FORMAT Issue 5

Career FORMAT 1: Martino Gamper & Sam Jacob

Series: FORMAT Issue 5
Date: Friday 10 July 2015
Time: 18:00
Venue: New Soft Room
Running time: 81 mins

FORMAT is a ‘live magazine’ looking at the shapes that discourse and knowledge takes. 


Issue 5 believes that seen from a particular vantage point, careers are design projects or artworks. They have shape, narrativity, poetic predestination and also serendipitous failure built into their wiring. Guests are asked to present Career Formats that have mattered to them in shaping what they do, in the worlds of art, architecture, curating, graphic design, literature, performance, popular culture and more.


Martino Gamper and Sam Jacob will present the Career Formats of furniture maker George Nakashima, publisher/designer/distiller Christoph Keller, punk icon Johnny Rotten and Archigram co-founder/poet/educator David Greene.


Sam Jacob is a leading figure in the architecture and design industries. He was a founding director of FAT Architecture. Sam is Professor of Architecture at UIC, Chicago, Director of Night School at the Architectural Association in London and Visiting Professor at Yale School of Architecture. He is a columnist for Dezeen and Art Review and contributing editor to Icon.


Martino Gamper started as an apprentice with a furniture maker in Merano, then went on to study sculpture under Michelangelo Pistoletto (Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna) and completed a Masters under Ron Arad’s tutelage (Royal College of Art, London). Working across design and art venues, Martino engages in a variety of projects from exhibition design, interior design, and one-off commissions. In 2014, the Serpentine Gallery hosted a solo exhibition of Martino’s work which subsequently toured internationally.



All lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students unless otherwise stated.


September 2017
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Contacts

AA Photo Library has DVD copies of Public Programme lectures dating back to 1974

Links

Online Lectures
Lecture Archive

Share

Share |

Feedback

For any issues with video playback please contact
AA Digital Platforms

The Architectural Association, Inc. is a Registered Charity Incorporated as a Company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No.171402. Registered office: 36 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ES, 020 7887 4000

Click here to read the AA’s latest review report.

Click here to read the AA’s latest action plan.

close