Pedro Gadanho: Is Curating the New Criticism?
Tuesday 02 October, 2012
6 - 8pm, $0
School of Visual Arts, Design Criticism
136 West 21 Street, Floor 2
Pedro Gadanho is the Curator for Contemporary Architecture at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York. Previously, he divided his activity in between architecture, teaching, writing and curating. An MA in art and architecture and PHD in architecture and mass media, he is the author of Arquitetura em Público and Interiores 01-010. He was also the editor of BEYOND bookazine, while he maintains the ShrapnelContemporary blog and contributions to international publications. He was a chief curator of ExperimentaDesign between 2001 and 2003, curated Metaflux at the 2004 Venice Architecture Biennale and exhibitions such as Post.Rotterdam, Space Invaders, and Pancho Guedes, An Alternative Modernist. Amongst exhibition layouts, galleries and refurbishments, his designs included the Ellipse Foundation in Lisbon, and the widely published Orange House, in Carreço, Family Home, in Oporto, and GMG House in Torres Vedras.
The Fall 2012 Design Criticism MFA Lecture Series is open to the public. You are warmly invited to attend our lectures, to see our new department and to meet with speakers, faculty members and students over a drink. Registration is required.