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Lecture Series Spring 2020

Jorge Otero-Pailos
The Ethics of Dust
January 14

Oliver Grabes
February 5

Gabrielle Bullock
The Changing Faces of Design
March 4

Bill Cummings
A Conversation with Bill Cummings: Entrepreneur, Developer and Philanthropist


Dr. Mahesh Daas, DPACSA, ACSA
Being Human Being Robot: How Will We __ Together?
April 2


Lecture Series Spring 2020: Jorge Otero-Pailos

The Ethics of Dust

  • 01/14/2020

  • 12 PM  - 1 PM

  • Cascieri Hall

    Boston Architectural College

    320 Newbury Street, Boston


  • Free and open to the public

  • Design Community, Lectures

Join us for 'The Ethics of Dust' by Jorge Otero-Pailos, a New York-based artist and preservationist best known for making monumental casts of historically charged buildings. Drawing from his formal training in architecture and preservation, Otero-Pailos' art practice deals with memory, culture, and transitions, and invites the viewer to consider buildings and functional objects as powerful agents of change. Many of his artworks are made by preserving parts of monuments deemed insignificant by others, whether it be dust, or entire building parts. In this way, his artworks render visible the invisible.

Otero-Pailos is currently the Director and Professor of Historic Preservation at the Columbia university Graduate School of Architecture in New York.

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