Climate, Care, Crisis
Date: Thursday 7 May 2020
Venue: Zoom (see link below to watch via youtube)
Join us for the Spring Jury on Thursday, 7 May to see students from across the school present their projects in relation to the urgent and contemporary themes: Climate, Care, Crisis.
The event will be live streamed on YouTube here.
10:00 - Aoi Phillips, Diploma 10: Blue Borough - Spaces for the Coexistence of Identity and Policing (Care)
10:30 - Xiaoya Yolanda He, Experimental 3: The Dream of Mbah Sadiman (Climate)
11:00 - Hafizah Nor, Diploma 14: Res Omnium: A proposal for a floating settlement in Brunei (Care)
11:30 - Lydia Liu, Diploma 18: Reinstating the 'Vernacular' (Crisis)
12:00 - James Peter Emery, Experimental 14: Alchemy: Transforming local material resources [mushrooms, seashells, seaweed, and plastic waste] into building construction elements following traditions of vernacular architecture. (Care)
12:30 - Teodora Boskovic, Sindi Dojaka, Yanling He, First Year: Different takes on the First Year: Questioning and understanding relations between architecture projects and context (Climate)
2:00 - Jane Ling, Diploma 3, Hostile by Design: The Policy of Weaponized Environments (Care)
2:30 - Isabelle Doumet, Experimental 9: A Synthetic Nature (Climate)
3:00 - Dalal Itani, Diploma 6: Tender Loving Care (Care)
3:45 - Noah Gotlib, Diploma 4: Crumbling Land: The Erosion of the Jeffersonian Grid (Climate)
4:15 - Maria Theodora Makri, Diploma 16: The Modern Ruins of Athens (Crisis)
4:45 - Antonin Hautefort, Diploma 21: Phenomena Introspectus (Care)
5:15 - Fai Chung, Diploma 12: Land, Instrument (Care)
Aristide Antonas’ work spans philosophy, art, literature and architecture. He has published novels, short stories, theatre scripts and essays. His art and architecture work has been featured among other places in documenta 14 in Kassel, Istanbul Biennial, Venice Biennale, Sao Paulo Biennale, Display Prague, the New Museum in New York and had solo institutional presentations in Basel’s Swiss Architecture Museum, in Austria’s Vorarlberger Architektur Institut and in the French FRAC, Orleans. Aristide has been a visiting tutor in the Bartlett UCL, the Architectural Association, the ETH Zurich, and the Art Academy of Vienna.
Mark Damazer CBE spent most of his career at the BBC with posts including Head of Television News, Head of Current Affairs and Controller of Radio 4. In 2010 he was appointed Master of St Peter’s College, Oxford . He was the Senior Non Executive Trustee at the V&A and a Trustee of the BBC. He is currently chair of Trinity College London. He is a member of the AA Council.
James Graham is an architect, historian, and editor. He is the director of Columbia Books on Architecture and the City, founding editor of the Avery Review, and an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.For the 2019–2020 academic year he is a fellow at the Columbia University Institute for Ideas and Imagination in Paris.
Urtzi Grau is an architect, director of the Master of Architecture at the University of Technology Sydney and co-founder of GFA.
Joanne Mariner is the acting director of Amnesty International’s crisis response programme. A life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Mariner is on the board of trustees of Rights Watch (UK) and the boards of advisors of Forensic Architecture, the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (The Hague), and the International Justice Resource Center.
Chus Martínez is head of the Art Institute at the FHNW Academy of Arts and Design in Basel, Switzerland. She is also the expedition leader of The Current, a project initiated by TBA21–Academy (2018–2020). She currently leads a research project at the Art Institute, supported by Muzeum Susch, on the role of education enhancing women’s equality in the arts.
Marina Otero Verzier is Director of Research at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. Previously, she was the curator of the Dutch Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, Chief Curator of the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale together with the After Belonging Agency, and director of Global Network Programming at Studio-X Columbia University GSAPP in New York. She teaches architecture at RCA in London and from September 2020 will be Head of the Social Design Masters at Design Academy Eindhoven.
Oana Stănescu is a Romanian architect who runs her eponymous practice from New York and teaches as a Design Critic at Harvard GSD.
James von Klemperer practices architecture in New York, where he serves as President of Kohn Pedersen Fox. He leads a global staff of 700, and continues to make drawing and design his primary focus.
Oliver Wainwright is the architecture and design critic of the Guardian. He trained as an architect and has worked for OMA, Muf and the Architecture and Urbanism Unit of the Greater London Authority. He is a regular visiting critic, lecturer and photographer; his first book, Inside North Korea, was published by Taschen in 2018.
Liam Young is an Australian born architect who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures. He is founder of the think tank Tomorrows Thoughts Today and co-runs the nomadic research studio Unknown Fields Division. He has taught internationally including at the Architectural Association and Princeton University and now runs an MA in Fiction and Entertainment at SCI-Arc.
All lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students unless otherwise stated.