Past Events

Petra Blaisse in conversation with Fredi Fischli, Niels Olsen, Helen Thomas, and Oliver Lütjens at Erikastrasse 11, Zurich

Wednesday 28 February

Art Applied is a vast and comprehensive survey of the work of Dutch designer and architect Petra Blaisse and her studio Inside Outside, presenting a kaleidoscopic overview of their work across landscape, interior and exhibition design. Join us for an intimate celebration to mark the launch of the book, where Petra Blaisse will be discussing her new retrospective in the company of collaborators and friends.

Book launch for 'Olay' at LE BAL, Paris

Thursday 7 March

Join Emin Özmen for a celebration of his first book Olay, a retrospective of his work to date and a nuanced and necessary comment on the Turkish state and the sentiments of its people. The event will include a book signing.

Soraya Smithson, Eva Prats, and Anna Puigjaner in conversation at Llibreria Finestres, Barcelona

Monday 23 October

This event celebrates Upper Lawn, Solar Pavilion, a rich document of the weekend home Alison and Peter Smithson built in the English countryside, which was central to their practice. Llibreria Finestres presents a conversation between the architects Eva Prats (Flores i Prats) and Anna Puigjaner (MAIO) and Soraya Smithson, artist and daughter of Alison and Peter.

Book launch for Alison and Peter Smithson's 'Upper Lawn, Solar Pavilion' at the AA Bookshop, London

Wednesday 25 October

Join us to celebrate the launch of Alison and Peter Smithson's Upper Lawn, Solar Pavilion, a rich and immersive document of the lives they lived at the weekend home they built in English countryside for their young family. A panel including Ingrid Schroder (director of the AA), Paul Clarke (Belfast School of Architecture), Niall Hobhouse (founder of Drawing Matter), and Sam Johnson-Schlee (geographer and author) will discuss this illuminating personal project and the far-reaching influence of the Smithsons today.

Carol Armstrong in conversation with Joanna Fiduccia at Yale University, New Haven

Wednesday 25 October

Carol Armstrong will be in conversation with Joanna Fiduccia at Yale University to celebrate the launch of Painting Photography Painting, her essential first collection of essays that bring together writings on French painting, early photography, feminist theory and the representation of women and gender across nineteenth and twentieth century art history.

Lucy Raven in conversation with David Levi Strauss at Printed Matter St Marks, New York

Wednesday 25 October

Join Lucy Raven in conversation with David Levi Strauss at Printed Matter / St Marks in New York to celebrate the launch of her artist's book Socorro!