Guest lecture: Mark Cousins

Mark Cousins on Cliché

Mark Cousins is Director of Histories and Theory at the Architectural Association. He has been Visiting Professor of Architecture at Columbia University and at the Architecture School of the University of Navarre. He is now Guest Professor at South-Eastern University, Nanjing. He is a founding member and Senior Fellow of the London Consortium. He has been a member of the Arts Council and consultant to the practice of Zaha Hadid. He has written on the relation of the human sciences and psychoanalysis. His publications include a book on Michel Foucault (with Athar Hussain) and the introduction to a new translation of Freud’s selected papers on the unconscious in a series edited by Adam Phillips. A series of articles on ‘The Ugly’ in AA Files has been translated into many languages. He has published on the work of Tony Fretton and many artists, most recently catalogue essays for Cerith Wynn-Evans, Anthony Gormley, Jane and Louise Wilson and Donovan Wylie. He has contributed to several journals, including Harvard Design Magazine, m/f, October, Economy and Society, and Art History. He is known for his Friday Afternoon Lectures at the ArchitecturalAssociation, which have drawn artists, architects, and (more recently) Consortium students for nearly twenty-five years.

  • Dato: 25.05.2012
  • Tid: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Sted: Maridalsveien 29
  • Adresse: FTH seminarrom
  • Kontakt: Anders Melsom
  • E-post: Anders.Melsom@aho.no
  • Nettsted: www.aho.no

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