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Shifting the Lens: Diaspora Perspectives on Architecture and Design.

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shifting the LensSeptember 29, 2018
2–4 p.m.
National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Ave SW

Moderated by Mabel O. Wilson (Columbia University), this roundtable focuses on African and African diaspora directions in architecture and design. Panelists will talk about their work as it relates to the theme and may consider broader questions, such as what is an architect’s or designer’s responsibility to successive generations. Panelists include
Olalekan Jeyifous, visual artist
Joe Osae-Addo, ArchiAfrika and Ghana Institute of Architects
Sara Zewde, Studio Zewde
Mario Gooden, Huff + Gooden Architects and Columbia University
Monte Oyd Harris, Center for Aesthetic Modernism

Self-guided tour of the National Museum of African Art follows the roundtable.

This program is held in collaboration with the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

The roundtable is part of the symposium Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now, sponsored by the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which examines achievements and challenges within architecture and planning over the last 50 years.

Free and open to the public

Details

Date:
September 29
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

National Museum of African Art
Phone:
202-633-4600
Website:
http://africa.si.edu

Venue

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Phone:
202.633.4600
Website:
africa.si.edu