Friday, February 12, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux

February 17th, 2016

Local Code: 3,659 Reflections on Gordon
Matta-Clark and the Nature of Cities

Danforth Lecture Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Nicholas De Monchaux is the author of Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo (MIT Press, 2011), an architectural and urban history of the Apollo Spacesuit. He was also awarded the Eugene Emme award from the American Astronautical Society and shortlisted for the Art Book Prize. His work has been exhibited at the 2010 Biennial of the Americas, the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale and San Francisco’s SFMOMA. De Monchaux received his B.A. with distinction in Architecture from Yale, and his M.Arch. from Princeton. Prior to his independent practice, he worked in the offices of Michael Hopkins & Partners in London, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro in New York. Sponsored by Corenah Wright Lecture Series/Art Dept