International Invited Critics Series 2018
Visiting Research Fellow Ricardo Assis Rosa from Oxford Brookes University, UK, will be with us on 30 and 31 July. He will be looking at the work of Units 15(X) and 17, assisting Unit teaching staff with critical input into the realisation of students' projects and giving key insights into the relationship between theory and design.
GSA-Boogertman + Partners International Lecture Series # 8
RAHUL MEHROTRA is Professor of Urban Design and Planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is a practicing architect, urban designer, and educator. His Mumbai-based firm, RMA Architects, was founded in 1990 and has designed and executed projects including government and private institutions, corporate workplaces, private homes, and unsolicited projects driven by the firm’s commitment to advocacy in the city of Mumbai. In 2018, Mehrotra was awarded the Venice Biennale Juror's 'Special Mention' for 'three projects that address issues of intimacy and empathy, gently diffusing social boundaries and hierarchies.'
Critical Practice Seminar # 2
In this two-day seminar, Visiting Research Fellow Chiara Ingrosso will show a project entitled The Citytellers by the Italian photographer and filmmaker Francesco Jodice, a trilogy about three different global cities: Sao Paolo, Aral and Dubai. The Citytellers explores the transformations of today’s megalopolises, particularly in terms of new social, political, economic and religious phenomena. The following day, students in the seminar group will explore parts of Johannesburg to make an adjunct short film to The Citytellers, ‘telling Johannesburg through the cinema.’
GSA-Boogertman + Partners International lecture series # 7
GRAU (Good Reasons to Afford Urbanism) is a creative studio based in Paris and led by partners Susanne Eliasson and Anthony Jammes. Their talk will be held at Local Studio Architects, Breeze Block, 29 Chiswick Street, Brixton on Thursday 7 June. Spaces are limited so please come early. Secure street parking avaiable.
GSA-Boogertman + Partners International Lecture Series # 6
GREGORY KATZ is an architect and a tutor at the GSA. Don't miss his talk this Thursday which will be held at FADA (not MOAD). Wine bar opens at 18h00 and his talk begins promptly at 18h30. Secure parking is at FADA, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, through the main Gloria Sekwana Gate off Annett Road.