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NYC Event: Four Conversations on the Discourse of Architecture

NYC Event: Four Conversations on the Discourse of Architecture
 NYC Event: Four Conversations on the Discourse of Architecture

The Van Alen Institute, a non-profit architectural organization in New York City, is hosting a Q&A between Aaron Levy of Slought Foundation and William Menking of the The Architects’ Newspaper, with editor Thomas Weaver on February 3rd at 7:oo pm.  Located at Van Alen Books, 30 W. 22nd Street, on the ground floor between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan, you can “grab a seat on their yellow steps and join the conversation”.

Read on for more information on this event!

The Q&A will be centered on Four Conversations on the Discourse of Architecture, the second installment of Architecture on Display, “a two-part series exploring the vexed relationship between architecture and its publics, uniting around a simple premise: that architecture problematises its own display,” (Aaron Levy, Introduction for Architecture on Display) published by the Architectural Association.

The conversations explore the position of curated exhibitions, informed and inspired by the Venice Biennale.  It began in 2008, writes Aaron Levy, during a time of economic, political, and touristic tensions.  The interviews explore themes of architecture and how they relate to exhibition, spanning four cities, four conversations: Venice, New York, London, and Chicago.  The first in the installment reads more like an introduction – On the History of the Venice Biennale.  A preview of Four Conversations on the Discourse of Architecture is available here.

For more events at the institute be sure to visit their site for book launches, talks, and galleries.  Van Alen also posts clips from selected events on their Vimeo page. Be sure to check it out.

via Van Alen Institute

Cite: Irina Vinnitskaya. " NYC Event: Four Conversations on the Discourse of Architecture" 02 Feb 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/200466/nyc-event-four-conversations-on-the-discourse-of-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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