College of Design events this week -- April 19, 2010

Lectures

Artistic Thought: Expression and Anonymity -- Juhani Pallasmaa and Leigh Fondakowski
Monday, April 19, 2010, 7 p.m., Varsity Theater
Artistic Thought: Imagination & Compassion: Juhani Pallasmaa & Leigh Fondakowski
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 3 p.m., Teatro Zuccone, Duluth, MN
Join world-renowned Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa and American playwright Leigh Fondakowski for a series of thought-provoking discussions as they explore their fields, unearthing surprising commonalities. Sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study.

Spatializing Culture: Moore Street Market and Embodied Space in the City, a talk by Setha Low
Monday, April 12, 2010, 4 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall
In this talk, Low employs Moore Street market as an illustration of how urban public space links anthropological analyses of the body in space, the global/local power relations embedded in space, the role of language and discursive transformations of space, and the material and metaphorical importance of architecture and urban design. Sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study.

Events

When Generations Collide: Workshop and presentation by David Stillman
Monday, April 19, 2010, 3 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall
A workshop-format presentation addressing aspects of fund-raising, philanthropy, and human interaction from the perspectives of four generations: Traditionalists, baby-boomers, gen x-ers, and millennials. Registration is full for this event.

Coffee Break Series: The Office on Film
Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 6 p.m., 33 McNeal -- Skyscraper Souls
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 6 p.m., 33 McNeal -- The Best of Everything
Thursday, April 22, 2010, 6 p.m., 33 McNeal -- Nine to Five
Films are presented in conjunction with the Goldstein Museum of Design exhibition How Secretaries Changed The 20th Century Office: Design, Image, and Culture. Co-curator, Midori Green, will introduce each film and the gallery will remain open after the film for film-goers to chat with Green about the exhibition. The Goldstein is also accepting gently-used women's office wear for Women Achieving New Directions (WAND), a 20-year-old organization providing career and job services to low-income single mothers.

Greenscreen film screening of The Real Dirt on Farmer John -- CANCELLED
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 6 p.m., 225 Rapson Hall

Exhibitions

HGA Gallery, Rapson Hall

Architecture and Vision
March 8 - May 2, 2010
Opening reception on Monday, March 8, 2010, 7 p.m.
Architecture and Vision (AV) is an architecture and design practice established by the Italian and Swiss Architects Arturo Vittori and Andreas Vogler. Based in Rome, Toulouse, and Munich, the company specializes in the AeroSpace technologies applied to architecture and design. Extensive research and development contribute to AV's objectives in ecology, functionality, beauty, and quality.

Goldstein Museum of Design, McNeal Hall

How Secretaries Changed the 20th-Century Office: Design, Image, and Culture
February 6 - May 23, 2010
During the 20th century women poured into offices all over the U.S. to work as "typewriter girls," stenographers, and secretaries. New spaces, furnishings, and clothing emerged to meet their needs, while popular culture glamorized them. The exhibition explores transformations in the workplace and women's lives and features office equipment, furniture, fashions, magazines, and much more.

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library

Native Viewpoints: Paintings and drawings by John Koepke
February 12 - May 14, 2010. Opening event Friday, Feb. 12, 5-7 p.m.
The drawings and illustrations on exhibit in the Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library span more than a decade of Koepke's work, featuring his newest watercolors and illustrations. The playful display of the work expresses Koepke's affinity for nature and appropriately integrates the inventive character of his work with real elements from the landscape.

Questions? Contact Laura Walton at 612-626-6385 or lwalton@umn.edu.

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