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February
19
Lectures
George H Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.2 by Elizabeth Diller at MOCA
7:30PM
Open to the Public
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The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce
the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.2 by ELIZABETH DILLER
Wednesday   19 February 2014   7:30 PM
Ahmanson Auditorium   limited, open seating starting at 7:00 PM  
at THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES  250 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE  LOS ANGELES CA  90012

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Through the initiative and support of its President, Pat Scanlon, the GEORGE H. SCANLON FOUNDATION has generously funded an annual George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture since 1998.
The George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.2 celebrates this enduring and successful 16-year lecture series by featuring its second lecturer, ELIZABETH DILLER, who will present and compare the work of DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO (formerly Diller + Scofidio) between1999 and 2014.
 

ELIZABETH DILLER is a founding principal of DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO (DS+R), an interdisciplinary design studio that integrates architecture, the visual arts, and the performing arts. DS+R’s architectural projects include: the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts expansion and redesign; the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston; the High Line in New York; Blur in Switzerland; the Broad Museum in Los Angeles; the Museum of Image and Sound in Rio de Janeiro; the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive at UC Berkeley; and Culture Shed in the Hudson Yards Development in New York.

DS+R are recipients of the MacArthur Foundation ‘genius’ award, the National Design Award from the Smithsonian, the Brunner Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Centennial Medal of Honor from the American Academy in Rome, and numerous AIA awards. They are fellows of the Royal Institute of British Architects and have been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ms. Diller was recently selected as an Aspen Institute Harman-Eisner Artist in Residence and awarded the Barnard Medal of Distinction. In 2003, the Whitney Museum of American Art held a retrospective of the studio’s work, recognizing DS+R’s unorthodox practice. Ms. Diller is a Professor of Architecture at Princeton University.

www.dsrny.com



Self parking is recommended at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, located 1 block north of the Museum on Grand Avenue.
Parking is a flat rate of $9/car after 5 PM


This lecture was organized by the ARCHITECTURE/LANDSCAPE/INTERIORS Department at OTIS College of Art and Design, with Linda Pollari, Chair.
For information about the department or lecture call 310.665.6867, email ArchitectureLandscapeInteriors@otis.edu or visit http://www.otis.edu/ali.

Previous George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecturers were: (2013) Winy Maas / MVRDV REDUX, (2012) George Hargreaves / Hargreaves Associates, (2011) Jürgen Mayer H. / J. MAYER H. Architects, (2010) Merrill Elam / Mack Scoggin Merrill Elam Architects, (2009) Sol Madridejos / SANCHO-MADRIDEJOS, (2008) Nader Tehrani / office dA, (2007) Elias Torres / Martinez Lapeña-Torres Arquitectos, (2006) Matthias Sauerbruch / sauerbruch hutton, (2005) Michiel Riedijk / Neutelings Riedijk Architecten, (2004) Iñaki Abalos / Abalos & Herreros, (2003) Petra Blaisse / INSIDE OUTSIDE, (2002) James Corner / Field Operations, (2000) Dave Hickey / UNLV, (1999) Elizabeth Diller / Diller + Scofidio and (1998) Winy Maas / MVRDV.

 

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The Broad, Los Angeles, architecture by and rendering courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro
 

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George H Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.2 by Elizabeth Diller at MOCA
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Open to the Public
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