Opening Thursday, March 23rd, from 6PM - 8PM
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. 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” (Park Books, 2016) 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 or Arkitektur DK. Since 2011 he is also an editor of Circo magazine. Vassallo received a Research and Development grant from the Graham Foundation in 2014.
For more information on the exhibition, “Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth” visit: http://www.grahamfoundation.org/public_exhibitions/5553-spaces-without-drama-or-surface-is-an-illusion-but-so-is-depth
Image: Filip Dujardin, Untitled, from the Fictions Series.