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Jesús Vassallo: Seamless: Digital Collage and Dirty Realism in Contemporary Architecture

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017


Time
6:00pm - 4:00pm
Categories
  • Artist Talks & Panel Discussions
  • Location
    Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
    District
    Michigan Avenue
    Address
    4 W. Burton
    Chicago, IL 60610
    Telephone
    312-787-4071
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    Jesús Vassallo discusses his recent research and publication, Seamless: Digital Collage and Dirty Realism in Contemporary Architecture (Park Books, 2016), exploring the realist drive underlying contemporary collaborations between artists and architects in Central Europe.

    Jesús Vassallo is a Spanish architect and writer, and currently an assistant professor at Rice University in Houston, Texas. His work interrogates the problem of realism in architecture through the production of design and scholarship. He is the author of Seamless: Digital Collage and Dirty Realism in Contemporary Architecture and is currently finishing a second manuscript titled Epics in the Everyday. His articles have been published internationally in magazines such as AA Files, 2G, Log, Harvard Design Magazine, Future Anterior, Domus, Arquitectura Viva, and Arkitektur DK; Vassallo also serves as editor for Circo magazine.

    Related Graham Foundation supported projects:

    2016 Individual Research Grant to Jesús Vassallo for Seamless: Digital Collage and Dirty Realism in Contemporary Architecture

    For more information on the exhibition, Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth, click here.