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Scenario for a Past Future and Avant-Garde Immersive Worlds, a panel discussion

Tue, 2/13 · 5:00 pm7:00 pm · Hurley Gallery, Lewis Arts complex

Josephine Meckseper, artist; Hani Rashid, Asymptote Architecture; Daniela Fabricius, University of Pennsylvania

This panel discussion will take place within the virtual space of the exhibition, Scenario for a Past Future. In conversation with architect Hani Rashid and architectural historian Daniela Fabricius, artist Josephine Meckseper, former Belknap Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton, will discuss the modernist models for immersive architecture with which she engages critically in her work, including Lilly Reich’s and Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion (1929) and Bruno Taut’s Alpine architecture (1917), while also addressing the possibilities and limitations of contemporary digital architecture and the cultural implications of inhabiting digital environments.

The panel discussion will take place in the Hurley Gallery and virtually via Zoom Webinar. The talk and related exhibition are free and open to the public. More information about registration can be found on the Lewis Center for the Arts website.

Register to join the talk on Zoom Webinar

This event is presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Visual Art and the Department of Art & Archaeology, with technical support from Jacqueline Sischy and Sam Hillmer of DMINTI. Co-sponsored by the Humanities Council, Center for Digital Humanities, and the Program in Media + Modernity.

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