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ATC Lecture – Ron Rael “Unnatural People, Energy, and Materials in 3 Acts”

Ronald Rael is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley with a joint appointment in the department Art Practice. Prior to joining the faculty at Berkeley he was the co-director of Clemson University’s Charles E. Daniel Center for Building Research and Urban Studies in Genova, Italy, and coordinator of Clemson’s Core […]

Jacobs Design Conversations: Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson’s career in user-centered design started as a Skills Trainer with autistic children. By redesigning and tweaking everyday objects for children with mild to severe autism, he developed a design philosophy focused on observing behaviors, mapping patterns, identifying goals and testing key assumptions. After Pacific Autism, Steve worked in interactive gaming with Electronic Arts, […]

Architecture of Life Lectures | Nicholas de Monchaux, “Architecture and Life”

Nicholas de Monchaux is an architect, urban designer, and theorist. He is the author of Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo (MIT Press, 2011), an architectural and urban history of the Apollo Spacesuit. This book was the winner of the Eugene Emme award from the American Astronautical Society and shortlisted for the Art Book Prize. The work of […]

Architecture of Life Lectures | Exhibition: Lawrence Rinder on “The Architecture of Life” in dialogue with Shannon Jackson and Nicholas de Monchaux

Lawrence Rinder has been director of BAMPFA since 2008. His previous positions include Dean of California College of the Arts, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator of Contemporary Art at the Whitney Museum, founding director at CCA Wattis, and Assistant Director and Curator for Twentieth Century Art at BAMPFA. He received his B.A. in art from […]

Architecture of Life Lectures | Soundscapes: Nicholas Mathew on Messiaen: Des Canyons aux Etoiles at Cal Performances, in dialogue with Shannon Jackson

Nicholas Mathew has been awarded degrees from Oxford University and Cornell University. Before joining the faculty at UC Berkeley, he returned to Oxford as a Junior Research Fellow in Music at Jesus College. His published work has focused on four issues: relationships between music and politics in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the place of […]

ATC Lecture – Sarah Thornton — “Four Thoughts about the Impact of Globalization on Artists”

Sarah Thornton is a writer, ethnographer and sociologist of culture. Described by the Washington Post as “the 
Jane Goodall of the art world” and by the Financial Times as a “skillfully nuanced” writer whose prose is characterized by “verve, insight and authenticity,” Thornton is the author of three books and hundreds of articles. Her narrative […]