Experimental Design Practice: An Interview with Nat Chard and Nada Subotincic - Viewing

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Part of our series of Autumn events, this is a viewing of Nat Chard and Nada Subotincic in conversation with Sam Lynch.

Nada Subotincic has been a professor of architecture for 32 years in Turkey, Denmark, Canada, & U.S.A. She most recently left MEF University in Istanbul to co-found a small museum in Montreal called Ceci n’est pas un musée. Since 2006 she has been collaborating with the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles, designing exhibition spaces. Her creative research includes: ‘Interpretation of Rooms,’ an ongoing spatial analysis of Sigmund Freud’s consulting room and study; ‘Incarnate Tendencies – An Architecture of Culinary Refuse,’ a social and architectural re- evaluation of food preparation consumption in Jamie Horowitz and Paulette Singley (eds), Eating Architecture (MIT, 2004); ‘Anaesthetic Induction,’ an enquiry into Duchamp’s Le Grand Verre & Étant Donné, in Chora: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture (McGill/Queen’s; Press); and a photographic exploration of technology, architecture and the body in Alberto Pérez-Gómez, Polyphilo or the Dark Forest Revisited – An Erotic Epiphany of Architecture (MIT, 1992).

Nat Chard is Professor of Experimental Architecture at the Bartlett, University College London, following professorships at the Royal Danish Academy, Copenhagen, the University of Manitoba and the University of Brighton. He taught at the Bartlett throughout the nineties. He is an architect registered in the UK and has practiced in London. His work has been published and exhibited internationally. His research practice develops means of discussing uncertain conditions in architecture and the recent work has been acted out through a series of drawing instruments. With Prof. Perry Kulper he won the competition for Pamphlet Architecture 34 (Fathoming the Unfathomable).
Period9 Nov 2021
Event typeOther
Degree of RecognitionInternational