This is our second episode from the NZIA's InSitu 2017 Conference. We talk with LA Architect Barbara Bestor on how she came to the profession, the 'graphic content' of her work, and the idea of 'strange beauty' http://bestorarchitecture.com/
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Watch highlights from SCI-Arc's 2017 Graduate Thesis Weekend. The weekend’s events included reviews of the 86 thesis projects with over 50 critics including SCI-Arc faculty and invited guests. Critics included Joe Day, Sylvia Lavin, Marion Weiss, Axel Kilian, Eva Franch I Gilabert, Tom Gilmore, Thom Mayne, Francisco Pardo, Dana...
The history of art in Southern California isn't linear; it is a fluid, multi-angled continuum made from the personal experiences of many artists from myriad backgrounds. So to trace the trajectory of Southern California art, Artbound is creating a collective timeline comprised of the decisive events that shaped artists'...
Building on previous sessions, what new curricula might emerge, imagined without the constraints of the current system? A series of educators present their Blue Sky Outlines and lead a discussion to refine it.
Hitoshi Abe, University of California, Los Angeles
Javier Quintana, IE University
Preston Scott Cohen, Harvard University
Barbara Bestor, Woodbury University
Hernan Diaz Alonso introduces Barbara Bestor as an exemplar of the Southern California design culture of work that is disconcerting, but in a friendly way.
Barbara Bestor begins with a discussion of her current (2017) office in Silver Lake, stressing the community of designers that produces the work, and also...