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Jan 3, 2018

Maristella Casciato, Senior Curator Architecture at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, discusses the life and legacy of Pierre Jeanneret, the Chief Architect of Chandigarh, India, and cousin, collaborator, confidant to Le Corbusier. Discussion topics include the legacy of his (in)famous furniture, ...


Dec 20, 2017

 

Jeff Hou and Manish Chalana, Professors of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design and Planning at the University of Washington, discuss the 'mess' that makes the vitality of the contemporary Asian city, and the lessons one might draw form that in thinking about the future of a city like Seattle. Discussion topics...


Dec 6, 2017

Catharina Manchanda, the Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Seattle Art Museum, discusses the complexities of art curation as a social, cultural, aesthetic and spatial practise, both in the local and global contexts. Topics include: exhibition design, Seattle art culture, design as staging,...


Nov 22, 2017

 Architects from Niger and Iran, Mariam Kamara and Yasaman Esmaili, discuss their award-winning work, the challenges of practicing globally, and the difficulties and rewards of learning to translate across languages and cultures via architecture. Topics include: feminism and architecture, Islam in the world,...


Nov 8, 2017

The Dowsing by Anna TelcsSeattle based fashion designer and performance artist with a background in industrial design, Anna Telcs discusses our relationship to clothes, and the rituals of dressing, as modalities of expressing our selves, our bodies and our place in the world. Discussion topics include donning church dresses, uniforms, and...