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GIDEST Seminar: Liam Young – SPECULATIVE ARCHITECTURE, October 26 @ 12 pm

Please join us on Friday, October 26, for a discussion with film director and architect Liam Young. Seminar participants are asked to prepare by viewing pre-circulated material on Liam Young’s work, available for download at http://www.gidest.org/events/2018/10/12/liam-young.

Liam Young is a speculative architect who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures. He is cofounder of Tomorrows Thoughts Today, an urban futures think tank, exploring the local and global implications of new technologies and Unknown Fields, a nomadic research studio that travels on expeditions to chronicle these emerging conditions as they occur on the ground.

Liam has been acclaimed in both mainstream and architectural media, including the BBC, NBC, Wired, Guardian, Time, and Dazed and Confused and is a BAFTA-nominated producer. His work has been collected by institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum and MAAS in Sydney. He has taught internationally at the Architectural Association, Princeton University and now runs the groundbreaking MA in Fiction and Entertainment at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles.

For a full list of upcoming seminars and other events, please visit www.gidest.org

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