University of Gothenburg

Peter Lang in conversation with Andrea De Cruz Malanski

Talk 22/11 13:00

Venue: Röhsska Museet

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Peter Lang in conversation with Andrea De Cruz Malanski

Wednesday 22nd, 13:00

Following a short multi-media performance, Ruin in Reverse, Prof. Peter Lang and MA graduate Andrea Malanski will have a public conversation around questions of heritage and preservation in architectural sites of conflict. The conversation will be additionally moderated by Henric Benesch.

Andrea Malanski is a Sweden-based designer. Her projects are focused in narrative environments and visual communication. Her current research focuses on design processes and tools within the broader understandings and issues related to heritage practices. Such perspectives aim to blur the boundaries between design and non-design disciplines, as in anthropology and archaeology with a specific focus on historical and contemporary social issues. She holds a Master’s degree in Design, HDK Gothenburg University.

Peter Lang is professor in Architectural Theory and History at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, where he conducts post-graduate and pre-doctorate research courses in architecture, design and multimedia communications. Lang holds a Bachelor in Architecture from Syracuse University and earned a PhD in Italian history and urbanism at New York University in 2000. He is a Fulbright recipient in Italian studies. Lang works on the history and theory of post-war Italian architecture and design, with a focus on sixties Italian experimental design, media and environments. Lang has written and curated a number of projects on the Italian Radical Design and Architecture movement, most recently in 2016 “the Mondial Festival” in Mashup: the Birth of Modern Culture” at Vancouver Art Gallery Museum, and in 2013, at the Graham Foundation Chicago, Lang co-curated, together with Luca Molinari and Mark Wasiuta, the fourth edition of “Environments and Counter Environment: Italy the New Domestic Landscape.” He has been a member of the Rome based urban arts research group Stalker since 1997.





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