Distance and perception in the wake of climate change | Capitalocene, waste, race, and gender – An evening with Torkwase Dyson and Françoise Vergès
Dyson, the Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art at The Cooper Union and writer Françoise Vergès discuss recent projects.
April 2, 2019
Artist Torkwase Dyson will speak as the Spring 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art at The Cooper Union. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture and the School of Art at The Cooper Union.
PROGRAM UPDATE: We are pleased to announce that artist Françoise Vergès will join Torkwase Dyson at this special program. Following the previously announced lecture by Dyson, Vergès will present her work and join Dyson and moderator Mario Gooden in conversation.
Artist Torkwase Dyson, the Spring 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art at The Cooper Union, and writer Françoise Vergès, featured lecturer in the Spring 2019 IDS Lecture Series, will speak about their work, which touches on race, sustainability, and access to equitable space. Their talks will be followed by a conversation with moderators Mario Gooden and Omar Berrada, as well as an opening reception in the 41 Cooper Gallery, located at 41 Cooper Square, for Dyson’s new solo exhibition at the 41 Cooper Gallery, I Can Drink the Distance.
Learn more about Dyson and Vergès on the Cooper Union’s website here.
This event is co-sponsored by The Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture and School of Art and The Architectural League of New York.
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