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere. Episode 5 of the #Kcymaerxthaere IGTV storytelling series is now live. Learn all about the bird with five-and-a-half wings in the fifth installment of the #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere.

Click here to tune in on Instagram. The entire series is now available on YouTube.

Stay tuned for next week’s episode!

Wednesday, August 10th 2022 | Wednesday, August 10th 2022

Underwater language Nyelvate is topic of Episode 4 on #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere


Tuesday, April 21st | KcyCentral

Join us for the 4th episode of Kcymaerxthaere’s IGTV Series, #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere. Episode 4 of the #Kcymaerxthaere IGTV storytelling series is now live. How did all the myriad creatures of Kcymaerxthaere communicate, considering that some of the most conversational creatures did not have a metabolism, let alone vocal cords? Learn all about Beshwa Nyelvate in the fourth installment of the #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere.

Click here to tune in on Instagram. The entire series is now available on YouTube

Stay tuned for next week’s episode!

Tuesday, April 21st 2020 | Wednesday, August 10th 2022

The geological marvel Jumomeesta is spotlighted in Ep. 3 of #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere


Tuesday, April 14th | KcyCentral

Join us for the 3rd episode of Kcymaerxthaere’s IGTV Series, #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere. Episode 3 of the #Kcymaerxthaere IGTV storytelling series is now live. Our third episode, Jumomeesta (The Monolith), tells us of very rare and special places called vela/ (vuh-LAHZ), which are places where the dreams of imaginary creatures come to life. This vela/ in particular is found high up on the cliff-face of Jumomeesta.

Click here to tune in on Instagram. The entire series is now available on YouTube

Stay tuned for next week’s episode on a mysterious–but very useful–language of shapes. 

Tuesday, April 14th 2020 | Tuesday, April 14th 2020

Episode 2 of the brand new Kcy IGTV Series now live


Saturday, April 4th | KcyCentral

Join us for part II of the Flora and Fauna of Kcymaerxthaere. Episode 2 of the #Kcymaerxthaere IGTV storytelling series #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere is now live. This week we discover a few more creatures with Eames Demetrios, Geographer-at-Large of Kcymaerxthaere.

Click here to tune in.

Stay tuned for next week’s episode on one of the great heroines of the parallel world, Culev Larsze.

Saturday, April 4th 2020 | Wednesday, August 10th 2022

Stories of Kcymaerxthaere, Episode 1 airing now on IGTV


Friday, March 27th | KcyCentral

Join us for the inaugural episode of the #Kcymaerxthaere IGTV storytelling series: #StoriesOfKcymaerxthaere with Eames Demetrios, Geographer-at-Large of Kcymaerxthaere.

The first episode? The flora and fauna of Kcymaerxthaere.

Stay tuned for semi-weekly installments!

Friday, March 27th 2020 | Wednesday, August 10th 2022

Celebrating 15 Years: The 16th All-Kymaericas Spelling Bee to Arrive to Nova Scotia


Tuesday, March 17th | Art Bar +Projects at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

Celebrating 15 years, the 16th All-Kymaericas Spelling Bee will take place once again this year on March 17th at 6:00 pm AST at the Art Bar+Projects, a space for art happenings at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halfiax.

Also of note: this is the first time for the Kcy Spelling Bee to take place in an international location off-site from its usual location in linear Paris, Illinois (at the site of Embassy Row: Heart of the Parisian Diaspora.)

If you’re planning to attend as a Speller, please RSVP by messaging us here. We will send you a free PDF of the glossary to study from!

To watch the proceedings of the event, tune in to Instagram Live. The contest will be broadcast for the entire duration.

Please RSVP Here

Tuesday, March 17th 2020 | Wednesday, August 10th 2022

NSCAD Public Lecture Series: Geographer-at-Large visits Nova Scotia College of Art and Design


Wednesday, March 18th | Bell Auditorium (D440), Fountain Campus, 5163 Duke Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

NSCAD University hosts Geographer-At-Large Eames Demetrios as part of the NSCAD Public Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

Join us in learning from a multi-faceted artist whose work is known around the world. Demetrios’ lecture begins at 6:00 p.m., and takes place in the Bell Auditorium (D440), Fountain Campus, 5163 Duke Street, Halifax.

Demetrios is best known in the design world for his work as director of the Eames Office, spearheading the successful re-discovery of the Charles and Ray Eames design heritage by new generations. He has written several books about Charles and Ray Eames, including An Eames Primer, intended as a thematic biography of their life, work, process and philosophy, now widely used by schools and available in three languages.

In addition, Demetrios has made over 60 films and videos of various lengths over the past 25 years. Themes include a fiction feature on homelessness, a documentary on Sambo Mockbee’s Rural Studio, and the Malibu/Old Topanga Fire. His current large-scale project, Kcymaerxthaere, is a multi-pronged and ongoing work of three-dimensional fiction and has been underway for 17 years.

The NSCAD Public Lecture Series invites internationally-recognized leaders in contemporary art, culture and design to NSCAD to engage with our students and community through lectures, studio visits and public events.

This event is free and all are welcome to attend!

To learn more about the NSCAD Public Lecture Series, click here.

Please RSVP Here

Wednesday, March 18th 2020 | Wednesday, August 10th 2022

Deem Distinguished Lecture Series @ West Virginia University


Thursday, February 20th | Bloch Learning and Performance Hall; Creative Arts Center, 1 Fine Arts Dr, Morgantown, WV 26506

The School of Art and Design at West Virginia University welcomes the Geographer-at-Large Eames Demetrios as the Deem Distinguished Lecturer of 2020. On February 20th at 5:00 pm, Demetrios will present on his global art project Kcymaerxthaere, which currently encompasses 142.5 installations in 30 countries.

Funded by Patrick and Alison Deem, the Deem Distinguished lecture began more than 20 years ago. The annual event helps further the WVU education experience by exposing students and faculty to cutting-edge artists and arts supporters.

Over the years, Alison and Patrick Deem have been true leaders in advancing the arts at WVU, and most especially, the education of students. Their Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture Series has brought internationally recognized artists and their work to the WVU campus, fostering not only student and faculty engagement, but also free public lectures by these artists, providing community access to thought-provoking examples of contemporary art.

Learn more about the Deem Distinguished Lecture Series at West Virginia University here.

Thursday, February 20th 2020 | Thursday, February 20th 2020