This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.
Speaker: Ricardo Daza, Director, Leopoldo Rother Architecture Museum , Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Moderated by: Cristina Lopez Uribe, Professor of Architecture, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum | Space Pedagogy. This conversation series is part of Curating Architecture Across the Americas (CAAA), an initiative that brings together institutions, curators, and scholars to discuss the role of architecture exhibitions and collections in the expanding world of curatorial practices and cultural debates. The series is run in parallel with the course Architecture in the “museum” a transnational seminar ran simultaneously by three institutions: Harvard University, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, each led by local faculty members.
Ricardo Daza holds a Bachelor Degree in Architecture from the National University of Colombia (1989) ; a Master
Cristina López Uribe is an architectural historian who specializes in twentieth-century Mexican architecture. She holds a BA in Architecture from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and an MA in History of Art, Architecture and the City from the Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya, where she is currently a PhD candidate in Architecture History and Theory. She is Assistant Professor of History of Architecture and a member of the Laboratorio Editorial de Arquitectura at the UNAM and is the editor-in-chief of the journal Bitácora Arquitectura. She is coeditor, with Salvador Lizárraga, of Living CU: 60 Years (UNAM, 2014) and is the author of several essays on Mexican architecture. She assisted MoMA curators in Mexico in the preparation for the exhibition Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980 and worked as an advisor on the LACMA exhibition Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985.
Presented in collaboration with Harvard Department of History of Art and Architecture