Mark Wigley and Space Popular on Science Fiction and Architecture
During the final weekend of Space Popular: Value in the Virtual, join Mark Wigley, Lara Lesmes, Fredrik Hellberg (Space Popular) and James Taylor-Foster to discuss the role of narrative, storytelling, and science fiction in architecture.
This conversation will be connected to the ideas behind and themes of the exhibition and will take place inside Boxen at ArkDes.
Free Entry. The talk will be held in English.
Mark Wigley is Professor and Dean Emeritus at Columbia GSAPP in New York City. He served as Dean from 2004 to 2014. Wigley has written extensively on the theory and practice of architecture and is the author of Constant’s New Babylon: The Hyper-Architecture of Desire (1998); White Walls, Designer Dresses: The Fashioning of Modern Architecture (1995); and The Architecture of Deconstruction: Derrida’s Haunt (1993). He co-edited The Activist Drawing: Retracing Situationalist Architectures from Constant’s New Babylon to Beyond (2001). In 2005 he co-founded Volume magazine with Rem Koolhaas and Ole Bouman as a collaborative project by Archis (Amsterdam), AMO (Rotterdam), and C-lab (Columbia University). Wigley curated the exhibition Deconstructivist Architecture at The Museum of Modern Art, and others at The Drawing Center, New York; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; and Witte de With Museum, Rotterdam.