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Lecture: Eva Franch Gilabert, “Corporate Avant Garde and the Return of Disruption”

January 28, 2014 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm

Storefront for Art and Architecture NY director Eva Franch will discuss contemporary forms of radical practice in a world dominated by consumer culture, user experience oriented interfaces and disarticulated expertise.
Franch is currently the executive director and chief curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture. An architect, researcher, curator, teacher, and founder in 2003 of OOAA (office of architectural affairs), Franch has been an artist in residence at Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, directed the Masters Thesis studio at Rice University and practiced as an architect in Catalonia. She studied at TU Delft and earned an M. Arch from ETSAB-UPC, and an M. Arch. II from Princeton University. She has lectured internationally on art, architecture and the importance of alternative practices in the construction and understanding of public life. At Storefront, her most recent projects include exhibitions such as POP: Protocols, Obsessions, Positions, launching of the Storefront InternationalSeries, commissioning major design projects such as the Speechbuster, and developing a new publications series in partnership with Lars Muller Publishers.


January 28, 2014
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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