Discussion : Artist Talk with Nicola Trezzi of Flash Art & Mabel Wilson of Columbia University GSAPP
Saturday, November 09 2013
Jan Tichy's work bridges the dimensions of social politics and artistic method through the interplays of light, spatial context, technology and ephemeral narrative. A discussion of the interplay of these themes will bring together the artist with Flash Art Magazine Editor, Nicola Trezzi and Columbia University Associate Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Mabel Wilson.
A public program in connection with Politics of Light, artist Jan Tichy with Nicola Trezzi of Flash Art and Mabel Wilson of Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation will engage with themes illuminated in the exhibition on view.
When: Saturday, November 9th at 5pm
Where: 196 Stanton Street (at Attorney in the Lower East Side)
Cost: Free, limited seating.
About the guest speakers:
Nicola Trezzi is the U.S. editor of Flash Art. He received a Diploma in 2006 from Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, department of Set Design for Theater. He is an editor based in New York and Milan. Since 2005 he has been an editor at Giancarlo Politi Editore in Milan and Nadace Prague Biennale Foundation, Prague, where he serves as editor and exhibition coordinator for Prague Biennale as well as consulting editor for Flash Art CZ&SK. In May 2008 he was appointed Flash Art International U.S. Editor. In 2007 he became an employee (together with artist Alice Tomaselli) of Colmar-based art employer Lucie Fontaine, the owner of a Milan-based project room conceived as a rendezvous for the city art community. Mr. Trezzi was appointed Critic in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2009.
Mabel O. Wilson teaches courses in architectural design, architectural theory, and visual cultural studies. Her seminars examine a range of subjects including raciality and architectural discourse; space and the politics of cultural memory and history; and theories of time, cinema and databases. Her architectural design studios utilize methods of parametric data-mining and visualization to explore urbanization, new technologies, and globalization in African cities and systems of aggregation and material expression. She received a doctorate in American Studies from NYU (2007), and an M. Arch from Columbia’s GSAPP (1991). As the Nancy and George E. Rupp Professor at GSAPP, she directs the program for Advanced Architectural Research, co directs the Global Africa Lab, and is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Research in African American Studies in GSAS.
Image: Jan Tichy, Installation No. 3
Jan Tichy: Politics of Light